In Search of Ancient Alberta


Authors: Barbara Huck & Doug Whiteway


There are few places on Earth where the past is more evident than here, where the plains meet the mountains.


Today, clues to this ancient past are everywhere—in its mountains and valleys, along its rivers and across its grasslands. These geological, paleontological and archaeological wonders are gathered in one place. In Search of Ancient Alberta presents an accessible, route-oriented approach for today’s time travelers, creating an indispensable guide to the spirit of the land.

Featuring dozens of sites, more than 400 color photographs and superb paintings, this beautiful guide brings Alberta's geology, paleontology and archaeology to life.


Chapters include:

Trans-Canada Highway • Bow Valley and Icefields Parkways • Crowsnest Pass and Milk River Routes •
Trail of the Great Bear and Bighorn Highways • Ice Age Corridor • Yellowhead Highway • Buffalo Trail •
Lake Peace Route • Athabasca Lowlands