RMB: Books for Winter

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    Frostbike The Joy, Pain and Numbness of Winter Cycling Paperback Tom Babin 9781771600484 $20.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Sep 19, 2014
    The bicycle is fast becoming a ubiquitous form of transportation in cities all over the world, making our urban spaces more efficient, more livable and healthier. But many of those bicycles disappear into basements and garages when the warm months end, parked there by owners fearful of the cold, snow and ice that winter brings. But does it have to be that way?Canadian writer and journalist Tom Babin started questioning this dogma after being stuck in winter commuter traffic one dreary and cold December morning and dreaming about the happiness t... + Read More
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    Snowshoe Trails in Southwestern British Columbia Paperback Aileen Stalker 9781771601887 $30.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Jan 24, 2017
    Snowshoeing is the fastest growing winter sport in North America. With this new guidebook, outdoor enthusiasts interested in stepping out of their skis and into a pair of snowshoes will be able to find some of British Columbia’s most enjoyable trails. Snowshoe Trails in Southwestern British Columbia offers readers information on over 35 routes. Ranging from short strolls to day-long treks, the trails have trouble-free access and the authors use winter landmarks, estimated times and general distances to help users find their way. Information ab... + Read More
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    A Beginner's Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition Paperback Andrew J. Nugara 9781771601849 $35.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Mar 09, 2017
    Whether you are looking for an easy introductory day on flat terrain amid beautiful surroundings or getting to the summit of one of the Rockies innumerable stunning mountains, you will find it in this bestselling guidebook. This second edition of A Beginner’s Guide to Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies has almost doubled in content and now describes over 75 great treks for new or beginner snowshoers. In addition to the very easy routes tailored for those who find themselves on snowshoes for the first time, this edition features a number of new... + Read More
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    Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition Paperback Andrew J. Nugara 9781771601863 $35.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Oct 17, 2017
    The Canadian Rockies in winter are still nothing short of spectacular, and snowshoes provide an easy, fun and exciting way to see some of the best winter scenery Canada has to offer. Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition describes 100+ great routes for snowshoers of all levels – from beginners who have never snowshoed, to experienced backcountry travellers who are looking for new challenges. The 61 routes described in the first edition have been augmented with 45 new routes, including trips in the Crowsnest Pass and new treks at La... + Read More
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    Summits & Icefields 1 Alpine Ski Tours in the Canadian Rockies Paperback Chic Scott 9781926855783 $29.95 SPORTS & RECREATION Dec 15, 2011
    RMB is pleased to present the third edition of Summits and Icefields 1: Alpine Ski Tours in the Canadian Rockies, one of our bestselling guidebooks. Researched and written by legendary alpinist Chic Scott, with the assistance of mountain guide Mark Klassen, this guidebook will continue to be the bible of ski mountaineers in the Rockies. There will be plenty of new tours in the book, particularly in newly developed areas where skiers can grab a few powder turns near the road. Information on other areas will be either greatly expanded or complete... + Read More
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    Summits & Icefields 2 Alpine Ski Tours in the Columbia Mountains Paperback Chic Scott 9781927330340 $29.95 SPORTS & RECREATION Dec 01, 2012
    This new edition of Summits & Icefields 2: Alpine Ski Tours in the Columbia Mountains continues RMB’s tradition of offering snow enthusiasts updated editions of our bestselling guidebooks. Researched and written by legendary alpinist Chic Scott, with the assistance of certified mountain guide Mark Klassen, this guidebook—along with its companion volume Summits & Icefields 1: Alpine Ski Tours in the Canadian Rockies (RMB, 2011)—will continue to be the bibles for ski mountaineers looking to experience the winter grandeur of western Canada’s mount... + Read More
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    Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies - 5th Edition Paperback Chic Scott 9781771601184 $30.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Jan 25, 2016
    Completely revised and updated, the new edition of this bestselling guidebook features over 150 trails, tours and traverses for the Nordic skier in the five Rocky Mountain national parks, Kananaskis Country and in neighbouring Mount Assiniboine and Mount Robson provincial parks. With information on snow conditions, avalanches, weather, emergency procedures, equipment, gear, clothing, supplies, huts, lodges and much more, Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies is the quintessential resource for outdoor enthusiasts interested in experiencing the gran... + Read More
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    Backcountry Avalanche Safety - 4th Edition A Guide to Managing Avalanche Risk Paperback Tony Daffern 9781771602358 $25.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Oct 17, 2017
    Essential reading for all outdoor enthusiasts who venture into mountainous terrain where avalanches are common. In spite of the increasing sophistication of avalanche hazard forecasting, an alarming number of people die every year in backcountry avalanche accidents. This updated edition of Backcountry Avalanche Safety contains the latest information on avalanche risk and focuses on the following vital topics: •Mountain Weather •Snow and Snowpack •Types of Avalanches •Avalanche Terrain •Trip Planning •Avalanche Gear •Travel in Avalanche Terr... + Read More

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