RMB Frontlist Spring 2013

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    Bears Without Fear Paperback Kevin Van Tighem 9781927330319 $25.00 NATURE May 13, 2013
    Fear of bears seems almost to be part of what it is to be human. Our species emerged out of the depths of time into a world already populated by these great carnivores. Before we mastered iron and later developed firearms, we had few defences against bears—only watchful caution and elaborate ceremonies and sacrifices to ward off fear.Where human populations grow, bears have traditionally dwindled or disappeared. But when we return to the wild, to places where bears still survive, all our primeval fears awaken again. The risk of an automobile ac... + Read More
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    Outdoor Safety & Survival Paperback Mike Nash 9781927330012 $29.95 SPORTS & RECREATION Apr 10, 2012
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    GPS Made Easy Using Global Positioning Systems in the Outdoors Paperback Lawrence Letham 9781897522059 $19.95 SPORTS & RECREATION May 21, 2008
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    Wild Horses, Wild Wolves Legends at Risk at the Foot of the Canadian Rockies Hardcover Maureen Enns 9781927330234 $40.00 NATURE Jun 03, 2013
    Established in 1967, the Ghost River Wilderness Area, located along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in southern Alberta, is one of only three provincially designated wilderness areas in the province. As such, it is supposed to have the strictest form of government protection available in Canada, with development, motorized transportation and recreational activities either tightly controlled or altogether forbidden. This has not been the case, however.It is in this beautiful, threatened and geographically remote area that Maureen Enns,... + Read More
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    The Will of the Land—Updated Edition Hardcover Peter Dettling 9781927330548 $39.95 NATURE Oct 01, 2012
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    Wolves Unleashed Hardcover Andrew Simpson 9781927330173 $39.95 NATURE Oct 01, 2012
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    Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide - 4th Edition Volume 3: The Ghost—Bow Valley—Canmore—Spray Paperback Gillean Daffern 9781927330036 $26.95 SPORTS & RECREATION Jul 15, 2013
    With over 100,000 copies of the previous editions sold, Gillean Daffern’s bestselling hiking guides to Kananaskis Country have been completely reformatted, revised and updated. As the pre-eminent expert on the area, the author continues to offer something for every level of foot-traveller, be they novice or experienced hikers, scramblers or backpackers. Gillean’s clear and detailed text, enhanced with colour photos and maps, enables everyone to navigate safely through this complex and beautiful area. NEW! The original two volumes have been ext... + Read More
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    Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide - 4th Edition Volume 4: Sheep—Gorge Creek—North Fork Paperback Gillean Daffern 9781927330098 $26.95 SPORTS & RECREATION Jun 15, 2012
    With over 100,000 copies of the previous editions sold, Gillean Daffern’s bestselling hiking guides to Kananaskis Country have been completely reformatted, revised and updated. As the pre-eminent expert on the area, the author continues to offer something for every level of foot-traveller, be they novice or experienced hikers, scramblers or backpackers. Gillean’s clear and detailed text, enhanced with colour photos and maps, enables everyone to navigate safely through this complex and beautiful area. NEW! The original two volumes have been ext... + Read More
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    Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide - 4th Edition Volume 2: West Bragg—The Elbow—The Jumpingpound Paperback Gillean Daffern 9781897522776 $26.95 SPORTS & RECREATION May 15, 2011
    With over 100,000 copies of the previous editions sold, Gillean Daffern’s bestselling hiking guides to Kananaskis Country have been completely reformatted, revised and updated. As the pre-eminent expert on the area, the author continues to offer something for every level of foot-traveller, be they novice or experienced hikers, scramblers or backpackers. Gillean’s clear and detailed text, enhanced with colour photos and maps, enables everyone to navigate safely through this complex and beautiful area. NEW! The previous two volumes have been exte... + Read More
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    Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide - 4th Edition Vol. 1: Kananaskis Valley—Kananaskis Lakes—Elk Lakes—Smith-Dorrien Paperback Gillean Daffern 9781897522769 $26.95 SPORTS & RECREATION Jun 01, 2010
    With over 100,000 copies of the previous editions sold, Gillean Daffern’s bestselling hiking guides to Kananaskis Country have been completely reformatted, revised and updated. As the pre-eminent expert on the area, the author continues to offer something for every level of foot-traveller, be they novice or experienced hikers, scramblers or backpackers. Gillean’s clear and detailed text, enhanced with colour photos and maps, enables everyone to navigate safely through this complex and beautiful area. NEW! The previous two volumes have been exte... + Read More
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    Popular Day Hikes 3 Northern Okanagan: Vernon - Shuswap - Lumby Paperback Gerry Shea 9781927330616 $15.00 SPORTS & RECREATION May 01, 2013
    Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas. These accurate, attractive guides feature detailed maps and colour photographs to whet the appetite.Located in the interior of British Columbia, stretching from Grindrod in the north to Vernon in the south and situated between the Okanagan Valley and the Shuswap, Northern Okanagan covers 39 popular day hikes in this stunning and open terrain. With little need for rigorous bushwhacking or risky scr... + Read More
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    Popular Day Hikes 2 Canadian Rockies Paperback Tony Daffern 9781897522011 $15.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Mar 31, 2008
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    Popular Day Hikes 1 Kananaskis Country Paperback Gillean Daffern 9781894765909 $15.95 SPORTS & RECREATION Apr 18, 2007
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    Mount Robson Spiral Road of Art Paperback Jane Lytton Gooch 9781927330609 $25.00 ART Jun 03, 2013
    When Jane Gooch first camped at Lake O'Hara in 1975, she could not have foreseen how important the Rockies would become in her life. She travelled from her home in Vancouver many times during the summer months to hike in the mountains, and her love of the alpine landscape eventually inspired her to study the artists who have painted in the Rockies. Her great enjoyment of the outdoors and a lifelong interest in art were combined with her academic background in writing and research.Mount Robson: Spiral Road of Art celebrates the centennial of Mou... + Read More
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    Bow Lake Wellspring of Art Paperback Jane Lytton Gooch 9781926855059 $24.95 ART Nov 24, 2010
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    Mount Assiniboine Images in Art Paperback Jane Lytton Gooch 9781894765978 $24.95 ART Dec 03, 2007
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    Prairie Gothic Hardcover George Webber 9781927330272 $50.00 PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 01, 2013
    George Webber’s poignant black-and-white photographs transport us into the forgotten, unknowable communities of the Canadian prairies. Throughout the journey, we’re confronted by the mysterious particulars of life, death, landscape and faith. Intimate portraits and the hard facts of the place are woven together to create a body of work that is by turns inspiring, consoling and sometimes achingly sad. Individually, these works startle and challenge. As a collection, they represent a photographer’s decades-long meditation on the ever-changing fac... + Read More
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    Cold Matters The State and Fate of Canada's Fresh Water Paperback Robert William Sandford 9781927330197 $29.95 NATURE Dec 01, 2012
    Cold Matters is a vital and approachable work that distills the scientific complexities of snow, ice, water and climate and presents the global implications of research put forth and funded by the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences. This timely book gives the concerned reader an opportunity to take part in the conversation about our global environment in a way that transcends traditional scientific journals, textbooks, public talks or newspaper articles that are so often ignored or forgotten. In the end, Cold Matters will ... + Read More

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