RMB Frontlist Spring 2015

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    A Purpose Ridden Paperback Ryan Correy 9781771600644 $25.00 SPORTS & RECREATION May 18, 2015
    In the summer of 1996, a father and his 13-year-old son embarked on a 3400 km bicycle tour across Canada. Affectionately known as “Manhood Training,” this unique bonding experience became the inspiration for Ryan Correy to break away from convention and turn a passion for cycling into his purpose in life. The world’s most extreme cycling challenges serve as an evolving proving ground for the young rider – including self-doubt on a solo tour to Arizona after high school, falling asleep and crashing into a cemetery gate on the grueling Race Acros... + Read More
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    A Youth Wasted Climbing Paperback David Chaundy-Smart 9781771600675 $20.00 SPORTS & RECREATION May 04, 2015
    David Chaundy-Smart took it as a compliment when his high school vice-principal told him he was wasting his youth by climbing. Here, he tells the story of how he and his brother, Reg, spent the last years of the 1970s fighting suburban boredom to become, in the words of renowned climbing historian Chic Scott, “one of the leading figures in Ontario rock climbing throughout the 1980s.” With its vivid accounts of short and nasty climbs, dubious mentors, hapless climbing partners, teenage crushes, bad cars, underage drinking and questionable climbi... + Read More
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    Saving Farmland The Fight for Real Food Paperback Nathalie Chambers 9781771600736 $25.00 NATURE Jun 08, 2015
    When Nathalie Chambers and her husband, David, first took over Madrona Farm, 27 acres on southern Vancouver Island with a deep history, they never thought their small-scale agricultural business would blossom into an international political act. As pressures from heirs, land developers and industrial farmers grew alongside their rows of organically produced food, the Chambers took action. Considered by many to be revolutionary and by some to be rebellious, their story opened many eyes to the future of food. Saving Farmland introduces readers to... + Read More
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    Tod Inlet A Healing Place Paperback Gwen Curry 9781771600767 $25.00 NATURE May 18, 2015
    Shortlisted for the 2016 Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize. Tod Inlet has been a place of refuge for hundreds, if not thousands, of years, but few are aware of its history. This tiny fjord, less than a half hour from downtown Victoria, is part of Gowlland Tod Provincial Park and is accessed by a forested path beside Tod Creek. For centuries it was the home of the WSÁNEc (Saanich) people, providing everything for their spiritual and material sustenance. In the early part of the twentieth century a small company town grew on its shores. Houses, ... + Read More
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    Active Vancouver A Year-round Guide to Outdoor Recreation in the City's Natural Environments Paperback Roy Jantzen 9781771600798 $25.00 TRAVEL Jun 18, 2015
    Active Vancouver offers the reader a variety of pursuits—cycling, trail running, hiking, snowshoeing, paddling, walking, and nature treks—all within a day trip of Vancouver, British Columbia, one of the most vibrant urban regions in the world for access to recreational green space. The myriad activities featured in this unique guidebook are for locals and tourists alike who have beginner to intermediate skills in each sport. Here you’ll find all the year-round information needed to plan a fun, energetic and educational adventure day in one of t... + Read More
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    Popular Day Hikes 5 South-Central Okanagan Paperback Gerry Shea 9781771600880 $15.00 TRAVEL Jul 06, 2015
    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 south-central British Columbia and situated between the Cascade and Columbia mountain ranges, the Southern Okanagan Valley extends from Kelowna to Osoyoos. Popular Day Hikes 5:  South-Central Okanagan describes 35 accessible treks around Kelowna, West Kelowna and Westside ... + Read More
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    Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide - 4th Edition Volume 5: The Highwood - Flat Creek - Upper Livingstone - Willow Creek Paperback Gillean Daffern 9781771600941 $26.95 TRAVEL Aug 03, 2015
    With over 100,000 copies of previous editions sold, Gillean Daffern’s widely respected hiking guides to Kananaskis Country have now 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 bee... + 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
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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
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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
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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

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