RMB Frontlist Spring 2016

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    The Pipestone Wolves The Rise and Fall of a Wolf Family Hardcover Günther Bloch 9781771601603 $40.00 NATURE Jul 08, 2016
    A compelling and lavishly illustrated photography book full of behavioural insights and wolf tales that will engage those interested in the state of wild wolves throughout North America. In the winter of 2008–09, a new wolf family from the Pipestone Valley suddenly appeared in the Bow Valley of Banff National Park, taking up residence alongside a family that had ruled there for over a decade. Within a year, these new wolves had eliminated the Bow Valley wolves and established a dominance that would last for five years in the heart of Canada’s m... + Read More
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    The Columbia Icefield – 3rd Edition Paperback Robert William Sandford 9781771601542 $15.00 TRAVEL Jul 01, 2016
    With close to 20,000 copies previous editions sold, Robert William Sandford’s full-colour photographic guide to the Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefield introduces local readers and international tourists to one of the world’s most incredible — and threatened — mountain environments. The Columbia Icefield is the largest sub-polar accumulation of glacial ice in North America. Because it is possible to drive to the second largest glacier flowing out of the Columbia Icefield, it is the best-known ice age feature in Canada and a remarkably p... + Read More
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    The Great Kananaskis Flood A Disaster That Forever Changed the Face of Kananaskis Country Paperback Gillean Daffern 9781771601580 $25.00 NATURE Jun 29, 2016
    A compelling story in words and photographs of the worst recorded flood in Alberta’s history and how it devastated one of North America’s most remarkable outdoor recreation and tourist destinations. The great Kananaskis flood of 2013 came with no warning. The rains started late in the afternoon of June 19th and didn’t let up until the 23rd. Rivers and creeks, swollen to unprecedented size and fury cut off the towns of Canmore and Exshaw and flooded the village of Bragg Creek. Calgary’s premier recreation playground, Kananaskis Country, was deva... + Read More
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    The Family that Conquered Everest Paperback Alan Mallory 9781771601306 $25.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Jun 21, 2016
    A fast-paced and engaging story that takes the reader on a remarkable family journey from the flatlands of suburbia to the top of the world. Climbing Mount Everest is one of humanity’s greatest feats of physical, emotional and psychological endurance. In 2008 Alan Mallory and his family took on the challenge and became the first family of four to set foot on the summit of the world’s highest peak. It was a two-month journey filled with emotion, loyalty, adventure and terror. From staggering across ladders spanning seemingly bottomless crevasses... + Read More
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    Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies – 3rd Edition Paperback Alan Kane 9781771600972 $35.00 SPORTS & RECREATION May 10, 2016
    Having sold more than 40,000 copies of previous editions, this authoritative climbing guide has been completely revised, updated and redesigned for a whole new generation of mountaineers. The original edition of Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies, published by RMB in 1991, started a scrambling craze in the Canadian Rockies. No longer was reaching the top of those breathtaking peaks limited only to technical climbers; strong hikers with a sense of adventure found that they too could reach the top of many famous and stunning peaks. Armed with fir... + Read More
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    At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast Paperback Caroline Fox 9781771601627 $25.00 NATURE May 10, 2016
    Shortlisted for the Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia. An illustrated narrative that interweaves the shifting seasons of the Northwest Coast with the experiences of a conservation biologist surveying thousands of kilometres of open ocean in order to uncover the complex relationships between humans, marine birds and the realities of contemporary biodiversity. At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast combines the natural and human histories of Pacific Northwest marine birds with Caroline Fox’s perso... + Read More
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    Cycling the Islands A Guide to Scenic Routes on the San Juan and Gulf Islands Paperback John Crouch 9781771601610 $20.00 TRAVEL Mar 31, 2016
    Cycling the Islands is the ultimate guidebook for those travellers looking to explore the beauty and splendour of British Columbia’s Gulf Islands and the American San Juan Islands by bicycle. Featuring over 30 adventures on 11 different islands, each route includes a map and detailed information on local history, topography, aesthetics, places of interest, type of road, general route condition, level of difficulty, start and end points, checkpoints along the way and plenty of full-colour photographs. All of the text and accompanying information... + Read More
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    The Bold and Cold A History of 25 Classic Climbs in the Canadian Rockies Hardcover Brandon Pullan 9781771601153 $45.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Mar 23, 2016
    Shortlisted for the 2016 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival award for Mountain & Wilderness Literature. Winner of a Special Jury Mention. Over the past 100 years, climbers have been pushing standards in the Canadian Rockies. From long alpine ridges to steep north faces, the Rockies are synonymous with cutting-edge ascents. Peaks such as Robson, Chephren, Kitchener, the Twins and Alberta elude the many and reward the few. Many of the big faces were climbed between the 1960s and 1990, the golden age of alpinism in the Rockies. The men and wome... + Read More
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    Rocky Mountain ABCs Board book Jocey Asnong 9781771601634 $12.00 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3 Mar 21, 2016
    An energetic, bright and accessible board book focusing on letters and words as found in the spectacular Rocky Mountains. All aboard and come join children’s illustrator Jocey Asnong on a colourful adventure through the magical landscape of the Canadian Rockies! Featuring a fun selection of favourite mountain animals from Western North America, this lyrical alphabet board book teaches letter recognition to early readers and also showcases numerous internationally renowned landmarks throughout the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Go for a canoe ride at... + Read More
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    Warnings Against Myself Meditations on a Life in Climbing Hardcover David Stevenson 9781771601689 $25.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Mar 08, 2016
    With personal essays detailing noteworthy climbing sites throughout the western United States, infused with a few terrifying excursions to the Alps and a trip to the Bugaboos of western Canada, Warnings Against Myself opens up the beautiful, obsessive world of mountain climbing to climbers and non-climbers alike. From his youthful second ascent of the north ridge of Mount Kennedy in the Yukon’s Saint Elias Range, an in-and-out on skis for which he had not entirely learned how to ski, to a recent excursion across the Harding Icefield in the Kena... + Read More
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    The David Thompson Highway Hiking Guide – 2nd Edition Paperback Jane Ross 9781771600910 $30.00 TRAVEL Mar 02, 2016
    A classic, full-colour guide to one of Alberta’s most spectacular and underrated wilderness areas, The David Thompson Highway Hiking Guide continues to introduce adventurous tourists and locals to the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Another of RMB’s bestselling hiking books, The David Thompson Highway Hiking Guide, has been completely revised, updated and redesigned for outdoor enthusiasts interested in experiencing a wide variety of easily accessible trails through stunning landscapes in west-central Alberta between the rolling foothills of the... + 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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    Nuptse and Lhotse Go To the Rockies Hardcover Jocey Asnong 9781771601528 $18.00 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Oct 19, 2015
    Nuptse and Lhotse are back for another marvellous adventure! Welcome to the Canadian Rockies, a place where bears prowl around valleys and glacier blue lakes. When Mrs. Jasper, a very large grizzly bear, loses her twin cubs Yoho and Kootenay between Paradise Valley and The Valley of the Ten Peaks, she needs Nuptse and Lhotse to help her find them. In a land full of mountains that could be somewhere near Banff and Jasper National Parks, the cats and Mrs. Jasper will need to follow clues and their imagination to find out where these cubs have gon... + Read More
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    Nuptse and Lhotse Go To the Rockies Paperback Jocey Asnong 9781771600194 $12.00 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Mar 24, 2014
    Nuptse and Lhotse are back for another marvellous adventure! Welcome to the Canadian Rockies, a place where bears prowl around valleys and glacier blue lakes. When Mrs. Jasper, a very large grizzly bear, loses her twin cubs Yoho and Kootenay between Paradise Valley and The Valley of the Ten Peaks, she needs Nuptse and Lhotse to help her find them. In a land full of mountains that could be somewhere near Banff and Jasper National Parks, the cats and Mrs. Jasper will need to follow clues and their imagination to find out where these cubs have gon... + Read More

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