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  • Winter in Fireland

    Winter in Fireland

    After tough assignments as a Canadian diplomat abroad, Nicholas Coghlan and his wife Jenny unwind by sailing Bosun Bird, a 27foot sailboat, from Cape Town, South Africa, across the South Atlantic a...

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  • This Wild Spirit

    This Wild Spirit

    Women in the Rocky Mountains of Canada

    In 1912, Mary Vaux, a botanist, glaciologist, painter, and photographer, wrote about her mountain adventures: “A day on the trail, or a scramble over the glacier, or even with a quiet day in camp t...

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  • Outdoor Safety & Survival

    Outdoor Safety & Survival

    Prince George-based outdoors expert, Mike Nash, shares what he has learned about outdoor safety and survival during more than thirty years of year-round treks into the rugged backcountry of western...

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  • Euphoria & Dystopia

    Euphoria & Dystopia

    Based on the research of the Banff New Media Institute from 1995 to 2005, the book celebrates the belief that the creative and cultural sector, in collaboration with scientists and humanists, have ...

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  • Summits & Icefields 1

    Summits & Icefields 1

    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 Chi...

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  • Bugaboo Dreams

    Bugaboo Dreams

    Take the snowiest mountains in Canada, add two Austrian immigrants, an army of adrenaline-addicted skiers (kings, queens, billionaires, average people and everyday ski bums) and throw a helicopter ...

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  • Designed by Adventure

    Designed by Adventure

    Thirty years ago a frustrated physicist from Seattle named Ron Gregg was retreating from an aborted attempt at a new alpine style route on Denali. His partner had been evacuated by helicopter, but ...

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  • South Solo

    South Solo

    An Antarctic adventure of solo kayaking—an inspirational and wondrous real-life story. A record of an intrepid woman’s solo kayaking expedition around the South Georgia Island, Antarctica, to rais...

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  • The Grads Are Playing Tonight!

    The Grads Are Playing Tonight!

    Between 1915 and 1940 the amazing Edmonton Grads dominated women's basketball in Canada. Coached by J. Percy Page, they played over 400 official games, losing only 20; they travelled more than 125,...

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  • The Insatiable Bark Beetle

    The Insatiable Bark Beetle

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. In our ever-warming world, trillions of indigenous bark be...

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  • Ethical Water

    Ethical Water

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Fresh water is essential to both the ever-expanding human ...

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  • The Beaver Manifesto

    The Beaver Manifesto

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Beavers are the great comeback story—a keystone species th...

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  • The Incomparable Honeybee & the Economics of Pollination

    The Incomparable Honeybee & the Economics of Pollination

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. From Dr. Reese Halter comes a remarkable, concise account ...

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  • Freedom Climbers

    Freedom Climbers

    Winner! 2012 American Alpine Club Literary Prize (USA) Winner! 2011 Munday Award, Banff Mountain Festival (CANADA) Winner! 2011 Boardman Tasker Prize, Kendal Mountain Festival (UNITED KINGDOM) ...

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  • Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips

    Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips

    This first volume of the guidebook series Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips describes in detail eight northern BC paddling routes over eleven rivers, and is designed to provide canoeists with a...

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  • Central Beauty

    Central Beauty

    Central Beauty: Wildflowers and Flowering Shrubs of the Southern Interior of British Columbia is a follow-up to three previous volumes on wildflowers written by Neil Jennings and published by Rocky...

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  • Mountain Footsteps

    Mountain Footsteps

    This edition of one of Rocky Mountain Books’ bestselling hiking guides contains the latest updates to routes, trails and roads in the areas around Cranbrook, Kimberley, Creston, Invermere, Radium a...

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  • Restoring the Flow

    Restoring the Flow

    Try as we might, parts of North America may not escape the impacts of the global water crisis. The same kinds of water supply and quality issues that have appeared around our crowded planet are alr...

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  • Uncommon Beauty

    Uncommon Beauty

    Uncommon Beauty explores the wildflowers and flowering shrubs of a large area including Jasper down to Cranston, over to Glacier National Park in Montana, and up to Lethbridge and Edmonton. Extensi...

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  • Popular Day Hikes 1

    Popular Day Hikes 1

    Popular Day Hikes is a series of books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas. These factual, attractive guides feature detailed maps and ...

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  • Coastal Beauty

    Coastal Beauty

    Coastal Beauty is a follow-up to three previous volumes on wildflowers written by Neil Jennings and published by Rocky Mountain Books. It is being published at the same time as Central Beauty: Wild...

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  • Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies

    Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies

    Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies describes 228 mountain bike trails in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta and British Columbia. Completely revised and updated, the third edition introduces mo...

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  • GPS Made Easy - 5th Edition

    GPS Made Easy - 5th Edition

    GPS Made Easy tells you all you need to know about using handheld GPS receivers as a tool for accurate navigation in the outdoors. It explains how GPS works, describes the features of GPS receivers...

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  • Canmore Sport Climbs

    Canmore Sport Climbs

    If you find yourself in the Bow Valley for only a few days, or even an afternoon or evening, you can climb good rock a short walk from the road. The outskirts of Canmore offer some of the best-deve...

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  • Alberta Backcountry Equestrian One-Day Trail Guide

    Alberta Backcountry Equestrian One-Day Trail Guide

    Everything you need to know to explore on horseback. Packed with interpretive notes on wildlife, plants, geology, local history and horse language, this book tells you where to go, how to get there...

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  • Cycling the Kettle Valley Railway

    Cycling the Kettle Valley Railway

    With over 15,000 copies sold, Cycling the Kettle Valley has proven to be a remarkable resource for anyone interested in the stunning abandoned railbed located in the southern interior of British Co...

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  • The Grizzly Manifesto

    The Grizzly Manifesto

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. The grizzly bear, once the archetype for all that is wild,...

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  • Denying the Source

    Denying the Source

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. First Nations are facing some of the worst water crises in...

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  • The Weekender Effect

    The Weekender Effect

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. As cities continue to grow at unprecedented rates, more an...

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  • Icon, Brand, Myth

    Icon, Brand, Myth

    An investigation of the meanings and iconography of the Stampede: an invented tradition that takes over the city of Calgary for ten days every July. Since 1923, archetypal “Cowboys and Indians” are...

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  • Water, Weather and the Mountain West

    Water, Weather and the Mountain West

    Growing populations, increasing industrial use and heavy agricultural demand are beginning to tax water supplies in many regions of Canada. Since many rivers are already fully allocated to numerou...

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  • The Grasshopper

    The Grasshopper

    In the mid twentieth century the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein famously asserted that games are indefinable; there are no common threads that link them all. "Nonsense," says the sensible Bernard ...

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