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  • Fifty Percent of Mountaineering is Uphill

    Fifty Percent of Mountaineering is Uphill

    Shortlisted for the Alberta Readers' Choice Award! Fifty Percent of Mountaineering Is Uphill is the enthralling true story of Jasper’s Willi Pfisterer, a legend in the field of mountaineering and ...

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  • The Bold and Cold

    The Bold and Cold

    Perfect for the armchair traveller or devoted mountaineer, this book grabs the reader by the boots and takes them along on the best climbs to be found in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Over th...

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  • How Canadians Communicate V

    How Canadians Communicate V

    Fewer Canadians than ever are lacing up skates, swimming lengths at the pool, practicing their curve ball, and experiencing the thrill of competition. However, despite a decline in active participa...

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  • Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies

    Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies

    The book that has taken tens of thousands of skiers out onto stunning, backcountry trails is now reborn in full colour for a whole new generation. Completely revised and updated, the new edition o...

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  • Alpine Warriors

    Alpine Warriors

    From internationally renowned mountain historian Bernadette McDonald comes a highly readable, intense and exciting look at the explosion of Slovenian alpinism in the context of that country’s turbu...

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  • Deep Powder and Steep Rock

    Deep Powder and Steep Rock

    Hans Gmoser (1932–2006) was the most influential mountaineer in Canada of the last fifty years. Through innovation, hard work, perseverance and an appetite for adventure, Gmoser evolved from pennil...

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  • A Youth Wasted Climbing

    A Youth Wasted Climbing

    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 las...

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  • A Purpose Ridden

    A Purpose Ridden

    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 inspi...

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  • Buried

    Buried

    On January 20, 2003, at 10:45 a.m., a massive avalanche released from Tumbledown Mountain in the Selkirk Range of British Columbia. Tonnes of snow carried 13 members of two guided backcountry skiin...

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  • Frostbike

    Frostbike

    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 disappe...

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  • Climber's Paradise

    Climber's Paradise

    The mountain parks are for all Canadians for all time and their value cannot be measured in terms of how many access roads, motels, souvenir shops and golf courses we've provided. -Bob Jordan, 1971...

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  • Seaside Walks on Vancouver Island

    Seaside Walks on Vancouver Island

    This is the perfect book for those who love to explore the seashore but also love walking through forests and seaside meadows. Whether discovering inviting stretches of sandy beach, hiking along ru...

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  • Popular Day Hikes 4

    Popular Day Hikes 4

    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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  • abecedarium

    abecedarium

    would you believe me when i make consorts of alphabet runaways & stayathomes i have rounded up where they wandered all over the page Dennis Cooley masterfully extends the genre of the abecedary to ...

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  • Rock, Paper, Fire

    Rock, Paper, Fire

    Nationally and internationally acclaimed author Fred Stenson draws on a career of writing and mentoring to offer an engaging take on the craft in fiction. Thing Feigned or Imagined includes short f...

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  • Running Toward Stillness

    Running Toward Stillness

    In 2006 Stephen Legault experienced a period of tremendous upheaval, the result of bad decisions and a lifetime of anger and fear that left him in a deep depression, struggling to come to terms wit...

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  • The Carbon Cycle

    The Carbon Cycle

    In 2006 “outdoor philosopher” Kate Rawles cycled 4553 miles from Texas to Alaska, following the spine of the Rocky Mountains as closely as possible. Cycling across unforgiving but starkly beautiful...

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  • Game-Day Gangsters

    Game-Day Gangsters

    In the complicated interaction between sport and law, much is revealed about the perception and understanding of consent and tolerable deviance. When a football player steps onto the field, what de...

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  • Popular Day Hikes 3

    Popular Day Hikes 3

    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 detai...

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  • Summits & Icefields 2

    Summits & Icefields 2

    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. Research...

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  • Game Plan

    Game Plan

    How deep is the importance and influence of organized sports in Alberta? Discover key episodes and players in the history of Alberta’s organized sports and read how sport shaped the lives of indivi...

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  • Marathon Quest

    Marathon Quest

    In 2005, during a four-month cycling trip through Africa, Martin Parnell was struck by the power of sport and its ability to bring people together and to bring about change. Five years later, the 5...

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  • Keeper of the Mountains

    Keeper of the Mountains

    Beginning in 1946, Elizabeth Hawley worked for Fortune magazine as a researcher. Shortly thereafter, she left both her job and the United States itself to travel the world, and thus began her lifel...

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  • Taking the Lead

    Taking the Lead

    In an extensive and frank exploration, leaders in women's coaching discuss the values women bring to the coaching profession, their quest for equal access, ways career aspirations and motherhood ar...

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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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • My Country is Hockey

    My Country is Hockey

    Author Brian Kennedy explores the deep roots of Canada’s hockey obsession, which has become an integral piece of our national mythology. From the origins of the game in Mi'kmaq culture to Olympic g...

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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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