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In the Path of an Avalanche: A True Story

by Vivien Bowers

On a clear, cold morning in January 1998, in the Selkirk Mountains of southeastern British Columbia, six experienced skiers were buried in a massive avalanche. They didn’t have a chance. A combination of factors...


Sky's Witness

by C. L. Rawlins

Thoreau joked that he was a "self-appointed inspector of snowstorms and rainstorms," never dreaming that such a need might exist. But such is the author's work and that of his various helpers, from ski bums...


Badluck Way

by Bryce Andrews

“Much more than a coming-of-age story, Badluck Way is an important meditation on what it means to share space and breathe the same air as truly wild animals, and the necessary damage that can occur when boundaries...


In the Great Apache Forest

by James Willard Schultz

This book brings us the story of George Crosby, the Lone Boy Scout. George Crosby was born and has lived all of his seventeen years, in Greer, a settlement of a half-dozen pioneer families located on the Little...


The Great Quest

by Matthew Gilbertson & Eric Gilbertson

Eric and Matthew were born in Berea, KY in 1986 and started hiking with their Dad in the nearby hills and hollers of Kentucky as soon as they could walk. They started college in the fall of 2004 at the Massachusetts...


On Dogwood Mountain

by Betty L. Carter

Its the 1940s and the WW11 is raging. There are six girls and three boys living with Mam in a log cabin with no electricity or running water. Pap comes home only when feels the notion lifes not easy. The struggles...


The Finest Peaks

by Adam Helman

This book challenges the precedent that a mountain's worth scales with height. It is a rational synthesis of new concepts that compel one to reassess the popular "heightist mindset". The concept of prominence,...


Twelve Months at Merritt Lake

by Thomas Edward Trimbath

Twelve months of visits to a mountain lake tells more than twelve tales. The solitude found during a Wednesday in the winter is completely different from the chaos found on a Saturday in the summer. The seasons...


Flakes, Jugs, and Splitters

by Sarah Garlick

Rock climbers have an inherent interest in geology. For some, it's about knowing what gear to use or how to avoid rotten bands of rock. For others, it's about finding the next hot-spot boulder field, or understanding...


Seton Gordon's Scotland

by Hamish M. Brown

Seton Gordon was only a boy when he began exploring the Cairngorms, fascinated by its wildlife and seeking to photograph all he saw - he later became a pioneer naturalist, photographer and folklorist. He wrote...


Seton Gordon's Cairngorms

by Hamish M. Brown

Seton Gordon really created himself as naturalist, photographer and writer, the first such in the country, his first book appearing when he was eighteen. In all he wrote 27 books, two specifically about the...


Death on Mount Washington

by Randi Minetor

On Mount Washington, it’s lack of preparation, not the mountain, that kills. The weather is highly changeable with wind gusts of 140 mph and -35 degree temps. Then there are the avalanches and icefalls. Combine...


Unknown Pleasures

by Andy Kirkpatrick

‘The idea of owning anything except the experience is hubris.’

Unknown Pleasures is a collection of works by the climber and award-winning author Andy Kirkpatrick. Obsessed with climbing and addicted to writing,...


Large Mammals of the Rocky Mountains

by Jack Ballard

This is the ultimate guide to big mammals of the Rocky Mountains—Elk, Grizzly Bears, Wolves, Bison, Black Bears, Moose, Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Lions, and Whitetail Deer. This book offers up substantive yet...


Deadly Peaks

by Robert Hauptman & Frederic V. Hartemann

Deadly Peaks is a collection of the most notable mountaineering disasters and near-disasters in history. Exhaustively researched by two of the most respected authorities on mountaineering history, the book is...


Survive

by Justin Lichter

Lightweight and small enough to fit in your pocket or tucked into your backpack, Survive Mountains is the must-have item to keep with you in case you find yourself in a mountainous survival situation. Including...


The Mountains of California

by John Muir

A great hero of America's conservation movement, John Muir (1838–1914) was active in establishing the Yosemite Valley as a protected national park and in awakening interest in the importance of safeguarding...


The Yosemite

by John Muir & Terry Gifford

‘All these colours, from the blue sky to the yellow valley smoothly blending as they do in a rainbow, making a wall of light ineffably fine.’

Having spent significant time obsessively exploring and learning...


In Sight of Yellow Mountain

by Philip Judge

‘This is The Good Life meets A Year in Provence’. Sue Collins, The Nualas

‘A luminous, funny and profound reading experience.’ Sebastian Barry

First, a dream of escaping the city… and then a century-old...


One Last Cast

by Bruce Masterman

One Last Cast is a collection of soul-touching and evocative stories about author and outdoor enthusiast Bruce Masterman's experiences in wild places and with wild critters.

Award-winning Alberta writer, journalist...