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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...


A Region of Astonishing Beauty: The Botanical Exploration of the Rocky Mountains

by Roger L. Williams

As we approach the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 2004, attention will inevitably turn to the nineteenth century explorers who risked life and limb to interpret the natural history of the...


Because It's There: A Celebration of Mountaineering from 200 B.C. to Today

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...


Fifty Percent of Mountaineering is Uphill

by Susanna Pfisterer

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 safety in...


Undiscovered Scotland

by W.H. Murray

In Mountaineering in Scotland, climber and mountaineer W.H. Murray vividly describes some of the most sought-after and classic British climbs on rock and ice, including the Cuillin Ridge on Skye and Ben Nevis....


Mountains of Tartary

by W.H. Murray

In Undiscovered Scotland climbing and mountaineer W.H. Murray transports the reader to the wilds of Scotland, exploring the hills and climbing on ice, rock and snow. Murray, a former prisoner of war, is relishing...


YOSEMITE by John Muir (Illustrated Edition)

by John Muir

When the well-known naturalist and environmentalist, John Muir finally settled in San Francisco, he immediately left for a week-long visit to Yosemite, a place he had only read about. He was overwhelmed with...


The Indian Alps and How We Crossed Them

by Nina Elizabeth Mazuchelli

The Indian Alps and how we crossed them. Being a narrative of two years' residence in the Eastern Himlaya and two months' tour in the Interior. By a Lady Pioneer, Nina Mazuchelli. 

 

"Would you see Nature in...


Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada

by Clarence King

Mountaineers will realize, from these descriptions of Sierra climbs, how few dangers we encountered which might not have been avoided by time and caution. Since the uncertain perils of glacier work and snow...


My First Summer In the Sierra

by John Muir

First published in 1911, My First Summer in the Sierra incorporates the lyrical accounts and sketches he produced during his four-month stay in the Yosemite River Valley and the High Sierra. His record tracks...


On the Nose

by Hans Florine & Jayme Moye

Hans Florine embodies the genius of "and"—collaborative and competitive, fast and safe, audacious and disciplined, visionary and quantitative. The themes that run through Florine's 101 ascents of Yosemite's...


Survive

by Jeff Henry

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


Kid’s Guide to Types of Landforms - Children's Science & Nature

by Baby Professor

What are landforms? Why should you study them? You study landforms because they are part of geology. They help you to better understand life here on Earth. This book will not just show you what landforms are,...


Exploring the Woods - Children's Science & Nature

by Baby Professor

Get your kids’ feet and hands dirty even only virtually with this Exploring the Woods Science and Nature children’s book. This book aims to show children what is out there and all the amazing things they...