Himalaya Ed Douglas Hardcover | Jan 2021 sold out$54.00 (on order)
Author Spotlight: Bruce KirkbySee more
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Bruce Kirkby had fallen into a pattern of looking mindlessly at his phone for hours, flipping between emails and social media, ignoring his children and wife and everything alive in his world, when a thought struck him. This wasn't living; this wasn't him. This moment of clarity started a chain reaction which ended with a grand plan: he was going to take his wife and two young sons, jump on a freighter and head for the Himalaya. A warm and unforgettable portrait of a family letting go of the known world to encounter an unfamiliar one filled with rich possibilities and new understandings.
Mountain Literature Award ShortlistSee more
New Mountaineering BooksSee more
Some books you would have found while browsing the tables, published in the last year.
Mountain Environment & Natural History Award ShortlistSee more
Celebrated mountain culture authors Bernadette McDonald (CAN), Ed Douglas (UK) and Eva Holland (CAN) share insights into their new books and join Canadian writer and editor Marni Jackson in a lively conversation about the creative process.
New Book by Grand Prize Winning Alumni Wade Davis
A captivating new book from Wade Davis--award-winning, bestselling author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence for more than a decade-- that brings vividly to life the story of the great Río Magdalena, illuminating Colombia's complex past, present, and future.
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Celebrated mountain culture authors David Smart (CAN), Pete Whittaker (UK), Helen Mort (UK) and Lynn Martel (CAN) share insights into their new books and join local book enthusiast and reading guru Seana Strain in a lively conversation about giving mountain culture a voice.
Publisher Spotlight: Rocky Mountain BooksSee more
Founded in 1979 by passionate and renowned mountaineers Tony and Gillean Daffern (they sold the company in 2004), RMB has grown to become one of Canada’s more vibrant, long-standing and evolving book publishers. Established to specialize primarily in guidebooks for hikers, climbers and skiers, RMB has repositioned itself for the 21st century and now successfully publishes and promotes a dynamic, growing list of provocative, engaging and award-winning books on mountain history, adventure travel, outdoor lifestyle, environmental consciousness, Indigenous culture, and contemporary photography—as well as a growing selection of bestselling books for children.
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Adventure Travel Award ShortlistSee more
Author Spotlight: Jocey AsnongSee more
Jocey Asnong was raised by a pack of wild pencil crayons in a house made out of paper and stories. After finishing several years of illustration school at Sheridan College, she left the land of maple trees in Ontario and moved to the mountains of Alberta so she could wear mittens most of the year. When she is not chasing her cats around her art cave, she might be caught in a blizzard near Mount Everest, or running away from wild dogs in Mongolia, or peeking out castle windows in Scotland, or sleeping under the stars in Bolivia. Jocey’s books for children include Nuptse and Lhotse in Nepal (winner of a Purple Dragonfly Award), Nuptse and Lhotse Go to the Rockies, Nuptse and Lhotse Go to Iceland, Nuptse and Lhotse Go to the West Coast, Nuptse and Lhotse in the Land of the Midnight Sun, Rocky Mountain ABCs, Rocky Mountain 123s, West Coast ABCs, and West Coast 123s. She lives in Canmore, Alberta.
A selection of titles on hiking you would normally have found browsing the stacks
Mountain Fiction & Poetry Award ShortlistSee more
Publisher Spotlight: Mountaineers BooksSee more
Mountaineers Books was established in 1960 by volunteers of The Mountaineers, first to make our climbing knowledge available in the form of Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills (the world's best-selling climbing instructional text). That book spawned our publishing division, Mountaineers Books, which has grown along with our Pacific Northwest programs to get people into wilderness areas and build a community of advocates for wild places.
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