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The Skoki Cookbook

Trailblazing Through History and Culinary Delights

by Katie Mitzel
edition: Hardcover
tagged: canadian, history, western provinces

An enticing and beautiful cookbook from Canada's first ski lodge, built in 1930 and situated in beautiful Banff National Park.

Skoki Lodge is a National Historic site, situated in a beautiful high alpine region in Banff National Park, surrounded by towering peaks, breathtaking mountain ridges, and alpine lakes. Built in 1930, and situated 11 km fro …

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Bikepacking in the Canadian Rockies

by Ryan Correy
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: western provinces, adventure, bicycling

The first full-colour guidebook introducing backcountry cyclists to the exciting and increasingly popular world of bikepacking.

Before his untimely death from cancer in 2018, veteran rider and passionate cyclist Ryan Correy (two-time finisher of the Tour Divide, founder of Bikepack Canada and author of A Purpose Ridden) pedalled his way through the …

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Northern Stone

Canada’s Best Rock Climbs

by Brandon Pullan & David Smart
edition: Paperback
tagged: mountaineering, adventure

A stunning, full-colour climbing guide that focuses on 65 of Canada’s best rock climbs.

With over 50 years of combined climbing experience between them, authors Brandon Pullan and David Smart have spent countless hours debating and reviewing Canadian climbs to settle on the routes chosen for this book. In order to make the list, a given route had …

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Becoming Vancouver

A New History

by Daniel Francis
edition: Hardcover
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), western provinces, city planning & urban development

A lot has changed since the last A-to-Z history of Vancouver appeared several decades ago—award-winning historian Daniel Francis captures all of that change and more in this new era-by-era narrative of Canada’s Pacific Gateway city. Becoming Vancouver follows the evolution of the city: from early habitation by the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil- …

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Toronto

Biography of a City

by Allan Levine
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: pictorials, regional studies

In the last seventy years, Toronto has been transformed from a provincial town to a significant urban heavyweight. Few cities have experienced such sustained growth, and the packed streets of North America’s fourth-largest city are a far cry from the origins of the city as “Little York,” which was comprised of the Lieutenant-Governor’s mudd …

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Come On Over!

Northeastern Ontario A to Z

by Dieter K Buse & Graeme Mount
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: ontario

A unique, single-volume historical and cultural compendium which will interest residents and visitors alike. Want to find out where the statues of North America's most significant explorers are? Where British soldiers won a decisive victory in the War of 1812? Where you can swim with a polar bear? Where the first Hardy Boys books were written? Wher …

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Converging Waters

The Beauty and Challenges of the Broughton Archipelago

by (photographer) Daniel Hillert, by Gwen Curry
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
tagged: pictorials, landscapes, regional

Stunning photography and personal reflections abound in this beautiful collection of images highlighting this unique landscape.

Converging Waters explores an area on the northern coast of Vancouver Island on the edge of the Broughton Archipelago: Queen Charlotte Strait, Broughton Strait, Cormorant Channel, Blackfish Sound. This part of the Namgis Fi …

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Coastal Nova Scotia

A Photographic Tour

by (photographer) Adam Cornick
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: landscapes, regional, atlantic provinces

A photographic exploration of Nova Scotia's diverse coastlines from the celebrated Canadian photographer.

For most people, the idea of submerging themselves voluntarily in the half-frozen Atlantic Ocean sounds more like torture than fun. But for photographer and surfer Adam Cornick, it's all part of experiencing everything coastal life in Nova Scoti …

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Popular Snowshoe Trails of the Canadian Rockies

by Andrew Nugara
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: winter sports, outdoor skills, western provinces

The perfect resource for planning a quick snowshoeing adventure in the heart of Canada’s glittering Rocky Mountains.

Snowshoeing continues to be one of the fastest growing sports in North America. Each season thousands of winter-loving individuals and families venture into the stunning winter landscape for a quick getaway or an extended tour in ar …

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