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RMB's 2020 Summer Staycation!

Created by rmbooks
  • Age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: guidebooks, hiking, walking, travel, canada
At a time of self-isolation and quarantine, now is the perfect time to sit back, grab a bunch of books, and plan your next outdoor adventure! RMB's "Summer Staycation" list can help you find the best escapes in BC and AB.

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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: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: adventure, mountaineering

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 Chaundy-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, the route: …

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Popular Snowshoe Trails of the Canadian Rockies

by Andrew Nugara
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
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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Family Walks and Hikes on Greater Vancouver’s North Shore

by Harrison (Harry) Crerar
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: hikes & walks, western provinces, family

Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting new series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps, and colour photographs.

The Lower Mainland’s first entry in the series introduces readers to a wide range of trails that North Vancouv …

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Old Man’s Garden

The History and Lore of Southern Alberta Wildflowers

by Annora Brown, introduction by Mary-Beth Laviolette
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: flowers, plants & animals, ecology

Through pen and ink illustrations and stories, Old Man’s Garden conveys the legends and folklore connected with Southern Alberta’s wildflowers, native plants, and Indigenous culture.

Originally published in 1954, Annora Brown’s Old Man’s Garden is a Canadian classic that tells the story of Southern Alberta’s native plants and wildflowers t …

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Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies – Volume 2

Bragg Creek – Kananaskis – Moraine Lake – Yoho – Icefields Parkway – Jasper

by Andrew Nugara
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: western provinces, family, hikes & walks

Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps, and colour photographs.

Andrew Nugara’s second book for families looking to experience the splendour of the Canadian Rockies describes add …

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Popular Wildflowers of the Canadian Prairies

by Neil L. Jennings
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: flowers, mountains, western provinces

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify the flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors on the Canadian Prairies during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amateur naturalists to s …

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Popular Wildflowers of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island

by Neil L. Jennings
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: flowers, western provinces, coastal regions & shorelines

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amat …