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RMB: New Books for Spring 2013

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RMB is proud to present a short list of books for Spring 2013. From wild horses to bears, art history to hiking in the Kananaskis and the Okanagan, we've got your spring covered!
Wild Horses, Wild Wolves

Wild Horses, Wild Wolves

Legends at Risk at the Foot of the Canadian Rockies
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

Established in 1967, the Ghost River Wilderness Area, located along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in southern Alberta, is one of only three provincially designated wilderness areas in the province. As such, it is supposed to have the strictest form of government protection available in Canada, with development, motorized transportation and recreational activities either tightly controlled or altogether forbidden. This has not been the case, however.

It is in this beautiful, threatened …

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Bears Without Fear

Bears Without Fear

Without Fear
edition:Paperback

Fear of bears seems almost to be part of what it is to be human. Our species emerged out of the depths of time into a world already populated by these great carnivores. Before we mastered iron and later developed firearms, we had few defences against bears—only watchful caution and elaborate ceremonies and sacrifices to ward off fear.

Where human populations grow, bears have traditionally dwindled or disappeared. But when we return to the wild, to places where bears still survive, all our prime …

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Mount Robson

Mount Robson

Spiral Road of Art
edition:Paperback

When Jane Gooch first camped at Lake O'Hara in 1975, she could not have foreseen how important the Rockies would become in her life. She travelled from her home in Vancouver many times during the summer months to hike in the mountains, and her love of the alpine landscape eventually inspired her to study the artists who have painted in the Rockies. Her great enjoyment of the outdoors and a lifelong interest in art were combined with her academic background in writing and research.

Mount Robson: S …

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Popular Day Hikes 3

Popular Day Hikes 3

Northern Okanagan: Vernon - Shuswap - Lumby
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas. These accurate, attractive guides feature detailed maps and colour photographs to whet the appetite.

Located in the interior of British Columbia, stretching from Grindrod in the north to Vernon in the south and situated between the Okanagan Valley and the Shuswap, Northern Okanagan covers 39 popular day hikes in this stunning and open terrain. With …

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Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide - 4th Edition

Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide - 4th Edition

Volume 3: The Ghost—Bow Valley—Canmore—Spray

With over 100,000 copies of the previous editions sold, Gillean Daffern’s bestselling hiking guides to Kananaskis Country have been completely reformatted, revised and updated. As the pre-eminent expert on the area, the author continues to offer something for every level of foot-traveller, be they novice or experienced hikers, scramblers or backpackers. Gillean’s clear and detailed text, enhanced with colour photos and maps, enables everyone to navigate safely through this complex and beauti …

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