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RMB: London Book Fair 2013

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RMB is excited to once again be attending the 2013 London Book Fair in April. Our list of offerings for foreign publishers continues to grow and our successes in foreign markets is really exciting. Please check out of foreign rights list and come visit us in the International Rights Centre at the London Book Fair (table 25c).
FREEDOM CLIMBERS (PB)

FREEDOM CLIMBERS (PB)

edition:Paperback
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Keeper of the Mountains

Keeper of the Mountains

The Elizabeth Hawley Story
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Beginning in 1946, Elizabeth Hawley worked for Fortune magazine as a researcher. Shortly thereafter, she left both her job and the United States itself to travel the world, and thus began her lifelong attraction to the exotic and remote sovereign state of Nepal. In the years that followed, she began reporting on the political and cultural events taking place in her adopted homeland for the likes of Reuters and Time Inc., letting the world in on the strange community of mountaineers, pilgrims and …

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Where the Clouds Can Go

Where the Clouds Can Go

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

He brought glamour and imagination into the sport of mountaineering as few guides have done before him. Recalling his personality and amusing stories one should not forget that his approach to mountains was first and foremost an aesthetic one; he saw a peak first as something beautiful—the technical problem was always secondary — and nothing counted beside that vision.

 

Of all the mountain guides who came to Canada in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Conrad Kain is probably the most …

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Expedition to the Edge

Expedition to the Edge

Stories of Worldwide Adventure
edition:Paperback

From skilled weekend warriors to internationally recognized stars of the professional adventure game, Lynn Martel has interviewed dozens of the most dynamic, creative and accomplished self-propelled adventurers of our time.

 

In Expedition to the Edge: Stories of Worldwide Adventure, Martel has assembled 59 compelling and entertaining stories that uniquely capture the exploits, the hardships, the fears and the personal insights of a virtual who's who of contemporary adventurers as they explore re …

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Gaiety of Spirit

Gaiety of Spirit

The Sherpas of Everest
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : central, buddhist

Since the birth of modern mountaineering, the term Sherpa has been used to refer to Himalayan men working as guides on expeditions in and around the area of Mount Everest. Known mostly for their remarkable mountaineering skills and expertise, Sherpas are much more than mere high-altitude porters.

 

The Sherpas are an extraordinary ethnic people who settled the remote valleys in the Himalayas about 500 years ago and whose culture is steeped in the rich philosophical traditions of Himalayan Buddhism …

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An Adventurous Woman Abroad

An Adventurous Woman Abroad

The Selected Lantern Slides of Mary T.S. Schaffer
edition:Hardcover
tagged : historical

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, travelling within North American borders or beyond to exotic locations was difficult at best and disastrous at worst. Mary Schaffer, born into a Pennsylvania-based Quaker family in 1861, not only conquered international travel but also excelled as an explorer, surveyor and photographer in the backcountry of Canada’s Rocky Mountains and the isolated communities of Japan and Formosa (now Taiwan).

 

Michale Lang’s new book features more than 200 of Mary …

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Outdoor Safety & Survival

Outdoor Safety & Survival

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Prince George-based outdoors expert, Mike Nash, shares what he has learned about outdoor safety and survival during more than thirty years of year-round treks into the rugged backcountry of western Canada. This dynamic and up-to-date handbook discusses ways to prepare for and deal with any number of critical situations that may arise in remote and mountainous terrain and is packed with information on:

  • general safety principles
  • what to take with you
  • finding your way
  • coping with year-round we …
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Backcountry Avalanche Safety

Backcountry Avalanche Safety

Skiers, Climbers, Boarders and Snowshoers
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

PRAISE FOR THE PREVIOUS EDITIONS OF THE ORIGINAL AVALANCHE SAFETY

 

"An excellent field-level avalanche handbook. For mountaineers, it is the best available." -Peter Lev, the American Alpine Club

 

"This comprehensive and well-organized book condenses a vast amount of information that is normally available only to specialists and interprets it for the backcountry." -Susan Brown, Canadian Book Review Annual

 

"First class in all respects." -Andy Nicol, Lochaber Mountain Rescue Group

 

Snow avalanches …

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