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RMB: New Books for Spring 2014!

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Just when you think it's Fall, Spring pops up and says "Hello!". Here's another exciting list of new titles from RMB to celebrate awakening from hibernation and exploring the world around us. Not all of our new books are here on 49th Shelf, so please also check our website: rmbooks.com Enjoy!
Great Walks of the World

Great Walks of the World

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

An eclectic collection of 11 global walks and hikes, the book includes destinations on every continent but Antarctica. From one-day saunters to two-week odysseys, readers will find the in-depth story behind each trail, combined with detailed maps and a visual feast of archival and contemporary images from contributors located around the world.

Climb the Stairs of Repentance to the top of Mount Sinai, the Holy Peak of Moses, or retrace the journey of the stampeders of the Klondike Gold Rush as you …

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Calgary's Stampede Queens

Calgary's Stampede Queens

edition:Hardcover

Alongside images of racing chuckwagons, cowboys on bucking broncos and Aboriginal people in full regalia, one of the most recognizable and enduring symbols of the Calgary Stampede is a trio of pretty cowgirls wearing white-hat crowns. Not surprisingly, modern-day Stampede Queens and Princesses make more than 450 public appearances per year promoting the show and the city of Calgary both at home and abroad.

But the fair was nearly six decades old before it appointed a royal representative to promo …

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Flood Forecast

Flood Forecast

Climate Risk and Resiliency in Canada
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover

Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies.

Hydro-climatic change is no longer an abstract or theoretical concept if you have been directly affected by the increase in the duration and intensity of extreme weather. In this new RMB manifesto, two of Canada‚Äôs most respected water experts explain what is happening to the hydrological cycle by way of the very personal impacts that disastrous flooding had o …

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More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies

More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies

2nd Edition
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

The second edition of More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies contains 49 new routes, in addition to the 65 of the first edition, along with a large collection of full-colour photos and maps. The regions of Waterton, The Castle and Kananaskis are covered comprehensively. Between this edition and Alan Kane's Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies, all of the major, named peaks in Waterton National Park are outlined. The Castle too is thoroughly covered, including a handful of terrific ascents around Mi …

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Popular Day Hikes 4

Popular Day Hikes 4

Vancouver Island
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

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

Famed worldwide for its natural beauty, Vancouver Island is blessed with towering mountains, thundering waterfalls and rich forests. Many of the most beautiful parts of the island, however, can be enjoyed only by those who explore its wilderness trails.

This uniqu …

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Seaside Walks on Vancouver Island

Seaside Walks on Vancouver Island

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

This is the perfect book for those who love to explore the seashore but also love walking through forests and seaside meadows. Whether discovering inviting stretches of sandy beach, hiking along rugged cliffs or strolling through quiet estuaries, visitors to these trails will usually be far away from the crowds who chose to drive directly to the more popular, touristy beaches.

Each of the walks in this book is accompanied by a colourful, easy-to-follow map and step by step descriptions of what to …

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Nuptse and Lhotse Go To the Rockies

Nuptse and Lhotse Go To the Rockies

edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook

Nuptse and Lhotse are back for another marvellous adventure! Welcome to the Canadian Rockies, a place where bears prowl around valleys and glacier blue lakes. When Mrs. Jasper, a very large grizzly bear, loses her twin cubs Yoho and Kootenay between Paradise Valley and The Valley of the Ten Peaks, she needs Nuptse and Lhotse to help her find them. In a land full of mountains that could be somewhere near Banff and Jasper National Parks, the cats and Mrs. Jasper will need to follow clues and their …

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