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The Great Canadian Staycation - Western Canada!

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Every spring and summer HGD has an excellent selection of regional guides from our publishers and for Spring 2020 the tradition continues! With people patiently waiting to visit farmer's markets, watch birds, go for hikes, search for wildflowers, and simply get outside these fantastic titles are certain to sell well both in-store and online!
105 Hikes in and Around Southwestern British Columbia

105 Hikes in and Around Southwestern British Columbia

edition:Paperback

The all-new, expanded follow-up to southwestern British Columbia’s best-selling hiking guidebook—now featuring trails on the islands and northern Washington.

For nearly fifty years, David and Mary Macaree’s iconic 103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia has been the province’s most popular and most trusted hiking guide, with more than 100,000 copies sold to date. Author Stephen Hui carries on the Macarees’ legacy in 105 Hikes in and around Southwestern British Columbia—an all-new, …

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109 Walks in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland

109 Walks in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland

edition:Paperback

A fully updated edition of the Lower Mainland’s bestselling walking guidebook, featuring a wider range of trails than ever before.

Since its first edition in 1976, 109 Walks has guided more than 100,000 locals and visitors alike to the best viewpoints, urban forests, and coastal headlands of British Columbia’s stunning Lower Mainland. This latest edition continues and builds on the legacy of its beloved predecessor with more than twenty completely new trails, a striking selection of photograp …

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25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : family

Silver prize-winning guidebook in the Society of American Travel Writers' Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition

Now is the perfect time to explore this vast country with your kids while finally experiencing the spectacular Canadian destinations you’ve been dreaming about.

Planning a family getaway can be overwhelming, but award-winning freelance travel writer and blogger Jody Robbins puts you on the right path with savvy suggestions for families who are keen to explore Canada with their li …

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A Peakbagger's Guide to the Canadian Rockies: North

A Peakbagger's Guide to the Canadian Rockies: North

edition:Paperback

A full-colour, comprehensive scrambling guide to the increasingly popular mountain landscapes located in the northwestern reaches of the Rocky Mountains.

 

Following in the footsteps of classic publications such as Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies and More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies, A Peakbagger's Guide to the Canadian Rockies: North pulls back the curtain on the vast sea of summits from the Columbia Icefield northwards.

 

The authors describe nearly 100 routes to peaks of all sizes and dif …

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A Rocky Mountain Sketchbook

A Rocky Mountain Sketchbook

A Step-by-Step Guide to Watercolour Painting and Drawing in the Mountain Landscape – Volume 1
edition:Hardcover

This bestselling guide to watercolour painting highlights the basic skills and materials required to venture out into the mountains and create a unique watercolour sketch...even if you’ve never painted before!

 

Donna Jo Massie’s classic and highly sought-after instructional book has been newly formatted and packaged as a durable hardcover for the modern traveller interested in capturing the stunning beauty of mountain landscapes in one of the world’s most visited tourist destinations: the C …

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The Joy of Mountains

The Joy of Mountains

A Step-by-Step Guide to Watercolour Painting and Drawing in the Mountain Landscape – Volume 2
edition:Hardcover

An illustrated guide and travelogue detailing watercolour painting and drawing techniques specific to stunning natural environments found along the North American Rocky Mountain Range from New Mexico to Alaska.

 

Over the past 15 years, and since the publication of her first book, A Rocky Mountain Sketchbook, well-known art instructor Donna Jo Massie has been developing her creative experiences in outdoor landscapes by travelling and painting in famously stunning locations in American mountain par …

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A Taste of the Canadian Rockies Cookbook

A Taste of the Canadian Rockies Cookbook

edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
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The Canadian Rockies is renowned for its incredible variety of dining opportunities. Chefs come from around the world to create dishes to tempt food lovers and travellers alike. A Taste of the Canadian Rockies includes many of the mouth-watering recipes from the best restaurants in the towns of Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise, Waterton and Canmore, as well as selections from the backcountry resorts and lodges nestled throughout the Canadian Rockies.

 

Spectacular mountain photographs by Douglas Leighto …

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A Year on the Wild Side

A Year on the Wild Side

A West Coast Naturalist's Almanac
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback Paperback

Shortlisted for a 2020 BC Yukon Book Prize

A freshly designed, new edition of a funny weekly chronicle that offers a year-long, intimate view of the flora and fauna populating the West Coast.

A Year on the Wild Side is a witty commentary on the social and natural history of Vancouver Island. Composed of 52 essays arranged in 12 monthly chapters, this engaging book reveals the magic and humour of the natural world and reminds us of our place within it.

As the weeks and seasons unfold with the turnin …

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