Founded in 1979 by passionate and renowned mountaineers Tony and Gillean Daffern, RMB has grown to become one of Canada’s more vibrant, long-standing and evolving book publishers. Established to specialize primarily in guidebooks for hikers, climbers and skiers, RMB has repositioned itself for the 21st century and now successfully publishes and promotes a dynamic, growing list of provocative, engaging and award-winning books on mountain history, adventure travel, outdoor culture, environmental consciousness, contemporary photography—as well as books for children.
True to our roots
Today, our publishing philosophy remains true to our roots, honouring Canada’s land and people, educating inquiring minds and facilitating change.
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What We Do
Publishing your passion
Working with professional authors and experts in their fields, we publish 20 to 30 new titles every year. Our books are diverse in subject and style with a unifying theme: they are edited, designed, published and marketed with the same passion they are written. Turn the page of any RMB book and begin a journey to a faraway place.