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Valentine’s Day Adventures with RMB

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! While we of course LOVE chocolate and flowers, we have a few other ideas for how you and your partner, friends, and loved ones can celebrate Valentine’s Day this year! Biking around the world Well, this could take some time and careful planning! Luckily, RMB author Katrina Rosen … Continued

Takaya: The Lone Wolf

The story of Victoria’s resident coastal wolf, Takaya, has taken a very dramatic turn as he wandered into downtown Victoria this weekend. As a result he was tranquillized and has been transported to a facility for observation (likely in Nanaimo). It is extremely unlikely that he will ever return to the Discovery Islands, which is … Continued

Coming April 2020: Adventures with Adoptable Dogs by Rachael Rodgers

Meet Rachael Rodgers – the Canmore photographer who volunteers her time to take shelter dogs out on adventures in the Canadian Rockies and beyond! Rachael Rodgers is an artist, dog lover, and nature seeker. Over the last two years, she has volunteered with a variety of different animal rescue organizations and taken hundreds of adoptable … Continued

RMB’s Spring 2020 List!

Spring is here! Well, maybe not just yet…but RMB has 13 awesome titles for you to look forward to! Whether you are hoping for guidebooks, photography books, biographies, or perhaps a new book for your little ones, we have something for everyone! For the hiking families… Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies – … Continued

International Mountain Day: December 11th

Today is International Mountain Day! We love spending all 4 seasons frolicking in the many mountainous areas of Canada and beyond, but what can we do to ensure that these mountains, and the life that depends on them, are able to thrive? The United Nations General Assembly designated 11 December “International Mountain Day”. As of … Continued

RMB’s Gift Guide: Great reads for your outdoorsy friends!

It can be super hard to buy gifts for people sometimes, especially those friends that are always out adventuring and have all of the latest-and-greatest gear already! We have created a gift guide for your loved ones this year so that you can sit back, relax, and give the gift of great reading. For those … Continued

Scott Forsyth: The Wild Coasts of Canada

RMB author and photographer Scott Forsyth will be embarking on a tour across BC and Alberta! Expedition host and musician David Newland, Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, joins Scott with songs from his new CD “Northbound” and other songs and stories inspired by his journeys at sea from coast, to coast, to coast. Adventure … Continued

RMB’s Winter Checklist

You might think that your time in the mountains will slow down with the coming winter season, but it doesn’t have to! We have created a winter checklist for you so that you can enjoy your next snowy adventure without a worry. Take a look at what some RMB team members pack for our ideal … Continued

RMB at Banff Mountain Festival 2019

As a key program of Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, the Book Competition is an internationally recognized literary competition that celebrates mountain literature in all its forms.  Over $20,000 in cash is awarded annually with 8 awards selected by an international jury of writers, adventurers and editors.  The short list of category award … Continued

Feel the Wild with Daniel Fox: North American Book Tour

Join RMB author, solo wilderness explorer, FUJIFILM X-Photographer, Sandisk Extreme Team member and founder of WILD.ECO, Daniel Fox at a venue near you for an evening of storytelling, photo sharing and more! Feel the Wild is an intimate and powerful story about Nature and our relationship with it, told through stunning photography and thought-provoking writing. … Continued

RMB turns 40!

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Rocky Mountain Books! 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 … Continued

Global Climate Strike: September 20th, 2019

September 20th, 2019 is the first anniversary of 16 year-old Greta Thunberg’s courageous stand on the climate issue in Sweden. This September, millions of us will walk out of our workplaces, schools and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. From the Global … Continued