Switchbacks, True Stories from the Canadian Rockies
A native Albertan and park warden in the Canadian Rockies, Marty relates colorful anecdotes from friends, colleagues, and his own youth in this collection of tales, which includes A Horse Named Candy.
Going-to-the-Sun Road: Glacier National Park’s Highway to the Sky
Guthrie (Glacier Park, The First 100 Years) tells the intriguing tale of the history and the construction of Glacier National Park’s epic Going-to-the-Sun Road, an engineering marvel and “one of America’s most beautiful highways.”
Rocky Mountain Nature Guide
This guide includes information on mammals, fish, birds, trees, shrubs, wildflowers, insects, and reptiles from the entire span of the Rockies – Alaska to New Mexico. Featuring over 300 exact full-color illustrations.
Moon Handbook Canadian Rockies
This comprehensive and authoritative guide by Banff-based Hempstead covers where to go and what to do from Jasper to Waterton.
Gem Trek Maps
Canadian Rockies Explorer’s Map and Guide
A driver’s map of Banff and Jasper National Parks in Alberta, at a birds-eye scale of 1:400,000.
National Geographic Maps
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve Map
This folded, full-color map covers Glacier Bay and the surrounding area (1:94,000), including Chicagof Island and the Alexander Archipelago.
Moon Handbook for Glacier National Park
A comprehensive, non-nonsense guide in the popular series, with good background information about history, culture, and popular attractions.
Rocky Mountain Natural History, Grand Teton to Jasper, a Trailside Reference
A comprehensive field guide and handbook covering the plants, animals, insects, geology, and history of the region. With 480 color photographs and 11 line drawings.
A Traveller’s History of Canada
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
This overside, photographic portrait of Canada’s most prosperous province reveals the natural beauty of the Canadian West. From towering mountains to crystal clear lakes, Grandmaison’s photos capture the beauty of Alberta.
Joseph Kinsey Howard, William Kittredge (Introduction), Alfred Guthrie (Introduction)
Montana, High, Wide, and Handsome
This delightful book is a spirited, appreciative testimony to the great prairie, its indigenous peoples, geography, climate, turf battles, economy, and environment by an early newspaperman.
Hugh A. Dempsey
The Amazing Death of Calf Shirt and Other Blackfoot Stories, Three Hundred Years of Blackfoot History
A wonderful collection of stories that illuminates the history of the Blackfoot people of the prairies of southern Alberta and northern Montana.
Why I Hate Canadians
This is the 10th anniversary edition of Ferguson’s wickedly astute cultural salvo, the collection of humorous essays that launched his career. As you might guess, the title is tongue-in-cheek.
A Wilderness Station: Selected Stories, 1968-1994
This powerful collection of 28 works of short fiction was penned by one of Canada’s best writers. The emotional, evocative tales are set throughout Canada and exhibit the depth and range of the Nobel Prize-winning author.
James Willard Schultz
Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park
Blackfoot legends and tales gathered by a man who lived among them during the turn of the 20th century in what is now Glacier National Park.
After the Ice Age: The Return of Life to Glaciated North America
Eighteen thousand years ago, an immense sheet of ice covered all of present-day Canada and the northernmost U.S. This story tells of how a harsh terrain was transformed into the environment we know today.
Glacier National Park, The First 100 Years
Celebrating the designation of Glacier as our nation’s 10th national park on May 11, 1910, C.W. Guthrie traces the history of the park from its Native American heritage and earliest settlers to the present in 240 vintage paintings and stunning historical color photographs.
The Great Rocky Mountain Nature Factbook
Ewing’s family-friendly guide, with black-and-white drawings throughout, answers the curiosity of engaged visitors about the plants, animals, and natural features of the Rockies.
Field Guide to Banff National Park
This laminated, fold-up card features a map, 133 color drawings, and short descriptions of commonly encountered wildlife.
Glacier National Park Wildlife
Take it along! This handy, fold-up plastic card includes color illustrations of commonly encountered birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and butterflies.
Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers, Including Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke, and Yoho
Compiled by a former Forest Service ecologist and botany teacher at Yellowstone Institude, this handy guide features 300 species, expertly photographed, explained, and organized by color and family for quick identification.
James Halfpenny, Todd Telander (Illustrator)
Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains
An essential pocket guide to tracks, scats, and signs of not just the mammals of the region, but also of the reptiles, amphibians, and birds. Each of the 70 species gets a double-page spread, with line drawings of the animal, scat and track, range map, and description.