Books published by Rocky Mountain Books Ltd

Freedom Climbers

Rocky Mountain Books Ltd | October 1, 2012 | 351 pages
NEW IN PAPERBACK Winner! 2012 American Alpine Club Literary Prize (USA) Winner! 2011 Munday Award, Banff Mountain Festival (CANADA) Winner! 2011 Boardman Tasker Prize, Kendal Mountain Festival (UNITED KINGDOM) Freedom Climbers—the most honoured book of mountaineering literature published in... More Info

Nuptse and Lhotse Go to Iceland

Rocky Mountain Books Ltd | October 19, 2015 | 40 pages
While digging in their garden, Nuptse and Lhotse uncover an ancient Viking helmet. Excited by their discovery, the two cats make their way to Iceland to find out more about the Vikings. Throughout their epic journey, the cats learn all sorts of new things related to Iceland: longboats, sweaters,... More Info

Technology and Sustainability

Rocky Mountain Books Ltd | October 7, 2014 | 168 pages
The developed world is increasingly obsessed with two things: electronic gadgets and our changing climate. We stand in open-mouthed awe at our technological achievements while dejectedly shrugging our shoulders at the state of the planet on which we live. Our choice is clear: we need to reimagine... More Info

Beautiful Destruction

Rocky Mountain Books Ltd | November 4, 2014 | 304 pages
The Alberta oil/tar sands are a place of superlatives, of awesome beauty and equally awesome destruction. They are a kaleidoscope of contrasts, colours and patterns keeping time with the seemingly unstoppable movement of machinery, smoke and effluent set in an immense boreal landscape with its own... More Info

The Columbia River Treaty: A Primer

Rocky Mountain Books Ltd | October 7, 2014 | 168 pages
The Columbia River Treaty: A Primer is a vital work that clearly explains the nature of this complex water agreement between Canada and the United States and how its impending update will impact communities, landscapes, industry and water supplies between the two countries for many years to come.... More Info

Bad Judgment

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Rocky Mountain Books Ltd | October 7, 2014 | 304 pages
The bicycle is fast becoming a ubiquitous form of transportation in cities all over the world, making our urban spaces more efficient, more livable and healthier. But many of those bicycles disappear into basements and garages when the warm months end, parked there by owners fearful of the cold,... More Info

Cold Matters

Rocky Mountain Books Ltd | August 18, 2019 | 256 pages
Cold Matters is a vital and approachable work that distills the scientific complexities of snow, ice, water and climate and presents the global implications of research put forth and funded by the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences. This timely book gives the concerned reader... More Info

Digging the City

Rocky Mountain Books Ltd | October 1, 2012 | 164 pages
At the last census in 2006, just over 80 percent of Canada's population lived in urban centres. How we feed that population and protect its food sources is an enduring subject of debate in food security circles these days.  More Info

Little Black Lies

Rocky Mountain Books Ltd | October 1, 2012 | 170 pages
In 1986, about a decade before Alberta's oil sands exploded onto the international energy scene, Harry G Frankfurt wrote a provocative essay on an unlikely subject: the insidious influence of the half-truths, misinformation and propaganda that make up the "bullshit" that is so prevalent in our... More Info