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  • Greening the Maple

    Greening the Maple

    Ecocriticism can be described in very general terms as the investigation of the many ways in which culture and the environment are interrelated and conceptualized. Ecocriticism aspires to understan...

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  • Rock, Paper, Fire

    Rock, Paper, Fire

    Nationally and internationally acclaimed author Fred Stenson draws on a career of writing and mentoring to offer an engaging take on the craft in fiction. Thing Feigned or Imagined includes short f...

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  • Running Toward Stillness

    Running Toward Stillness

    In 2006 Stephen Legault experienced a period of tremendous upheaval, the result of bad decisions and a lifetime of anger and fear that left him in a deep depression, struggling to come to terms wit...

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  • The Carbon Cycle

    The Carbon Cycle

    In 2006 “outdoor philosopher” Kate Rawles cycled 4553 miles from Texas to Alaska, following the spine of the Rocky Mountains as closely as possible. Cycling across unforgiving but starkly beautiful...

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  • The Homeward Wolf

    The Homeward Wolf

    Winner! 2014 Mountain Literature / Jon Whyte Award, Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival Wolves have become a complicated comeback story. Their tracks are once again making trails throughout west...

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  • The Earth Manifesto

    The Earth Manifesto

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. We live in critical times. Choices we make daily now will ...

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  • On Fracking

    On Fracking

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Across North America and around the world, a significant s...

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  • Saving Lake Winnipeg

    Saving Lake Winnipeg

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. In February of 2013, as reported by major media from all a...

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  • The Peace-Athabasca Delta

    The Peace-Athabasca Delta

    "In the delta, water is boss, change is the only constant, and creation and destruction exist side by side." The Peace-Athabasca Delta in northern Alberta is a globally significant wetland that lie...

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  • Game-Day Gangsters

    Game-Day Gangsters

    In the complicated interaction between sport and law, much is revealed about the perception and understanding of consent and tolerable deviance. When a football player steps onto the field, what de...

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  • Wild Horses, Wild Wolves

    Wild Horses, Wild Wolves

    Established in 1967, the Ghost River Wilderness Area, located along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in southern Alberta, is one of only three provincially designated wilderness areas in t...

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  • Popular Day Hikes 3

    Popular Day Hikes 3

    Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas. These accurate, attractive guides feature detai...

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  • Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide - 4th Edition

    Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide - 4th Edition

    With over 100,000 copies of the previous editions sold, Gillean Daffern’s bestselling hiking guides to Kananaskis Country have been completely reformatted, revised and updated. As the pre-eminent e...

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  • Bears

    Bears

    Fear of bears seems almost to be part of what it is to be human. Our species emerged out of the depths of time into a world already populated by these great carnivores. Before we mastered iron and ...

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  • Enabling Solutions for Sustainable Living

    Enabling Solutions for Sustainable Living

    Sustainability, environmental impact, green design, urban sprawl - all terms that have, in recent years, become part of the collective consciousness in the ongoing dialogue about climate change and...

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  • Trouble with Lions (The)

    Trouble with Lions (The)

    The trouble with lions is that while you are conducting a pregnancy test, you need to be equally, if not more, aware of what you can learn from the lion's other end. That is one lesson that Jerry H...

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  • Parks, Peace, and Partnership

    Parks, Peace, and Partnership

    Today, over 3,000 protected areas around the world contribute to the protection of biodiversity, peaceful relations between neighbouring countries, and the well-being of people living in and around...

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  • Parks, Peace, and Partnership

    Parks, Peace, and Partnership

    Today, over 3,000 protected areas around the world contribute to the protection of biodiversity, peaceful relations between neighbouring countries, and the well-being of people living in and around...

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  • Cold Matters

    Cold Matters

    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 ...

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  • Summits & Icefields 2

    Summits & Icefields 2

    This new edition of Summits & Icefields 2: Alpine Ski Tours in the Columbia Mountains continues RMB’s tradition of offering snow enthusiasts updated editions of our bestselling guidebooks. Research...

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  • The Reindeer Botanist

    The Reindeer Botanist

    The Reindeer Botanist: Alf Erling Porsild, 1901-1977 is the first biography of one of Canada's most remarkable botanists. Alf Erling Porsild (1901-1977) grew up on the Arctic Station in West Greenl...

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  • Game Plan

    Game Plan

    How deep is the importance and influence of organized sports in Alberta? Discover key episodes and players in the history of Alberta’s organized sports and read how sport shaped the lives of indivi...

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  • Wolves Unleashed

    Wolves Unleashed

    Along with the internationally acclaimed and award-winning documentary film upon which this book is based, Wolves Unleashed takes the reader on an amazing journey that looks closely at Andrew Simps...

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  • Wolves Unleashed

    Wolves Unleashed

    Along with the internationally acclaimed and award-winning documentary film upon which this book is based, Wolves Unleashed takes the reader on an amazing journey that looks closely at Andrew Simps...

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  • Marathon Quest

    Marathon Quest

    In 2005, during a four-month cycling trip through Africa, Martin Parnell was struck by the power of sport and its ability to bring people together and to bring about change. Five years later, the 5...

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  • Keeper of the Mountains

    Keeper of the Mountains

    Beginning in 1946, Elizabeth Hawley worked for Fortune magazine as a researcher. Shortly thereafter, she left both her job and the United States itself to travel the world, and thus began her lifel...

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  • Little Black Lies

    Little Black Lies

    Beginning in 1967 and for just over 30 years, the oil industry toiled in the relative obscurity of Northern Alberta as machines peeled away earth and boreal forest to exhume what has now become one...

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  • Digging the City

    Digging the City

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. At the last census in 2006, just over 80 percent of Canada...

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  • Gift Ecology

    Gift Ecology

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Global sustainability in the 21st century seems to be an e...

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  • Becoming Water

    Becoming Water

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Becoming Water takes the reader on a tour of Canada’s glac...

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  • Taking the Lead

    Taking the Lead

    In an extensive and frank exploration, leaders in women's coaching discuss the values women bring to the coaching profession, their quest for equal access, ways career aspirations and motherhood ar...

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  • Winter in Fireland

    Winter in Fireland

    After tough assignments as a Canadian diplomat abroad, Nicholas Coghlan and his wife Jenny unwind by sailing Bosun Bird, a 27foot sailboat, from Cape Town, South Africa, across the South Atlantic a...

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  • This Wild Spirit

    This Wild Spirit

    In 1912, Mary Vaux, a botanist, glaciologist, painter, and photographer, wrote about her mountain adventures: “A day on the trail, or a scramble over the glacier, or even with a quiet day in camp t...

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  • Outdoor Safety & Survival

    Outdoor Safety & Survival

    Prince George-based outdoors expert, Mike Nash, shares what he has learned about outdoor safety and survival during more than thirty years of year-round treks into the rugged backcountry of western...

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  • Places

    Places

    This book identifies the major deficiency in the field of environmental planning, which is that issues are addressed from the perspective of one discipline or one dimension…. The ABC method outline...

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  • A Century of Parks Canada, 1911-2011

    A Century of Parks Canada, 1911-2011

    "... a diverse and fascinating array of perspectives on the history of Canada's national parks, illuminating many less well-understood aspects of the evolving place of people in and near these park...

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  • Euphoria & Dystopia

    Euphoria & Dystopia

    Based on the research of the Banff New Media Institute from 1995 to 2005, the book celebrates the belief that the creative and cultural sector, in collaboration with scientists and humanists, have ...

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  • Summits & Icefields 1

    Summits & Icefields 1

    RMB is pleased to present the third edition of Summits and Icefields 1: Alpine Ski Tours in the Canadian Rockies, one of our bestselling guidebooks. Researched and written by legendary alpinist Chi...

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