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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.

Essential Reading

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Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains

Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains

by James Halfpenny | Todd Telander

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2015
  • PAPER
  • 176 PAGES

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 70 species gets a double-page spread, with line drawings of the animal, scat and track, range map and description. (USW118, $12.95)

Moon Handbook Canadian Rockies

Moon Handbook Canadian Rockies

by Andrew Hempstead

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2016
  • PAPER
  • 400 PAGES

This comprehensive and authoritative guide by Banff-based Hempstead covers where to go and what to do from Jasper to Waterton. (CND231, $19.99)

 
Banff & Mt. Assiniboine Map

Banff & Mt. Assiniboine Map


by Gem Trek Maps

  • 2013
  • MAP

Printed on tear- and water-resistant paper, this double-sided map depicts Banff and Mt. Assiniboine with topographic outlines and major trails. (RKY51, $13.95)

Canadian Rockies Explorer's Map and Guide

Canadian Rockies Explorer's Map and Guide


by Gem Trek Maps

  • 2016
  • MAP

A driver's map of Banff and Jasper National Parks in Alberta, at a birds-eye scale of 1:400,000. (CND36, $9.95)

Canadian Rockies Access Guide

Canadian Rockies Access Guide


by John Dodd

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 400 PAGES

This full-color, comprehensive guide covers Banff, Jasper, Kooteney, Yoho, Waterton and Kanaskis parks in splendid detail. (CND250, $26.95)

Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks

Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks


by Lonely Planet Publications

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2016
  • PAPER
  • 288 PAGES

This informative, compact guidebook in the excellent Lonely Planet series includes details on the history, geology and wildlife of the region. (CND292, $19.99)

Beautiful Alberta

Beautiful Alberta


by Mike Grandmaison

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2015
  • HARD COVER
  • 144 PAGES

This oversized, 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. (CND456, $29.95)

Canada, Images of the Land

Canada, Images of the Land


by J. Kraulis

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2015
  • HARD COVER
  • 224 PAGES

From the country's expansive prairies and forests to its magnificent coastline, the 200-plus images in this oversized photo book capture the sublime and staggeringly diverse landscape of Canada. (CND455, $49.95)

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One


by Ian Ferguson | Will Ferguson

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2008
  • PAPER
  • 275 PAGES

A tongue-in-cheek portrait of Canadian people and society, written by two native sons. Not entirely (but mostly) in jest, the book is an insightful look at the Canadian national character. (CND208, $18.95)

Spectacular Canada

Spectacular Canada


by Gerald Bryan Hall

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2009
  • HARD COVER
  • 132 PAGES

Featuring 177 color photographs showcasing the diversity and grandeur of our neighbor to the north. (CND352, $25.00)

The Amazing Death of Calf Shirt and Other Blackfoot Stories, Three Hundred Years of Blackfoot History

The Amazing Death of Calf Shirt and Other Blackfoot Stories, Three Hundred Years of Blackfoot History


by Hugh A. Dempsey

  • HISTORY
  • 1996
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES

A wonderful collection of stories that illuminates the history of the Blackfoot people of the prairies of southern Alberta and northern Montana. (USW104, $19.95)

The West Beyond the West, A History of British Columbia

The West Beyond the West, A History of British Columbia


by Jean Barman

  • HISTORY
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 450 PAGES

A fascinating history of the Canadian province from the 18th century to the mid-1990s. The author weaves portraits of major personalities and events into a readable overview of the cultural and social influences that have shaped the region. (CND116, $48.95)

Walking

Walking


by Henry David Thoreau

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 1994
  • PAPER
  • 92 PAGES

Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration. (WLK04, $9.99)

Why I Hate Canadians

Why I Hate Canadians


by Will Ferguson

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 305 PAGES

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. (CND154, $15.95)

Switchbacks, True Stories from the Canadian Rockies

Switchbacks, True Stories from the Canadian Rockies


by Sid Marty

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2008
  • PAPER
  • 316 PAGES

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. (CND186, $19.95)

A Field Guide to Alpine Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains

A Field Guide to Alpine Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains


by Halle Flygare

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2012
  • PLASTIC CARD

With full-color photographs and information on distribution, Latin names, plant sizes and more this easy-to-use guide is a helpful trail companion. (RKY137, $7.95)

Alberta Wildlife

Alberta Wildlife


by James Kavanagh

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2005
  • PLASTIC CARD

Identify Rockies wildlife with this handy, laminated card featuring color drawings and short descriptions. (CND279, $6.95)

Rocky Mountain Birds

Rocky Mountain Birds


by Raymond Leung | James Kavanaugh

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2001
  • PLASTIC CARD

A laminated, fold-out guide to almost 150 species of birds. (USW386, $6.95)

Rocky Mountain Nature Guide

Rocky Mountain Nature Guide


by Andy Bezener

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 192 PAGES

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. (RKY108, $21.95)

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America


by David Sibley

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2016
  • PAPER
  • 512 PAGES

A compact, geographically specific version of the Sibley Guide with all new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird. (USW418, $19.95)

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