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Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Essential Reading Package-EXCND329

Item EXCND329. Buy these 5 items as a set for $83 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Canadian Rockies Explorer's Map and Guide

CND36
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2016
2
1895526795
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A driver's map of Banff and Jasper National Parks in Alberta, at a birds-eye scale of 1:400,000.
$9.95

This High, Wild Country: A Celebration of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

USW651
Marsha Karle (Illustrator), Paul Schullery
University of New Mexico Press
2010
160
0826346022
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Featuring 80 watercolors of the wildlife and landscapes of the park by his wife Marsha Karle, Schullery weaves nature, history and anecdote in this excellent portrait of the park.
$27.95

Switchbacks, True Stories from the Canadian Rockies

CND186
Sid Marty
McClelland and Stewart
2008
316
0771056702
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
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.
$19.99

Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks

CND292
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
288
1742206182
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This informative, compact guidebook in the excellent Lonely Planet series includes details on the history, geology and wildlife of the region.
$19.99

Glacier/Waterton Lakes National Parks Map

USW96
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2009
2
0925873152
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed topographic map of the Montana and Alberta national parks. Printed on tear- and water-resistant paper, it's a good choice for planning a hike. Scales vary.
$11.95

Glacier-Waterton, International Peace Park

RKY33
Vicky Spring, Tom Kirkendall
Mountaineers
2003
256
089886805x
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide for active travelers to Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks. It details the best hikes and bike rides, along with other adventure activities, and is full of helpful sketch maps.
$17.95

Going-to-the-Sun-Road: Glacier National Park's Highway to the Sky

USW658
C. W. Guthrie
Farcountry press
2006
48
1560373350
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
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."
$12.95

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

CND208
Ian Ferguson, Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2008
275
1553653114
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
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.
$18.95

The Day the World Came to Town, 9/11 In Gander, Newfoundland

CND305
Jim Defede
HarperCollins
2003
256
0060559713
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
When thirty-eight jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, on September 11, 2001, due to the closing of United States airspace, the citizens of this small community were called upon to come to the aid of more than six thousand displaced travelers.
$15.99

After the Ice Age: The Return of Life to Glaciated North America

ALA41
E.C. Pielou
University of Chicago Press
1992
366
0226668126
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$25.00

Glacier National Park, The First 100 Years

USW645
C. W. Guthrie
Aa Balkema
2008
168
1560373369
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$39.95

The Great Rocky Mountain Nature Factbook

RKY03
Susan Ewing
Graphic Arts Center Publishing
1999
223
0882405152
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$14.95

The National Parks, America's Best Idea

USA356
Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
Alfred Knopf
2011
400
0375712100
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This lavishly illustrated tale by the dynamic PBS duo brings to life the conservationists, politicians, presidents and dreamers who created our national park system.
$35.00

Field Guide to Banff National Park

RKY122
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2011
16
1583552057
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This fold-up, laminated card features 133 color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered wildlife and a map.
$7.95

Glacier National Park Wildlife

USW500
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2008
1583553592
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Take it along! This handy, fold-up plastic card includes color illustrations of commonly encountered birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish and butterflies.
$7.95

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Rocky Mountain States

USW286
Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1999
447
0679446818
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact field guide to 1,000 commonly encountered plants and animals of Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. With 1,500 color photographs, 11 maps and 16 night-sky charts.
$22.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers, Including Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke, and Yoho

RKY127
Wayne Phillips
Falcon Press
2012
293
0762777664
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compiled by a former forest service ecologist and botany teacher at Yellowstone Institute, this handy guide features 300 species, expertly photographed, explained and organized by color and family for quick identification.
$24.95

Rocky Mountain Nature Guide

RKY108
Andy Bezener
Lone Pine Press
1999
192
1551051788
PAPER
Field Guide
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
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.
$21.95

Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains

USW118
James Halfpenny, Todd Telander (Illustrator)
Falcon Press
2015
176
1493009966
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$12.95

More Books

Lewis & Clark, An Illustrated History

PNW36
Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns
Alfred Knopf
1999
248
0375706526
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The handsomely produced companion volume to Ken Burns' PBS documentary film, featuring essays and 150 illustrations, most in full color.
$29.95

Of Wolves and Men

BST31
Barry Lopez
Scribner
2004
302
0684163225
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This eloquent, powerful book is an outstanding overview of the wolf, as well as a survey of wolf mythology and its relationship to human society. First published in the 1980s, it has been reprinted with a new afterword by the author.
$20.00

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
1
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

The West Beyond the West, A History of British Columbia

CND116
Jean Barman
University of Toronto Press
2007
450
0802094953
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
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.
$48.95

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

USW418
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
512
0307957926
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$19.95

Lake Louise and Yoho Map

RKY50
Gem Trek Maps
Gem Trek
2001
2
1895526159
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A topographic map of this popular hiking region from Lake Louise to Emerald Lake, at a scale of 1:50,000.
$13.95

Moon Handbook Canadian Rockies

CND231
Andrew Hempstead
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
400
1631213466
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive and authoritative guide by Banff-based Hempstead covers where to go and what to do from Jasper to Waterton.
$19.99

In the Presence of Grizzlies

BST134
Doug Peacock
Lyons Press
2009
256
1599214903
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A compelling chronicle of the complicated and sometimes tragic interactions between grizzlies and humans, revealed through interviews with biologists, hunters and mauling victims, and observations of the bears themselves.
$16.95

The National Parks, America's Best Idea

USA394
Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns (Director)
PBS Home Video
2013
6004445496
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
The widescreen edition of Ken Burn's 6-part, 12-hour ode to the national parks, featuring hundreds of interviews, fascinating archival images and dazzling cinematography in High Definition.
$99.99

For Kids

Once a Wolf, How Wildlife Biologists Brought Back the Gray Wolf

USW112
Stephen R. Swinburne, Jim Bradenburg (Photographer)
Houghton Mifflin Company
1999
48
0395898277
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Swinburne documents conservationists' efforts to reintroduce gray wolves to the ecosystems of Yellowstone and New York State. For kids 9-12.
$9.99

Crow and Weasel

USW371
Barry Lopez
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
1998
64
0374416133
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this tale of the adventures of two young Plains Indians who journey to the far north the great naturalist and writer Barry Lopez has written a children's tale that is fully as wise as his adult writings.
$14.99

The Rocky Mountain Berry Book

USW402
Bob Krumm
Falcon Press
2013
163
0762781637
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
In an inspired move, Bob Krumm included recipes in this family oriented field guide to 15 berry species of the Rockies. Now children may pick and parents may cook, and everyone will be pleased.
$16.95

Owl's Eyes and Seeking a Spirit, Kootenai Indian Stories

CND109
Confederated Salish, Debbie Joseph (Illustrator), Howard Kallowat (Illustrator)
National Book Network
2000
32
0917298667
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
As written and illustrated by residents of the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, this little storybook is a personable, unassuming introduction to Kootenai folktales. Ages 4 to 8.
$5.95

Hatchet

CND110
Gary Paulsen
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2007
186
1416936475
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In the first of Paulsen's wilderness adventure novels, 13-year-old Brian must fend for himself after his plane crashes in the Canadian woods.
$7.99

Rocky Mountains

USW407
Jonathan Grupper
2001
31
0792277228
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This National Geographic "Destinations" book, featuring breathtaking color photographs, introduces the wildlife and terrain of the Rocky Mountains. Geared for kids ages 6 to 12.
$16.95

Rocky Mountains Plants and Animals Coloring Book

RKY58
Dot Barlowe
Dover Publications
2004
32
0486430456
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A great way to occupy travelers ages 10 and up, these detailed line drawings realistically depict the flora and fauna of the Rockies and come ready to color!
$3.99