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Operation Bow-Athabasca

This 8-1/2″ x 11″ highly pictorial publication serves two purposes. It provides an historical account of how the Geological Survey of Canada mapped the geology of the Canadian Rockies between Canmore and Jasper — most of that large area was mapped in only two summers, a remarkable achievement — and […]

the Yam

Everything you ever wanted to know about Ben’s favorite mountain. He wrote the first and last chapters. Winner, “Best Canadian Rockies Book,” Banff International Film and Book Festival 2003. 184 pages, soft-cover, B&W with color section, many illustrations, index Published by Rocky Mountain Books, 2003 ISBN 0-921102-97-6, Cdn $24.95


History of the coal-mining town of Bankhead, founded near Banff in 1905 but now long gone. Carefully researched, with many historical photos. 74 pages, soft-cover, B&W Published by Parks Canada and the Coal Association of Canada, 1989. Reissued by Friends of Jasper National Park. Distributed by Alpine Book Peddlers ISBN 0-9690845-5-2, […]