Bookstores & Retailers

“Monod Sports is proud to carry guides by local authors and publishers, and we find Summerthought’s books to be our best-selling books on hiking and backpacking.”

-Monod Sports

The following bookstores, retailers, and lodges stock Summerthought books.



About Canada (Banff)
Alpine Club of Canada (Canmore)
Audrey’s (Edmonton)
Baxter’s (Jasper)
Baker Creek Mountain Resort (near Lake Louise)
Black Cat Guest Ranch (near Hinton)
Brewster (3 retail outlets in Banff)
Cafe Books (Canmore)
Canadian Pacific Store (Banff)
Everest Outdoor Store (Jasper)
Fairmont Banff Springs Store (Banff)
Friends of Banff National Park (Banff)
Friends of Jasper National Park (Jasper)
Gallery at the Springs (Banff)
Glenbow Museum Shop (Calgary)
Goro Canyon (Banff)
Chateau Mountain Sports (Banff, Lake Louise)
Jasper Tramway (Jasper)
Johnston Canyon Resort (Banff National Park)
Kerry Wood Nature Centre (Red Deer)
Legislative Assembly Gift Shop (Edmonton)
Map Town (Calgary)
Monkeyshines Childrens Books (Calgary)
Monod Sports (Banff)
Mooseprint Books & Gifts (Banff)
Mountain Equipment Co-op (Calgary, Edmonton)
Mountain Lights Bookstore (Lake Louise)
Num-ti-jah Lodge (Banff National Park)
Owl’s Nest Books (Calgary)
Pages (Calgary)
Rimrock Resort (Banff)
Spirit West (Calgary)
Storm Mountain Lodge (Banff National Park)
Sunwapta Falls Rocky Mountain Lodge (Jasper National Park)
Tamarack Outdoor Outfitters (Waterton)
Tekarra Color (Jasper)
The Viewpoint (Banff, Lake Louise)
Totem Ski Shop (Jasper)
Trailblazers (Cochrane)
University of Alberta Bookstore (Calgary)
University of Calgary Bookstore (Calgary)
Vallhalla Pure (Canmore, Red Deer, Grande Prairie)
Waterton Natural History Association (Waterton)
Whyte Museum Bookstore (Banff)

British Columbia

Bacchus Books (Golden)
Bolen Books (Victoria)
Books & Company (Prince George)
Canadian Museum of Rail Travel (Cranbrook)
Columbia Valley Trading Company (Invermere)
Book Bar (Invermere)
Friends of Kootenay National Park (Radium)
Friends of Yoho National Park (Field)
Grizzly Book & Serendipity (Revelstoke)
International Travel Maps & Books (Vancouver)
Kootenay Park Lodge (Kootenay National Park)
Lotus Books (Cranbrook)
Munro’s (Victoria)
Polar Peek Books (Fernie)
Revelstoke Railway Museum (Revelstoke)
Wanderlust (Vancouver)


Book & Brier Patch (Regina)
Fresh Air Experience (Regina)
McNally Robinson (Saskatoon)


McNally Robinson (Winnipeg)
Mountain Equipment Co-op (Winnipeg)


World of Maps (Ottawa)


La Cordee (Montreal, Laval)

United States

Please contact our United States distributor, Partners West, or one of the following:

Online (click through the links on our Books pages for specific titles)


REI (Seattle)

United Kingdom

Please contact our United Kingdom distributor, Cordee


Please contact our European distributor, Freytag & Berndt

Summerthought cares passionately about the Canadian Rockies and about books.Based in Banff, Canada, we are a vibrant, proudly independent publisher producing books that we believe in and that we think readers will enjoy.