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Gem Trek Maps Integrated Into New Trail Guide

Gem Trek Maps have been integrated into the new edition of the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide. Since first being published in 1971, the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide has used black and white line-drawing maps to illustrate trails. Through a co-operative agreement for the...

New edition of the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide

Summerthought is pleased to announce the publication of the 10th edition of the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide. We have been working on the new edition for over two years. As is always the case with a new edition, we have done extensive research by hiking as many trails...

New book: A Guide to the History of Banff National Park

Announcing the release of our latest book, A Guide to the History of Banff National Park, which is now available online through our website, from retailers throughout the Canadian Rockies, and from major online book retailers for $19.95. It includes details of over...

Castle in the Wilderness/Tilikum book reviews

Thanks to Rob Alexander of the Rocky Mountain Outlook for reviews of two new Summerthought books, A Castle in the Wilderness by Bart Robinson, and a reprint of Tilikum by Norman Luxton. The reviews can be read here: Two Banff icons take spotlight in new books.  

New book: A Castle in the Wilderness

Announcing the release of our latest book, A Castle in the Wilderness: The Story of the Banff Springs Hotel, which is now available from retailers throughout the Canadian Rockies, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, and major online book retailers for $19.95. Author Bart...

New book: The Best Day Hikes in Banff National Park

Announcing the release of our latest book, The Best Day Hikes in Banff National Park, which is now available from retailers throughout the Canadian Rockies and major online book retailers for $19.95. As co-author of the Canadian Rockies Trail Guide since 1971, it is...

Brian Patton Fireside Chat

Chic Scott's Fireside Chats have become very popular in recent years, with folks coming from as far away as Calgary for the opportunity to listen to famed mountaineer and author Chic Scott interview accomplished locals. Next up is our own Brian Patton, who will be...