News & Media

Summerthought books in Texas

Visitors to the Canadian Rockies have been taking home Summerthought books as souvenirs for decades, and we have distributors around the world, but it's rare that our books are sold in stores outside of Canada. This changed recently when the bison-ranching Miskin...

Lake Louise history book review

Thanks to Rob Alexander of the Rocky Mountain Outlook for his comprehensive review of Lake Louise Past to Present, in which he stated: "I learned more about Lake Louise and its region from this book than from any other single source" Click here for a PDF of the review.

New book: The Last of the Buffalo

Launched in September 2016 in conjunction with the American Bison Society meeting in Banff and the Eleanor Luxton Historical Foundation,  The Last of the Buffalo Return to the Wild is a commemoration of Banff National Park’s role in early successful efforts to...

New book: Lake Louise Past to Present

Announcing the release of our latest book, Lake Louise Past to Present, which is now available from retailers throughout the Canadian Rockies, as well as from major online book retailers. This 128-page book includes the most detailed and well-researched history of...

Banff: A History of the Park and Town book reviews

Great to see positive reviews for Banff: A History of the Park and Town from both our local newspapers this week. The Rocky Mountain Outlook review (4 June 2015) is here: New book shares a tale of two Banffs And thanks to Pam Doyle of the Bow Valley Crag and Canyon...

Book Launch for Banff: A History of the Park and Town

The Whyte Museum will be hosting a launch of our newest book, Banff: A History of the Park and Town, on June 4, 2015, at 7 pm. The launch begins at 6:30 pm with coffee, tea, wine, and light snacks, to be followed at 7 pm by a reading by author Ted Hart. At around...

New eBook: Canadian Rockies Wildlife Photography

We are proud to launch the Canadian Rockies Wildlife Photography eBook by world-renowned wildlife photographer Wayne Lynch. Please visit the Canadian Rockies Wildlife Photography eBook page for more information, to download a free sample, and for purchase options.

Canadian Rockies hiking eBooks

The iconic Canadian Rockies Trail Guide has been in print for over 40 years, is in its 9th edition, and has sold over 260,000 copies, but  times are changing, so to keep up with technology authors Brian Patton and Bart Robinson have embarked on ambitious project to...

Canadian Rockies Travel Guide

We've recently launched an online Canadian Rockies Travel Guide using content from our books and the expertise of local authors and photographers. Our aim is create the most comprehensive and up-to-date Canadian Rockies travel planning website available. Although much...

Canadian Rockies hiking blog

Arguably, no one in the world knows more about hiking in the Canadian Rockies than Brian Patton, author of our Canadian Rockies Trail Guide. He's been writing at the Canadian Rockies hiking blog since last summer, and continues to dispel his wisdom with regular posts...