News & Media

New eBook: The Best of Alberta

Announcing the release of our latest eBook, The Best of Alberta, which is available from Amazon around the world for C$4.99 and US$3.99. The Best of Alberta is designed as a tool to help visitors to this Canadian province make the most of their vacation time by...

The Last of the Buffalo

The Last of the Buffalo Return to the Wild won the Best Nature and Environment Book at the 2017 Salon International du Livre Montagne de Passy, held annually in Passy, France. Editor Harvey Locke was in attendance to receive the award and noted that it was the only...

Delivering the goods

Every year, we ship hundreds of book orders directly to customers, but recently we had a first. Juliet and George, from England, were already here in Banff when they called an order in. They were staying at a local campground, so we delivered their books directly to...

New book: Cave and Basin

Announcing the release of our latest book, Cave and Basin, which is now available from retailers throughout the Canadian Rockies, as well as from major online book retailers for $14.95 This is the first book ever published dedicated entirely to the Cave and Basin in...

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...