Art + Soul

Explore vicariously with these choice mountain books.

BOOK REVIEW: The Jaguar’s Children

Those of us who live in the mountains are accustomed to confronting risk on a daily basis: extreme weather, avalanches, and coyotes in our backyards. However, we often forget that much of the planet defines risk differently. Risk may be making the decision to leave everything behind in search of a better life for you and your family. And what…

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Best Mountain Books: 2015

Don’t know where to start your mountain reading list? Look no further, friends.

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Perfect Pairings: Old School Reads with New School Adventure

Follow in the footsteps of the Rockies’ most legendary adventurers by pairing your next adventure with these great reads.

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BOOK REVIEW: Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese

Wagamese’s most recent novel is a work of art, as tragic and sorrowful as it is.

“Mountain Romantics: The Whytes of Banff” by Chic Scott

History as it should be told; gold and dross, wheat and chaff, joy and woe.

Conrad Kain: Letters from a Wandering Mountain Guide, 1906-1933

Conrad Kain’s ‘Letters from a Wandering Mountain Guide, 1906-1933’ offers a candid look into the life of a celebrated mountaineer.

BOOK REVIEW: Climber’s Paradise

A celebration of the longstanding relationship between the Alpine Club of Canada and our wonderful mountain parks.

Tales & Trails: An Interview with Author Lynn Martel

I would suggest that everyone has their own ante, but the best way to up it is to expand your horizons, literally.