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Squamish the Shining Valley

Kevin McLane

Squamish The Shining Valley is a captivating hardcover coffee-table book about the story of Squamish from the past to the present. An extensive history from the ice ages to recent times is illustrated with over 60 photos and story-captions. Included is the formation of British Columbia and world and national events that affected Squamish. The modern history of Squamish is covered in detail and addresses the challenging times of the 1980s to the 2000s. Three photo-essay galleries and over 140 photographs portray Squamish as it is today: life in town, the landscapes, and people in action on the trails, the climbs, the water and the mountains. Extended descriptions draw the reader inside the story that each photo has to tell. This is an exceptional book for everyone who enjoys Squamish.

Squamish Sport Climbs

Kevin McLane & Nic Vissers

This new guide is Volume 2 of The Climbers Guide to Squamish, and the first edition of Squamish Sport Climbs. The areas covered extend from Murrin Park to Whistler, some 800-plus sport climbs from single pitch to 10 pitches long, and from short valley crags up into the alpine.

Squamish Rockclimbs

Kevin McLane & Andrew Boyd

This extensive guidebook is the complete reference to Squamish climbing, portraying over 2,000 routes across 576 pages with more than 700 photos, maps, and topo drawings. Squamish Rockclimbs extends from Murrin to the Chief to the Smoke Bluffs, and includes the...

The Bugaboos

Chris Atkinson & Marc Piché

Due to high demand, High Col has re-released the classic 2003 edition of the Bugaboos guide - the 2003 Limited Edition Re-release. If you missed out on this famous guide now is your chance. Supply is limited. The new edition remains in development. No release date.

Alpine Select

Kevin McLane

The outstanding guide to 158 alpine climbs in southwest BC and northern Washington. Detailed approaches and topos. 350 photos, 360 pages.

Rogers Pass Alpine

David P. Jones

This beautiful new alpine guidebook covers one of the most popular mountain areas in Canada, with over 300 photos, maps & topos. 256 pages.

Skaha Rockclimbs

Howie Richardson

Skaha Rockclimbs is out of print pending release of a new edition.

Rockies Central

David P. Jones

Rockies Central is the spectacular guide to the alpine climbs of the central region of the Canadian Rockies, extending from Canmore to Lake Louise, to Golden and Kananaskis. The guide describes in detail hundreds of climbs on famous mountains and...

Canadian Rock

Kevin McLane

This unique guidebook brings together in a single collection 1300 of the great rockclimbs of Western Canada, one of the world's most beautiful climbing destinations. Canadian Rock is a dream book for road-trippers, with rock climbing of every kind from...

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Canadian Alpine Classics

Kevin McLane, Marc Piché & Chris Atkinson

Canadian Alpine Classics is a large format coffee-table book showcasing Canada's most celebrated alpine routes. Over sixty guest contributors are writing personal stories about the climbs, creating a collection of inspiring literature for climbers around the world. There are hundreds of glorious photos of climbers in action and stunning portraits of Canada's greatest mountains.
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