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Map Town carries a huge selection of outdoor recreation guidebooks of all types. Here are a few of our most popular guides to help you plan your next excursion. If you know of a great Canadian Rockies travel book, Alberta travel guide or British Columbia travel guide that we don't carry please let us know and we can always special order it for you!
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Sea Kayak Nootka and Kyuquot Sounds
Sea Kayak Nootka and Kyuquot Sounds
Our Price: $9.95

A guide to paddling Nookta and Kyuquot Sounds and South Brooks Peninsula. Includes area map, land jurisdictions, marine weather information, sea conditions and paddling etiquette. Some areas include Friendly Cove and Cougar Creek.
Sea Kayak Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds
Sea Kayak Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds
Our Price: $9.95

A guide to paddling the Barkley and Clayoquot Sound. Information about parks, practical information on land jursidictions, campsites and paddling conditions.
A Hiker's Guide to Scrambling Safely
A Hiker's Guide to Scrambling Safely
Our Price: $9.95

Unroped scrambling over so-called easy terrain is one of the most potentially dangerous recreational activities. Every year, scramblers are injured or killed in preventable accidents. A Hiker's Guide to Scrambling Safely educates new scramblers in the inherent risks, required climbing skills and mountain knowledge required for safety in the mountains.
Baffin Island Climbing Trekking and Skiing
Our Price: $9.95

Complete with maps and an invaluable trip planning section detailing the information needed to make your trip an unforgettable success, Baffin Island is the first comprehensive adventure guide to the fifth largest island in the world, which is quickly becoming known as a premiere destination for climbers, skiers, trekkers and adventure travellers alike.
Hikes Around Invermere
Hikes Around Invermere
Our Price: $9.95

Located in the southeast corner of British Columbia, the Windermere Valley is at the headwaters of the mighty Columbia. The ideal base for exploring this spectacular country of the northern Purcells and the western slopes of the Canadian Rockies is the picturesque town of Invermere.
SAS Survival Guide
SAS Survival Guide
Our Price: $10.95

The ultimate guide to survival, this edition now includes the most essential urban survival tips for today, supplementing the fully updated original, bestselling handbook.

The original and best survival guide for any situation in every climate is back. Now with added techniques for handling Urban dangers, the SAS Survival Handbook is the complete companion for adventurers everywhere. From making camp and finding food in the wild to security and self-defence in the streets, be prepared in any city, land or sea.
Basic Illustrated Map and Compass
Basic Illustrated Map and Compass
Our Price: $10.95

Richly illustrated and information packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, Basic Illustrated books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you are planning a trip or thumbing for facts in fields, the Basic Illustrated series shows you what you need to know.
Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Park
Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Park
Our Price: $10.95

Best easy day hikes Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks features concise descriptions and easy-to-follow maps for twenty-eight short hikes through some of the most spectacular scenery in this natural wonderland.
ABCs of Avalanche Safety
ABC's of Avalanche Safety
Our Price: $10.95

It's still the handy pocket guide offered at a bargain price. And it is still loaded with the vital information you need to survive in the mountains: how to determine potential avalanche hazard, traveling safely in avalanche terrain, what to do if you're caught in an avalanche, and search and rescue techniques. A respected authority since 1961, this enduring classic has been updated with the very latest research in the field, including avalanche transceiver technology.
Wilderness Survival Guide
Wilderness Survival
Our Price: $12.95

Learn how to avoid common wilderness mishaps and handle them confidently if an emergency arises. In Wilderness Survival, author Suzanne Swedo describes all the skills you need to survive short-term wilderness emergencies, whether you become stranded by bad weather, are forced to abandon your pack, or fall ill. Packed with essential advice, this easy-to-use guide includes new research on backcountry water quality and the uses and limitations of cell phones and global positioning systems