“Since 1971 the most trusted source of Canadian Rockies hiking information”

Canadian Rockies Trail Guide

Bookstores and Retailers

Bookstores & Retailers

“Monod Sports is proud to carry guides by local authors and publishers, and we find Summerthought’s books to be our best-selling books on hiking and backpacking.”

-Monod Sports

The following bookstores, retailers, and lodges stock Summerthought hiking books.



Alpine Club of Canada (Canmore)
Audrey’s (Edmonton)
Baxter’s (Jasper)
Baker Creek Mountain Resort (near Lake Louise)
Black Cat Guest Ranch (near Hinton)
Brewster (gondola and Elk + Avenue Hotel)
Cafe Books (Canmore)
Canadian Pacific Store (Banff)
Everest Outdoor Store (Jasper)
Fairmont Banff Springs Store (Banff)
Friends of Jasper National Park (Jasper)
Gallery at the Springs (Banff)
Glenbow Museum Shop (Calgary)
Goro Canyon (Banff)
Chateau Mountain Sports (Banff, Lake Louise)
Jasper Skytram (Jasper)
Johnston Canyon Resort (Banff National Park)
Kerry Wood Nature Centre (Red Deer)
Legislative Assembly Gift Shop (Edmonton)
Map Town (Calgary)
Monod Sports (Banff)
Mountain Equipment Co-op (Calgary, Edmonton)
Mountain Lights Bookstore (Lake Louise)
Num-ti-jah Lodge (Banff National Park)
Owl’s Nest Books (Calgary)
Pages (Calgary)
Rimrock Resort (Banff)
Storm Mountain Lodge (Banff National Park)
Sunwapta Falls Rocky Mountain Lodge (Jasper National Park)
Tamarack Outdoor Outfitters (Waterton)
Tekarra Color (Jasper)
The Viewpoint (Lake Louise)
Totem Ski Shop (Jasper)
Trailblazers (Cochrane)
University of Alberta Bookstore (Calgary)
University of Calgary Bookstore (Calgary)
Vallhalla Pure (Canmore, Red Deer, Grande Prairie)
Waterton Natural History Association (Waterton)
Whyte Museum Bookstore (Banff)

British Columbia

Bacchus Books (Golden)
Books & Company (Prince George)
Columbia Valley Trading Company (Invermere)
Friends of Kootenay National Park (Radium)
Friends of Yoho National Park (Field)
Grizzly Book & Serendipity (Revelstoke)
International Travel Maps & Books (Vancouver)
Kootenay Park Lodge (Kootenay National Park)
Lotus Books (Cranbrook)
Polar Peek Books (Fernie)
Wanderlust (Vancouver)


Book & Brier Patch (Regina)
McNally Robinson (Saskatoon)


McNally Robinson (Winnipeg)
Mountain Equipment Co-op (Winnipeg)


World of Maps (Ottawa)


La Cordee (Montreal, Laval)

United States

Please contact our United States distributor, Partners West, or one of the following:


Amazon.com (click through the links on our Books pages for specific titles)


REI (Seattle)

United Kingdom

Please contact our United Kingdom distributor, Cordee


Please contact our European distributor, Freytag & Berndt