From the back cover:
The Canadian Rockies have captivated hearts and minds, challenged the daring and athletic, and fired the imaginations of writers, photographers, and other artists. They have inspired early and present-day pathfinders and drawn people from around the world to theri trails and passes. The photographs in this book capture that grandeur and rich heritage. Ranging from simple to iconic to surprising, they invite readers to get to know the landscape and its people. Meet the men and women who conquered the peaks and built ilves in mountain communities. Revel in the parks and hinterlands that still captivate visitors today. Consider the science of the mountain landscape and savour the glimpses of yesterday in images of sport, culture and real-life adventure in Canada's Rocky Mountains.
Canada's Rocky Mountains: A History in Photographs
Faye Reineberg Holt