Switchbacks: True Stories from the Canadian Rockies

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In Switchbacks, Sid Marty draws on his own memories and those of friends and former colleagues in relating a series of true mountain tales. Among his subjects are: the old guide who built a staircase up a cliff; the stranded snowshoer who was rescued between rounds of beer in a Banff tavern; the man who catered to hungry grizzlies; an opinionated packrat with a gift for larceny; and a horse named Candy whose heart was as big as a stove. Along the way, Marty tries to answer the kind of questions that all of us must face ...

Switchbacks: True Stories from the Canadian Rockies 2001, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780771056703

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Switchbacks: True Stories from the Canadian Rockies 1999, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780771056697

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