2013 Banff Mountain Book Festival Winners


The 20th Banff Mountain Book Festival  celebrates books in adventurous categories. View the entire list on entrants, then see the winners for 2013...

Adventure Travel

On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads By: Tim Cope, Bloomsbury (USA, 2013) - (Amazon.ca - iBooks)

Mountain Fiction and Poetry

Nothing Gold Can Stay By: Ron Rash, HarperCollins Publishers (USA, 2013) - (Chapters -  Amazon.ca)

Mountain and Wilderness Literature - Non-Fiction

Everest -The First Ascent: How a Champion of Science Helped to Conquer the Mountain By: Harriet Tuckey, Lyons Press (USA, 2013) (Amazon.ca - Chapters.ca - iBooks)

Mountain Image

Pamir: Forgotten Roof of the World By: Matthieu and Mariele Paley, Editions de la Martinière (France, 2012) 

Mountaineering History - James Monroe Thorington Award

The Conquest of Everest By: George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones, Thames & Hudson (UK, 2013)  (Amazon.ca - Chapters.ca)


Patagonia Vertical By: Rolando Garibotti and Dörte Pietron, Sidarta (Slovenia, 2012) 

Special Jury Mention

Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration By: David Roberts, W.W. Norton & Company (USA, 2013)  (Amazon.ca - iBooks)