POLE, Graeme




Author Tags: Outdoors, Transportation

Graeme Pole has been writing professionally since 1989. His non-fiction works on the Canadian Rockies are best-sellers. His landscape essays and photography have been widely published. In recent years, Pole has been writing fiction and is compiling an illustrated anthology of his landscape essays. He lives with his family near Hazelton, where he serves as a paramedic.

DATE OF BIRTH: August 22, 1956

PLACE OF BIRTH: England

ARRIVAL IN CANADA: 1964

ARRIVAL IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: 1986

AWARDS:

Winner Banff Mountain Book Festival, Mountain Exposition, 1994

Teddi Brown Award for Nature Writing, 1997

BC Historical Federation, Honourable Mention for Gravity, Steam, and Steel, 2009

BOOKS:

Walks and Easy Hikes in the Canadian Rockies, 3rd ed., Mountain Vision, 2012
Classic Hikes in the Canadian Rockies, 3rd ed., Mountain Vision, 2011
Canadian Rockies Explorer, Mountain Vision, 2010
The Spiral Tunnels and the Big Hill on the Canadian Pacific Railway, Mountain Vision, 2009
Gravity, Steam and Steel: An Illustrated Railway History of Rogers Pass, Fifth House, 2009
Great Railways of the Canadian West, Altitude Publishing, 2006
Summit Tales, Altitude Publishing, 2005
David Thompson, Altitude Publishing, Canmore, 2003
Healy Park, Mountain Vision, 1998
The Canadian Rockies: A History in Photographs, Altitude Publishing, 1991

[BCBW 2014] "Outdoors" "Transportation"