Jane Gooch first camped at Lake O'Hara in 1975, commencing her fascination with the Rockies. With a doctorate in Renaissance drama from the University of Toronto, Jane Lytton Gooch came to teach in the English department at UBC. Her enjoyment of hiking in the Rockies has resulted in Artists of the Rockies (2003), Mount Assiniboine (2007), Bow Lake: Wellspring of Art and Mount Robson, Spiral Road of Art (2013).

Mount Assiniboine contains 42 colour plates from 23 artists; only seven of the plates were previously published.

Bow Lake includes brief biographies of 18 contemporary artists with 47 colour plates from their works.

Mount Robson, Spiral Road of Art celebrates the centennial of Mount Robson Provincial Park with 50 colour landscape paintings by more than twenty artists include Group of Seven members.

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Mount Robson: Spiral Road of Art


Artists of the Rockies: inspiration of Lake O'Hara. Fernie, Alpine Club of Canada/The Rockies Network, 2003.

Mount Assiniboine: Images in Art (Rocky Mountain Books, 2007). 978-1-894765-97-8 : $29.95.

Bow Lake: Wellspring of Art. (Rocky Mountain Books, 2010). 978-1-926855-05-9 : $24.95.

Mount Robson, Spiral Road of Art (Rocky Mountain Books 2013)

[BCBW 2014]