Tuesday, March 12, 2013

E-Guidebooks now available

On March 15, Goose Lane Editions will be officially unveiling electronic versions of many of its bestselling guidebooks. Traversing such areas as Cape Breton, New Brunswick, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, and Mainland Nova Scotia, our guides offer photographs, maps, GPS coordinates, trail descriptions, hiking tips, historical tidbits, and enhanced colour content.

All books will be available for download as PDF eBooks for use on eReaders, tablets, smartphones, or any other device with a PDF reader. As well, individual sections of each book (such as this sample of Hiking Trails of Mainland Nova Scotia) will be available as separate downloads on our website for approx. $3.99 each.

In celebration, Goose Lane will be offering a 20% discount on all hiking books (electronic or physical) from March 15 through April 15 when ordered through its website! With the money you'll save, you can finally get those new hiking boots and put them to good use!

Monday, February 25, 2013

Hiking Trails of Ottawa is now available in electronic format from the publisher, Goose Lane Editions. Read more.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Why is walking in the woods so good for you?

Scientists have advanced a wide range of theories about the specific physical and mental benefits nature can provide, ranging from clean air and lack of noise pollution to the apparent immune-boosting effects of a fine mist of “wood essential oils.” But the most powerful benefits, a new study suggests, may result from the way trees and birds and sunsets gently tug – but never grab – at our attention. Read more: Globe and Mail article, May 28, 2012