Bernadette McDonald

I am a  writer and mountain culture consultant based in Banff, Alberta.
Welcome to my website and thank you for taking the time to explore it.

Latest Book

Alpine Warriors
After the Second World War a period of relative calm began in Josip Broz Tito’s Yugoslavia. During the next thirty years citizens could travel freely if they had the money. Most did not, but alpinists did Through elaborate training régimes and state-supported expeditions abroad, Yugoslavian alpinists began making impressive climbs in the Himalaya as early as 1960.

Recent News

Burnadette Playing Piano
I’m deeply ashamed to admit that I was two books behind on my website. My only excuse is that I was too busy writing them to actually promote them. But all that is now fixed! It’s interesting that I somehow managed to find time for the fun things in life: climbing and hiking, travel and gardening, family and friends. Oh, and some early morning piano playing in Victoria. Priorities.