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Basic Canoeing: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started (How To Basics)

Stackpole Books, 2003

2003 National Outdoor Book Award Winner Step-by-step photos on correct form and essential strokes Illustrated guide to river maneuvers plus information on gear, safety, choosing a canoe This illustrated guide on the essential skills of canoeing should be required reading for anyone getting into the sport. A section on the mechanics of good paddling is followed by a catalog of the most important strokes, each illustrated in sequential photos, ...


NOLS Canoeing (NOLS Library)
Alexander Martin

Stackpole Books, 2013

Planning and outfitting, including what you'll need on the water and in camp for long or short trips Using lines, basic strokes, basic maneuvers, and drills, rigging, loading and unloading, carrying and moving Covers techniques for whitewater and open water travel, navigation, and canoeing in ice Full-color photos and trustworthy text from the experts in outdoor education


Paddle Your Own Canoe: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing
Gary McGuffin, Joanie McGuffin

Boston Mills Press, 2003

The most comprehensive canoeing techniques book ever is now available for the first time in paperback. Illustrated with 600 full-color photographs, this wide-ranging book is designed with both beginner and seasoned canoeists in mind. Gary & Joanie McGuffin, North America's most celebrated canoeing couple, discuss issues rarely covered in other how-to guides, such as developing fitness and balance. The book offers first-hand, ...


Canoeing (Outdoor Adventures Series)
American Canoe Association

Human Kinetics, 2008

Canoeing is one of the fastest-growing outdoor activities—more that 9 million people enjoy the experience each year. It allows you to socialize with friends and family while exploring new places as you relax and enjoy the outdoors. Canoeing not only provides you with the basic skills and knowledge you need to safely head out for adventures on a variety of water trails but also presents a strong foundational understanding of this recreational ...


Canoeing & Camping Beyond the Basics: 30Th Anniversary Edition (How to Paddle Series)
Cliff Jacobson

Globe Pequot Press, 2007

A thoroughly modern, ultra complete book for those who love canoes and the magic of wild places. Begins with the basics and progresses through expedition techniques that only experts know-and which you won't find in other books.


Introduction to Paddling: Canoeing Basics for Lakes and Rivers
American Canoe Association

Menasha Ridge Press, 1996

This amply illustrated introduction to flatwater and river paddling will be an important resource for both instructors and those who like to teach themselves.


Basic Essentials® Solo Canoeing (Basic Essentials Series)
Cliff Jacobson

Globe Pequot Press, 1999

An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge in an affordable and portable book.


Canoeing with the Cree
Eric Severeid

Borealis Books, 2004

In 1930 two novice paddlers--Eric Sevareid and Walter C. Port--launched a secondhand 18-foot canvas canoe into the Minnesota River at Fort Snelling for an ambitious summer-long journey from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay. Without benefit of radio, motor, or good maps, the teenagers made their way over 2,250 miles of rivers, lakes, and difficult portages. Nearly four months later, after shooting hundreds of sets of rapids and surviving exceedingly bad ...


Path of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing
Herman "Skip" Mason Jr., Bill Mason

Key Porter Books, Toronto, ON,, 2002

Covers both single and double paddling on flat water as well as white water.


Canoeing in the Wilderness: (Henry David Thoreau Masterpiece Collection)
Henry David Thoreau

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

I started on my third excursion to the Maine woods Monday, July 20, 1857, with one companion, arriving at Bangor the next day at noon. The succeeding morning, a relative of mine who is well acquainted with the Penobscot Indians took me in his wagon to Oldtown to assist me in obtaining an Indian for this expedition. We were ferried across to the Indian Island in a bateau. The ferryman's boy had the key to it, but the father, who was a blacksmith, ...


Canoeing and Kayaking Florida (Canoe and Kayak Series)
Johnny Molloy, Elizabeth F. Carter, ...

Menasha Ridge Press, 2007

Completely updated, Canoeing & Kayaking Florida, 2nd Edition, is the most comprehensive guide to the best of Florida’s unique streams, springs, creeks, and rivers. Engaging and concise, this all-encompassing guide spares readers encyclopedic fluff in favor of practical information, and includes expanded regional maps and revised river maps.


Lost in the Wild

Borealis Books, 2009

In the wilderness, one false step can make the difference between a delightful respite and a brush with death. On a beautiful summer afternoon in 1998, Dan Stephens, a 22-year-old canoeist, was leading a trip deep into Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park. He stepped into a gap among cedar trees to look for the next portage--and did not return. More than four hours later, Dan awakened with a lump on his head from a fall and stumbled deeper into the ...


Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts of Amer, 1995

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Canoeing in the Wilderness
Alan Kesselheim

Barnes & Noble, 2007

"Alan Kesselheim is a master of the paddle and the pen . . . This [is] the best of Kesselheim: wit, wilderness savvy, and a boat-full of sound advice."-Larry Rice, editor, Canoe & Kayak Welcome to simplicity. You are holding the only wilderness paddling guide that tells you not just what gear you need, but what to leave behind and how to judge the difference. Welcome to discovery. This guide equips you to design and plan your own expedition ...


A Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to Kentucky (Canoe and Kayak Series)
Bob Sehlinger, Johnny Molloy

Menasha Ridge Press, 2004

With approximately 54,000 miles of streams and rivers, Kentucky has more miles of running water than any state except Alaska. Wet your paddling blade and whet your paddling appetite with the authority on paddling the waterways of Kentucky—A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to Kentucky. Researched and written by veteran outdoor writers and paddlers Bob Sehlinger and Johnny Molloy, A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to Kentucky is as vital to enjoying ...


Canoeing & Kayaking Utah: A Complete Guide to Paddling Utah's Lakes, Reservoirs & Rivers
Michael R. Fine

Countryman Press, 2006

The first comprehensive flatwater paddling guide to Utah's lakes, rivers, and reservoirs. Utah is covered with scenic waterways that offer a diversity of excursions for paddlers of all levels. Pine-lined shores, red-rock cliffs, quiet canyons, and high-altitude lakes make this state a year-round paddler's paradise, and this book a welcome resource for flatwater enthusiasts. Packed with tips, gear lists, and natural history, this comprehensive ...


Canoeing & Kayaking Georgia (Canoe and Kayak Series)
Suzanne Welander, Bob Sehlinger, ...

Menasha Ridge Press, 2005

Georgia, the largest state east of the Mississippi, has ten major river basins and an estimated 20,000 miles of streams. Canoeing & Kayaking Georgia combines and expands the information gathered in A Paddler’s Guide to Southern Georgia and A Paddler’s Guide to Northern Georgia, the classic paddling guides for this state for over twenty years. From the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia to the Atlantic Coast of Southeast Georgia, this ...


Canoeing Michigan Rivers: A Comprehensive Guide to 45 Rivers, Revise and Updated
Jerry Dennis, Craig Date

Thunder Bay Press, 2013

Caution! You may want to paddle every river! Rapid by rapid, rock by rock descriptions of 1500 miles of canoeing opportunities on 45 blue-ribbon rivers by two experts who personally paddled every mile. A wealth of canoeing adventures from placid family floats to blood-curdling whitewater runs. Accurate, easy-to-follow maps show access sites, campgrounds, put-ins/take-outs, roads, bridges. . . and more. Concise, essential call-out data features ...


Instant canoeing and kayaking

Infinite Ideas, 2012

Canoeing and kayaking are two of the oldest forms of transportation on the planet, but since the 1980s moulding technology has made the sports accessible to everyone. Kayaking and canoeing are all about being one with your boat: as soon as you master the basic skills there is a remarkable freedom to be found in just paddling around under your own steam just inches from the water. Starting with the very basics, this book will talk you through all ...


Complete Book of Canoeing (Canoeing how-to)
I. Herbert Gordon

Globe Pequot Press, 2001

A comprehensive guide for the beginner and an invaluable reference book for the seasoned veteran. Learn basic strokes and maneuvers; advanced paddling; classification of rivers and rapids; outdoor cookery; first aid for canoeists; coping with wind and waves; portaging; lining and tracking; solo paddling; canoeing with children; river rescue and survival; and emergency procedures.



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