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Canoeing the Adirondacks with Nessmuk: The Adirondack Letters of George Washington Sears
George Washington Sears

Adirondack Museum/Syracuse University Press, 1993

"She's all my fancy painted her, she's lovely, she is light. She waltzes on the waves by day and rests with me at night. But I had nothing to do with her painting. The man who built her did that. And I commence with the canoe because that is about the first thing you need on entering the Northern Wilderness." Thus opened Nessmuk's first commissioned "letter" for Forest and Stream in 1880. For years thereafter, George Washington Sears, under the ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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

Falcon Guides, 1999

No longer is the canoeist limited by the problem of finding a compatible partner. No longer is it necessary to decide who will be in the bow and who will be in the stern. With The Basic Essentials of Solo Canoeing, freedom is at your feet.


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


Canoeing in the wilderness, 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


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 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 ...


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

Falcon Guides, 2007

This book shows how to pick and outfit a boat, master specialized techniques, and plan a wilderness trip that is safe, fun, and memorable for both adults and children. The author doesn't parrot the obvious. He includes procedures that only experts and members of canoe clubs know, a cutting-edge discussion of canoe design and construction, and the canoe and camping tricks he developed during his fifty-plus-year canoeing career that have made him ...


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 ...


Canoeing and Camping on the Historic Suwannee River: A Paddler's Guide
Rose Knox, Graham Schorb

Florida Historical Society Press, 2012

A practical river guidebook including tips from an experienced outdoorsman on canoeing, camping, and cooking on the legendary Suwannee River. Sectional maps; historical and cultural locations are designated. Begins in the Okefenokee Swamp and concludes at the Gulf of Mexico.


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.


Historic Waterways-Six Hundred Miles of Canoeing Down the Rock, Fox, and Wisconsin Rivers, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


Canoeing in Tennessee: Scenic Trips for All Paddlers
Holly Sherwin

Alpen Books Press, 2002

Tennessee's abundance of recreational rivers and lakes appeal to paddlers of all abilities. This must-have guidebook, written for anyone interested in enjoying Tennessee waters, describes 45 float streams and lakes spread throughout the state.


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 and Kayaking Houston Waterways (River Books, Sponsored by The Meadows Center for Water and the ...
Natalie H. Wiest

Texas A&M University Press, 2012

Within about seventy-five miles of downtown Houston, some 1,500 miles of rivers, creeks, lakes, bayous, and bays await discovery. Canoeing and Kayaking Houston Waterways , by longtime paddler Natalie Wiest, is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to experience Houston’s well-watered landscape from the seat of a kayak or canoe. Before introducing readers to the quiet, green world that lies within and around the heart of the city, Wiest ...


Capital Canoeing and Kayaking: A Complete Guide to Whitewater Streams within about Two Hours of Washington DC.
Mr. Stephen J Ettinger

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

This is a guidebook for whitewater paddlers from metropolitan Washington DC, Baltimore and surrounding areas. It includes the very small creeks that are not in existing guidebooks, as well as larger rivers like the Potomac and Shenandoah. The coverage includes most of Maryland, northern Virginia and nearby parts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. In addition to maps that help readers locate the streams, GPS coordinates are given for all of ...


A Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks (Canoe and Kayak Series)
Tom Kennon

Menasha Ridge Press, 2004

In the heartland of America rise the Ozark Mountains, teeming with cascading, free-flowing streams. Situated astride the Missouri/Arkansas border, the Ozarks represent a canoeing and kayaking wonderland. Still a comprehensive, accurate and readable guide, but now with a new design and format, A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks (formerly Ozark Whitewater) catalogs the varied rivers of the region. Inside are updated descriptions of all the ...


Voyage Of A Summer Sun: Canoeing the Columbia River
Robin Cody

Knopf, 1995

The author of Richochet River describes his eighty-two day voyage down the Columbia River, from its source to the sea, chronicling his adventures, wildlife, and encounters with the colorful human characters he meets along the way. Tour.



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