books about: canoeing
National Geographic Guide to State Parks of the United States, 4th Edition (National Geographic's Guide to ...
Nominated for inclusion in this book by the 50 state parks directors, this stunning group of 200-plus state parks presents the diversity and beauty of these accessible gems. From Florida to Alaska, from the white water at Ohiopyle State Park, Pennsylvania to the dunes of Pink Coral Sand Dunes, Utah, from the 6-acre Iao Valley to the 204,000-acre Baxter, these parks represent the best cultural and natural areas protected within our state parks' ...
The Anatomy of Stretching, Second Edition: Your Illustrated Guide to Flexibility and Injury Rehabilitation
North Atlantic Books
The multiple stresses of contemporary life—whether from excessive sports play, overwork, or overuse of technology—are increasingly taking a toll on the body. Symptoms range from muscle soreness and pain to pinched nerves to potentially more permanent disabilities, including serious body injuries. One safe, quickly productive way to address the problem is through a simple therapy that can be done anywhere, anytime, and without special ...
The Strip-Built Sea Kayak: Three Rugged, Beautiful Boats You Can Build
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Although books on strip building canoes abound, this is among the first to adapt the technique to crafting attractive, functional kayaks. Using high-quality, computer-generated illustrations and photographs to explain key techniques, the book provides complete plans and measurements for three different kayaks: 1) A simple solo craft for beginners, 2) A high-performance solo kayak for intermediate paddlers, and 3) A tandem design for two ...
Canoeing and Kayaking Houston Waterways (River Books, Sponsored by Meadows Center for Water and the ...
Natalie H. Wiest
Texas A&M University Press
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 ...
Canoecraft: An Illustrated Guide to Fine Woodstrip Construction
Known internationally as "the Bible of canoe building," Canoecraft is back, and it's bigger and better than ever. The best-selling how-to guide has been completely revised and expanded, and master canoe builder Ted Moores again infuses the pages with the experience and wisdom acquired over almost three decades. His step-by-step instructions, generously illustrated with new photographs and diagrams and incorporated into an accessible fresh ...
Stand Up Paddling: Flatwater to Surf and Rivers (Mountaineering Outdoor Experts) (Moes)
The first and only guide to the country's fastest growing sport. Longtime stand up paddler and instructor Rob Casey has authored the first and only comprehensive guide to stand up paddling. From choosing the right gear to stroke techniques and fitness advice, Rob will have you stand up paddling in no time. Specific chapters focus on flat-water paddling, paddle surfing, and river paddling to show you exactly what you need to take your SUP skills ...
Building a Strip Canoe, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded: Full-Sized Plans and Instructions for Eight ...
Fox Chapel Publishing
Covering everything from safety in the boat to shop repairs,Gil Gilpatrick thouroughly explains the whys and shortcuts learned from his experience in the shop and on the water. A Maine guide, he uses his own canoes and tests their performance on the challenging Allagash River every summer. This revised edition includes full-sized plans for 8 well-proven canoe designs, most of which are the author's own adaptations.Step-by-step directions for ...
Woodcraft and Camping
George W. Sears Nessmuk
One of America's most famous woodsmen and nature experts provides classic instructions for roughing it. His advice covers camping, hiking, building a fire, cooking out, shelters, tools and equipment, hunting and fishing, canoeing, and more. "Useful, specific information and suggestions on all aspects of woodcraft." — Moor and Mountain.
Kimmy - She hid in the dark, like a frightened child. But when she’d been a child, she had never had anything to hide from, never had anything to fear. She had been safe. When she heard his footsteps on the stairs, she lowered herself to the floor and crawled under the bed. He found her, of course, and dragged her out by her ankles. When she tried to hold onto the bedpost, he kicked her wrist until she had to let go. Matthew - He pulled a ...
Canoeing in the wilderness
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Soggy Sneakers: A Paddler's Guide to Oregon Rivers
Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club
Kayakers, canoers, and rafters: rejoice! The classic guide to running Oregon whitewater has been completely updated. *236 runs (35 new to this edition) make this the most comprehensive guide available *Includes new quick-reference index of all runs *Expanded section of exploratory runs for those craving adventure/little-known routes Soggy Sneakers will take you from the high desert to the ocean surf, from steep creeks to gentle streams and ...
Canoeing & Kayaking Georgia (Canoe and Kayak Series)
Menasha Ridge Press
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 ...
Quiet Water Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, 2nd: Canoe and Kayak Guide (AMC Quiet Water Series)
Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Now completely revised and updated, with a new format that's easier to use, Quiet Water Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island describes 100 spectacular paddling destinations in southern New England.
Lonely Planet Finland (Country Guide)
“Summers of endless light balance freezing but magical winters in this, Europe’s wild deep north.” – Andy Symington, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promise You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive coverage so you can rely on us to tell it like it is. Inside This Book… 2 expert authors 3 months of research 187,888 lakes ...
Lost in the Wild: Danger and Survival in the North Woods
Cary J Griffith
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 ...
Minnesota Atlas and Gazetteer (Minnesota Atlas & Gazetteer)
Wouldn t it be nice to always have exactly the right kind of map, whatever your needs may be? You will, with the uniquely versatile DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteer Series. These topographic atlases cover individual states with the most comprehensive detail available, including back roads, backwater lakes and streams, boat ramps, forests, wetlands, trailheads, campgrounds, public lands, prime hunting and fishing spots, and countless landmarks and ...
Periodization Training for Sports - 2nd Edition
Sports conditioning has advanced tremendously since the era when a “no pain, no gain” philosophy guided the training regimens of athletes. Dr. Tudor Bompa pioneered most of these breakthroughs, proving long ago that it's not only how much and how hard an athlete works but also when and what work is done that determines the athlete's conditioning level. In Periodization Training for Sports , Bompa demonstrates how to use periodized ...
Building the Greenland Kayak : A Manual for Its Contruction and Use
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
This step-by-step guide to building a lashed-frame, fabriccovered sea kayak is both a means to a sleek, fast, universally admired boat and an excellent introduction to woodworking and boatbuilding for hobbyists. The Inuit design scales up or down to fit the paddler and can be built using $150 worth of hardware-store materials, a few basic tools, and a minimal investment of time. Also included: plans for a low-volume version designed for Eskimo ...
Kayaking Puget Sound & the San Juan Islands
This is a 3rd edition revised version of Randel Washburne's classic guide, "50 Trips, Kayaking Puget Sound, the San Juans, and Gulf Islands." We added 10 new trips and have included info for paddle boarders looking to tour our NW waters.
Sea Kayaker's Deep Trouble: True Stories and Their Lessons from Sea Kayaker Magazine
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 1997
This riveting book offers 20 harrowing, real-life tales of sea kayaking accidents that will not only keep readers on the edge of their seats, but also instruct them with potentially life-saving lessons.
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