Canoeing Wild Rivers

Canoeing Wild Rivers

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The 30th Anniversary Edition of the classic Expedition Canoeinghas long been considered the premier guide to canoeing and exploring North America's waterways. This thirtieth-anniversary edition expertly details everything you need to know about paddling the continent's wild rivers. Outdoors writer and wilderness canoe guide Cliff Jacobson draws on his thirty-plus years of river running to give you sound advice, fresh new ideas, and advanced techniques for canoeing in the wilderness. Completely updated and revised, inside you'll find dozens of full-color photos, how-to illustrations, source charts, canoeing and camping tricks, a chapter full of hard-won advice from more than twenty-five of Jacobson's fellow canoeing experts, and a brand new chapter devoted to paddling desert and swamp rivers. Look inside to find: How to pick a crew Route and trip planning Canoeing and camping gear Navigating by map, compass, and GPS How to deal with dangerous bears Canoe hazards and rescue Barren-land travel Preparation and skills are everything when canoeing wild rivers. Take along this guide on all of your canoeing adventures.A canoe that tracks like a mountain lion when empty will turn with impudence when heavily loaded, which is exactly what you dona#39;t want for all-around wilderness ... There are some really nice lightweight, high-performance, high- volume tripping canoes on the market that weigh less than 50 pounds. ... Almost every bush pilot carries a rivet kit to fix his plane, and what works for him will mend your canoe.

Title:Canoeing Wild Rivers
Author:Cliff Jacobson
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2015-03-01


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