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Sports & Recreation Kayaking

Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast, 2nd Ed.

by (author) Peter McGee

introduction by John Dowd

Douglas & McIntyre
Initial publish date
Apr 2004
Kayaking, Handbooks & Manuals, Maps & Road Atlases
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2004
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  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2012
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Newly updated and expanded, Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest explores 18 regions from Oregon to British Columbia. Detailed overviews summarize the more than 30 kayak routes described in this book, including suggestions on the required skill level, the duration of the trip, the foreseeable hazards, and the charts and tide tables to buy. Easy-to-read maps provide practical information about how to get to the launch spot, what route(s) to paddle, whee to camp, and what to look for along the way.

About the authors

Peter McGee led the foundation of the British Columbia Marine Trail Association. Formed in 1993, the BCMTA is committed to creating water trails along the Pacific Northwest Coast that combine recreational and conservational values.

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John Dowd is a true adventurer, as well as a writer and photojournalist. He has worked as a seaman on a Danish freighter out of Libya; taught at New Zealand's Anakiwa Outward Bound School; paddled from Punta Arenas to Puerto Montt in Chile on assignment for National Geographic; and established himself in the Guinness Book of World Records by leading a 3600 kilometer kayak expedition from Venezuela to Miami along the Caribbean island chain. He is the author of Hogsty Reef and Rare and Endangered. He lives in Canada.

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