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On the Water

By kileyturner
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Canoeing enthusiasts will tell you that no other sport gets you as close to the pulse of the earth, to the current of nature. Canoeing offers its devotees peace and passion, stillness and force. And Canada, with its mighty rivers and hundreds of lakes, not to mention its beautiful wildlife, is among the most thrilling places in the world to canoe.
Nahanni River Guide

Nahanni River Guide

3rd edition
edition:Paperback
tagged : canoeing

A completely revised and updated edition of our comprehensive guidebook to the South Nahanni and Flat rivers, Nahanni River Guide is an invaluable resource for anyone planning a trip into this unique wilderness area of the Northwest Territories.

 

As well as providing a careful description of the river, including rapids ratings and advice on handling the more challenging whitewater sections, the author's travel tips tell you all the information you'll need to make your trip a success.

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Canoeing North Into the Unknown

Canoeing North Into the Unknown

A Record of River Travel, 1874 to 1974
edition:Paperback
tagged : canoeing, rivers

Canoeing North Into the Unknown is an important book about canoeing Canada’s most remote and fabled rivers, the rivers that flow north to the Arctic. Bruce W. Hodgins and Gwyneth Hoyle have amassed an unparalleled amount of information on who canoed these rivers and when. The rivers have long been highways for the aboriginal peoples, and the journals of those who followed in their wake, from early fur-traders, missionaries and surveyors to 20th-century recreational canoeists, provide a rich he …

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Canoeing a Continent

Canoeing a Continent

On the Trail of Alexander Mackenzie
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

A highly personal account of the travels of Max Finkelstein as he retraces, some two hundred years later, the route of Alexander Mackenzie, the first European to cross North America (1793). Mackenzie’s water trail is now commemorated as the Alexander Mackenzie Voyageur Route.

More than just a travelogue of a canoe trip across Canada, this is an account that crosses more than two centuries. It is an exploration into the heart and mind of Alexander Mackenzie, the explorer, and Max Finkelstein, th …

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Shooting Paddlers

Shooting Paddlers

Photographic Adventures with Canoeists, Kayakers and Rafters
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Shooting Paddlers: Photographic Adventures With Canoeists, Kayakers and Rafters is the first book published anywhere designed to help all paddlers strengthen their ability to see, recognize and record meaningful images. It presents an original approach to the study of photography, concentrating on specific possibilities and problems unique to the paddling environment. Most of the 238 black-and-white and colour photographs are discussed through the presentation of one or several pictures on a pag …

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Pike's Portage

Pike's Portage

Stories of a Distinguished Place
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : canoeing

"Pike’s Portage plays a very special role in the landscape of Canada’s Far North and its human history. It is both an ancient gateway and the funnel for early travel from the boreal forest of the Mackenzie River watershed to the vast open spaces of the subarctic taiga, better known as the "Barren Lands" of Canada.

"This book is a rich and wonderful comopendium of stories about this area and the early white explorers, the Dene guides, the adventurers, the trappers, the misguided wanderers (lik …

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Along the Trail in Algonquin Park

Along the Trail in Algonquin Park

With Ralph Bice
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook eBook

Along the Trail in Algonquin Park has delighted thousands of readers across Canada and the United States from the time of its first publication in the summer of 1980. This is the fourth reprint of the classic work by the late legendary outdoorsman, Ralph Bice of Kearney, Ontario. The writing is vintage Ralph Bice; a combination of unequalled park knowledge, remarkable outdoor adventures and delightful rustic humour.

Along the Trail was originally to have been titled "Forty Years in Algonquin Park …

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