The Alaska River Guide: Canoeing, Kayaking, and Rafting in the Last Frontier

The Alaska River Guide: Canoeing, Kayaking, and Rafting in the Last Frontier

by Karen Jettmar
     
 

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The rich tapestry of Alaska is threaded together by 365,000 miles of waterways, from cascading mountain streams to meandering valley rivers, from the meltwaters of glaciers to broad rivers that empty into the sea. This guide profiles a wide variety of rivers from all over Alaska, concentrating on trips for intermediate boaters, and including a few major expeditions

Overview

The rich tapestry of Alaska is threaded together by 365,000 miles of waterways, from cascading mountain streams to meandering valley rivers, from the meltwaters of glaciers to broad rivers that empty into the sea. This guide profiles a wide variety of rivers from all over Alaska, concentrating on trips for intermediate boaters, and including a few major expeditions for the experienced river-runner. A section on gear outlines what to take into the backcountry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897329576
Publisher:
Menasha Ridge Press
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Series:
Canoeing and Kayaking Guides - Menasha Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
1,063,875
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Karen Jettmar is a river guide, freelance writer, and photographer whose work has been published in magazines that include "National Geographic," "Sports Illustrated," and "Time,"

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