Expedition Canoeing: A Guide to Canoeing Wild Rivers in North America

Expedition Canoeing: A Guide to Canoeing Wild Rivers in North America

by Cliff Jacobson
     
 

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Canoeing expert Cliff Jacobson provides advanced techniques for canoeing in the wilderness, presenting the combined expertise of himself and his colleagues. Bursting with rich anecdotal accounts, advanced techniques, how-to illustrations, and source charts, this updated 20th anniversary edition expertly details everything a paddler needs to know to explore North

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Canoeing expert Cliff Jacobson provides advanced techniques for canoeing in the wilderness, presenting the combined expertise of himself and his colleagues. Bursting with rich anecdotal accounts, advanced techniques, how-to illustrations, and source charts, this updated 20th anniversary edition expertly details everything a paddler needs to know to explore North America's legendary wilderness waterways.

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An guide for expedition canoers at any level, this book explains the basics for beginners, and offers tips for advanced techniques suitable for experts. Jacobson, with over thirty years of experience on the water, shares advice on everything from paddling correctly, and outfitting your expedition to dealing with bears and choosing your crew. This new edition adds information on using GPS and UTM systems for navigation, dozens of new illustrations and photographs and extensive revision. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762738090
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Series:
How to Paddle Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness canoe guides. He is an outdoors skills instructor and a professional outfitter and guide, a canoeing and camping consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on canoeing and camping. Cliff recently retired from teaching middle school environmental science and now splits his time between canoeing and camping, and sharing his love for the sport by writing and teaching about it. In 2003 the American Canoe Association presented Cliff with the Legends of Paddling Award and inducted him into the ACA Hall of Fame.

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