Spirited Waters: Soloing South Through the Inside Passage

Spirited Waters: Soloing South Through the Inside Passage

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by Jennifer Hahn
     
 

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* Mixes adventure travel with natural history in this solo kayaking adventure
* Includes the author's hand-drawn illustrations

In this insightful account of her solo voyage in a sixteen-foot kayak, Jennifer Hahn vividly relates the ecstatic moments and terrifying predicaments of paddling against the wind through Alaska's Inside Passage. Hahn's…  See more details below

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* Mixes adventure travel with natural history in this solo kayaking adventure
* Includes the author's hand-drawn illustrations

In this insightful account of her solo voyage in a sixteen-foot kayak, Jennifer Hahn vividly relates the ecstatic moments and terrifying predicaments of paddling against the wind through Alaska's Inside Passage. Hahn's adventures include dramatic encounters with animals and heartwarming experiences with coastal characters. Much more than a memoir, Spirited Waters is a remarkable blend of adventure travel, natural history, and personal challenge.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898869170
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
03/05/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
946,873
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

JENNIFER HAHN grew up in Wisconsin, where she was raised by her father. A love of outdoor adventure was born during summers tromping about Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and Europe with her family—four pubescent kids and a widowed welding teacher. She has worked as a welder, ski instructor, editorial assistant for Audubon magazine, illustrator, and tour leader in the Galapagos Islands. She is the founder of Elakah! Kayak Tours (1990) and has guided extensively in Washington, Alaska, and Mexico. She lives with her potter husband and a fleet of kayaks in Bellingham, Washington.

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Spirited Waters: Soloing South Through the Inside Passage 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wonderful account of a young womans kayak journey through the inland passage of Canada!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago