Alone In The Sound: An Explorers Guide to Sea Kayaking Alaska's Prince William Sound

Alone In The Sound: An Explorers Guide to Sea Kayaking Alaska's Prince William Sound

by Denis Dwyer

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Alone In The Sound: An Explorers Guide to Sea Kayaking Alaska's Prince William Sound by Denis Dwyer

Alone in the Sound is a guidebook designed to help sea kayakers of all skill levels to plan and successfully complete self-propelled paddling trips through the wilderness waterways of Alaska's Prince William Sound. Dozens of photographs help to illustrate campsites, wildlife, topography, and waterways that will be encountered in the sound. Internet links to sites where the reader can find more information on the topic at hand are live in the e-book version and printed out in the paperback version.
Topics covered in the book include:
The History and Geology of Prince William Sound
Trip Logistics
Charts, Maps, and Navigation
Solo and Group Travel
Camping and Paddling Skills
Communications and Electronics
Tactics for Dealing with Bears
Wind and Waves
Tides, Currents, and Fog
Glaciers, Ice, and Cold Water
Weather and Weather Forecasts
Animal and Plant Life
Equipment and Clothing Checklist and Evaluation
All Campsite Coordinates
Logbook Entries with Detailed Route Descriptions

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781502316974
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/19/2015
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Denis Dwyer has been exploring wilderness areas throughout North America for the past fifty years. He has successfully kayaked from Washington to Alaska through the 1, 300 mile (2,080km) long Inside Passage twice and is the author of two books on the subject; Alone in the Passage: An Explorers Guide to Sea Kayaking the Inside Passage, and Point to Point: Exploring the Inside Passage by Kayak. Besides kayaking he has covered hundreds of miles backpacking through remote wilderness areas, paddled canoes down dozens of rivers, and spent months at a time camped under the stars.

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