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

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


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Expedition Canoeing: A Guide to Canoeing Wild Rivers in North America by Cliff Jacobson, Cliff Moen

Expedition Canoeing (formerly titled Canoeing Wild Rivers) is the premier guide to canoeing and exploring North America's waterways. This completely revamped edition expertly details everything you need to know about paddling the continent's wild rivers.

Cliff Jacobson uses his thirty plus years of river running to give you sound advice and advanced techniques for canoeing in the wilderness. You will find dozens of black-and-white and color photos, how-to illustrations, canoeing and camping tricks, and a discussion of GPS navigation. In a chapter new to this edition, the author augments his recommendations with the hard-won advice of fellow canoeing experts.

Preparation and skills are everything when expedition canoeing. Take along this guide on all of your canoeing adventures.

This guide contains information on how to pick a crew, route and trip planning, canoeing and camping gear, how to deal with dangerous bears, canoe hazards and rescue, barren-land travel and much more. (7 1/2 x 9, color photos, b&w photos, diagrams, charts, maps)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762708376
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2000
Series: Canoeing How-To Series
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.83(d)

About 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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