The Boundary Waters Canoe Area is a natural landscape largely unchanged by human hands. If you haven't seen it, you're missing a great life experience. The 20 trips in this book are designed to give beginners confidence. They also offer features that even experienced canoeists will appreciate, like easier access points, and manageable routes that lead to great campsites and impressive scenery.
- Easy base-camp trips--even beginners can enjoy the BWCA
- Several drop-in, no-portage options
- Day-trip suggestions for seeing the many wonders of this region
- Scenic and historic variety without marathon canoeing
- Maps, tips, permit information and more
Get ready for a Boundary Waters adventure you'll never forget.
This is a book about "a beautiful and gallant craft"--the personification, in a wooden boat, of the finest qualities of the Adirondack culture of the 19th century. Beautifully illustrated, The Traditional Adirondack Guideboat is the definitive guide to these beautiful boats and their makers, both early and contemporary.
An amazing story of life, death and adventure, with more than 250 photos, this book introduces renowned paddler Verlen Kruger. He showed us that extraordinary things can be accomplished if we simply believe all things are possible.
Anyone thinking about taking an Allagash canoe trip needs this guide. With information about what to take, how much time is needed, where to start, what to do with a vehicle, campsites and much, much more, the reader will start their first trip with information that would take years to accumulate on their own. The equipment and food lists in the book are extensive. They evolved over many years and will cover a variety of tripping situations. This book, along with author Gil Gilpatrick's book Allagash, will make you an Allagash expert the first time out.
Whether a novice canoeist or experienced whitewater kayaker, no paddler should be without an AMC River Guide. In this completely updated and revised edition of AMC's River Guide: Maine, paddlers of all ability levels will find the comprehensive, straightforward information they need to experience everything from serene rivers to challenging whitewater. Inside you'll find nearly 4,000 miles of Maine rivers, including sections of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. The revised edition includes easy-to-use locator maps with improved detail and eight new watershed maps. Over 140 detailed river descriptions and an easy-to-use format make river selection and trip planning effortless.
Winner of the 2017 National Outdoor Book Award for Best Outdoor Adventure GuidebookIn this brand new series from Appalachian Mountain Club, readers will discover the best outdoor recreation for their favorite vacation destinations. AMC Outdoor Adventures: Acadia National Park includes 50 of the best hiking, biking, and paddling trips for all ability levels. For over 100 years, Acadia National Park has enticed visitors with its breathtaking, rugged terrain, and ocean views. Located on the central coast of Maine, Acadia boasts the tallest mountain on the U.S. Atlantic coast. This new series guide will show you all Acadia has to offer. Featuring additional sports such as trail running and stand up paddle boarding, this completely updated guide is the one resource to throw in your pack before heading out. With hikes up Cadillac Mountain, cycling trips on the Park's popular carriage roads, and serene, unforgettable inland paddling trips, this book will take you all around the islands. First-time visitors and veteran explorers alike will enjoy this comprehensive guide to trips on Mt. Desert Island, Isle au Haut, and the Schoodic Peninsula. Perfect for a day trip or week-long adventures, this guidebook will reveal scenic bike paths, cobblestone beaches, glacial ponds, granite peaks, and ocean-side cliffs. Also included in this guide is an indispensable trail map covering all of Mount Desert Island, Isle au Haut, and Schoodic Peninsula. AMC Outdoor Adventures: Acadia National Park is the go-to guidebook and map for exploring all that the outdoors has to offer in this natural treasure. Also Available: - AMC's Best Sea Kayaking in New England (ISBN: 9781628420067)- Maine Mountain Guide, 10th Edition (ISBN: 9781934028308)- AMC's Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast (ISBN: 9781934028926)
From the Penobscot to the Potomac, the New to the Suwannee, the Colorado to the Snake, America's Great River Journeys entices people to experience America from its free-flowing waterways. Vivid descriptions of our nation's fifty finest river trips are complete with stunning photos of each leg of each journey, an engaging narrative, and practical tips about the length of trips, seasonal preferences, difficulty of white water, joys of camping along the shores, availability of professional outfitters, and other details. Through beautiful photography and compelling writing, America's Great River Journeys is a celebration of the best rivers for canoeing, kayaking, and rafting--from Alaska to Florida--along 7,000 miles of our nation's spectacular waterways in twenty-eight states.