The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping
ISBN10: 149303233X ISBN13: 9781493032334 Publisher: Falcon Pr Pub Co Published: Jun 1 2018 Pages: 269 Weight: 1.45lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 7.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Winner of the 2018 National Outdoor Book Award for Best Instructional Book The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping introduces new rafters to the skills, equipment, and knowledge required to mount a multiday whitewater rafting trip. Rafting equipment, skills, and techniques have changed drastically in recent years, and this book provides the latest information on equipment selection, care, repair, and use; whitewater rafting techniques; reading rivers; hazard evaluation and basic rescue; camping techniques; river cooking and living; and expedition planning. Written in a clear and comprehensive manner by outdoor educator and whitewater veteran Molly Absolon, The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping is a great tool for novices and an excellent resource for experienced rafters.