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The Wilderness Paddler's Handbook

Wild Paddler's Handbook    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 0-7710-9550-3
Pages 284
Language English only
Price $24.99
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Written by Alan Kesselheim.
Published by McClelland Stewart, 2001.


The Wilderness Paddler's Handbook offers paddlers of any stripe Alan Kesselheim's personal, engaging writing and his unsurpassed experience. Helpful sidebars, interspersed throughout the book, provide step-by-step instructions on all critical technical considerations. Everything a new or experienced paddler can expect to encounter is included, from trip planning, choosing the right gear, and packing, to camping, cooking, modifying your boat, and dealing with conditions on every kind of water. Whether it's how to pick the right partner, negotiate a tricky rapid, go solo, or bring the entire family, it's all here in this entertaining, inspiring, and informative guide.
"Alan Kesselheim is a master of the paddle and the pen. Here's the best of Kesselheim: wit, wilderness savvy, and a boat-full of sound advice." - Larry Rice, contributing editor, Canoe Kayak
"Alan Kesselheim's mix of paddling experiences and superb writing skills make him ideally suited to dispense this highly personal and entertaining look at the how-tos of canoe tripping." - Michael Peake, editor, Che-Mun: The Journal of Canadian Wilderness Canoeing
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