Thrill of the Paddle
The Art of Whitewater CanoeingBook - 1999
Expert canoeists will appreciate the challenges of difficult moves and the intricate subtleties in the simplest maneuvers that the book describes. Novices will appreciate the clear descriptions and the progression in each chapter from the basics to expert moves. The book encourages finesse and grace, excitement and fun, and the thrill in the art of whitewater canoeing. Illustrated with over 450 photographs, Thrill of the Paddle covers both classic tripping canoes and the shorter revolutionary playboats for both the solo and tandem paddler. The book is informally written and full of amusing anecdotes from the experiences of two masters in the art of whitewater. Each chapter is illustrated with numerous photographs, diagrams, and illustrations, showing some of the greatest challenges of real outdoor life. Thrill of the Paddle provides detailed instructions on maneuvering a canoe in class II - IV whitewater.
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter, c1999
Branch Call Number: ANF 797.122
Characteristics: 190 p. : ill