Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast

From Northern Oregon to British Columbia's North Coast

Author: Peter McGee

Publisher: Greystone Books

ISBN: 192681214X

Category: Travel

Page: 304

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This newly updated and expanded guidebook contains everything readers need to know to plan a short or long paddling trip. It features detailed information on more than 30 kayak routes and covers the skill levels required, trip duration, hazards, and which charts and tide tables to purchase. Eighteen regions from Oregon to British Columbia, including sections on the historic Lower Columbia River and rugged Queen Charlotte Strait are explored. Also provides invaluable information about weather, currents, ferry and air travel, equipment rentals, tours, and more.
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Paddling Britain

50 Best Places to Explore by SUP, Kayak & Canoe

Author: Lizzie Carr

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 1784776033

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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This new, unique guide from Bradt is the definitive guide to stand up paddle boarding across British coastlines and inland waterways. Written by Lizzie Carr, aka Lizzie Outside, Britain's best known paddle boarder, it reveals the 50 best places to go paddle boarding in Britain, from Devon and Cornwall to Monmouthshire, Norfolk, Cumbria and the Cairngorms. It also provides the full run-down on everything you need to know for successful and enjoyable stand up paddle boarding, from safety tips to kit, weather watching to paddling responsibly. In addition it covers options for canoeing and kayaking. The waters of England, Wales and Scotland are all featured, from rivers and canals to coastal strips and island circuits. Stand up paddle boarding is sweeping across the Britain, giving people the opportunity to explore some of the most remote and untouched parts of the country that would otherwise be left inaccessible. Whether you're looking for inspiration, a weekend adventure or a more daring paddle boarding challenge, this book reveals the best spots to stand up paddleboard across Britain. Described in loving detail and with gentle humour, each location contains practical information about how to find these remote spots and what to expect on your journey. The author, Lizzie Carr, says: 'this book responds to the countless questions I receive regularly from paddle boarders looking to explore new places and get new experiences from their SUP. Whether people want to take their families for a weekend adventure or enjoy a camping getaway with friends this book - the first SUP guide on the market - aims to answer these questions and inspire people to get outside and explore the UK water scene both coastal and inland.'
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Lonely Planet Great Britain

Author: Lonely Planet

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1788685318

Category: Travel

Page: 1959

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Lonely Planet Great Britain is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ponder the mysteries of Stonehenge, explore the many sides of Edinburgh, or try new versions of British pub favourites at a gastropub; all with your trusted travel companion.
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Canoe and Kayak Handbook

Author: British Canoe Union

Publisher: Pesda Press

ISBN: 9780953195657

Category: Canoes and canoeing

Page: 352

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The official canoeing and kayaking instruction instruction handbook of the British Canoe Union. This book is an invaluable source of information for novice and experts. for the beginner it will provide a good overview of all aspects of the different paddlesports and a firm foundation in the various disciplines.
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The British Canoe Union Coaching Handbook

Author: British Canoe Union

Publisher: Pesda Press

ISBN: 9780954706166

Category: Canoes and canoeing

Page: 384

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A manual of coaching techniques, advice and guidelines for the canoe and kayak coach. This book is a mine of useful information and practical tips. If you aspire to be a better canoe or kayak coach, this is the book for you. The book divides into three sections: Part One deals with coaching theory and fundamentals such as psychology and physiology explained in terms that make sense to a practical coach. Part Two looks at generic coaching skills that will provide useful tools whatever discipline the coach is involved in. It works its way from introducing people to canoesport right through to coaching elite athletes. Part Three looks at specific aspects of canoesport such as slalom, racing, sea kayaking, white water kayaking, open canoeing and freestyle.
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Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips

Author: Laurel Archer

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books Ltd

ISBN: 1926855043

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 370

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This second volume of the guidebook series Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips describes in detail 7 spectacular northern BC paddling routes over 11 phenomenal rivers, and is designed to provide canoeists with all the information they require to plan a river trip appropriate to their skill level and special interests. Each route includes: a summary of the main attractions; where to start and finish along the river; trip length in days and kilometres; required maps; suggestions about when to go; and star ratings for difficulty and for historical and recreational value. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips: Volume Two covers numerous routes-some never documented in any publication before-including the Spatsizi, Upper and Lower Stikine, Tatshenshini/Alsek, Turnagain, Kechika, Toad, Liard, Tuchodi and Muskwa rivers. The book provides paddlers of all types with a variety of river trips to choose from based on comprehensive and comparative information as well as detailed and specific navigational notes to aid them along their chosen route.
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Paddle Routes of the Inland Northwest

50 Flatwater and Whitewater Trips for Canoe & Kayak

Author: Rich Landers,Dan Hansen

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9780898865561

Category: Travel

Page: 253

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Anyone intimidated by river paddling or simply looking for a relaxing rather than hair-raising route will find 50 beautiful flatwater and class 1 and 2 whitewater trips in this thorough guide. Scattered throughout the inland Northwest and southeastern British Columbia, all the routes are ideal for beginning and intermediate paddlers as well as families who want to introduce their children to the rivers.
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Sit-on-top Kayak

A Beginner's Manual

Author: Derek Hairon

Publisher: Pesda Press

ISBN: 1906095027

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 88

View: 4082

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A complete beginner's guide to the sit-on-top kayak. Sit- on-top kayaking is fun and easy to learn. Anyone can do it! Paddlers, newcomers and those curious about the sport will find all the answers to their questions in this book. Using colour photos and clear descriptions, this book is the perfect introduction to sit-on-top kayaking. Choosing the right kayak, how to store and transport it, how to get the most fun out of your boat and how to stay safe whilst doing so are explored in detail. Snorkelling, fishing and scuba diving are some of the other activities that benefit from using sit-on-tops and these are also covered.
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Wye Canoe

Canoeist Guide to the River Wye

Author: Great Britain. Environment Agency

Publisher: Environment Agency Science Report

ISBN: 9781844329144

Category: Canoes and canoeing

Page: 62

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The Wye Valley is an important area for tourism, attracting many thousands of visitors each year and the river is a unique resource for sport and recreation. The river is about 250km long, one of the longest in Britain and perhaps the most popular river for paddlers of canoes and kayaks in the UK. It is popular for long distance touring; recreational paddling and white water paddling - including the rapids at Symonds Yat which is a nationally important site owned by the British Canoe Union. This is the 12th edition of The Canoeists' Guide to the River Wye, published by the Environment Agency Wales which is the navigation authority responsible for the Rivers Wye and Lugg - it is their job to look after the environment and navigation for these rivers. The guide provides a comprehensive overview and the latest practical information to help plan a trip. It includes:- A series of 12 waterproof maps, based on Ordnance Survey data, with the descriptive text presented alongside the relevant map Navigation and recreation advice Advice on health & safety Information on where you can launch and land River grades Visitor information on local parking, refreshments, camping and useful addresses and telephone numbers The guide is printed entirely on waterproof paper
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