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FUNDAMENTALS OF KAYAK NAVIGATION, Burch, David
1 Burch, David FUNDAMENTALS OF KAYAK NAVIGATION
CT Globe Pequot Press 1999 076270473x / 9780762704736 Softcover Very Good+ 
Great condition, very light edge/corner wear, no markings. Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation is the authoritative source for information needed to chart an accurate course in a sea kayak, whether on open water or between islands or icebergs. Covers chart reading; compass use; finding and keeping track of position; predicting tides and currents; trip planning; navigating at night, in fog, and in boat and ship traffic; and much more. ; 8vo 
Price: 9.95 USD
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GONE CANOEING  Wilderness Weekends in Southern Ontario, Callan, Kevin
2 Callan, Kevin GONE CANOEING Wilderness Weekends in Southern Ontario
Boston Mills Press 2001 1550463268 / 9781550463262 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition. Sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight, cover has light edgewear to laminate. Illustrated. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 168 pages; Just when we think we're trapped by work and obligations, Kevin Callan offers us the escape map: 20 perfect quick-getaway canoe routes in Southern Ontario. One-, two- and three-day paddles, easy on the portages, big on the rewards of nature, and not too far from our own backyard. The routes in Gone Canoeing offer a variety of experiences, from easy trips for novice paddlers to more challenging excursions for experienced canoeists. Callan takes us to some of his favorite almost-wild places, to familiar locales such as the Credit River, Bon Echo Provincial Park and Murphys Point, and to some unusual canoeing destinations -- Minesing Swamp, for one -- entertaining and informing us along the way with his trademark blend of good humor, insight and expert advice. Includes meticulous maps, detailed route descriptions, a few of the author's secret camp recipes and his own Before You Go checklist of things to pack for your weekend wilderness adventure. [287-osl] 
Price: 10.50 USD
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3 Jeffrey, Kevin OUTDOOR & RECREATION EQUIPMENT Everything You Need to Know before You Buy!
Foghorn Press 1993 093570180X / 9780935701807 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book with laminated cover and usual stamps & stickers. Overall wear is light, internal pages clean & tight. Outer edge of pages has moderate spotting/soiling (coffee stains? ). B/w illus. 490 pages. This comprehensive guide surveys & includes recommendations for personal travel gear, lightweight camping gear, backpacking gear, and activities gear (bikes & bike gear, trailers, canoes, kayaks) for outfitting most any outdoor trip. Although the book is a few years old & prices are likely outdated, it still contains a wealth of information about the various types of outdoor gear, which haven't really changed all that much. ; 8vo 
Price: 6.50 USD
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Malo's Complete Guide to Canoeing and Canoe-Camping, John Malo
4 John Malo Malo's Complete Guide to Canoeing and Canoe-Camping
Collier Books 1973 Softcover Very Good+ 
Collier edition, 1973 printing. Pages clean and intact, light age tanning to interior. Cover has light edge and corner wear. An indispensable reference for beginner and seasoned outdoorsman alike. Includes: Canoe design & specifications; Paddles & care; Basic and advanced strokes; Transporting and portaging; Launching, loading, etc. [178-noto]; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 8.25 USD
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5 Landry, Paul & McNair, Matty THE OUTWARD BOUND CANOEING HANDBOOK
Vancouver Douglas & Mcintyre 1992 1550540270 / 9781550540277 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Douglas & McIntyre edition 1992. Ex-library book, with sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Light overall wear, light soiling, interior clean and tight. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; Get your feet--or rather your paddle--wet with The Outward Bound Canoeing Handbook. In the space of just over 100 pages, Paul Landry and Matty McNair cover the basic skills needed for traveling on wide lakes, narrow rivers, and variations of the two. The authors boast solid credentials, having taught for Outward Bound and lived in Canada's Northwest Territories, a wet and soggy place made for canoeing if ever there was one. If you're heading out on your first trip and don't know the difference between a turning stroke and a brace, this book could save you enormous effort and frustration on the water..... (235-osl) 
Price: 5.50 USD
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HOW TO SHIT IN THE WOODS, Meyer, Kathleen
6 Meyer, Kathleen HOW TO SHIT IN THE WOODS
Ten Speed Press 1994 0898156270 / 9780898156270 Softcover Very Good 
Pages clean, all intact and unmarked. Cover has light wear to edges and corners, a few small creases. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 2.00 USD
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NOLS WILDERNESS MOUNTAINEERING, Powers, Phil
7 Powers, Phil NOLS WILDERNESS MOUNTAINEERING
Stackpole Books 2000 0811728617 / 9780811728614 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition - clean and unmarked, cover has very light wear to corners and a little scuffing. Second edition - 2000.; Nols Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages; The new edition of this popular handbook has been updated to reflect advances in climbing equipment, technique, and safety. It is packed with clear, concise instruction on mountain hazards, climbing movement, equipment, safety systems, leading, descending, glacier travel, and rescue, with a separate chapter on style and ethics. Easy-to-read line drawings illustrate key points, including equipment use, roping, and mountaineering knots. Phil Powers is a veteran guide and climber with several first ascents, including the Washburn Face of Mount McKinley and the first winter traverse of the Cathedral Group in the Grand Tetons. The former chief mountaineering instructor at NOLS, he now owns and operates Jackson Hole Mountain Guides and is president of the American Mountain Guides Association. [300-notosl] 
Price: 10.50 USD
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8 Tejada-Flores, Lito WILDWATER The Sierra Club Guide to Kayaking and Whitewater Boating
Sierra Club 1978 087156209X / 9780871562098 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
Ex-library with sturdy laminated & usual type markings. Light wear/light soiling cover & outer edges. Internal pages very good, occasional light wrinkling. Pocket-size format (8x5"). **shipping will be reduced to some locations) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 5.55 USD
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9 Watters, Ron THE WHITE-WATER RIVER BOOK A Guide to Techniques, Equipment, Camping, and Safety
Vancouver, B. C. Douglas & Mcintyre 1982 0888943539 / 9780888943538 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Winslow, Robert 
Libary binding, jacket attached to book, usual ex-library markings, laminated cover. Moderate edge & corner wear to book & laminate, light soiling. Very sturdy book. Internal pages are very good other than two pages with a rough edge & one paper which has been taped at spine. Covers not only the basics of safety & equipment, but how to plan river trips, read the water to map safe courses, mount rescues & do emergency repairs. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 10.05 USD
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THE WHITE-WATER RIVER BOOK A Guide to Techniques, Equipment, Camping, and Safety, Watters, Ron
10 Watters, Ron THE WHITE-WATER RIVER BOOK A Guide to Techniques, Equipment, Camping, and Safety
WA Pacific Search Press 1982 0888943539 / 9780888943538 Hardcover Good+ Illustrated by Winslow, Robert 
Libary binding, jacket attached to book, usual ex-library markings, laminated cover. Moderate edge & corner wear to book & laminate, a few small edge tears, light soiling. Very sturdy book. Internal pages are very good other than occasional light soiling. Covers not only the basics of safety & equipment, but how to plan river trips, read the water to map safe courses, mount rescues & do emergency repairs. [790]; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 11.50 USD
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