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GONE CANOEING  Wilderness Weekends in Southern Ontario
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GONE CANOEING Wilderness Weekends in Southern Ontario

By Callan, Kevin

Boston Mills Press. Very Good. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 1550463268 . 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] .

$10.50

NOLS WILDERNESS MOUNTAINEERING
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NOLS WILDERNESS MOUNTAINEERING

By Powers, Phil

Stackpole Books. Near Fine. 2000. First Edition. Softcover. 0811728617 . 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] .

$10.50

Malo's Complete Guide to Canoeing and Canoe-Camping

By John Malo

Collier Books. Very Good+. 1973. Softcover. 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" - 7½" tall .

$8.25

THE WHITE-WATER RIVER BOOK A Guide to Techniques, Equipment, Camping, and  Safety
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THE WHITE-WATER RIVER BOOK A Guide to Techniques, Equipment, Camping, and Safety

By Watters, Ron

WA: Pacific Search Press. Good+. 1982. Hardcover. 0888943539 . 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 .

$11.50

BACKPACKING THE KELTY WAY The Definitive Guid
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BACKPACKING THE KELTY WAY The Definitive Guid

By Kelty, Nena & Boga, Steve

Perigee Books. New. 2000. First Edition. Softcover. 0399525858 . Large softcover is new and unread. No stone is left unturned in this definitive book on backpacking and camping. Helpful checklists keep you from forgetting the essentials, sidebars provide tips and observations from seasoned hikers, while lists of resources tell you where to stock up on the best gear. Fully illustrated. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$8.50

FUNDAMENTALS OF KAYAK NAVIGATION
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FUNDAMENTALS OF KAYAK NAVIGATION

By Burch, David

CT: Globe Pequot Press. Very Good+. 1999. Softcover. 076270473x . 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 .

$9.95

WILDWATER The Sierra Club Guide to Kayaking and Whitewater Boating
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WILDWATER The Sierra Club Guide to Kayaking and Whitewater Boating

By Tejada-Flores, Lito

Sierra Club. Good+. 1978. First Edition. Softcover. 087156209X . 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 .

$5.55

THE WHITE-WATER RIVER BOOK A Guide to Techniques, Equipment, Camping, and  Safety
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THE WHITE-WATER RIVER BOOK A Guide to Techniques, Equipment, Camping, and Safety

By Watters, Ron

Vancouver, B. C.: Douglas & Mcintyre. Very Good. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0888943539 . 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 .

$10.05

OUTDOOR & RECREATION EQUIPMENT Everything You Need to Know before You Buy!
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OUTDOOR & RECREATION EQUIPMENT Everything You Need to Know before You Buy!

By Jeffrey, Kevin

Foghorn Press. Very Good. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. 093570180X . 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 .

$6.50

THE OUTWARD BOUND CANOEING HANDBOOK

By Landry, Paul & McNair, Matty

Vancouver: Douglas & Mcintyre. Very Good. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. 1550540270 . 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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) .

$5.50

HOW TO SHIT IN THE WOODS
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HOW TO SHIT IN THE WOODS

By Meyer, Kathleen

Ten Speed Press. Very Good. 1994. Softcover. 0898156270 . Pages clean, all intact and unmarked. Cover has light wear to edges and corners, a few small creases. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$2.00