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Kayak routes of the Pacific Northwest coast

Author: Peter McGee
Publisher: Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books ; [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group West, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kayak routes of the Pacific Northwest coast.
Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books ; [S.l.] : Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group West, 2004
(DLC) 2003067534
(OCoLC)53793700
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter McGee
ISBN: 9781926812144 192681214X
OCLC Number: 656957866
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 336 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; How to Use This Guide; 1 } Kayaking the Pacific Northwest Coast; SAFETY FIRST; PRINCIPLES OF MINIMUM IMPACT CAMPING; CULTURAL IMPACTS; CLIMATE, WEATHER AND HAZARDS; TIDES AND CURRENTS; OTHER HAZARDS; 2 } The Lower Columbia River; TRIP 1: The Columbia Gorge; TRIP 2: The Ports; TRIP 3: Bachelor Island; TRIP 4: Skamokawa; ADDITIONAL ROUTES; 3 } Puget Sound; TRIP 5: South Sound; TRIP 6: Mid Sound; TRIP 7: Southern San Juan Islands; TRIP 8: Outer San Juan Islands; TRIP 9: Metropolitan Seattle; ADDITIONAL ROUTES; 4 } The Gulf Islands.
Other Titles: From Northern Oregon to British Columbia's North Coast
Responsibility: [edited by] Peter McGee ; foreword by John Dowd.
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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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