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- Falcon Guides 2014; US$ 21.99
From the canyons of Big Bend to the cypress swamps of Pine Island Bayou, the waters of Texas have something for most every type of paddler and every paddling mood. One might float the diminutive Comal River, argued to be the shortest river in the world. Another might dig deep and follow the four-day, 260-mile route of the Texas Water Safari, which... more...
- Greystone Books 2014; US$ 26.95
In an adventure of a lifetime, Jennifer Kingsley and her five companions canoe through one of the planet?s most rugged settings. They battle raging winds, impenetrable sea ice, treacherous rapids, and agonizing sores and blisters while contending with rising tensions among the group. But they also experience the lasting joy of grizzly sightings, icy... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 23.00
Growing up near the Sabine, journalist Wes Ferguson, like most East Texans, steered clear of its murky, debris-filled waters, where alligators lived in the backwater sloughs and an occasional body was pulled from some out-of-the-way crossing. The Sabine held a reputation as a haunt for a handful of hunters and loggers, more than a few water moccasins,... more...
- Falcon Guides 2014; US$ 13.99
Outward Bound Canoeing Handbook is a handy, illustrated resource on the fundamentals of canoeing, including solid, sound instruction on all aspects of canoeing, from types of canoes to equipment choices, paddle and on-the-water techniques, safety tips, and more. In partnership with outdoor leader Outward Bound, this book combines expert instruction... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 18.00
29 STORIES THAT ILLUSTRATE WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN SAFETY IS LEFT ON SHORE Sea Kayaker's Deep Trouble was a bestselling warning to kayakers: Do not let ignorance or arrogance get you hurt or even killed. Thousands heeded Deep Trouble's tales of tragedy; but even with the benefits of evolving technology and more safety options, kayakers still fall... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2013; US$ 24.54
In 2010, Stuart Trueman set out on a 16-month voyage to circumnavigate Australia by kayak. He wasn't the first person to complete the circumnavigation, or even the second ? but he was determined to make it a triumphant third. Stuart's adventure was to be done on a shoestring, with no support team and a powerful belief in the philosophy of Do-It-Yourself,... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 14.99
Incredible wildlife, harrowing brushes with danger, spectacular scenery, fabulous fishing, and the rigours of camping with small children are highlighted in adventures drawn from more than a dozen years of exploring Ontario's northwestern wilderness. more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 11.99
Entertaining, yet enlightening, Canada?s "Happy Camper" presents his best adventures - and misadventures - in the wilderness. These captured moments of a life spent traveling in secluded areas and promoting their importance to all of us aren't just for outdoorsy types. more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2012; US$ 24.99
The Wilderness Paddler?s Handbook offers paddlers of any stripe Alan Kesselheim?s personal, engaging writing and his unsurpassed experience. Helpful sidebars, interspersed throughout the book, provide step-by-step instructions on all critical technical considerations. Everything a new or experienced paddler can expect to encounter is included, from... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 28.00
Within about seventy-five miles of downtown Houston, some 1,500 miles of rivers, creeks, lakes, bayous, and bays await discovery. Canoeing and Kayaking Houston Waterways , by longtime paddler Natalie Wiest, is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to experience Houston?s well-watered landscape from the seat of a kayak or canoe. Before introducing... more...