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Kayaking the Inside Passage: A Paddling Guide from Olympia, Washington, to Muir Glacier, Alaskaby Robert H Miller
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Kayaking the Inside Passage will aid kayakers both in planning and in carrying out paddling trips on the rugged Pacific artery that runs along the western edge of North America.
It is a complete through-trip guide to sea kayaking the entire 1,300-mile length of the Inside Passage along one select route with some alternate variations. This route runs from Olympia, Washington, past Vancouver Island and up through Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska. No other paddling guide covers the entire length of the Inside Passage. There are 33 maps, 50 photos, and pen-and-ink illustrations. Miller includes complete historical and natural background along with proficiency and equipment recommendations. 50 black & white photographs, 33 maps, index.
Book News Annotation:
Miller is a seasoned kayaker and has published numerous articles and photos in outdoor magazines. Here, without underplaying hazards, he offers a practical, balanced, engaging guide for serious sea kayakers. He covers the entire 1,300-mile length of the Inside Passage and includes historical and natural background and personal anecdotes along with detailed maps, photos, and proficiency and equipment recomendations.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The Inside Passage is something of a holy grail for contemporary sea kayakers. It is without question the most scenic and challenging paddling trip in North America.
A paddling guide from Olympia, Washington to Muir Glacier, Alaska.
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