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Wild Coast A Kayaking and Recreation Guide for the North and Central B. C. Coast

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ISBN-10: 1552857867

ISBN-13: 9781552857861

Edition: 2006

Authors: John Kimantas

List price: $29.95
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"The ultimate guide to exploring B.C.'s untamed coast." From author and kayaker John Kimantas comes the second volume of the highly successful "Wild Coast" series. This time, Kimantas takes readers on an exhilarating journey through the Inside and Outside Passages of BC from north Vancouver Island to the Alaska border. Each chapter in this comprehensive guidebook explores a part of B.C.'s remote and rarely visited stretch of coastline and discusses the region's Native and European history, geography, weather, ecology, attractions and services. Detailed maps show the major points of interest-from the best campgrounds to the ideal spots to view wildlife. Included are lists with the key…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date: 6/19/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

John Kimantas has been a journalist for more than 18 years and has written for newspapers across Canada. He is editor and owner of Coast & Kayak Magazine (formerly Wavelength) and the author of the Wild Coast series and the BC Coastal Recreation and Kayaking and Small Boats Atlas series. He lives on Vancouver Island.

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introduction
For boaters
The rules of the coast
Primary coastal features
About the weather
About charts
About the Wild Coast maps
Map symbols
Camping on the coast
Campsite terminology
Managing kayaks on ferries
Managing shipping traffic
Managing insects
First Nations overview
Getting to the coast
The Central Coast Getting here
By road
By ferry
By air
By boat
By kayak
Recommended kayaking trips
Geology and ecology
First Nations overview
Cape Caution Queen Charlotte Strait Rivers
Inlet Hakai Calvert Island
Hunter Island Queens Sound Bella
Bella Bardswell Group Denny Island Bella
Bella's northern inlets
Bella Coola Fisher Channel
Dean Channel
Burke Channel
Spirit Bear Getting here
By road
By ferry
By air
By boat
By kayak
Recommended kayaking trips
Geology and ecology
First Nations overview
Fiordland Mathieson Channel
Finlayson Channel
Swindle Island
Princess Royal Channel Laredo
Laredo Inlet Aristazabal Island
Campania Island
The North Coast Getting here
By road
By ferry
By air
By boat
By kayak
Recommended kayaking trips
Geology and ecology
First Nations overview
Kitimat
The Verney Passage region Kitimat Arm
The Northern Channels
Grenville Channel
Principe Channel
Prince Rupert Porcher Island
The Dundas Group Tsimpsean Peninsula
Bibliography
Index
About the Author