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Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast From Northern Oregon to British Columbia's North Coast

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ISBN-10: 1553650336

ISBN-13: 9781553650331

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Peter McGee, John Dowd, Peter Mcgee

List price: $17.95
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Explore the Pacific Northwest Coast by Kayak with this insiders' guide to more than forty trips in eighteen regions from Oregon to British Columbia. Written by experienced paddlers who know the ins and outs of their local waterways, this completely revised and updated edition features six entirely new trips on the historic Lower Columbia River, in rugged Queen Charlotte Strait and on the remote Central Coast. Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast includes detailed overviews and maps of each trip plus the most extensive list of useful contacts -- names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses for transportation firms, area parks, Native bands, local kayak rental and tour…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd.
Publication date: 3/2/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880

"<p class=""biography"" <b John Dowd</b has been an avid kayaker for over thirty-five years and has led many sea kayaking expeditions. He was publisher of the sport's first magazine and has been recognized by <i Canoe Magazine</i as one of the twelve individuals who have had the biggest impact on paddle sports. He makes his home in West Vancouver, BC.</p "

Foreword
Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction
How to Use This Guide
Kayaking the Pacific Northwest Coast
Safety First
Principles of Minimum Impact Camping
Respecting Wildlife
Cultural Impacts
Climate, Weather and Hazards
Tides and Currents
Other Hazards
The Lower Columbia River
The Columbia Gorge
The Ports
Bachelor Island
Skamokawa
Additional Routes
Puget Sound
South Sound
Mid Sound
Southern San Juan Islands
Outer San Juan Islands
Metropolitan Seattle
Additional Routes
The Gulf Islands
The Gulf Island Chain
Additional Routes
In and Around Vancouver
False Creek
English Bay
Crescent Beach
Little Campbell River
Fraser Delta
Indian Arm
Howe Sound
The Pasley Group
Keats Island
Gambier and Anvil Islands
Additional Routes
The Sunshine Coast
Sechelt Island
Hotham Sound/Jervis Island
Nelson Island
Jedediah Island
Strait of Georgia
Additional Routes
Desolation Sound
Desolation Sound
Toba Inlet
Additional Routes
The Discovery Islands
The Discovery Islands
Additional Routes
Johnstone Strait
Johnstone Strait
Additional Routes
Queen Charlotte Strait
Queen Charlotte Strait/God's Pocket
Additional Routes
Barkley Sound
The Broken Group Islands
Bamfield and the Deer Group
Additional Routes
Clayoquot Sound
Big Tree Trail (Meares Island)
Meares Island
Hot Springs Cove
Additional Routes
Nootka Sound
Nootka Sound
Nuchatlitz Inlet and Nootka Island
Additional Routes
Kyuquot Sound
Kyuquot and the Bunsby Islands
Additional Routes
Quatsino Sound
Quatsino Sound
Additional Routes
The Central Coast
Bella Bella and the Hakai Conservation Study Area
Klemtu
Additional Routes
Haida Gwaii Queen Charlotte Islands
Gwaii Haanas
Additional Routes
The North Coast
Porcher Island
Stephens Island and the Tree Nobs
Dundas and Melville Islands
Additional Routes
Useful Contacts
Equipment Checklist
About the Contributors
Sources
Index