Okay, you're pinned - now what? The River Rescue Book by Les Bechdel and Slim Ray is a great resource and a must-read for anyone who wants to be safe in moving water.
Slim Ray's classic Swiftwater Rescue Book serves as a truly comprehensive training manual for the rescue community. This 2nd Edition updates the original book with the latest techniques and equipment....
Every emergency responder will find this Swiftwater Rescue Field Guide important to have around.
All the essential knots and haul systems clearly illustrated and explained on durable waterproof paper. A great tool for clubs and schools as well as individual boaters.
The definitive guide to modern reentry and recovery techniques.
Kayak Fishing - The Complete Guide by Cory Routh gives you all the info you need to get started, or improve your skills, in this hottest sector of the fishing sport.
Perhaps the most comprehensive and readable touring book around.
This informative book is essential for all recreational kayakers. It highlights all the essential skills and safety information needed to get on the water.
The comprehensive manual to whitewater rafting.
Canoeing - The Essential Skills and Safety is for all levels of paddlers. Provides beginners with the skills they need and more experienced paddlers with expert advice on how to hone their skills.
Extensive river trip planning book. First of its kind, this handbook is an essential for all river runners.
The Guide's Guide Augmented is the updated version of William McGinnis' Guide's Guide book. It's the definitive how-to book on professional river guiding. This edition includes additional developments...
Sean Glaccum takes you on a tour of whitewater gems in his guidebook, The Idaho Paddler. It includes 72 different runs on rivers, creeks and falls. There's also a color photo from each of the runs.
The Alaska River Guide - Canoeing, Kayaking and Rafting in the Last Frontier by Karen Jettmar is a helpful tool for any Alaska river adventure. Includes valuable trip planning lists and guidelines.
Pack up the van, strap down the boats and head out for some paddling adventure - just don't forget to bring along The River Gypsies' Guide to North America. This book belongs on every boater's dash.
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail links 740 miles of nationally recognized waterways in the northeast US and southern Quebec. Enjoy maps and detailed info of the NFCT with this guidebook.
Great guide for all whitewater in Washington. Complete coverage of Northern Oregon to Southern British Columbia.
A comprehensive paddling guide to 236 runs in Oregon.
Over three hundred pages of great run descriptions, maps, color photos, and river tales. A must have for paddlers living in the Northeast and highly recommended for the coffee table of any paddler.
This waterproof guide is designed to provide an overview of the Lower Deschutes River.
The Rogue River - A Comprehensive Guide from Prospect to Gold Beach is a very complete guidebook to this jewel of a whitewater river. Detailed maps and descriptions of rapids, camps, hiking, etc.
River guides call this book the 'Salmon River bible.' Eric and Allie Newell have run more than 200 trips down the Salmon River over the past 20 years, and these pages are full of their knowledge.
The 3rd Edition of Matt Leidecker's Middle Fork of the Salmon River Guide Book gives you up-to-date detailed topo maps, high & low water rapid descriptions, campsites, hiking and geology - in waterpro...
Detailed guidebook published by the US Forest Service.
The Guide to the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers is a must-have guidebook for your trip down the Salmon. Durable and waterproof, with USGS maps and excellent descriptions of river features.
Comprehensive Middle Fork of the Salmon River, Idaho guide book published by the US Forest Service.
Informative booklet published by the Idaho BLM. Covers from Hammer Creek to Heller Bar.
The Rio Grande, A River Guide to the Geology and Landscapes of Northern New Mexico, is a great companion for anyone boating the 153 miles between Lasauses, Colorado and the Cochiti Dam.
Detailed guide book of the Owyhee & Bruneau River Systems. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
The Rogue River, Galice (Graves Creek) to Foster Bar, is one of the classic western wild and scenic whitewater runs. This RiverMaps guidebook gives you all the maps and river info you need to make you...
Running the "T" is a premier North American whitewater experience, but the fun is proportional to the complexity of logistics. This RiverMaps Guide gives you the info you need to get it right.
Whether you're planning to float Utah's San Juan River or just dreaming about it, you need this RiverMaps Guide. A favorite with river runners everywhere, RiverMaps guidebooks are a boating essential....
RiverMaps Guide to the Selway River is just the ticket for your trip down this scenic wilderness river. Includes history, points of interest, and of course maps, with tips for running safely.
Your must-have guide for your trip down spectacular Hells Canyon and Idaho's Lower Salmon. This RiverMaps guide book is durable and waterproof with USGS topo maps and excellent descriptions of river f...
The Green River flows through Desolation and Gray Canyons in Utah and this RiverMaps™ guidebook shows you the way through all the rapids, campsites and places of interest.
When you're planning a trip on the Green and Yampa Rivers in Dinosaur National Monument, this RiverMaps™ guidebook is a must have. Describes rapids and camps, plus USGS maps.
Billed as the New Testament guide to Class I-V+ rivers and creeks, Whitewater of the Southern Rockies gives first hand accounts for boaters running waters in CO, NM, AZ, UT and WY.
The RiverMaps Guide to the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon is a must-have guidebook for your trip down the Grand. It's durable and waterproof with USGS topo maps and excellent descriptions of river...
Path of Beauty, Christopher Brown's magnificent photographic essay of the Grand Canyon will make you want to go there, or go back. With his 75 gorgeous color photos and insightful prose, he entrances.
Belknap's 2013 edition of their waterproof guide to the Grand Canyon. The all new color edition is complete with the Grand Canyon's geology, history, river maps, archaeology, and more!
If you are planning on a boating trip on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, don't leave without Day Hikes from the River - A Guide to 100 Hikes, by Tom Martin.
Whitewater Philosophy, by Doug Ammons, contains over 30 articles, essays and columns about rivers and whitewater kayaking. Thought provoking exploration of the yin and yang of boating.
Waterproof guide and map of the Green River from Split Mountain Campground near Dinosaur National Monument to Green River, Utah. This guide covers 200 miles of river.
Merciless Eden, by Doug Tims, tells the story of the pioneers, good people and shady characters who carved out homesteads and lifestyles along Idaho's wild Salmon River.
A beautifully illustrated interpretation of Idaho's Salmon River and the Frank Church "River of No Return" Wilderness.
Encounters from a Kayak, by sea kayaking expert Nigel Foster, chronicles his paddling adventures around the world. His stories of encounters with creatures, people and special places will keep you tur...
Many of the best "river stories" don't even involve the whitewater. They're the crazy tales of outfitters, guides and guests that are spun around endless campfires. Halfway To Halfway captures the ess...
The Laugh of the Water Nymph book supplies 239 pages of boating adventures complimented by 30 pages of beautiful outdoor photography.
Cook like the outfitters do with the Middle Fork Magic Cookbook. Over 100 river-tested recipes, plus great photos and river lore make this a must-have for any outdoor or indoor cook.
Have you dreamed about going lightweight, without having to worry about the ice running out? Wake up! Camp Cooking Without Coolers II gives you all the recipes and tips to kick the cooler habit.
Whether you're rafting, canoeing, sea kayaking or backpacking, Camp Cooking: Eating Well in the Wild, will give you great food planning, packing and preparing tips. And delicious recipes too!
Everyone loves a great meal while enjoying the outdoors. With these gourmet meal plans, eating well is not only possible but easy.
The Outdoor Dutch Oven Cookbook has over 225 recipes from one of America's finest outdoor cooks. Instructions include cooking them in the Dutch oven and in the home oven.
Preserve your boating experiences with a Nomad Paddlesports Journal. Waterproof paper and a perfect size to fit in a jacket or PFD pocket. No need to depend on your memory - write it down!
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