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Canoeing

A few of the books available on canoeing are listed below. Use the following Library of Congress subject headings to search for more books by subject in the UMD Library Catalog.

Boatbuilders.
Boundary Waters Canoe Area
Canoe Camping
Canoes and Canoeing
Games for canoers

 

Grant, Gordon. (1997). Canoeing : a trailside guide. New York : W. W. Norton. GV783 .G73 1997

Gullion, Laurie. (1994). Canoeing. Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics Publishers. GV783 .G85 1994

Gullion, Laurie. (1996). Kayak & canoe games. Birmingham, AL : Menasha Ridge Press. GV784 .G85 1996

Harrison, Dave. (1998). Canoeing. Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books. GV783 .C195 1998

Jacobson, Cliff. (2000). Canoeing and camping: beyond the basics. Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press. GV790 .J33 2000

Mason, Paul & Scriver, Mark. (1999). Thrill of the paddle : the art of whitewater canoeing. Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books. GV788 .M37 1999

McGuffin, Gary. (2005). Paddle your own canoe : [an illustrated guide to the art of canoeing]. Erin, Ont. Boston Mills Press ; Richmond Hill, Ont. : Distributed by Firefly Books. GV783 .M38 2005

Roberts, Harry. (2000). Basic essentials. Canoe paddling. (2nd ed.). Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press. GV783 .R6 2000

Rounds, Jon. (2003). Basic canoeing : all the skills and tools you need to get started. Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books. GV783 .B375 2003

Walbridge, Charlie. (1995). Knots for paddlers. Birmingham, Ala. : Menasha Ridge Press ; Springfield, Va. : American Canoe Association. VM533 .W35 1995

Walbridge, Charlie C. (1996). Outfitting your canoe or C-1. Birmingham, AL : Menasha River Press. GV783 .W35 1996X

 

Multimedia

American Canoe Association. (1989). Cold, wet and alive [videorecording]. Newington, VA. : The Association. VC4310

The human body works best when warm. This program explains how our metabolism works and how it reacts to thermal stress. Each paddler on a canoe trip prepares differently for the experience and reacts differently to being cold and wet.

Mason, Bill. (1984). Path of the paddle [videorecording] : solo basic : double basic. New York : National Film Board of Canada ; Minocqua, WI : distributed by NorthWord Press. VC3144

Video presentation of two 1977 Canadian films in the methods of paddling a canoe with one or two people.

Mason, Bill. (1984). Path of the paddle [videorecording] : solo whitewater : doubles whitewater. New York : National Film Board of Canada ; Minocqua, WI : distributed by NorthWord Press. VC3145

Video presentation of two 1977 Canadian films on the techniques of white water canoeing with one or two people. Covers how to read the rapids and specific strokes to control the canoe.

 

Associations

American Canoe Association: www.acanet.org

Minnesota Canoe Association: www.canoe-kayak.org/

United States Canoe Association: www.uscanoe.com

 

Web Links

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) www.dnr.state.mn.us/canoeing/routes.html

 

 

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