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.
Boundary Waters Canoe Area
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
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.
American Canoe Association: www.acanet.org
Minnesota Canoe Association: www.canoe-kayak.org/
United States Canoe Association: www.uscanoe.com
Google: Canoe and Kayaking http://directory.google.com/Top/Sports/Water_Sports/Canoeing_and_Kayaking/
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) www.dnr.state.mn.us/canoeing/routes.html
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