- Navigation, Weather and Sea State: A Paddler's Manual: Freedom of the Seas Volume 1
First book in a series from SKILS Ltd and PRIA Ltd. Many of Canada's top paddling schools use these training manuals for their programs.
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- The Wild Coast (Volume 1, 2 & 3) by John Kimantas
A kayaking, hiking and recreation guide for North and West Vancouver Island. The Wild Coast covers Vancouver Island from Port Hardy to Esquimalt and explores best-kept secrets such as hiking trails, sea caves, and private campsites. Each chapter examines a part of the coast and discusses the regions’ attractions, history, and ecology. Detailed maps show all the major points of interest—from the best campgrounds to the ideal spot to view wildlife
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- Sea Kayaking Around Vancouver Island by Doug Alderson
published by Rocky Mountain Books in 2004.
Sea Kayaking Around Vancouver Island covers a full circumnavigation of Vancouver Island. If you are interested in a grand expedition, a week of summer touring, or a weekend excursion, this guidebook will give you the information you need. Read More
- Secret Coastline 2 - by Andrew Scott
Much of British Columbia's coastline is a mystery, even to the people who inhabit it. The multitude of bays and inlets contain unique people, beautiful and often delicate wildlife, and thriving culture.A book for kayakers, hikers, and armchair travelers alike, Secret Coastline II delves into what makes the west coast such a magnificent and intriguing place. Read More...
- Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips Volume 2 by Laurel Archer
Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips Volume 2 details seven spectacular northern BC paddling routes over 11 rivers, providing canoeists with all the information they require to plan a river trip appropriate to their skill level and interests.
- Mackenzie River Guide Book by Written by Michelle Swallow and Illustrated by Farah Denkovski. The Mackenzie River Guidebook documents the route, history and stories of the Mackenzie River. Full colour with more than 60 maps of the river (1:250). The Mackenzie River Guidebook is a must have for all Northern enthusiasts. Good for paddlers and powerboaters. A need to have if you are planning on going down the Mackenzie River.
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- J.B. Harkin - Father of Canada's National Parks - by E.J. (Ted) Hart
Many of Canada’s superb national parks owe their existence to James Bernard Harkin (1875–1955), the first commissioner of Canada’s new Dominion Parks Branch in 1911. Ted Hart follows Harkin’s career from his apprenticeship in the Department of the Interior to his retirement in 1936, and presents Harkin as a major force in early Canadian parks and wildlife conservation. He supported Canadian wildlife conservation at its inception, created the world’s first park service, and developed major park policies. Conservationists, serious history enthusiasts, and those with an interest in Canada’s national parks will enjoy this biography of a multifaceted and significant individual.
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