Paddle to the Arctic: The Incredible Story of a Kayak Quest Across the Roof of the World

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M&S, 2000 - History - 313 pages
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After his astounding 12,000-mile canoe trip from Winnipeg down to the Amazon (recounted in his bestseller Paddle to the Amazon on page 48), Don Starkell decided to paddle a kayak from Hudson Bay 3,000 miles through the Northwest Passage. This is Don's diary of this journey from Churchill, Manitoba, to Tuktoyaktuk, close to Alaska, a voyage by kayak (paddled on water or dragged on a sled over the ice) that took him three Arctic summers and almost cost him his life. Through this compelling book we find ourselves sharing his blazing, driving determination to reach his goal, as he closes in on his destination, with his supplies running out and his ocean highway freezing over, making death a near certainty. Armchair travel at its best.

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Review: Paddle to the Arctic: The Incredible Story of a Kayak Quest Across the Roof of the World

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A disturbing book written by a deeply troubled individual who lacked the artifice to smooth over the raw edges of his insanity or apparently the self awareness to learn much about himself from his ... Read full review

Review: Paddle to the Arctic: The Incredible Story of a Kayak Quest Across the Roof of the World

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Not as well edited as his last book. More raw. Amazing storey. Crazy adventure. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
North from Churchill 1990
17
On to Repulse Bay
76
Copyright

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