Whitewater Rafting in North America: More Than 100 Rafting Adventures in the U. S. and Canada

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Globe Pequot, 1997 - Travel - 268 pages
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An exhilarating adventure awaits the whitewater enthusiast who follows any of the detailed runs in this newly revised guide. With close attention to the 100 very best runs available on the North American continent, the author focuses on:
-- equipment, trip planning, and whitewater fundamentals;
-- the location of each run, along with its distance and class (difficulty);
-- the seasons, outfitters, and average price range;
-- descriptions of the terrain and types of rapids encountered along t course;
-- a select listing of nearby lodgings in each chapter.
  

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Contents

Early Preparations
3
Clothing and Personal Items
11
Outfitters and Guides
19
Whitewater Fundamentals
25
California
33
Pacific Northwest States Washington Oregon
59
Northern Rocky Mountain States Idaho Montana Wyoming
83
Colorado
113
Alaska
157
Northeast States Maine New Hampshire Vermont
171
MidAtlantic States Pennsylvania Maryland West Virginia
187
Southeast States Georgia South Carolina North Carolina
207
Western Canada British Columbia Alberta
229
Eastern Canada Ontario Quebec
247
Mexico and Costa Rica
259
River Index
263

Southwest States Utah Arizona New Mexico Texas
135

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