Kayak Touring and Camping

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Stackpole Books, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 166 pages
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  • Illustrated guide to touring techniques
  • Practical advice on how to pack and set up camp

In recent years, kayak touring has become one of the most popular forms of paddling. Its simple technique combined with the accessibility it allows to diverse locations has an appeal for paddlers of all experiences levels. In Kayak Touring & Camping, Cecil kuhne presents a complete, illustrated guide to the elements of the touring kayak, basic and advanced paddling techniques, and touring accessories, as well as how to plan, outfit, and lead a kayak trip.

 

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Contents

The Touring Kayak
2
Paddling Accessories
23
Clothing
41
Trip Planning
53
Getting Started
64
Advanced Strokes
75
Wind Waves and Currents
87
Safety Matters
100
The Kitchen
119
The Bedroom
133
Wilderness Living
140
For Further Reading
150
Kayak Manufacturers
152
Sources of Accessories
161
Glossary
164
Copyright

Selecting Campsites
112

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About the author (1999)

Cecil Kuhne is an experienced kayaker and a regular contributor to Paddler magazine. He lives in Dallas.

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