The Allagash Guide: What You Need to Know to Canoe this Famous Maine Waterway

The Allagash Guide: What You Need to Know to Canoe this Famous Maine Waterway

by Gil Gilpatrick

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Overview

A book so extensively detailed about canoeing the Allagash River in Maine, by expert outdoorsman Gil Gilpatrick, it's like having him along for the trip.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565234888
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Pages: 104
Sales rank: 619,267
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Gil Gilpatrick has been a Master Maine Guide for over 40 years and taught Outdoor Resources at the Skowhegan Vocational Center in Maine for nearly 30 years. He has written extensively about his experiences in the outdoors and his knowledge of how to build outdoor equipment.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pre Planning Your Trip
*When to Go
*Things to do in advance
*Emergencies
Packing Up and Getting Underway
*What to Eat
*Cooking
*Equipment
*Lists
*Getting there
*A visit to Allagash Lake
Your Itinerary
*How much time
*A sample itinerary
*Where to start
On the Waterway
*Think safety
*Dealing with the wind
*Dealing with bugs
*Allagash wildlife
*Fishing
*Canoeing with children
*Get going early
Camping
*Campsites
*The campfire
*Safe water for drinking and cooking
A Brief History of the Allagash
Appendix I, Some sources of additional information
Appendix II, A few recipes
Appendix III, Frequently asked questions

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very helpful...I bought this book twice, lost my first copy....a must to have!!!