Planning and outfitting, including what you'll need on the water and in camp for long or short trips
Using lines, basic strokes, basic maneuvers, and drills, rigging, loading and unloading, carrying and moving
Covers techniques for whitewater and open water travel, navigation, and canoeing in ice
Full-color photos and trustworthy text from the experts in outdoor education
Alexander Martin is a senior faculty member and program supervisor at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). He has been in and about open canoes since he was three years old and has canoed across North America and Europe. This is his first book.