Whitewater!: The Thrill and Skill of Running the World's Great Rivers

By: Blaine, Mark

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The popular sports of whitewater rafting, boating and kayaking come to life in this practical yet lavishly visual survey, featuring detailed profiles of the world's greatest rivers.

Adventure travel of all kinds-and whitewater adventuring in particular-is growing in popularity every year, but there has never been a book like this one, covering all of the world's great rafting destinations in colorful detail. WHITEWATER features vivid profiles of 35 rivers worldwide, along with detailed and enlightening information on equipment, safety, geology, technique and so much more. Illustrated in full color on every page with dramatic action photographs-and featuring inspiring excerpts from lore and literature-this is truly a book for everyone who feels the lure of the river, from family vacationers and Summer Olympics fans to hardcore river rats.

Title: Whitewater!: The Thrill and Skill of Running the World's Great Rivers

Author/Composer: Blaine, Mark

Categories: Sports,

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers: 2001-10-01

ISBN Number: 1579122116

ISBN Number 13: 9781579122119

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 000452

Description: Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Solid binding. Cover and dustjacket show minor wear. Very minor outer soil. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Whitewater! The Thrill and Skill of Running the World's Great Rivers by Mark Blaine. Introduction by Scott Shipley. Including: Reading the river, safety and rescue, profiles of rivers around the world, boats, paddles and other equipment, planning a trip, comprehensive resource guide, and much more. New York: Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, 2003. 255 pages. Color illustrations. 8-3/8 x 10-1/8 inches, 26 cm. Shipping weight 3 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on priority or international order. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

Keywords: Sports White Water Fating, White Water Canoeing Guidebooks, Wild and Scenic Rivers Guidebooks,