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  • The Guide to the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon is a must-have guidebook for your trip down the Grand. Durable and waterproof, with USGS maps and excellent descriptions of river features. You have to have at least one of these for your trip down the Grand. Strap it to your cooler and read it mile by mile as you make your way down the river. know where your next camp is going to be and where you want to go hiking. Seriously you gotta have one of these. Most trips have one on each boat.

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  • The Green River flows through Desolation and Gray Canyons in Utah and this RiverMaps™ guidebook shows you the way through all the rapids, campsites and places of interest.

    • Covers the 84 mile trip from the Sand Wash put-in to the Swaseys Ramp takeout.
    • RiverMaps guidebooks are made by river runners for river runners.
    • These large format books are printed on tough synthetic waterproof paper and spiral bound so they lay flat and can take the waves, splash and wear of a river trip.
    • Opened up, the left side page has mile-by-mile descriptions of major rapids, campsites and features of interest. There are also great color photos that illustrate the text.
    • The right side page features color USGS topographic maps at the scale of 2,000 feet to the inch (1:24,000). There’s no better way to keep track of where you are on the river.
    • But wait, there’s more. In the front of the book is lots of information about the river, the landscape and the flora and fauna.
    • The front six pages are chock full of BLM contact info and regulations, tribal contact and permit info, weather, geology, archaeology, history, ecology and resource protection wisdom.
    • No matter what other resources you have, this guidebook is really an essential tool for enjoying these magnificent river trips.
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  • The Guide to the Middle Fork and Main Salmon Rivers is a must-have guidebook for your trip down the Salmon. Durable and waterproof, with USGS maps and excellent descriptions of river features.

    • This book covers the entire Salmon river, from the Boundary Creek launch site on the Middle Fork to the Carey Creek take out on the Main Salmon.
    • Spiral bound format with full color topo maps on right side and complete text descriptions on the facing page
    • Excellent mile by mile information on rapids, campgrounds, geological features, historical sites and reference points.
    • The topo maps are the same scale as the original USGS maps. The contour lines and accurate shape of the river really help you keep track of where you are.
    • The high quality waterproof paper really stands up to the soaking it’s going to get!
    • The book lists numerous side hikes and interesting features away from the river.
    • There are also info pages on frequently asked questions about boating the river, area geology, archeology, resources protection and plants found along the river.
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  • This is the guide to whitewater paddling in Washington State with over 320 different trips described for the following drainages/regions: Columbia River Gorge, Lewis River, Kalama and Cowlitz, Lower Columbia and Chehalis, Upper Cowlitz, Deschutes and Nisqually, Puyallup, Green and Cedar, Snoqualmie, Skykomish, Pilchuck and Stilliguamish, Skagit, Nooksack, Northeast Cascades, Wenatchee, Yakima, Klickitat, Eastern Washington, Olympic Peninsula, Clackamas, Sandy, Hood, North Central Oregon, Snake, and Southern BC.

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  • Kayak Fishing – The Complete Guide by Cory Routh gives you all the info you need to get started, or improve your skills, in this hottest sector of the fishing sport.

    • Cory “Ruthless” Routh has a background in marine biology, which gives him a great understanding of the habits and habitats of the fish you want to catch.
    • Kayak fishing has been “discovered” by a new generation of anglers. It puts you out there where the fish are, often in places that you can’t reach in any other way.
    • Cory covers all aspects of the sport – from choosing the right kayak, to basic paddle strokes, to types of fishing gear and safety and self rescue techniques.
    • He covers stealth and presentation in pursuit of both fresh and salt water fish.
    • Whether you’re just getting started or working to improve your skills Kayak Fishing – The Complete Guide is your source for success.

    Author: Cory Routh
    Copyright: 2008
    Size: 8.5″ x 11″
    Pages: 160

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  • Hobies 2015 Parts And Accessories Catalog! Use Hobies Catalog to search our site by Hobies SKU#! Easy Easy Easy! We are working to get more and more of Hobie Parts and accessories on our website every day. If you cant find it call us and we will get it for you. That easy!

    Best way to find what you need and what will work best for you is Hobies Parts and Accessories Catalog. This is jam packed with BLING for your boat as well as repair and replacement parts for your Hobie Kayak. Every year Hobie tweaks the offering they have for Parts and Accessories so grab a catalog and check it out.

    There are literally thousands of items in here so please give us a call if you have any questions about what something is what it does or cannot find something in the catalog. Want to check it out right now? Click to open Hobie Catalog in PDF!
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  • The Rogue River – A Comprehensive Guide from Prospect to Gold Beach is a very complete guidebook to this jewel of a whitewater river. Detailed maps and descriptions of rapids, camps, hiking, etc.

    • This spiral bound guidebook has over 90 pages chock full of information for the Rogue River boater.
    • Full-color maps are created with TOPO! Software© National Geographic Maps.
    • Contains detailed rapid descriptions and sketches of runs through major rapids.
    • In addition to location and descriptions of campsites there are details of over 60 side hikes, including the Rogue River Trail.
    • Extensive historical details and geologic facts are sprinkled throughout the book.
    • The book is printed on quality waterproof paper with inks that will not rub or peel off. And it floats!
    • Whether you’re rafting, kayaking, jetboating or hiking, this guide is the essential tool for planning your next Rogue River adventure.
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  • RiverMaps Guide to the Selway River is just the ticket for your trip down this scenic wilderness river. Includes history, points of interest, and of course maps, with tips for running safely.

    • This guidebook covers the Selway River from the launch point at Paradise Guard Station to the take-out above Selway Falls.
    • Spiral bound format with full color topo maps on the right side and complete text descriptions on the facing page.
    • Excellent mile by mile information on rapids, campgrounds, geological features, historical sites and reference points.
    • The topo maps are on the same scale as the original USGS maps. The contour lines and accurate shape of the river really help you keep track of where you are.
    • The high quality waterproof paper will stand up to the soaking it’s going to get!
    • The book lists side hikes and interesting features away from the river.
    • Also addresses frequently asked questions about boating the river, area geology, archeology, resource protection and plants found in the area.
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  • Long-time river guide and paddler, Pete Giordano, along with members of the Willamette Kayak and Canoe club have paddled every one of Oregon’s rivers, and share their knowledge with you in this book. 236 runs, Class I – Class VI, flows, gradient, length and character of each run makes this the most comprehensive book out there.

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  • The Barefoot Running Book (second edition) provides expert advice for new and experienced runners interested in making the transition to barefoot or minimalist shoe running. Why? Because runners find shedding their heavy, overly-cushioned shoes provides a more enjoyable running experience while reducing injury and allowing better form. Jason Robillard uses a combination of research, collaboration, and his own experiences to bring the latest methods for making a safe, enjoyable transition to barefoot or minimalist shoe running. This new expanded second edition includes training plans, information on ultramarathons, photos, tested running tips and helpful hints. Includes contributions from top barefoot runners and experts including Barefoot Ted McDonald, Barefoot Rick Roeber, Dr. Daniel Lieberman, Dr. Michael Nirenberg, Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, Dr. Scott Hadley, Dr. Joseph Froncioni, and many more.

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  • From the Pacific Northwest to the Himilayas, Charlie Munsey will take you on a photographic journey through the world of paddling. With his photos he also writes a little “know-how” in equipment and techniques, as well as stories of kayaking legends from around the world.

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  • This waterproof guide will take you through the Grand Canyon, and not just down the river. It offers geology, archaeology, history, as well as detailed river maps from Lees Ferry to Lake Mead.

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