Aimed at both beginners and casual paddlers, covering both sea kayaking and whitewater kayaking, this book makes the sport easier than ever.
Whether you seek solace on a lake, want to run rapids, or prefer paddling with dolphins, this book takes you from store to shore and beyond. Full-color photos throughout accompany succinct, step-by-step instructions on every aspect of the sport: what equipment you need, basic strokes, navigation, rescues… even what to do if your boat tips. Also included are fun-and-games ideas and suggestions for special paddlers.
Soft cover; 244 pages. Learn More
A fun, easy-to-understand collection of tactics and methods based on the renowned teachings of the L.L. Bean Fly Fishing Schools. Great beginner training plus information that experienced fly fishers can use to hone their skills and catch more fish, including: essential fly casts; useful knots; profiles of fresh and saltwater fish species; how to recognize aquatic insects and create imitations; and fishing from boats and float tubes. Learn More
The SCA Trail-Building and Maintenance Manual is an invaluable guide based upon the award-winning “Work Skills Program” of the Student Conservation Association which has more than 40 years’ experience providing skilled volunteers to the Forest Service, Parks Service, and Bureau of Land Management. Written by Robert Birkby, former trail crew foreman and director of conservation at Philmont, this definitive book has been used around the world. Paperback; 340 pages. Learn More
When a magic book starts with a foreword by Las Vegas headlining illusionists Penn & Teller, how can you go wrong? This book’s subtitle says it all: "50 Amazing, Easy-to-Learn Tricks and Mind-Blowing Stunts Using Cards, String, Pencils, and Other Stuff from Your Knapsack." Learn More