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"One Man's Wilderness" about Dick Proenneke
I'm reading "One Man's Wilderness" about Dick Proenneke homesteading on a lake in the Alaskan wilderness.  There also is a PBS series on his cabin building adventures.  Great book about a remarkable p...

Started Apr 27th, 2013 at 7:44am by starwatcher
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By: Fallguy
"Champlain's Dream" by David Hackett Fischer
This is a comprehensive biography of a man who did more to found civilization in Canada than just about anybody.  His labors, explorations, & ideals contributed significantly to the culture that, even...

Started Jun 24th, 2009 at 5:06pm by Jimbo
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"Cogan's Woods"
Having coffee on Thursday morning with a guy named Ron Ellis, who compiled and edited “Of Woods and Waters,” which is probably the best anthology of outdoor literature in Kentucky ever put together, a...

Started Nov 1st, 2016 at 2:40pm by kypaddler
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"Empire of the Bay" & "Caesars of the Wilderness"
These are two separate books, really.  "Caesars" picks up where "Empire of the Bay" finishes.  They are very readable accounts by Peter C. Newman of one of the most dominating business enterprises eve...

Started Jan 20th, 2007 at 8:01am by Jimbo
2 2235 Last Post Jan 24th, 2009 at 9:23am
By: CG9603
"Great Heart"
I received this for my birthday it is a story of a canoe trip to the interior of Labrador in 1903. Once you start it you can't put it down. Smiley

Started Apr 11th, 2013 at 5:45pm by Fallguy
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"Heaven's Keep" by William Kent Krueger
If you've read any of the Cork O'Connor series by Krueger you will want to read "Heaven's Keep."  It's a real page-turner.  Characters are strong, as usual.  Having made my first trip to the Rockies l...

Started Feb 5th, 2010 at 11:40pm by Jimbo
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By: Paddle_Guy
"Leopold" by Aldo Leopold
I'm currently reading "Leopold".  "Leopold" is an expanded version of his writings and contains all the essays from "A Sand County Almanac" and "Round River" which I had read previously.   Aldo Leopol...

Started Oct 24th, 2018 at 6:30am by mpeebles
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"Mississippi Solo", Eddy L Harris
This is an expertly written memoir of an African American novice paddler who paddles the length of the Mississippi river stopping in small towns for food and supplies meeting many local characters wit...

Started Mar 9th, 2009 at 9:52am by screamingwindigo
1 1362 Last Post Mar 9th, 2009 at 11:03am
By: wally
"North to Athabasca" by David Curran
"North to Athabasca" IS the book you are looking for if you are seeking a canoe-camping escape from the winter doldrums.  This is especially true if you are ready to experiment with river canoe trips ...

Started Jan 21st, 2011 at 6:42pm by Jimbo
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By: CG9603
"The River" by Peter Heller
Simply put, "The River" by Peter Heller is one of the very best canoe adventure tales I've ever read.  See: (You need to Login or Register to view media files and links).

Started Mar 21st, 2019 at 12:41pm by Jimbo
2 3331 Last Post Mar 26th, 2019 at 2:54pm
By: MossBack

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