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A Kayaker s Guide to Lake Champlain

Author : Catherine L. Frank
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50 different watery paths of adventure divided into eight sections covering the Champlain Islands, the Inland Sea, Missisquoi Bay, Broad Lake North, Malletts Bay, Broad Lake East, Broad Lake West, and South Bay, provide an intimate, cove by cove, island by island exploration of America¿s other great lake, celebrating the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain¿s epochal journey of discovery in 1609. The routes are described, paddle stoke by paddle stroke, augmented with maps and photographs and enlivened with essays on early Native Americans, the pivotal naval battles of Plattsburgh and Valcour Island, the fascinating geology of this fossil-rich one-time arm of the sea, and up-to-date environmental issues like algae bloom, milfoil, zebra mussels, and endangered species. The result is a well-rounded overview of a remarkable natural resource. Appendices include information on Lake Champlain environmental organizations, museums & historical places, wildlife areas, state parks, and launch sites. Includes 54 maps, 93 photographs, and 9 original drawings.

A Kayaker s Guide to Lake George the Saratoga Region Great Sacandaga Lake

Author : Russell Dunn
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Nearly 60 guided paddling adventures along the beautiful waters of the Lake George/Saratoga region, including the upper Hudson River, the Champlain Canal and the Glens Falls Feeder Canal, and the region's history-rich lakes and streams.

Quiet Water New Hampshire and Vermont

Author : John Hayes
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Enjoy days of exploring the flat-water lakes, ponds, and rivers of New Hampshire and Vermont with this new guide from AMC’s Quiet Water series. Great for families, anglers, and canoeists and kayakers of all abilities, this updated guide features 90 trips, covering the best calm water paddling in New Hampshire and Vermont. Explore the many ponds of Pillsbury State Park and camp overnight, paddle Chocorua lake and view one of New England’s most scenic mountains, and rediscover Vermont’s scenic Lake Champlain. Each trip includes detailed descriptions of each lake, pond and river, with maps, photographs, paddling routes, and GPS coordinates to help drivers reach the access point for the trip. New to this edition are updated trip descriptions and a useful At-a-Glance Trip Planner featuring helpful information about trip time, distance, difficulty, and special features. Inside you’ll also find resources on local outfitters, safety and equipment tips, and complete driving, parking, and put-in instructions.

Vermont Life

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Adventure Guide to Vermont

Author : Elizabeth L. Dugger
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Vermont has many attractions, no matter what season. Visit during the flowery summers, or in the spring when blooms are just showing their heads. Venture here in autumn when the mountains are bathed in color, or in winter when ice and snow create a winter wonderland. Whenever you visit, be sure to have this book in hand. From cycling on backroads and hiking along ridgetops to swimming in tranquil lakes and skiing on powdery snow, Beth Dugger introduces you to the many adventures of Vermont. Recommended accommodations include family-run B&Bs, secluded log cabins and five-star resorts. Selected restaurants cover everything from roadside BBQs to intimate dining rooms to picnic suppliers. The informative text is complemented by detailed town and regional maps. "... a guide certain to be treasured by locals and visitors alike.... well organized by region and topic.... " -- Gary W. Moore, Outdoor Columnist & Vermont native, The Caledonian-Record (Northern Vermont). "...intended for the adventure-minded travelers with special affection for the outdoors and nature. Each Adventure Guide packs in outdoor-oriented activities set in different regions. There's something for nearly everyone." Midwest Book Review. "The leading guide for information and activities... knowledgeable in its details." Library Booknotes. "Vermont has many attractions, no matter what season. Visit during the flowery summers, or in the spring when blooms are just showing their heads. Venture here in autumn when the mountains are bathed in color, or in winter when ice and snow create a winter wonderland. Whenever you visit, be sure to have this book in hand. From cycling on backroads and hiking along ridgetops to swimming in tranquil lakes and skiing on powdery snow, Beth Dugger introduces you to the many adventures of Vermont. Recommended accommodations include family-run B&Bs, secluded log cabins and five-star resorts. Selected restaurants cover everything from roadside BBQs to intimate dining rooms to picnic suppliers." -- Amazon reader

Longstreet Highroad Guide to the Vermont Mountains

Author : Rick Strimbeck
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The indispensable guide to the best the Vermont mountains have to offer.

A Paddler s Guide to the Champlain Valley

Author : Margaret Holden
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Cruising Guide to New York Waterways and Lake Champlain

Author : Brown, III, Chris W.
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A firsthand account of more than 1,000 miles of waterways within and around the Empire State, including the Hudson River, Chambly Canal, and the Richelieu River. The author reveals that while boaters enjoy cruising on Lake Champlain, many are unaware of the many sunken ships that comprise its "underwater historic preserves".

Adventure Guide to the Champlain and Hudson River Valleys

Author : Patricia Foulke
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"THe Foulkes have hit their stride with this marvelous and detailed guide to the beautiful Upstate New York area. Their rich narrative draws the reader right in, enticing you to visit the many sights. This book is a must read for travelers to the area." -- Amazon customer. We travel to grow – our Adventure Guides show you how. Experience the places you visit more directly, freshly, intensely than you would otherwise – sometimes best done on foot, in a canoe, or through cultural adventures like art courses, cooking classes, learning the language, meeting the people, joining in the festivals and celebrations. This can make your trip life-changing, unforgettable. All of the detailed information you need is here about the hotels, restaurants, shopping, sightseeing. But we also lead you to new discoveries, turning corners you haven't turned before, helping you to interact with the world in new ways. That's what makes our Adventure Guides unique. A great adventure! The Foulkes have hit their stride with this marvelous and detailed guide to the beautiful Upstate New York area. Their rich narrative draws the reader right in, enticing you to visit the many sights. This book is a must read for travelers to the area. From the Tappan Zee bridge in Manhattan, this guide takes you up the Hudson all the way to Lake Champlain and Vermont. The authors explore the surrounding mountains and lakes, and tell of the best hikes, scenic drives, canoe trips and more. Lake Mohonk, Rhinebeck and Sleepy Hollow are just a few of the highlights. You will also discover lodges and inns hidden in the hills and places to eat that serve everything from diner-style hot dogs to five-star haute cuisine. The series of "Adventure Guides" are about living more intensely, waking up to your surroundings and truly experiencing all that you encounter. Each book offers a mix of practical travel information along with activities designed for everyone, no matter what their age or ability. Comprehensive background information - history, culture, geography and climate - presents a knowledge of each destination and its people. Regional chapters take you on an introductory tour, with stops at museums, historic sites and local attractions. The volumes also cover: places to stay and eat; transportation to, from and around your destination; practical concerns; useful websites; e-mail addresses; and tourism contacts. Print version is 360 pages.

2012 Camp Directors Trip Guide

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Camp Directors' Trip Guide is the only guide that helps camp directors, counselors and recreational center directors plan day, overnight and travel trips for campers.

Canoe Kayak

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Vermont Guide 2nd Edition

Author : John Bentley IV
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A guide to Vermont, famous for its picturesque rural landscape and quaint villages. The practical travel information includes details on hotels, fishing, camping and cultural visits for all budgets.

Vermont Magazine

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Frommer s Great Outdoor Guide to New England

Author : Stephen Jermanok
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If you like to spend your free time outside, this four-season guide will get you there—whether you want an easy day hike, a hair-raising whitewater run, an unspoiled cross-country ski trail, or a secret swimming hole. Look inside for all the information you need to explore New England at its finest. Everything You Need to Enjoy the Outdoors: Evocative descriptions of hundreds of outings—with estimated times, difficulty ratings, and detailed directions The best outfitters, from major adventure-tour operators to local backcountry guides Where to find gear, services, and topo maps How to make the most of New England's beaches, natural areas, and ski resorts Where to pitch your tent, from accessible campsites to back-country spots—plus inns, B&Bs, and lodges Find us online at www.frommers.com

Quiet Water Canoe Guide New York

Author : John Hayes
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Tour more than 100 lakes and ponds from the Adirondacks to the western plateau to Long Island

Family Adventures

Author : Christine Loomis
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Fodor's Family Adventures 3rd ed.Want to trek with llamas in Oregon? Bicycle along the Maine coast? Houseboat on the Erie Canal or the mighty Mississippi? This complete guide to family adventure travel lists more than 200 family-friendly outfitters who make it easy to travel safely and comfortably with even the youngest children. There are terrific trips for everyone from infants to teens and for any time of year . You'll find options throughout the United States and Canada (and some farther afield). Each chapter focuses on one of 22 great activities and is packed with the best trips: Archaeology AdventuresBikingCanoeingCattle DrivesCovered Wagon AdventuresCross-Country SkiingDigging for Dinosaur Bones and Other FossilsDogsleddingFishingHiking and BackpackingHorse PackingHouseboatingKayakingNative American ExperiencesRaftingRanchesRock ClimbingRV AdventuresSailingSnorkeling and DivingTrekking with Llamas and BurrosWildlife Encounters "Family Adventures gives parents -- and grandparents -- on-targetadvice for selecting the perfect trip. Icons show the youngest age each outfitter accepts. An appendix lists sports, activities, and outfitters in each state.

The Ultimate New England Getaway Guide

Author : Nancy Woodworth
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The Guide to Summer Camps and Summer Schools

Author : Porter Sargent Staff
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Making a Difference College and Graduate Guide

Author : Miriam Weinstein
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Finally! Prestigious scholarships and fellowships for doing good! This is the make a difference generation and all over America high school and college students are rolling up their sleeves and devoting their time and energy to causes they believe in. And like most students, they could use some extra money when heading to college - so why not take advantage of the many scholarships available for doing community service? Making a Difference Scholarships is a unique guide written especially for caring students. The guide lists distinguished scholarships awarded for social service, social entrepreneur funds for young people who start their own non-profits, college-based service scholarships, and fellowships for studies such as labor, peace, and the environment. While most scholarship guides are filled with obscure small scholarships that very few students are eligible for, anyone doing community service anywhere in the U.S. can try for most making a difference scholarships. Many of these scholarships are exceptionally large-in the $5,000 to $10,000 range. And winners of these awards substantially increase their chances of being admitted to the college of their choice. Today's students really deserve honors for their acts of community building and environmental stewardship! A wonderful gift for students who care and a great companion guide to Making a Difference College and Graduate Guide, Miriam Weinstein has been active in environmental and social causes since her teens. She has been publishing the Making a Difference College Guide since 1992. Weinstein is a graduate of the New College of California and lives in San Anselmo, California.

Fun with the Family in Vermont and New Hampshire

Author : Lura Rogers
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