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Paddling Wisconsin pulls together 40 excellent paddling adventures, offering destinations evenly spread throughout the state. The focus is on recreational paddling and so all trips avoid complicated put-ins, portages, and dangerous expert sections, while offering something unique in terms of setting, geology, and wildlife. While most trips involve rivers, there are also a few notable lake paddles that offer scenery and exploration opportunities one won't find anywhere else. Rivers range from the mighty Mississippi to the humble trout-waters of the White River. Each paddle provides a map of the route. Paddle summaries - including the route itself and the character of the waterway at large - are clear and detailed so paddlers will know exactly what toxpect. Quick information makes the logistics of each paddle clear for accurate trip planning and includes explicit directions to landings with GPS coordinates. Short write-ups -- about history, geology, and other attractions - are interspersed throughout the book.
About the Author
Kevin Revolinski is the author of several guidebooks including 60 Hikes Madison, Backroads and Byways of Wisconsin, and Wisconsin's Best Beer Guide (formerly The Wisconsin Beer Guide: A Travel Companion). His travel memoir The Yogurt Man Cometh: Tales of an American Teacher in Turkey is now in its fourth printing and has been translated into Korean and Turkish awaiting a 2012 release (hopefully). His articles and photography have appeared in many worldwide publications including The New York Times, Chicago Tribune and Sydney Morning Herald. He is an avid hiker, loves to cook, reads as much literature and nonfiction as possible, writes short stories, plays several musical instruments, speaks Spanish, some Italian and some Turkish.