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Paddling Columbia

Mountaineers Books


by John Roskelley

Each trip description includes a detailed summary that covers distance, paddling time, season, shuttle distance between put-in and take-out points, ratings for skill level, hazards, and contact information. The guide also includes a listing of resources for current conditions that paddlers should consult before departure.





Author John Roskelley
Title Paddling the Columbia: A Guide to All 1200 Miles of Our Scenic & Historical River
Edition 0
Publisher Mountaineers Books
Publication Date May 15, 2014
Pages 285
Format Paperback
ISBN-13 978-1594857782


"Even if you have no intention of ever dipping a paddle in the mighty Columbia, anyone who loves the river will enjoy reading Roskelley's thoughtful insight about the river that defines a region." (The Oregonian)

"Internationally recognized mountaineer John Roskelley of Spokane came down to sea level for his latest adventure, compiling 1,200 miles of sea kayaking on the mighty Columbia into a guidebook for boaters, especially those traveling by muscle power." (Spokesman Review)