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Old 01-08-2019   #1
 
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Favorite Whitewater Reads?

Looking for some good river running books to read. Suggestions please?

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Emerald Mile
Anything Worth Doing
River of Doubt
Down the Great Unknown
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Running The Amazon - Joe Kane
At The Mercy of The River - Peter Stark
Hell or High Water - Peter Heller
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Looking for some good river running books to read. Suggestions please?
Not sure how any river running top-10 list of books could not include Up Shit Creek
https://www.amazon.com/Shit-Creek-Co.../dp/0898159393
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Westwater Lost and Found
The Doing of the Thing (Buzz Holstrom's biography)
If you've got a short attention span, read the essays in the guidebook Western Whitewater

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Doing of the Thing
American Buffalo-definitely not boating centric but a little of it in there and a healthy dose of adventure and history.
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The doing of the thing
The monkey wrench gang
Desert Solitaire
The Emerald Mile
Hijacking a river (very dry, and hard to get thru but perfect for a rainy layover day)
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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Brothers on the Bashkaus
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We swam it by Bill Beer
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A few more:
A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia - Blaine Harden
Never Turn Back: The Life of Whitewater Pioneer Walt Blackadar - Ron Watters
River Runners of the Grand Canyon - David Lavender
Big Water, Little Boats - Tom Martin

But the Emerald Mile is at the very, very top of my list.
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