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Paddler's Guide to the Champlain Valley : Exploring the Rivers, Creeks, Wetland and Ponds (Paperback)
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In their regional bestseller, A Kayaker’s Guide to Lake Champlain, now in its 3rd printing, Catherine Frank and Margaret Holden offered detailed paddling tours circumnavigating America’s “other great lake.” Now, in A Paddler’s Guide to the Champlain Valley, they explore the “interior,” the waters within the seven basins of the Champlain Valley—the Missisquoi/Pike, Lamoille, Winooski, Otter/Lewis, Saranac/Chazy, Boquet/Ausable, and Poultney-Mettawee South Lake—with 42 guided adventures, supplemented by 28 sidebars and over 60 pages of introductory background on the history, geology, botany, wildlife biology, and ecology of the region and the environment challenges it faces. The result is a well-rounded primer and field guide for kayakers and canoeists on a remarkably rich and diverse watershed that connects Vermont, New York and Quebec.