Adirondack Paddling: 60 Great Flatwater Adventures
By Phil Brown
THE ADIRONDACK PARK has thousands of miles of rivers and streams and countless lakes and ponds. Where’s a canoeist to begin? Adirondack Paddling has the answer—or, rather, many answers. Phil Brown, the editor of the Adirondack Explorer newsmagazine, has chosen sixty trips that will appeal to flatwater paddlers of all tastes and abilities, from parents with young children to hard-core wilderness junkies. Inside you’ll find:
Brown also created a statistic called the Meander Quotient to measure the twistiness of Adirondack rivers.
Adirondack Paddling introduces you to the pantheon of flatwater trips in the Adirondack Park. This is a guidebook to enjoy while dreaming of paddling in midwinter and to keep in your dry bag as you dip and glide across a wild pond or along a winding stream.
—KATE WILLIAMS, Executive Director, Northern Forest Canoe Trail