New Guidebook: Whitewater of the Southern Appalachians (Usa)
Whitewater of the Southern Appalachians: Volume 1: The Plateau and Volume 2: The Mountains
The history of the Southern Appalachians is inscribed upon the land by the waters of a boundless web of streams, speaking only as rivers can to the profound rewards awaiting those drawn by the sound of flowing water. This comprehensive guide to more than 380 whitewater streams in the Southern Appalachian Mountains is the key to a lifetime of inspiration, exploration and aqueous fulfillment in North America’s oldest range.
This ultimate guide to Southeastern Whitewater is divided into two in-depth volumes covering both the plateau-lands on the western portion of the region as well as the mountainous remnants of the core of the range to the east. Filled to the brim with accurate, highly detailed, entertaining descriptions of most every stream worth paddling as well as of many never-before documented sections, this exhaustive work also contains hundreds of color photos of the highest quality, dozens of beautiful maps, and rich stories told by the most dedicated and prolific of paddlers. Coverage of geologic backdrops, educational content on how to most effectively chase rain, and many more appendix materials push this guide into a league of its own, delivering a compelling invitation to experience the captivating rivers and creeks of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
By: Kirk Eddlemon