Scottish WhiteWater Guidebook – 3rd Edition
The third edition of the Scottish Whitewater Guidebook was recently released under the banner of the Scottish Canoe Association. The book has been edited by Bridget Thomas and Richard Bannister, and compiled by numerous members of Scotland’s white water paddling community. All proceeds to this book go towards protecting and enhancing the rivers for paddlers from Scotland and beyond!
In this guidebook you will find descriptions of both well-known classics and little-known gems. It covers the length and breadth of the country and provides something for everyone, whatever the conditions, whether you are an aspiring rapid paddler or an out and out hair boater. With maps, pictures and first hand accounts, here is a guide that captures the spirit of Scottish white water. This is a white water guide and runs are mainly grade 3 and above, although a few classic grade 1-3 sections are included.
The guide has been written and edited by an army of volunteers from the Scottish white water community. Every penny raised will go into the Andy Jackson Fund for Access, and will be used to fund practical projects which enhance access to the rivers we all play on and enjoy.
New to this edition by popular demand are river maps to some of the most popular runs; improved location maps, full lat/long coordinates for your sat nav as well as grid references; three brand new sections (Shetland, Harris/Lewis, and Glen Carron to Glen Shiel), notes on other island rivers, and descriptions of 86 new runs.