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GUIDE SCHOOLS

Arkansas River Tours Whitewater Guide Training
http://www.arkansasrivertours.com/guide-t.htm
ART guides are trained to teach paddling techniques, river
characteristics, local history, and the riparian environment. Call (800) 321-4352 for an application.

Destination Wilderness
http://www.wildernesstrips.com
This is Ken Streater's company, which specializes in wilderness rafting, kayaking, trekking, culture, and wildlife journeys in the most incredible places on Earth.

Whitewater Voyages Guide School
http://www.whitewatervoyages.com/schools/wwschools.html
Intensive workshops and instruction in guiding oar and paddle rafts, encompassing fundamental skills of reading white water and maneuvering boats.

WEB SITES

E-Raft.com
http://www.e-raft.com/default.htm
E-Raft is an excellent, comprehensive online resource for white-water rafting throughout North America.

GORP.com
http://www.gorp.com/gorp/activity/paddling/pad_guid.htm
Just name your destination: GORP.com has a map of the world that features all the best rivers you can take on.

Riversearch.com
http://www.riversearch.com
Excellent blog of the top sites for white-water trips and companies all over the world.

BOOKS

Jennings, Gayle. Water-Based Tourism, Sport, Leisure, and Recreation Experiences. Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.

McGinnis, William. The Guide's Guide Augmented: Reflections on Guiding Professional River Trips. Hong Kong: Whitewater Voyages, 2005.

McGuffin, Gary, and Joanie McGuffin. Paddle Your Own Kayak: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Kayaking. Ontario, Canada: Boston Mills Press, 2008.

Nealy, William. Kayak: The New Frontier: The Animated Manual of Intermediate and Advanced Whitewater Technique. Birmingham, AL: Menasha Ridge Press, 2007.

Watson, Tom. Kids Gone Paddlin’: The Young Paddler's Guide to Having More Fun Outdoors. Minneapolis, MN: Creative Publishing International, 2008.

MAGAZINES

Che-Mun
The Journal of Canadian Wilderness Canoeing
Box 548, Station O
Toronto, ON M4A 2P1
Canada
(416) 789-2142
mpeake@inforamp.net
http://www.canoe.ca/che-mun/home.html

Kayak Magazine
309 Edgeway Loop
Fayetteville, NC 28314
http://www.kayakmagazine.com

Paddler
The Paddling Group Inc.
P.O. Box 1341
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 939-4500
http://www.paddlermagazine.com

Rapid—Canada's Whitewater Magazine
http://www.rapidmag.com

ARTICLES

“Paddling Skills and How to Battle the Rapids.”
http://www.gorp.com/gorp/activity/paddling/pad_how.htm
A huge selection of tips on battling the rapids.

Cleveland, Paul. “Ready to Raft.”
http://www.gorp.com/gorp/gear/features/raftwear.htm
Tips on how to dress for your white-water adventure.

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