Paddling Guides by Cathy Frank and Margy Holden

A Paddler’s Guide to the Champlain Valley
Exploring the Rivers, Creeks, Wetlands and Ponds

RiverBookCover_600(414 pages, 50 color maps, 130 color photographs) 42 adventures in the seven basins of the Champlain Valley—the Missisquois/Pike, Lamoille, Winooski, Otter/Lewis, Saranac/Chazy, Boquet/Ausable, and Poultney-Mettawee South Lake—along the rivers, wetlands and wildlife refuges of this region’s uniquely beautiful environment, providing a wealth of information along the way on the ecology, geology, history, plants & wildlife of the region.

This excellent book… should be essential reading for anyone with an interest in the waterways, the landscape, the heritage and the future of Lake Champlain and it watershed.” Bill Howland, Director, Lake Champlain Basin Program.

A Kayaker’s Guide to Lake Champlain
Exploring the New York, Vermont & Quebec Shores

LCKayakGuide(300 pages, 50 maps, 90 photographs illustrations by Elyane Sears) 50 different  paths of adventure on Lake Champlain. Route descriptions are augmented with maps and photographs and enlivened with essays on early native Americans, pivotal naval battles the fascinating geology of this fossil-rich one-time arm of the sea, and up-to-date environmental issues.

“I can’t help but feel that Champlain himself would have reviewed this wonderful, informative and well-written new book and smiled at the effort, commitment and results.” Arthur B. Cohn, Executive Director, Lake Champlain maritime Museum