Library

The LCCC maintains a library of books and videos for members to use. This is a list of the items currently in the library. To reserve materials, email librarian at l-ccc.org.

(Updated January 2017)


ADVENTURE

Books

  • Chattooga: Descending Into the Myth of Deliverance River; John Lane (2004)
  • First Descents: In Search of Wild Rivers; Cameron O’Connor and John Lazenby (1989)
  • The Hidden Coast: Coastal Adventures from Alaska to Mexico; Joel W. Rogers (2nd edition, 2000)
  • The Last River: The Tragic Race for Shangri-La; Todd Balf (2000)
  • River: One Man’s Journey Down the Colorado, Source to Sea; Colin Fletcher (1997)
  • River Horse: A Voyage Across America; William Least Heat-Moon (1999)
  • Wherever Water Flows: A Lifelong Love Affair with Wild Rivers; Doug Woodward (2006)

DVDs

  • AWAKENING THE SKEENA – An epic journey. A fragile wilderness under siege. An uncertain future and a call to action. (Ali Howard)
  • The Canoe Movie – A tribute to whitewater canoeists (Canoe & Kayak)
  • The Canoe Movie 2 – Uncharted waters (Canoe & Kayak)
  • Kongakut River (Michael Allender)
  • LCCC Year in Review 2008 (Mark Scantlebury)
  • LCCC Year in Review 2006 (Laurie Robinson)
  • Mammalian, A Barrenlands Odyssey (Frank Wolf)
  • Mountain River (Michael Allender)
  • This is Canoeing – 12 Adventure films (Justine Curgenven)
  • Waterwalker (Bill Mason)

VHS Videos

  • Canoeing in the Grand Canyon (Bob Foote)
  • Canoes by Whitesell Ltd; 1) Canoe the Canyon ’83, 2) California’s Burnt Ranch Gorge and Cherry Creek, 3) PM Magazine on ’84 Grand Canyon and Ocoee Rivers, 4) Raw footage ’84 and ’85 Grand Canyon
  • Into the Great Solitude: A Solo Canoe Expedition to the Arctic Ocean
  • Waterwalker (Bill Mason)

INSTRUCTIONAL

Books

  • Basic Canoeing: All the Skills and Tools you Need to Get Started; Jon Rounds (2003)
  • The Canoe Handbook: Techniques for Mastering the Sport of Canoeing; Slim Ray (1992)
  • Catch Every Eddy, Surf Every Wave: A Contemporary Guide to Whitewater Playboating; Tom Foster and Kel Kelly (1995)
  • Paddle Your Own Canoe: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing; Gary and Joanie McGuffin (2005)
  • Path of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing; Bill Mason (revised edition 1995)
  • River Running: The Classic Guide; Verne Huser (2nd edition 2001)
  • Solo Playboating: The Workbook; Kent Ford (1997) 2 copies
  • Thrill of the Paddle: The Art of Whitewater Canoeing; Paul Mason and Mark Scriver (1999)
  • Whitewater Handbook; Bruce Lessels (3rd edition 1994) 2 copies

DVDs

  • Canoeing with Andrew Westwood
  • Classic Solo Canoeing with Becky Mason
  • Drill Time: Solo Playboating II (Kent Ford)
  • From Here to There: Canoe Basics
  • The Kayak Roll
  • The Open Canoe Roll (Bob Foote)
  • Path of the Paddle Series (Bill Mason)
  • Performance Sea Kayaking: The Basics and Beyond (Performance Video and Instruction)
  • Solo Open Whitewater Canoeing (Tom Foster)
  • Solo Playboating (Kent Ford)
  • Yoga for Paddlers

VHS Videos

  • The C-1 Challenge (Kent Ford)
  • Drill Time: Solo Playboating II (Kent Ford)
  • From Here to There: Canoe Basics
  • Mohawk Whitewater Outfitting
  • Open Canoe Roll (Bob Foote)
  • Path of the Paddle (Bill Mason)
  • Path of the Paddle: Whitewater (Bill Mason)
  • QuickStart Your Canoe! American Canoe Association
  • Ric Taylor’s Solo Canoe
  • Solo Canoeing: Whitewater Bound
  • Solo Playboating (Kent Ford)
  • Song of the Paddle (Bill Mason)

RIVER GUIDES

Books

  • The Alaska River Guide: Canoeing, Kayaking, and Rafting in the Last Frontier; Karen Jettmar (1993)
  • Canoe and Kayak Routes of Northwest Oregon Including Southwest Washington; Philip N. Jones (3rd edition, 2007)
  • Idaho River Tours: A Guide to Touring Idaho’s Most Popular Wilderness Whitewater Rivers; John Garren (1987)
  • Oregon River Tours: A Guide to Oregon’s Most Popular Whitewater Rivers; John Garren (1991)
  • Paddle Routes of the Inland Northwest: 50 Flatwater Trips for Canoe & Kayak; Rich Landers and Dan Hansen (1998)
  • Paddle Routes of Western Washington: 50 Flatwater Trips for Canoe & Kayak; Verne Huser (1990)
  • Paddling the Payette: A Complete Flat-water and Whitewater Guide to the Payette River Basin; Stephen Stuebner (1995)
  • Soggy Sneakers: A Guide to Oregon Rivers; Willamette Kayak & Canoe Club (up to 4th edition, 2004) – 2 copies
  • Washington Whitewater: The 34 Best Whitewater Rivers; Douglass A. North (1992)
  • Whitewater Trips for Kayakers, Canoeists and Rafters in British Columbia: Greater Vancouver through Whistler, Okanagan and Thompson River Regions; Betty Pratt-Johnson (1986)

SAFETY

Books

  • Canoeing Safety & Rescue: A Handbook of Safety & Rescue Procedures for Lake and River Canoeiests; Doug McKown (1992)
  • River Rescue: The Standard Reference on River Safety and Rescue; Les Bechdel and Slim Ray (revised edition 2009)
  • Whitewater Rescue Manual: New Techniques for Canoeists, Kayakers, and Rafters; Charles Walbridge and Wayne A. Sundmacher, Sr. (1995)

DVDs

  • Life Jackets Float. Do You? (American Canoe Association)
  • Whitewater Self Defense

VHS Videos

  • Cold, Wet & Alive

OTHER

Books

  • Sing for the River: A Collection of River Songs; Dorothy Lees Riddle (2003)

DVDs

  • A Tribute to Gordon Taylor (Michael Allender)