Spirited Waters

Spirited Waters

Soloing South Through the Inside Passage

Book - 2001
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-- Winner of the Barbara Savage Miles From Nowhere Memorial Award-- Illustrated with original artworkIn this insightful account of her solo voyage in a sixteen-foot kayak, Jennifer Hahn vividly relates the terrifying predicaments, ecstatic moments, and personal challenges of paddling against the winds through Alaska's Inside Passage. Much more than a memoir, Spirited Waters is a remarkable blend of adventure travel, natural history, personal challenge, vivid animal encounters, Northwest mythology, and heartwarming coastal characters.
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Mountaineers : 2001
ISBN: 9780898867442
Branch Call Number: 917.98 H124s
Characteristics: 213p illus


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Nov 05, 2018

During two springs and two summers between 1992 and 1996, the author paddled her kayak alone for 750-miles through the Inside Passage between Ketchican, Alaska, and Bellingham, Washington. Jennifer Hahn, a trained biologist and kayak tour guide, shares her keen knowledge of marine wildlife and her enthusiasm for human-powered exploration. The text is complimented by pen and ink sketches and 7 maps by the author; and a bibliography.


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