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Canoeing the Adirondacks with Nessmuk

the Adirondack letters of George Washington Sears

by George Washington Sears

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Published by Adirondack Museum/Syracuse University Press in Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • Adirondack Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Sears, George Washington, 1821-1890.,
    • Canoes and canoeing -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Mountains -- Guidebooks.,
    • Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Dan Brenan with revisions by Robert L. Lyon and Hallie E. Bond.
      ContributionsBrenan, Dan, d. 1962.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV776.N72 N347 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 177 p. :
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1408317M
      ISBN 100815625944
      LC Control Number93016869
      OCLC/WorldCa27813535

      Guided lightweight canoeing tours are still available in the Adirondack region, and similar models of lightweight canoes can be found in many places throughout the country. Sears was honored in when a mountain near Wellsboro was named after him, and most recently, Lake Nessmuk was created by damming a stream past the site of his longtime home.   Title page of Nessmuk’s book Woodcraft. In this posting I am grateful for the great treasure of information about Nessmuk found in the book Canoeing the Adirondacks with Nessmuk, The Adirondack Letters of George Washington Sears by Dan Brenan with revisions by Robert L. Lyon and Hallie E. Bond.

      Canoeing, 20th Anniversary Edition: A Guide to Canoeing Wild Rivers in North America (How to Paddle Series) Woodcraft (Illustrated): by Nessmuk The Life and Adventures of Nat Foster: Trapper and Hunter of the Adirondacks () Mountain Biking in the Adirondacks: .   C&K tests five worthy descendants of Nessmuk’s Wee Lassie—and one lapstrake original Canoe Review: Adirondack Style. by which started in the late 90s with the publication of Ray Author: Canoe & Kayak.

      Product Title Paddling: Paddling Texas: A Guide to the State's Best Paddling Routes, 1st Edition (Paperback) Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars Current Price $ $ 8. . Canoeing the Adirondacks with Nessmuk - (Adirondack Museum Books) 2nd Edition by Dan Brenan (Paperback) Becoming Coastal - by Alex Zimmerman (Paperback) Paddling Southern Maine - by Sandy Moore & Kimberlee Bennett (Paperback).


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His stories, appearing under the pen name, "Nessmuk" popularized self-guided canoe camping tours of the Adirondack lakes in open, lightweight solo canoes and what is today called ultralight camping or ultralight.

The canoe used by Nessmuk, the white-cedar Sairy Gamp, was a mere nine feet long and weighed just ten and a half pounds. “The lightest boat J. Henry Rushton had ever produced, she was so small that Sears could lift her with one hand,” wrote Christine Jerome in An Adirondack Passage, in which she recounted her retracing of Nessmuk’s trip.

The Adirondack guideboat has survived for well over a century as a unique regional classic, first as a workboat in the rugged Adirondack mountain region of New York and later as a recreational craft. It is noted for its graceful lines, elegant curves, easy and speedy rowing, and for having a very high ooh-ahh value among casual observers.

Canoeing the Adirondacks with Nessmuk: the Adirondack letters of George Washington Sears. [George Washington Sears; Dan Brenan] Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Washington Sears; Dan Brenan.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: A little bit about Nessmuk’s Wilderness Guide Services, I named my guide service as an homage to a fellow Pennsylvanian, sportsman, adventurer, poet and author from the ’s, named George Washington Sears aka ‘Nessmuk’ (his self appointed “Native American” pen name used to correspond with the magazines of the time).

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Nessmuk's Adirondack Letters () Nessmuk wrote many letters to Forest and Stream magazine in the s. These popularized canoeing, the Adirondack lakes, self-guided canoe camping tours, the open, Rushton-type single canoe (but with a double-bladed paddle) instead of the decked British canoe, and what we today call environmentalism.

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