By the Shore

By the Shore

Explore the Pacific Northwest Coast Like A Local

eBook - 2018
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From whale watching to squid jigging to making your own sea salt, this adventure guide to the iconic Pacific Northwest coast has something for vacationers and locals alike! Celebrate the wild beauty of the Northwest Coast as you learn how to catch and cook seasonal seafood, including recipes that can be prepared over a driftwood fire, enjoy beach activities for adults and kids, learn the basics of water sports including kayaking and paddleboarding, and get ideas for outdoor adventure opportunities and travel itineraries from paddle camping to beach hikes to road trips. Also includes wildlife ID guides and seasonal natural events like meteor showers and the solstice and oceanside festivals. The book covers the coastal areas of Oregon (from Astoria to Florence); Washington (including Puget Sound and the Olympic Peninsula); and British Columbia, Canada (including Vancouver Island). Gorgeously illustrated with line drawings and color photographs, this book is a visual treat for the armchair adventurer, as well as a practical guide to take with you on your next outing.
Publisher: Seattle : Sasquatch Books, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781632171443 (electronic bk.)
1632171449 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 233 pages) : color illustrations

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