Paddling Minnesota

In this beautiful collection of essays on paddling and growing up in the Northwoods of Minnesota, Joseph Van Nurden regales readers with tales of misty mornings on the lake, paddling alongside moose, introducing his son to the wonders of canoeing, and his own childhood at a northern resort. Full of insights on why we seek the outdoors, Paddling Minnesota is sure to delight paddlers of all skill levels and ages.

Joseph Van Nurden of Marcell, MN Joseph Van Nurden spends his winters as a ski-bum in the mountains of Colorado and summers as a wildland firefighter, while getting out with his family to travel, backpack, paddle, and serve with his local volunteer fire and rescue department.

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