Paddling Montana

A Guide to the State's Best Rivers

Book Description

Montana’s rivers hold a wealth of riches, and Paddling Montana, fully updated and revised, features over thirty river trips for avid paddlers, floaters, and anglers. History buffs can follow the routes of Lewis and Clark along the Missouri, the Jefferson, the Beaverhead, and the Bitterroot. Whitewater enthusiasts can head for the Gallatin or the Madison’s Beartrap Canyon.

Look inside to find:

  • Full-color photos
  • GPS coordinates
  • Detailed river descriptions
  • Maps showing access points and river miles
  • Level of difficulty, optimal flows, rapids, and other hazards
  • Who to call for up-to-the minute information on floating conditions
  • A brief overview of Lewis and Clark’s historic paddle through Montana

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About Fischer, Kit

Kit Fischer, a conservation professional and river enthusiast, grew up paddling and rafting rivers across Montana with his parents, Hank and Carol Fischer, the original authors of A Floaters Guide to Montana (Paddling Montana). Previous to his current work, Kit worked as a fishing guide as well as an American Canoe Association certified whitewater kayak instructor. A Montana native, Kit has explored nearly every mile of floatable river in Montana from Ekalaka to Eureka. He lives in Missoula, Montana, where he leads National Wildlife Federation’s sportsmen’s work in the Northern Rockies Region.