An Adirondack Passage The Cruise of the Canoe Sairy Gamp (Pdf) ✓ Christine Jerome

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An Adirondack Passage The Cruise of the Canoe Sairy Gamp

Rch butterflies flutter southward and on the larger lakes young loons gather for their first migration to the sea Along the way the author pauses to tell us what Sears saw when he passed by and what happened to his favorite haunts in the ensuing century As the history of the region unfolds we meet hermits and millionaires hunting guides and society women hotelkeepers and dime novel writers and one lost dancing bear Christine Jerome has given us a memorable wilderness experience that readers who have never even lifted a canoe paddle will find invigorating. I first read this book in 2001 and have been returning to it off and on ever since I m enjoying it as much this time around as the first time reading it is the next best thing to paddling across an Adirondack lake plus you don t have to get wet or cold or bitten by black flies Christine Jerome writes beautifully and shares loads of wonderful stories from the region I love this book

review An Adirondack Passage The Cruise of the Canoe Sairy Gamp

Her husband John accompanying her in a slightly larger boat set off to retrace Sears's journey An Adirondack Passage is part social history part natural history part biography of Sears and part chronicle of a voyage Summer turns to fall while the Jeromes make their way north through sunshine and storms down cottage lined lakes and lonely wild streams Gusting winds bully their lightweight canoes and by mid September the days are colder and shorter but the longer they paddle the attached they become to the beauty around them Canada geese fly overhead mona. Fun memories of Adirondack vacations and camping trips

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In 1988 Christine Jerome walked into the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake New York and promptly fell in love with a nine foot ten and a half pound canoe named the Sairy Gamp More than a century before in 1883 the Sairy Gamp had been paddled and portaged through the Adirondacks by a sixty one year old writer named George Washington Sears his pen name was Nessmuk The Jerome learned about Sears the she wanted to follow his route despite her lack of canoeing or camping experience In August 1990 she embarked in a nine foot canoe made of Kevlar and with. B


10 thoughts on “An Adirondack Passage The Cruise of the Canoe Sairy Gamp

  1. says:

    Review notes An Adirondack Passage Christine Jerome 19942 starsThe book jacket indicates that this is an “Exhilarating” 180 mile canoe trip I really take issue with book jacket writers attempting to inject excitement and significance for sales appealThis is a historical narrative based on a similar trip written about by George S

  2. says:

    This book was so good I've read travel books before but never a nature travel book I don't think I even realize there were books like this Please recommend anything like this one to me I think I've been missing out on something

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  4. says:

    Fun memories of Adirondack vacations and camping trips

  5. says:

    I liked this book a lot for it is inspiring me to take up many of the same routes the author took for paddling trips in the near future

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    Added 52213I first heard about this book while listening to NPR radio in May 2013 The book was first published April 1st 1994The Adirondacks are of special interest to me because we vacationed in the area for 25 years and then moved there when we retired in 1991A GR review summarizes the book well saying A woman recreates George Sears 19th century canoe tripGeorge Sears pen name was Nessmuk The canoe was called Sairy GampThe GR

  7. says:

    An Adirondack Passage is a sweet gentle introspective account of the author's recreation of the voyage of the Sa

  8. says:

    I first read this book in 2001 and have been returning to it off and on ever since I'm enjoying it as much this time around as the first time reading it is the next best thing to paddling across an Adirondack lake plus you don't have to get wet or cold or bitten by black flies Christine Jerome writes beautifully

  9. says:

    A woman recreates George Sears 19th century canoe trip

  10. says:

    A lovely natural history and travelogue written by Christine Jerome who decides to retrace George Sears' epic so

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