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Ken Madsen

Ken Madsen is an award-winning writer, photographer and adventurer, living in Whitehorse Yukon. He is the author of two other books, Paddling in the Yukon, and Tatshenshini Wilderness Quest. His articles and photographs have appeared in numerous books and magazines including Canadian Geographic, Explore, Paddler, Beautiful BC, Canoe, Up Here, Tatshenshini--River Wild and Protecting Canada's Endangered Spaces: An Owners Manual. Ken works to protect North America's fast disappearing wilderness heritage. He was instrumental in the campaign that resulted in the establishment of the Tatshenshini-Alsek Wilderness Park. He helped establish the Yukon Wildlands Project and is currently president of Friends of Yukon Rivers. Ken is known in canoeing and kayaking circles for his exploits, including the first Canadian descent of nortorious Turnback Canyon and the first complete descent of the Stikine River in northern British Columbia. He has paddled in many places around the world and has organized many "first descents" in the north.


Book Cover Wild Rivers, Wild Lands
978-1-896758-01-5 · 1-896758-01-0 · 1996 · Paperback
CAD$9.95 · USD$9.95
The author has canoed or kayaked all the rivers featured in the book, and his writing and photography will enchant anyone who picks up this book.