The Trough-Paddler’s Companion documents navigating the Trail in its entirety-west to east-from the perspective and unique needs of an expedition paddler or anyone looking for more detailed information while following the official NFCT maps.

The “Companion” guidebook includes:

  • 35 consecutive segment descriptions documenting the entire Trail including 160-plus miles of upstream paddling
  • 25 illustrated maps highlighting challenging trail sections
  • Details about every portage (or carry) with recommendations about how “wheelable” each may be
  • Statistics about average paddle times
  • Tips for planning daily mileage goals
  • Lists of services found along the Trail

Soft Cover, 5 1/2  X 8 1/2, 253 pgs.