Format: Print Length
Publisher: Gray Dog Press (May 1, 2012)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 9 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
Lake Chelan is ready an obsession with a lake that encouraged a guy to shuttle all over the world, purely to figure out that the watery love of his existence was once Washington’s attractive Lake Chelan. John’s tale is a notable story of persistence via huge go back and forth, exhaustive examine, and numerous baffled appears to be like from family and friends. yet this ebook isn’t strictly a commute consultant. John defines scablands, geological strategies, the complicated Secchi Disk—mathematical equation slightly included—in an off-the-cuff, obtainable narrative. the best Lake on the planet is a lively and endearing exploration of lake-living nostalgia: one man’s story of miscalculated first kisses and hundred-foot cliff jumps, of water-skiing deer, Transylvanian leeches, and bats on fishing poles. via foot, barstool, and paraglider, John explored Lake Chelan’s complicated drainage procedure, from the comfy cities and vineyards to the glaciered peaks, and all of the assorted microclimates in among. He traveled to thousands of lakes on 4 continents, chanced on (and named) Lake Chelan’s personal lake monster, and he nonetheless spends as a lot time as he can outdoor of Seattle stress-free at the shore of the world’s maximum lake.