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Free Guidebook & App

 

 

App:

 

Who wants a Free Android app with a flowpage and Google Earth maps 

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.appsbar.WRWW33386


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Guidebook:

 

 

Step 1 : To get the book and not the App, they are two different applications.

Download WinZip

 

You will need WinZip to download the files, its free on a trial basis.

WinZip Computing

 

 http://www.winzip.com/win/en/index.htm

 

Step 2 :

 

Get Adobe Reader

Next you need Adobe Reader

 

http://get.adobe.com/reader/

Step 3a :

Download the guidebook.

 

             Click Here to download the Zipped Guidebook  

*Apple users using Archive unzip program will hate life, its for P.C. Users only

 

Give this file time to download!

High speed connections are a must.

 

Save the file to where you can find it, btw its a piece of cake using

Google's Chrome Browser.

http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en/landing_chrome.html?hl=en

 

 This site works better using it too. Once saved and you can find it, just extract it.

 

 

Step 3a :

*Download the guidebook.

*If you had trouble downloading the Guidebook zip file. Here is the PDF .Warning its over 67 Megs. So try the zip file first.

YOU REALLY WANT TO DOWNLOAD USING THE ZIP FILE!

Guidebook PDF File

YOU REALLY WANT TO DOWNLOAD USING THE ZIP FILE!

Step 4 :

 

Download the Appendix to the book next.

 

 

Click Here to download the Zipped Appendix for the book

 

Step 4 a:

 

*Download the Appendix to the book next.

*If you had trouble downloading the Appendix zip file. Here is the PDF .Warning its over 20 Megs. So try the zip file first.

YOU REALLY WANT TO DOWNLOAD USING THE ZIP FILE!

Appendix PDF File

YOU REALLY WANT TO DOWNLOAD USING THE ZIP FILE!

 

 

 

All files are virus free and safe to download

 

 

 

Step 5a :

Print the book

 

To make a book yourself, you need to do the following.

 

Print the PDF at 90% not 100%

Have it printed on both sides.

 

Have it comb bound at Kinko's or another like place.

                                                                          

 

Need some examples of the book?

 

http://www.waldensridgewhitewater.com/Guidebook/Appendix.pdf

http://www.waldensridgewhitewater.com/Guidebook/Lookout.pdf

http://www.waldensridgewhitewater.com/Guidebook/sample.pdf

Note: I printed my own book for free and had it bound for $3.50. I have had print shops price ,printing the book entirely for $28. If you only have the Appendix printed in color and the rest of the book printed in Black and White it gets even cheaper.

 

Step 5b:

Save the files to a mobile device.

 

Save the PDF files to the following  mobile devices, we have tested it and it works on the following devices.

Droid I and Droid II, I-Pad, Android Tablets, Laptops, and Netbooks

 

 

Step 6:

Too lazy to download the book, still having trouble?

 

Click here and you can buy a CD that will go to three great organizations.

WaldensRidgeGuideBook CD

http://waldensridgewhitewater.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=19&products_id=400

 

 

*** Note: the WaldensRidgeWhiteWater.com site  has over 2800 hrs in it, the Watershed Maps by Steve Zerefos are 2200 hrs of work , the GIS work of Randy Hale is over 750 hrs of work***

The guidebook took an additional 120+ hrs to make and over $ 400 dollars in personal resources, the guidebook is a free download and to share with your friends and the CD is less than $ 15 and goes to charity


But this book is for personal use only tho' and CANNOT be used for any other means, website, reproduction or publication. W.R.W.W. retains all rights, if you would like to use if this information you must contact us thru the W.R.W.W site first. Any author, photographer of the book or site is NOT responsible for any consequence the occurs from the use of this publication or source from the site.

 If you are unhappy with this book or site then it's T.S. for you : ) ***

 

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Here is a video of when the book was in Beta and has been tweaked and improved.

I printed it for free and all in color and had it bound for less/around $ 3.50

This video was uploaded from an Android phone.

 

 

 

 

       

 

            Here are some reviews:

 

Mike 'Louie" Lewis

  Before you bring your Esquif to Tennessee, get one of these 570 pages books and btw it is free. Or you can buy one for a donation and all the money goes to river conservation and not one penny to anyone else. This things is so detailed if there is some funky, confusing fork in the put road he will have a picture of it with an arrow and description on how to go. Eat your heart out Money Smith and others Tennessee's best guide book is here.


...and it only cost 7 bucks to get the book bound with frosted poly covers at Kinkos

 

Tera Wilson

 
I saw Louie's copy of your guidebook, Nice work, I especially like the pictures of which road to take. Good Job, I'll be getting mine soon. :)

 

Mark Saxon

WRWW is thinking outside of the box and keeping up with the curve by Open Sourcing the Guide Book and allowing you to burn it. You can make your own hard copy. Way to go Cumnock, you're on the right track.
 

 

Josh Thorton

 

Got my guide book put together and its awesome great job!!

 

Eric F.

This is a great guide book. I did the free down load and bought the CD. I plan on getting it printed. Like to have a hard copy, when driving around looking for something new to paddle. Or maybe I'll just buy a IPad. 

 

From AlabamaWhiteWater:jpaddl3r

 

Just downloaded the waldens ridge guidebook. Wanted to say thanks for the guys who run this website and make it happen. It take the guessing out of alot of things.Thanks alot for the book. It sure does make does make life alot easier. Appreciate it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

   

 

 

       

                 

***Warning label***

Whitewater paddling is VERY Dangerous, and you should get instruction before ever attempting even to paddle flatwater. One of contributors to this web site has personally helped bury 3 kayaking friends, this isn't a joke. Whitewater paddling can ruin your life through accidents and can effect your family and friends throughout a lifetime.

The information on this page is incomplete, inaccurate, and very unreliable.   Use with caution.  Whitewater paddling is a dangerous sport and the information here is not a substitute for actual knowledge and skill.  The authors are not liable for your actions. Go ahead and kill yourself if you want to, but don't blame others for you actions and decisions that you will make on and off the river.

***Warning label***

 

 

Our hemlocks are dying on the ridge due to the woolly adelgid infestation. You can find out more at the Save Our Hemlocks website: http://www.saveourhemlocks.org/

 

To learn even more click here

 

The Picture below is depressing to say the least...

 

 

 

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Picture courtesy of KnoxNews.com

 

 

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