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Audrey Sutherland was raised in California and has lived in Hawaii since 1952. She raised her four children as a single mother, supporting her family as a school counselor. In 1962 she decided to tour the coast of Molokai by swimming it – and towing along an inflatable raft with supplies. She has ever since been an inveterate water traveler, during the past several decades in inflatable kayak because it’s transportable, light enough for her to handle comfortably and relatively inexpensive.
Great book by one of the worlds most experienced paddlers.
This is a true story, the travels of an anventurous and enterprising woman who paddles her inflatable canoe to the wild and beautiful places in Southeast Alaska.
Her book includes about a dozen maps annotating her route, spotting the points of interest in her story.
I just want to add my admiration for Audrey's trip and her very descriptive book. She refers to Four Season's North, Billie Wright's book about the beauty and rawness of an... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Donna Lee
What an inspiration! I'm a novice kayaker. Audrey's observations, recipes and tips on her paddle around Alaska have awakened the explorer in me.Published 11 months ago by E.T.
Paddling books tend to read well in inverse proportion to the scale of the voyage - better written are the least interesting or useful trips, for some reason. Not this one. Read morePublished 12 months ago by boatnut
Paddling North by Audrey Sutherland is a wonderful record of her kayaking trip in Alaska. I was spellbound by her whole trip! Read morePublished 12 months ago by Hannah Johnstone
I enjoyed reading about Audrey's adventure in Alaska. I read it on my kindle. I wished some of her photos were included in the kindle version.Published 19 months ago by Victoria E Dauciunas
This is a true story, the travels of an anventurous and enterprising woman who paddles her inflatable canoe to the wild and beautiful places in Southeast Alaska. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Linda Daniel
Growing up, I was a big fan of adventure fiction...Jack London, Hemingway, et al. These authors wrote of fantastically exotic locale and an adventure lifestyle that seemed only... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
Great book by one of the worlds most experienced paddlers. I hope she will write more about her trips. I benefit from her bravery and philosophy of life.Published 24 months ago by Floyd