by Doug Ammons
“A classic meditation on adventure: Whitewater Philosophy is one of the top five all-time best outdoor adventure books."
— Wall Street Journal
"Ammons is one of the top ten game-changers in adventure since 1900. What Reinhold Messner did for alpinism, Ammons did for kayaking."
— Outside Magazine
As a world-class kayaker, Doug Ammons is known for his solo descents of wilderness runs. His solo of the Grand Canyon of the Stikine River was equated by Outside Magazine to Himalayan climber Reinhold Messner’s epic solo of Mt. Everest, earning him a place in Outside Magazine's “top ten game-changers in adventure since 1900.”