Gilpatrick, Gil (1934 - )

Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction

Gil Gilpatrick was born, raised and has lived most of his life in and around the Skowhegan, ME area. He attended the University of Maine and spent six years in the Army. He has taught vocational arts at area high schools and was an instructor at one of the Maine Vocational schools. He is a well-known canoe designer and builder, an avid outdoorsman, and a registered Maine guide.

Selected Bibliography

  • Building a Strip Canoe (1979)
  • Building Snowshoes (1979)
  • The Canoe Guide's Handbook (1981)
  • Allagash, the Story of Maine's Legendary Wilderness Waterway (1983)
  • Building Outdoor Gear (1999)
  • Building Snowshoes and Snowshoe Furniture (2001)
  • The Allagash Guide: What You Need to Know to Canoe this Famous Waterway (2002)
  • The Outdoor Leader's Handbook: How to Plan, Supply and Guide an Outdoor Expedition for Two to Twelve People (2002>

Selected Resources