Immerse yourself in this fascinating story of the Thompson River Valley from Savona to Lytton,
British Columbia, including a km-by-km guide of the river. A host of entertaining anecdotes, splendid photographs, and unusual historical tales and information merge to create a captivating narrative. This book is an indispensable companion for rafters, kayakers, anglers, anyone travelling alongside this legendary river, and for those who enjoy intriguing tales of BC’s past.
Bernie Fandrich, a pioneer of the whitewater rafting industry in Canada, has a passionate
relationship with the Thompson that began in 1973 with his fledgling company, Bernie’s
Raft Rides. A former university instructor and co-author of an earlier Thompson River
guidebook, Bernie, together with his wife Lorna and their three children, continues
to share the river’s rapids and stories with enthusiasts of all ages at his family’s Kumsheen
Resort (www.kumsheen.com) in Lytton, BC.