Davidson, James West & Rugge, John. Great Heart. New York: Kodansha, 1996. While not about the Thelon, a great story of tundra travel in Labrador.
Mowat, Farley, Ed. Tundra. Toronto, Canada: McCelland and Stewart, 1976. Selections from early accounts of artic exploration. Thelon R. is touched on.
Norment, Christpher. In the North of Our Lives. Camden, ME: Down East Books, 1989.
An account of a six person group's canoe trip from the Yukon to Hudson Bay. They overwinter at Warden's Grove.
Pelly, David. Thelon, A River Sanctuary. Merrickville, Canada: Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association, 1996. Order: firstname.lastname@example.org, general info on book: Betelgeuse@sympatico.ca. The best book on the river.
Pitt, Kathleen & Michael.Three Seasons in the Wind. Vancouver, Canada: Hornby House Publications, 1999. An account of a trip down a longer stretch of the Thelon.
Powell-Williams, Clive. Cold Burial. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2002. The story of Hornby's tragic last trip to the Thelon.
Thomas, Alister, Ed. Paddle Quest. Erin, ON, Canada: Boston Mills Press, 2000. Has a chapter on the Thelon and many other ideas for future trips.
On the Web
web.idirect.com/~hland/sh/sh001.htm The journal of Samuel Hearne, one of the earliest white men to travel in this area. Although it has only a few references to the Thelon, it gives a fascinating picture of what the Barrens were like before the European invasion. Bob Schaefer's Journal A Journal of a 1970 trip from Great Slave Lake down the Thelon by Bob Schaefer who was a few days behind us. Schaefer's Journal A journal from a 2002 trip. He paddled down the Finnie River (and more) and joined the Thelon at Lookout Point.