A kayak trip down the frozen Huron River in December. Temperatures had been very cold in Southeast Michigan prior to the paddle, so there was a concern about the river being open where we needed it to be.
Well a group of five crazy kayakers are getting together myself included to get their kayaks on the roofs of their vehicles, get out the winter gear, one member has a new dry suit he is anxious to try out in the elements. Some people just don’t get enough of kayaking. The challenge is to [...]
This is what happens when Kayakers spend too much time in the Pub thinking up new ways to kayak.
A Winter Hike up Peach Mountain in Southeast Michigan. Just like being up North in the woods without the drive. A good way to burn winter fat, reduce weight and have a good time doing it.
Enter and Exit a Kayak from shore without getting wet. This is useful for cold weather paddling.
Learning how to roll
Tips on getting into and out of your Kayak from a dock or poolside during winter training. Proper seat position.
With the weather colder, days shorter in December in Southeast Michigan I have not been able to make my own videos lately, so I found a good collection of “How To Kayak” videos on YouTube.com most being made by REI.com, the links are at the end of this post, just click on them to open [...]
Kayaking and outdoor activities can take on many forms, find the one you like for exercise.