All posts for the month December, 2010

Huron River Frozen Paddle 12/28/10


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.

Frozen Huron River Winter Kayaking


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 […]

Exteme Kayaking Or Is It A New Sport?


This is what happens when Kayakers spend too much time in the Pub thinking up new ways to kayak.

A Winter Hike For Exercise


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.

Kayak Entry and Exit From Shore


Enter and Exit a Kayak from shore without getting wet. This is useful for cold weather paddling.

Kayak Roll In December


Learning how to roll

Kayak Entry and Exit


Tips on getting into and out of your Kayak from a dock or poolside during winter training. Proper seat position.

How To Kayak


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 […]

Extreme Kayaking


Kayaking and outdoor activities can take on many forms, find the one you like for exercise.