Last weekend was supposed to be a big paddle weekend, with 3 paddles that I wanted to do, one of them I was leading up the Huron River. Well Saturday had winds forecasted to gust to 45 MPH, don’t know how strong the gusts actually were, but I had to cancel my paddle with the [...]
Cross County Ski run down the Mountain
Some crazy antics in the pool with kayaks.
Had a great time getting exercise and cross country skiing with fresh snow and warmer temperatures. I only saw two other skiers out there, but I was not the first on all the hills. Peach Mountain is owned by the University Of Michigan and does not allow any machines, perfect for hiking and cross country skiing.
In the warmer weather I kayak several times a week and bike as often as I can. The dogs get long dog walks with the next lake over as the destination for midpoint watering, there are roller blade tails nearby at Hudson Mills Metro Park for a Saturday or Sunday morning skate.
Holidays over and 2011 is going to be a busy year.
Ice skating for exercise.
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 [...]
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.