All posts tagged Chain of Lakes

Hard Water For Kayaking


Well it finally happened the water got hard at my shore and kayaking the lake may be done on the chain of lakes for this year and for the first quarter of next year. The lake looks open since the ice is smooth and clear (perfect for ice skating if it was a little thicker) […]

Hot April 10th Sea Kayak Paddle – Start Kayaking


Southeast Michigan gave us over 80 degrees and sunny which made for a great day to paddle Sea Kayaks from Little Portage to Zukey Lake Tavern and back. This was the opening day to start kayaking.  The forecast was originally for thunder showers, then mostly cloudy so the sunny skies was a nice surprise.  The […]

Want To Start Kayaking – Beginning to Kayak?


Beginning to kayak, or if you’re thinking about how to start kayaking? What most newbie paddlers don’t know is there are many types of kayaks and the ease of paddling; ease of tipping over varies wildly depending on the model and type.

A Downhill Cross Country Ski Run From The Summit Of Peach Mountain


Cross County Ski run down the Mountain

Fall Kayaking


I admit it, I love summer, it is my favorite season.  As long as I am near water it can be hot and humid.  I even do well in Arizona out in 115 degree heat, of course the sun is out there.  A Northern Michigan summer is fantastic. Now having said all that I know […]

Skirts And Skins


A video record of the Skin On Frame kayaks hand made in downtown Brighton Michigan over the Michigan winter.  Launch Party held at the end of May to get the works of art into the water.  Group paddled from Portage Lake to Zukey Lake and back.

Tied Up Paddling Close To Hell Video


Check this out especially if you are a Great Lakes Paddling Member: