All posts tagged cold weather paddling

March Madness – Kayaking


Well it is early March and in Southeast Michigan and the lakes are open, the air warm 65 to 70 degrees and tempting for a paddle (Global Warming anyone?).  I took advantage and got my sea kayak into the water.   I upset lots of the waterfowl who thought they had the lake to themselves.  The […]

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) […]

After Thanksgiving Day Paddle


Many people have Friday off after thanksgiving so the Great Lakes Paddlers had a paddle from Proud Lake to Milford with a meal at the end.  I considered going since it’s a great group of people and it is a scenic part of the Huron River.  I chose instead for a solo paddle and a […]

Crossroads Group Huron River Winter Paddle 2011


The Crossroads Group held their annual winter paddle down the Huron River in SE Michigan. The Group just got it in under the wire just a short 6 hours before the official start of spring. Normally held in February, truth be told, this year there might have been frozen sections of the river. The 10 […]

Pool Antics With Kayaks


Some crazy antics in the pool with kayaks.

Kayak Entry and Exit From Shore


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

Kayak Entry and Exit


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

Is It Too Cold In Michigan?


A video showing kayaking can be year round.