All posts tagged SE Michigan Lakes and Rivers

Paddle To Hell And Back


Hell Michigan that is on the chain of lakes in the Pinckney Recreation Area.  The launch site was on Bruin Lake at the state camp ground boat launch.  We had a very small turn out for a paddle sponsored by the Cross Roads Group of the Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club.  They just don’t […]

Zukey Lake Tavern Run – Again


Nine sea kayakers made the 14 mile trip from Portage Lake to Zukey Lake just to paddle for beer.  Two people had a Hell of A Ride the day before, riding 100 miles on their road bikes.  We had a good paddle, river down from last time, not much power boat traffic on the way […]

Greenland Boat Hits The Water


We had three Greenland boats on Little Portage, two were virgins, first time in the water to Start Kayaking. The later level was higher than I have ever experienced it.  We had to walk in water to get to the dock.  Getting in the Greenland boat was a little tricky, but with a dock it […]

Spring Kayaking – Start Kayaking


Hey the waters high, the temperature warm, time to start kayaking if you have been thinking about it.  I paddled early Saturday morning and it was very relaxing and peaceful.  The power boats are not out in force yet, many wait till after the Memorial Day holiday or until schools out before they get onto […]

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 […]

Greenland Kayak 2011 Building Schedule – Skirts & Skins Group To Start Kayaking


Continuing from an earlier post on February 16, 2011, here is the remaining schedule to complete the Skin On Frame Greenland Style Kayak. All the remaining steps are shown.

Skin On Frame Build – Greenland Kayak Project


Went shopping in Ann Arbor Michigan on Sunday for wood for the Masik – the beam in front of the paddler. This can be made out of many types of woods, it is a curved piece.

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


Cross County Ski run down the Mountain

Full Skin On Frame Launch Series Posted


If you were part of this event, you may want to watch the whole video, or if you just like watching reality events enjoy. The idea is to see that lots of people are enjoying kayaking and if you want to get some good exercise, and meet new people this sport is a way you […]

A Progressive Sport


Kayaking is a sport you can grow with, meet new friends, go to beautiful places, gets you outside and gets you in shape. The sport can be fun at any skill level.