Tag: cold weather paddling

The ACK Survival Guide to Winter Kayaking

The ACK Survival Guide to Winter Kayaking

| December 8, 2013 | 7 Comments

As winter sets in and water starts to turn solid, many paddlers will be hanging up their paddling gear until spring. For others, the cold is just another challenge to overcome before getting on the water. I believe that winter time kayaking can actually be very enjoyable but it does pose some risks that you […]

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Apparel Options for Cold Weather Paddling

Apparel Options for Cold Weather Paddling

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s Lots of Options When it Comes to Cold Weather Paddling Summertime paddling apparel is easy. Throw on a lightweight t-shirt (or don’t), a swimsuit, a pair of water shoes and you’re set. Ok, it’s not always quite that simple, but the point is summertime is a breeze when you compare it to fall and […]

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5 Tips to Extend Your Paddling in Cold Weather Season

5 Tips to Extend Your Paddling in Cold Weather Season

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Paddling in Cold Weather It may not feel like it everywhere now, but September marks the end of summer and, eventually, the coming of cooler fall weather. This time last year, our team was talking about kayak storage options to help people get ready for the cold winter months. Boy, did we get an earful […]

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Top 10 Kayaks For Cold Weather Paddling

Top 10 Kayaks For Cold Weather Paddling

| December 5, 2012 | 4 Comments

A few months back, I wrote a short piece that caused a bit of a stir. Apparently “storing your kayak for the winter” didn’t resound well with many, especially those residing in more temperate regions (tongue in cheek of course). But the reality for many is that the idea of putting a kayak out of […]

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Cold Weather Paddling Apparel Layering Guide

Cold Weather Paddling Apparel Layering Guide

| October 3, 2012 | 5 Comments

Fall brings cooler weather and a hint of even colder temperatures that are just around the corner but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s time to put your kayaks and canoes away. With a bit of preparation and apparel suited for almost any type of environmental condition, you’ll be paddling well into the winter, especially for […]

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Summer, It’s Not Over Yet!

Summer, It’s Not Over Yet!

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Based on the sheer volume of pictures I am seeing with kids and their new and loaded backpacks on Facebook, it seems that school is back in session. Some may see it as the end of summer but the heat is still on for most of the country and before we begin to plan out […]

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Taylor Cavin Reviews The Bomb Dry Top

Taylor Cavin Reviews The Bomb Dry Top

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

This blog was originally published by Team Bomber member, Taylor Cavin at Bomber Gear’s news site featuring the Bomber Gear Bomb Long Sleeve Dry Top. Might be hard to believe that fall begins in just a couple of months so yeah, time to start thinking about cold weather paddling! This season I have had the […]

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Product Review: Immersion Research Thickskin Union Suit

Product Review: Immersion Research Thickskin Union Suit

| February 2, 2011 | 4 Comments

If It’s Not Frozen, Paddle It! Can’t wait until spring to begin paddling again? We know what you mean. For those of us that don’t have to deal with frozen water and extreme cold temperatures, you can still enjoy paddling with a little preparedness. Think Thickskin! Immersion Research designs and manufacturers paddling gear with a […]

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Off Season? What “Off” Season?

Off Season? What “Off” Season?

| January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

As I sit here getting ready for the upcoming boat shows I think back about how great of an “off” season it was. For many paddlers that reside in Texas, late November through January is considered the “off season”. Of course, we do experience a few days where temperatures will get back up into the […]

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Kayaking Season Isn’t Over Yet!

Kayaking Season Isn’t Over Yet!

| November 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

You are probably starting to notice a slight trend in topics related to colder weather paddling. I think it is pretty obvious why,  just because the temps are dropping, doesn’t mean that you have to put your kayaks in storage yet! This is especially true for those in the southern regions. If you prepare yourself […]

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