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Paddling Pantheon

In the Pantheon of paddling greats, Michiganders have to know people like Verlen Kruger (more than 88,000 paddle miles; memorial) and Serge Corbin (18-time winner of the Au Sable River Marathon). As a side note, our family took 6 days to

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|Prepare for Spring

It’s February. It’s cold and snowy in the northern regions. But spring is coming! That means it’s time to start thinking about kayaking again. Here are some websites with exercises to prepare for paddling: The Sea Kayaker — Get in

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|Back on the Huron River

The evening light on the Huron was amazing.

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|Camping in Mesick, MI

We drove up to Mesick on Thursday, spent the night, and got up early the next morning for the big day. Cleopatra waited with the boat at the Hodenpyl Dam while I drove the car down to Red Bridge. I

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|Kensington Park

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|On the Shiawassee River

Both of our jobs contribute to secondary trauma, so I am glad that we both enjoy getting outside to refresh our minds and bodies. This weekend we went biking, walking and paddling. Here are a few shots from this morning

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|Maiden Kayak Voyage

Thanks for lending us the kayak, Dad! I got frustrated while trying to figure out how to set it up (see crossed-arms picture), but Charissa’s patience prevailed and we eventually got the pumps and valves in order.

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