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Want to start your kayaking season earlier and extend it later?
Cold hands can cut any outdoor activity short and spoil the
fun. Stohlquist has a solution that will keep you on the water
long after your less sensible friends have called it quits for the
season. Read all about how you can keep your hands toasty
warm without sacrificing your grip on your paddle.
Read our full-length guide to
this gem of a destination in
Charles County Maryland
where we cover a northerly
trail full of eagles, osprey and
We've just finished reviewing a
tattered book that has led us to
more than 27 destinations in the
Chesapeake Bay area. Read
why this is a must-have
reference for any Maryland or
worth his or her salt.
Your camera equipment is just a fraction of the equation. No
matter how good it is, shooting pictures from a kayak presents a
whole new set of challengs. Learn how to use your kayak to its
best advantage to get you some truly frame-worthy wildlife
pictures you'd never get without it! All without having to wade
through any annoying technobabble.
Most people don't get why we bring our expensive
photography equipment with us on our kayaks. Surely the
risks outweight the rewards! Not to our way of thinking.
While it's your personal choice to take the chance yourself,
we're going to spell out all the reasons why you should
consider taking the chance and why a kayak makes such a
superior platform (most of the time) from which to
Kayak your heart-out on 3 established water trails and one
bonus trail we've described at one of Maryland's premier
kayaking destinations. Enjoy a mix of both open water and
flat marsh-kayaking, then relax on the beach.
Enjoy hiking, Civil War history, fishing, birding and then tell
ghost stories about Point Lookout's haunted lighthouse
around the campfire at night!
He's your best pal in the world and hates it when you spend all
day on the lake without him in your sit-atop kayak. Of course
you should bring him along!
Learn what you need to know to pick the perfect floatation
devide for a safe and fun-filled day on the water with your
favorite furry pal.
The worst part of kayaking is not being able to kayak. The
second-worst part of kayaking is loading and unloading the
kayak. Read all about a system that will take the pain out of
loading a heavy kayak onto an SUV in our review of the
amazing Thule 897XT Hullavator Kayak Roof Rack in our new
Wish-List section and check back often for other dreams and
great gift ideas for kayakers!
Where we dream of
places to go and gifts
we'd love to recieve.
Please visit our new
Kayaking offers a
unique perspective on
this amazing city and
there's no better time to
do it than during the
blooming of the cherry
blossoms! Read about
our plan to kayak DC
As our site grows we'll be hosting numerous videos of an
instructional nature, not to mention trip vids and fun items, but a
news story this morning inspired us to put up a new page
capturing funny, interesting and inspirational videos that catch
our eye from around the world. Check it out! Newest up is a
touching video about a guy saving a pregnant possum.
Kayakers are just the best people!
The Werner Kalliste paddle is
the Ferrari engine that powers
your kayak. We've put over a
thousand miles into convincing
ourselves it's the best touring
paddle you'll likely ever own.
While the river isn't new, the latest of our monster kayaking route guides for the upper Patuxent river certainly
are. We've lost sleep over these, folks, and have spent the past two weekends kayaking the upper sections of
the Patuxent to bring you the most current information we can. Our longest route guide, from Jackson's
Landing at the Patuxent River Park to the Queen Anne Canoe Launch is up and ready for your reading
pleasure- complete with maps. The Iron Pot Landing route and the Merkle Wildlife Refuge route are going
through final edits and will be up soon. In addition, two new trip reports will be going up shortly for both of the
latter routes, giving you up-to-the-minute information on current spring-time conditions and suggested camping
locations for overnight trips. Enjoy!
Our first feature-length route
guide for the upper Patuxent
river, a 20+ mile epic, is up
and ready for your reading
pleasure. Plan a kayaking trip
you'll never forget. Though
customizable, this one is
meant for strong paddlers.