There are so many great outfitters and guiding businesses to buy or rent a canoe. Here is a short list of some in the area that offer paddling rentals and can help point you in the right direction if you are looking to buy a … [Read more...] about Outfitters and Guides in the Adirondacks
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St. Regis Canoe Area- Four Ponds and a Peak: A family spends a delightful two days paddling and hiking in the St. Regis Canoe Area—and, best of all, there were no long carries. Saranac Lake Loop-Around the Mountain: Three friends go on a leisurely … [Read more...] about Canoe outing, anyone? Some ideas for ADK trips
PFD: Personal Floatation Device Safety is super important when kayaking or canoeing. A big factor to consider in the Adirondacks is the time of year you are paddling in. During the spring and fall the air temperature and water temperature can be … [Read more...] about PFDs are essential to paddling
Comparing the pros and cons of kayak materials: Composites: fiberglasskevlarcarbon/graphite Pros: Durable, easy to repair, stiff, better in challenging conditions, lightweight. Good for sea kayaking. Cons: … [Read more...] about Kayaks: Plastic or Composite?