Spring has sprung and though the weather is warm, the water near you may still be quite cold. Keeping dry and finding clothes that are great at resisting water is key to keeping safe while the water is still heating up.
If you stay in your kayak at all times, you’ll run into no issues whatsoever wearing whatever you normally would wear kayaking. If for some reason you end up falling out of your kayak, you’ll want to make sure that you’re bundled up and protected from the chilly waters below.
Deciding what to wear kayaking in this kind of weather can be tricky, but there are a few simple tips you can follow to make the most of your spring kayaking experiences. Here’s how to dress for kayaking during spring:
Following these easy tips will keep you happy, safe, and warm on the water until summer comes along.
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When it comes to being outdoors and enjoying life, the mid-Atlantic region has it all! Centered between the more tropical southeastern states and the cooler, more varied seasons of the north, this area offers dozens of excellent paddling sites for all skill levels.
OK, so you’ve got your kayak, your sleeping bag, a tent and some bug spray. And you’re looking to go camping along a river for a couple of days. The key? Pack light and take only what you truly need. Remember that every ounce you pack is weight you’ll be moving as you paddle. Plan to conserve energy where and how you can.