how to transport a kayak

How To Transport A Kayak

You’ve bought a new kayak and found appropriate-sized paddles for you. All equipment taken care of, you’re all set to head out for a kayaking adventure you’ve looked forward to for months. There’s one thing you...
how to get in a kayak

How To Get In A Kayak

So, you want to go on a kayaking excursion? Great idea, there’s nothing quite like exploring an area from the perspective of a small boat, propelled forward by your own muscles (and the current). If you don’t h...
parts of a kayak

Parts Of A Kayak: A Beginners Guide

Just like a rock climber should be familiar with their equipment, a kayaker has to know the basic parts of a kayak. Did you ever think about the fact that a kayak isn’t just one solid piece of material? Did you...
how to size a kayak paddle

How To Size A Kayak Paddle

Bought a new kayak but still need to find a paddle to go with it? Or do you need to replace your old paddle? Then, you might wonder, or need a reminder of, how to size a kayak paddle. We here at The Adventure J...
Best Long Johns

Long Johns 101

Planning on spending lots of time on the trails this winter? Looking for some extra warmth and comfort during your outdoor adventures? What you need is a good pair of long johns (aka thermal underwear). But do ...
best snowshoe poles

Snowshoe Poles 101

When winter arrives, would you still like to get outside and hit the trails? If your answer is “yes”, you’ll need a pair of great snowshoes and snowshoe poles. With snowshoes, poles and some warm clothing, you’...