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Learn how to paddle a kayak (including strokes and techniques).

What Should You Do If Approaching A Low-Head Dam In A Kayak (or Canoe)?

So you’re cruising along in your kayak, minding your own business. Suddenly you see big warning signs of a ‘Low-head Dam’ approaching. You’re getting closer, time is running out.  What should you do? The Short Answer 1) Avoid. 2) Paddle ashore. 3) Get out of your kayak and walk around the dam. 4) Paddle again but from a good, safe distance on […]

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