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Outings near Pittsburgh pa
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Hello everyone. I am some what new to kayaking I have 2 yaks ... A wilderness systems pongo 10' and a percission blaze 7.1 white water .I don't now many places for kayaking in the area and looking…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Jun 25, 2012.

 

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Jim replied to Shannon Lee's discussion Learning to kayak
"The web is a good place to find alot about this sport. Biggest thing you can do is search for a group or club in your area and join!  There you will find people to paddle with ... Most clubs do some sort of teaching to members at no…"
Jul 12, 2012
Jim replied to Shannon Lee's discussion Learning to kayak
"Canadian huh ! Your just do north of me! I am near Pittsburgh pa USA. I been up Canada once .... Went to vancover BC.  Love the place. "
Jun 28, 2012
Jim replied to Shannon Lee's discussion Learning to kayak
"No Problem.  I started off just like you... Mostly all I know is self tought by trial and error and Internet searches.  It helped me improve my skills. This is my 1st yr into white water kayaking so I am learning alot more every day. July…"
Jun 26, 2012
Jim replied to Jim's discussion Outings near Pittsburgh pa
"It's a class I & II RIVER   Runs at about 2' deep"
Jun 25, 2012
Jim replied to Jim's discussion Outings near Pittsburgh pa
"July 7 middle yough river. Confluance pa to ohiopyle park. Meeting at the park at 10 am. If I don't know your coming no one will be waiting for you.  Must have a launch permit .... Arrive early if you need one. "
Jun 25, 2012
Jim replied to Shannon Lee's discussion Learning to kayak
"Search YouTube there are 100s of videos on paddling and different stokes. Just remember ... Like canoes ... Kayaks paddle different so do recreational kayaks from white water so when searching videos be sure to make sure the kayak they use is…"
Jun 25, 2012
Jim replied to Shannon Lee's discussion Learning to kayak
"You knees need to be bent alittle. So you can "push" off of 1 leg then the other when on long trips.  Push alittle with left leg when stroke on right using more of your core and less arms when making a stroke then just opposite for…"
Jun 25, 2012
Jim left a comment for Jim
"Face book group .... " Greene county adventure group" Request to join.... Anything out doors!"
Jun 3, 2012
Jim replied to Shannon Lee's discussion Learning to kayak
"Great way to learn is in shallow water 3' or so .... Calm slack water.... High and low brace should be the 1st 2 strokes to learn do to those give you ballence and help keep you upright.  And good turning strokes.  To paddle straight…"
Jun 3, 2012
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Outings near Pittsburgh pa

Hello everyone. I am some what new to kayaking I have 2 yaks ... A wilderness systems pongo 10' and a percission blaze 7.1 white water .I don't now many places for kayaking in the area and looking for fellow yakers to go out on the water with. I am currently planing a kayak camp trip from connelsville pa to just before McKeesport pa. A 40 mile run for July 6-8You can RSVP at " greene county adventure group" on face book.Also thinking of confluence pa to Ohio Pyle park for July aswell. Also will…See More
Jun 3, 2012

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What kind of Paddling are you into?
Flatwater (Lakes and mellow rivers), Fishing Kayaks, Playboating, River Running, Creek Boating, Surf Kayaking
What boats do you own? (kayaks, canoes, rafts, etc.)
I have a pongo 100 by wilderness systems
Just purchased a percission blaze 7.1 ( may 2012)
Favorite place to paddle?
Any place that's fun
Most memorable paddle?
All of them
How long have you been paddling?
1-3 year

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At 2:59pm on January 14, 2013, paulagyiri said…

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At 12:33am on June 3, 2012, Jim said…
Face book group .... " Greene county adventure group"
Request to join.... Anything out doors!
 
 
 





 

 

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