Category Archives: Paddling

Getting the kayaks in the water for the first time in a long time

While the Adventurers kayaked in Venice and Croatia, it had been a long time since they took their own boats out for paddle. The heat wave baking the Peninsula prompted them to do just that. They returned to the Port … Continue reading

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Heading back to Bay Area with a stop to kayak in Richardson Bay

The Adventurers broke camp Sunday morning with John and the kids following shortly thereafter, each deciding to take separate routes home. L and D stopped at what’s become their favorite Ukiah coffee shop, Black Oak, where they serve the best breakfast … Continue reading

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Heading north for family wedding and getting a little fun in on the way

The Adventurers headed out this morning with kayaks on the car top to meet son John and grandkids in Redwood Valley in advance a cousins wedding in Potter Valley on Saturday. (Alas, The Mag was not invited and had to … Continue reading

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Del Valle by water – and another lunch on the lawn at Concannon

D’s been talking about paddling on Lake Del Valle for some time and today they decided to make the almost 90 minute trek to Livermore. It was decidedly different when than when they went hiking there in March of 2015 when … Continue reading

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Kayaking on Lake Powell means good workout and awesome scenery

The planned highlight of the day was a kayak trip that D had arranged through the outfitter Hidden Canyon Kayaks located in Page. They’d reserved two sit-in kayaks and were ably let by guide Nick, getting just a glimpse of … Continue reading

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Hot time in the city means head for the water

Temperatures are expected to reach low 90s on the mid-Peninsula today, so the Adventurers decided a paddle was in order. They nixed heading to the coast as they knew that’s what practically everybody else would do given the Labor Day … Continue reading

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Heading home with a stop for a paddle at Lake Tulloch

The Adventurers drove down the mountain this morning with the idea of paddling up a canyon of Lake Tulloch, which is situated on he Stanislaus River below New Melones Dam. They were not successful in that venture because there was … Continue reading

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