Did you know that an hour of kayaking can burn over 350 calories? Pretty cool, right? And that's not all! There are a few more ways that kayaking can keep you healthy. First off, kayaking can build strength. All that paddling can pay dividends when it comes to arm muscle definition and strength. The added resistance of the water makes [...]
Banff National Park has waterways for every-skill of paddlers. From flat and easy lakes to whitewater, every type of paddler can find adventure. Kayaks are allowed on all of the lakes, rivers, and streams so you don’t have to worry about being scolded by a ranger.
Sometimes, it seems like kayaking trips have to take up multiple days and require at least a couple of weeks of planning. While that is fine for some trips, it can take the spontaneity and fun out of those everyday adventures. It doesn't have to be that way! At Justin Case Kayak, we are all about those everyday adventures and [...]
Hello again, adventurers! We hope that March is treating you well. We have an exciting topic this week for the blog and one that covers a very common question from first time kayakers: What do I wear kayaking and how do I stay comfortable? So dressing for kayaking, as with most outdoor activities, is largely dependent on the weather in the place you will be adventuring and the season that adventure is taking place in. With kayaking though, there is an added layer of consideration: the water temperature. As you may know, the outside temperature does not always reflect the water temperature (California anyone?). This is why it is very important to do your research when you are planning a trip. Check the average temperatures of the place you will be kayaking and also look into the average water temperature of any bodies of water you are planning to explore. As your trip gets closer, take a look at the weather to see if you need to plan for any rain, snow, or wind. So here we go! […]
Hi Adventurers! We’re sorry we haven’t posted in awhile, but we have been busy working on getting our KickStarter officially launched and keeping the hype going! We are so excited with the outcome and we are thrilled to see all of the generous donations that are helping make our quest for spontaneous adventures possible. We wanted to take some time [...]
Hi Explorers! We’re back and we have a great new blog for you this week! We know that all of you enjoy adventures both planned and spontaneous. One of the most important parts of kayaking, hiking, and camping is making sure that you've covered all of your bases when it comes to safety. Kayak safety has some pretty specific elements [...]