During my recent Cape Cod trip, I got up around sunrise one morning to paddle Stage Harbor, which is in Chatham, in the “elbow” of Cape Cod. My reference for this paddle was AMC’s Discover Cape Cod book. I noticed one little error in the book: the paddle put-in for this trip is on the [...]
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August 17th, 2009 · Comments Off
July 17th, 2009 · Comments Off
I had asked for today off a while back, planning to take a trip to NY. The trip to NY got cancelled for a number of reasons, but since I had the day off anyway, I decided to use the day for a paddle. The book “Day Paddling Narragansett Bay” by Eben Oldmixon suggests Dutch [...]
May 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Today I took my first big sea trip with my kayak. I was planning to stay overnight in Gloucester or Rockport to do some photography, when it occurred to me that I should bring my kayak to see some lighthouses that I can’t normally get to. After talking with with the good folks at North [...]
September 4th, 2008 · Comments Off
Today I paddled with a local river conservation group in our downtown urban river. It was pretty cool. More photos on Flickr.
August 17th, 2008 · Comments Off
Today we did our annual Purgatory Chasm hike, followed by a paddle.
July 26th, 2008 · Comments Off
I happened to be free this weekend, and my friend JB told me about a special event at New Yorks’ Governor’s Island. It was “City of Water Day”, and paddlers were invited to visit the island under their own power. So I packed the canoe on top of the car and drove to Red Hook, [...]
October 8th, 2007 · Comments Off
Acadia trip with JB 10/4/07 to 10/8/07 (Columbus Day Weekend) I had suggested this trip to my old friend JB as kind of a reliving of our younger days. We hadn’t travelled together in a few years, and I hadn’t been to Acadia since 2003. A young person I knew spent a weekend in Acadia [...]
August 8th, 2007 · Comments Off
This year we returned to Cape Cod, this time decked out with bicycles, canoe, and popup camper. This was the first big trip for the popup, five nights in Nickerson State Park. Yes, that’s the whole family in the canoe, paddling Cliff Pond at Nickerson State Park. Here’s Son getting all tied up: Daughter picked [...]
July 5th, 2007 · Comments Off
Daughter steers my friend’s sailboat. Below is the whole crew: JB, Daughter, Son, and Sister.
June 17th, 2007 · Comments Off
In what has become an annual rite, we spent Father’s Day on a hike. We chose that perennial favorite, Purgatory Chasm. One of the cool things about Purgatory Chasm is all the little nooks and crannies to explore: After the hike, we went to a nearby pond for our first all-family canoe trip. All told, [...]