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Sugar River info

Sugar River trip details from Paddling Illinois by Mike Svob

a .JPG file 3.4M A former member Jun 14, 2011

Sugar River map

Sugar River map from the Paddling Illinois book by Mike Svob

an image 2.2M A former member Jun 14, 2011


This form is useful to keep track of outings. I created a "log" for my paddling trips in an Excel spreadsheet.

Adobe Acrobat file 6K A former member Jun 11, 2008

Paddle-Float Rescues and Assists

A Paddle-float is an important item to have when re-entering a capsized kayak.

Word file 24K A former member Jun 11, 2008


The subtitle is "Dress to Swim"

Adobe Acrobat file 941K A former member Jun 11, 2008

Finding the Right Kayak

Like buying a car, there's a proper size and purpose for each style of kayak.

Word file 29K A former member Jun 11, 2008

Paddling Safety & Rescue Gear

More than a paddle and PFD are needed for paddling safety.

Word file 79K A former member Jun 11, 2008

Float_Plan - SeaKayaker mag

A Float Plan provides emergency information to someone who will send a search party if the kayakers have not returned by a certain time.

Adobe Acrobat file 81K A former member Jun 11, 2008

Exercise to Build Balance

Kayaking requires balance skills. Here are some specific exercises.

Adobe Acrobat file 3.8M A former member Jun 11, 2008


I created this checklist a few years ago to help campers prepare for a trip. It's also a good refresher for experienced campers.

Word file 25K A former member Jun 2, 2008


MAP: US Army Corps of Engineers of Upper Mississippi (At Wisconsin River; Including Wyalusing State Park waterways)<BR>­You may find other "Ole Man" maps and the legend for this one here: http://www2.mvr.u...­

Adobe Acrobat file 662K A former member Apr 28, 2008

Meetup 20070929 FoxRiverAlgonquin

A short video covering some of the day of the 9/29 Meetup (with all THREE people!! WhooooHoooooo!). Fox River @ the Algonquin River Walk

Quicktime movie file 5.9M A former member Sep 30, 2007

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