7 Cold-Weather Paddling Products
The weather is changing and even if the air feels warm, the water might not be. Best to be prepared for the worst and be ready for cold weather by checking out these 7 products picked to make your next cold weather paddling experience one to remember.
NRS Men's Radiant 4/3mm Wetsuit
The NRS Men's Radiant 4/3 Wetsuit, with its blend of 4 mm and 3 mm neoprene, gives you maximum warmth without limiting mobility. Or check out all wetsuits, including men's and women's, in the gear guide!
Solution Paddle Gloves
by Sea to Summit
For those of us who are predisposed to icy fingers, a durable pair of neoprene paddling gloves is a must. These articulated neoprene gloves have pre-bent fingers to help maintain grip on your paddle. They keep hands warm and the neoprene will reduce the chance of getting blisters. Check out all kayaking gloves in the Gear Guide to explore all options.
by North Water
Staying safe is equally as important as staying warm in colder weather. Regardless of the season, having a paddle float can be crucial for self-rescue. Click here to view several options for paddle floats.
Remember how it always feels like night time in the colder months? Even if you're out for a day paddle, chances are you could catch a portion of night paddling. While peaceful, make sure you have a light that can help you safely navigate. Check out all Kayak Lights here.
by MTI Adventurewear
Fleece handwarmer pockets are perfect for cool mornings or when the fun begins at dusk. With so many life jacket options, you don't have an excuse not to wear one!
by Sea to Summit
The Blitz Bootie is a heavy duty workhorse when it comes to kayak footwear. Protection from rocks and with excellent traction, make sure that you've got your feet secured.
by Beluga Outdoor Gear
This accessory is a must if you can't wait to paddle in the early spring and fall seasons. Aquashell is more comfortable than neoprene, totally windproof, and offers great insulation while remaining breathable.