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Our Winter course gives you the knowledge you need to enjoy the challanging environment of sea kayaking in the Swedish winter.

Winter paddling course

This course is a great start if you want to start paddling in the winter. You do need a summer one day course already to join this day.

Example of subjects we cover during the course day:

  • How to pack the kayak for a winter paddle
  • What you need to bring on a winter trip
  • How to avoid cold hands
  • How to avoid getting cold during breaks
  • Paddling in ice (theoretical if we do not have ice on the day)
  • Trip plan and communications
  • Nightpaddle and navigation in darkeness.
  • Rescue in cold water
  • How to handle a friend (or yourself) in canse of hypothermia
  • How to establish a improvised night camp to be able to await better weather or rescue.

When you sign up for this course you will receive a packing list for the course day. We have all equipment including kayak, drysuit, neoprene-shoes and pogies for rent if you dont have your own.

Winter paddling

There are currently no published activities in this category. If you are a small gruoup that wants this activity on a certain day please email us at info@escapeoutdoors.se and we will try to help you.