As summer started to wind down and the inevitable bite of the fall air settled into New York, my friends and I started to look ahead to the end of paddling season. With the snow still far from rideable, a conversation was started- what if we didn’t have to stop kayaking just because it was December? Enter - The Wintering Grounds.
On Friday, September 18th, two friends picked up a last-minute Grand Canyon permit. Their launch date? Three days later. Learn how they packed and planned for this self-support kayak trip through the Big Ditch.