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Help For Cold Hands on an Aluminum Shaft Paddle
 

Many paddlers cut their paddling season short because they can not tolerate how cold their hands become...even when wearing neoprene gloves. Unfortunately, they will miss out on some of the best paddling months of the year.

When choosing a paddle for cool/cold weather paddling conditions, selecting a wood, fiberglass, or carbon fiber shaft is a wise choice. These materials are much less conductive than an aluminum shaft, and consequently will transfer less of your hands warmth to the air or water. Aluminum shafts are brutally efficient at sucking heat from your hands...even when you are wearing gloves.

Most of us prefer to use thinner gloves to maintain higher finger mobility and dexterity, or prefer to use pogies and no gloves. All of us want to stay as warm and comfortable as possible. Here is a simple tip for helping to keep your hands warm.

Use Foam Grips!!! There are various unprotected foam shaft sleeves available, but these tend to break down or deteriorate with use.



Available in Royal Blue, Red, Hunter Green,
Yellow-Lime and Black

The Solution...Yak Grips

Made by Cascade Creek as a comfort grip in two models to accommodate one piece or two piece paddle shafts, the addition of these little gems to your paddle shaft will reduce heat transfer and result in warmer and more comfortable cold weather paddling.

Order Your Yak Grips and Paddle In Comfort
normally $14.95 per pair

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Add a pair of paddling gloves or pogies,
save 15% on the ensemble,
and enjoy free shipping.

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Easily Installed

To remove or to adjust the position on the paddle shaft. 
Put some water under the Yakgrip and on the paddle shaft and either adjust the position or pull the Yakgrip off. 

Yakgrips can be left on your paddle so you are ready for your next adventure.


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