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Ice Out? Let's Paddle (Safely)!
Spring is springing in most parts of the US. However, water is slower to heat up (and cool down) than air which can yield a sixty degree, sunny spring day with a lake temperature of 45 degrees or lower. No matter your skill level, a paddler should always be prepared for immersion because the body will lose heat in water four times faster than in air of the same temperature.
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