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What to Wear Kayaking What to wear today...Always a fun question, but when it comes to paddling it may mean the difference between fun and misery. This post is to help the everyday paddler choose the right outfit for their day on the water. 

Read More Posted on Jun 19, 2021 by Bill & Paul's
B&P's Favorite Local Trails We've compiled a list of our favorite local trails for you to enjoy!

Read More Posted on May 1, 2021 by Bill & Paul's
Kayak Launches in West Michigan has supplied a great map full of great sites to visit with a paddleboard or kayak! Enjoy this map and share with your friends!

Read More Posted on Apr 1, 2021 by Bill & Paul's
Outdoor Recreation is for Girls With more and more women hitting the trails or the slopes, it's important that they have access to the gear they need. Bill & Paul's has a great selection specific to women. Combine that with our expert staff and you're sure to be prepared for your next outdoor adventure! 

Read More Posted on Mar 30, 2021 by Bill & Paul's
Hiking Grand Rapids Follow Anna and Jill, our softgoods buyers as they work to complete a series of hikes throughout West Michigan. Using the book, Best Easy Day Hikes-Grand Rapids, Michigan as a guide readers can complete the same trails.

Read More Posted on Mar 3, 2021 by Bill & Paul's
Take A Hike West Michigan Check out these tips to make your first trek an enjoyable experience! 

Read More Posted on Mar 1, 2021 by Bill & Paul's
Homie's Ultimate Hugh Heward Adventure In 2009 Jon Holmes (AKA Homie) joined a group of expedition paddlers in an attempt to paddle from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL. Rather than paddling around the Lower Pennisula, they chose to attempt paddling through it. This is the story of that adventure.

Read More Posted on Apr 17, 2020 by Bill & Paul's
5 Ways to Enjoy Winter Without Snow While we’ve received a decent amount of snow (29.5” so far in Grand Rapids), it hasn’t stayed around for very long.  This has left those who enjoy cross-country skiing, ice fishing, snowshoeing, and sledding looking for other ways to be active outdoors.

Read More Posted on Jan 6, 2020 by Bill & Paul's
Ski Boot Fitting at the Haus Ski in comfort all day long, with the best possible fitting boot!

Read More Posted on Oct 30, 2019 by Bill & Paul's