The Minnesota is a hard-working paddle with a style all its own. Built using Cherry and Ash hardwoods along the shaft and sides of the blade respectively, this is a highly durable paddle that can push a ton of water, but the thicker midsection of the blade tapers down to the tip, leaving you with a quieter stroke. One of our best sellers, the Minnesota is great for river and lake trips where reliability, power, and durability are key.
Like all Sanborn paddles, the Minnesota features the best grip on the market. Years of care and refinement have delivered a paddle that feels great in the hand even after a long day of paddling, and is easy to grasp even in the trickiest conditions. Our paddles are also normally delivered with the grip unfinished. Ultimately this means you can finish the grip how you prefer; we recommend an oil finish, as it's extremely smooth, comfortable even after a full day of paddling, and it is simple and easy to maintain. It’s a bit more effort, but it’s well worth it. For an nominal fee, we can pre-oil the grip for you prior to shipping, but you'll still want to maintain the grip oil over its life.
The Minnesota is available with either straight shaft or a 14° bend. Preferences may vary, but generally a bent shaft will offer a little more overall power and bite in the water, while a straight shaft allows for more deft corrective strokes when paddling.
You can only love a paddle that fits you perfectly. The Minnesota is offered in a range of lengths to suit any paddler.
- Blade Width (widest point): 7.5" Blade Length (Tip to Throat): 19"
- Weight: 22.00 Ounces
This Product has a flat rate ground shipping rate of $30 per item. Additional oversized or overweight packages might have additional charges. You will be notified, prior to processing, of any additional surcharge and for your approval. The charge will be added at the time of processing your purchase. Your order will not be shipped until we receive your approval.
This product cannot be shipped to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands. The shipping rate will be viewed on the checkout page.