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Sell me your packraft!

Up until a week ago I’d have told you I had no use for a packraft. I’ve got zero interest in whitewater paddling for fun. I’ve never encountered a body of water I couldn’t cross or get around easily on my bikepacking trips and we don’t have many rivers around here that are suitable for a bike out float back type trip. 261 more words


This weekend I headed to the North Umpqua. In tow was the newest edition in my life: my alpaca 1-person pack-raft. For those unfamiliar, a pack-raft is designed to be exactly what the name suggests: a packable raft. 607 more words

Taming the green Llama

‘Bitter water’, I think, when I swallow a mouth full of water from the Markkleeberger See. Why is the reptile part of my brain so fast and so powerful? 321 more words


East Fork Susitna

OurĀ Fourth of July trip started out car camping the night before beginning our pack raft trip on the Denali Highway. From my tent, I hear Dan ask Dylan if he smelled anything. 617 more words