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Breaking through the misconceptions of packrafting

As Roman Dial, author of ‘Packrafting! An Introduction and How-to Guide’ puts it: a packraft ‘encourages amphibious travel’.
By Chris Scott

Imagine a small, robust raft that unrolls from your backpack and inflates with the help of the breeze. 1,068 more words

The Paddler News

Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 21, 10/19/15

We floated past  K. 400 to Camp #21, on a beach opposite the town of Mendan. Pedro then took his computer and kayaked across to town, to show his movie to whichever residents he could scare up. 131 more words


Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 18, 10/16/15

Our last night’s camp, #17, was in a backwater on a mostly muddy beach, to the upstream side of the Rio Llanten.

Late in the morning, we arrive at Samosierra Rapid, Class III-IV, at K. 633 more words



A quintessential part of youth is the harebrained scheme. I can make a sushi roller out of bunch of chopsticks right? One gradually grows out of such things but I have come to realize that at some point one may also grow back into them!?! 139 more words

On The Water

big spring canyon packraft loop

March 2014: We started at the end of the road by the Confluence trailhead. After a few minuutes we veered off the trail right into Big Spring Canyon. 311 more words

Trips, Canyons & Mesas

bikepacking/packraft loop in the canyons

Circling Horseshoe/Millard via bike and packraft

3 day solo trip from mid March, 2015. 175 miles of mostly dirt roads; some well known to my readers, others nearly extinct. 323 more words

Trips, Canyons & Mesas

Packrafting Schweiz

Ingredients of a weekend full of fun in the water:
– Beautiful surroundings, preferably with autumn colors.
– Good people joining.
– Sun!
– Enough water in the rivier and a sufficient number of rapids. 31 more words