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Swedish Packraft round-up 2016

Words and pics by Peter Allen – Drawings and facts by Jeremie Lamart


The first Swedish Packrafting Round-Up happened on the Voxnan river a couple of weeks back. 1,024 more words


Greater Patagonian Trail update

My last day in Chile I was lucky enough to meet up with Jan Dudeck and his partner at the Santiago bus station.

We carbo-loaded on ice cream while I got a personal update on what happened on this their 3rd season on the long distance hike. 123 more words


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. 175 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