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Weight of packrafting gear
I am estimating that all the gear associated to packrafting would add a good 10 pounds to pack weight. After considering the packraft, paddle, pfd, spray deck, helmet and other safety gear the we...

In Packrafting » Weight of packrafting gear
September 08, 5:09pm

Re: Whitewater helmets
I was told we would be floating Class II+. The trip is geared towards noobies. I have very limited paddling experience and pretty much no whitewater experience. I'll be renting a Alpacka Yuk...

In Packrafting » Whitewater helmets
August 26, 11:00am

Whitewater helmets
I'm going on a float with a local whitewater club. I'm going to rent a packraft to give it a try. They said I need a helmet so I am going to buy one. What is a good helmet to use? Are t...

In Packrafting » Whitewater helmets
August 26, 8:49am

How long do packrafts last?
Still thinking about getting a packraft. Actually if I got one I would have to buy one for my son as well since he would be the one I would packraft with. Buying two packrafts seems a little daun...

In Packrafting » How long do packrafts last?
August 24, 2:33pm

Ray Way Tarp Dimensions
Does anyone know the dimensions of the Ray Way two person tarp? I can't find the dimensions on his website. We slept three people under one on our last trip with plenty of room.

In GEAR » Ray Way Tarp Dimensions
August 13, 5:16pm

The Bob
My son Kaleb and I did a 65-70 mile route in the Bob Marshall Wilderness last month. This was my first time in the Bob and it did not disappoint. I would love to go back with a packraft someday. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » The Bob
August 03, 5:29pm

Re: Kokopelli Packrafts
Thanks for the info everyone. I think I am going to wait for awhile. Hopefully I can afford to get packrafting gear by next spring.

In Packrafting » Kokopelli Packrafts
July 31, 9:23am

Kokopelli Packrafts
What do you guys think of these rafts? http://kokopelliraftco.com/ I was looking into getting a Alpacka Yukon Yak someday but I could save over $300 by getting the Renegade from Kokopelli Packr...

In Packrafting » Kokopelli Packrafts
July 29, 2:21pm

Re: Heading out for a Teton Wilderness/Yellowstone National Park Trip anybody want to join?
If it was two or three weeks later I could probably do it. Would love to see that area.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Heading out for a Teton Wilderness/Yellowstone National Park Trip anybody want to join?
July 18, 10:02am

Re: Re: Addons
Davey, who did you have make your side bottle holsters? I just started using a Porter pack this year and I really miss carrying my water in side pockets like my old Jam. Other than that I love th...

In GEAR » Upgrades/add-ons to your HMG Porter?
July 16, 1:45pm

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