Pack Rafting 201: How to convince kayakers to take you seriously

Since its inception, well no, not really… but since packrafters started running white water, we’ve been engaged in a battle to convince ‘real’ boaters that packrafts are a sweeeeet way to access remote white water runs. Here are some tips, a 2010 summary, and carnage featuring Roman Dial, Matt Johnson, Timmy Johnson, and Tony Perelli.

2 responses

  1. Great stuff! I’m so jealous here in the UK…
    Though on the plus side I think I have the entire nation to myself on my little Llama!

    August 19, 2011 at 1:50 am

  2. P

    Learn to roll. I once tried to roll a packraft equipped with tigh straps. It worked rightaway. It isnt that different. All those boaters going down the waterfalls in the video that flipped over, could’ve easily recovered.

    May 18, 2014 at 12:57 am

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