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Packrafting in France 2 ~ Ardeche Gorge

See also: • Chassezac • Allier guide • Packboating in southern France • Tarn Includes pix by Steve L The story so far. We’d nursed the cheapo Intex Boat Hawk II for three days from Les Vans down the Chassezac river … Continue reading

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Packrafting in France 1 ~ Chassezac

Part 2 – Ardeche See also this and Tarn Gorge 2018. Includes pix by Steve L The Ardeche Gorge was the last big river I’d yet to do in the Massif Central and is one of France’s best known family friendly kayaking … Continue reading

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Packraft versus cheap dinghy

To most people a packraft looks much like an inflatable dinghy you can get on ebay for £30. The difference is in the design and materials: bigger diametre tubes enlarged front and back mean more buoyancy plus an upturned and narrowed … Continue reading

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Alpacka Yak vs old style Denali Llama

Back in the UK and took a run today in the new-shape Yak on the sunny Medway in Kent with my old-shape Llama. Impressions: the slightly longer Llama sure is roomy – you can stretch your legs which is relaxing, … Continue reading

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