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Whitewater test: Packraft vs Gumotex IK

Don’t get excited, we’re talking a few hundred metres of Class 1.1, but that’s as good as it gets around here. We’ve had a lot of rain in the last week, enough to make the only paddleable river – the … Continue reading

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Packrafting in Scotland – Osgaig river

See also this, a year later. While dodging stray sheep and oncoming traffic along the ‘Wee Mad Road‘** that leads off the peninsula to the outside world, I often throw a pack-hopeful glance over to a creek called the Abhainn … Continue reading

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