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A Packboat in your Car

  Overlanding with Packboats Expedition Portal / April, 2019 Packboat is my made-up word for easily portable boats that roll into a bag but deploy in minutes, in contrast with hardshell kayaks or canoes in aluminum, plastic, or composite. I’m here … Continue reading

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Packrafts; alternatives to Alpacka

Updated summer 2018. Did you miss the general packraft intro? For sporty rivers, inshore use and touring, Alpacka’s comprehensive and innovative range lead the field for many years, but several alternatives are now on the market. Some copy the original Alpackas closely, some … Continue reading

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