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Watershed Mk1 Ultimate Ditch Bag (UDB) review

Updated February 2019 Weight (without backpack harness) 1100g. With trolley (see below): 2700g Capacity 96L (verified). Size (fully ‘inflated’) 90cm long x 38cm wide. Circumference 120cm. Features Grab handles at each end; holdall handles; basic backpack harness; small zipped mesh inside … Continue reading

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Packrafting Fitzroy – Gear

Fitzroy 1  • Fitzroy 2  • Fitzroy 3  • Fitzroy 4  • Fitzroy 5 Access One reason I chose the Fitzroy was that it seemed easy and safe by Kimberley river standards. It was easy to get to Mornington; the river covered mostly … Continue reading

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Watershed Bags: Chattooga, Mk1 Ultimate Ditch Bag, Westwater

‘One Dry Bag to rule them all’ Roll-top dry bags (right) – even the best ones –  aren’t really submersion proof, are they. That’s fine for a SinK with hatches (unless they get flooded), but no so good for an … Continue reading

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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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Winter packrafting in Scotland

I should have been off to France in early November to packboat down the Allier River, but the current job drags on. So despite the very short days, it struck me I ought to finish off my summer’s packrafting plan. On … Continue reading

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