Stories From The Water

Packrafting First Descent in the Heart of New Z...

"With bags packed, these packrafters marched 35km from Whataroa, New Zealand to find Ice Lake, the source of their whitewater ambitions." - Barny Y...

11 Reasons the XPD Packraft is for You

Packrafts have long been based around the central premise of light and fast travel, giving explorers the leeway to travel far and wide. The packabi...

Cold Weather Packrafting Safety Tips

Just because temperatures have taken up residence somewhere between chilly and frigid, doesn’t mean we have to put our paddles up until warmer day...

Slow Ride Gargano: A Bikepacking and Packraftin...

The Gargano National Park, with its 121,000 hectares, offers the spectacle of biodiversity as well as a unique territory made up of white rocky co...

Self-Bailer vs. Spraydeck Comparison

As we’ve gotten more into whitewater packrafting using our open deck rafts that aren’t necessarily meant for swift water, my boyfriend Tristan and...

16 Days in the Gates of the Arctic

The Gates of the Arctic is the most remote national park in the United States. It is situated within the Arctic Circle and has no roads or any sor...

10 Put-in's That Take You From Vanlife To Packr...

Life on the road keeps adventure right at our doorstep, but pavement and highways can only take you so far. When we first hit the road we didn’t ha...

Exploring Hunt Lake

There is something grand in these hills. Every year I find myself compelled to pay a visit to the Selkirk Mountain Range and venture into both fam...

Fishing the Bob Marshall Wilderness

Preparing for 9 days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness is no simple feat. From dehydrated meal prep to sleeping quarters, it takes a creative approac...

Recon Packraft: Your New Go-To for Larger Water

Packrafts turned the kayaking world on its head. They're lightweight yet durable, allowing paddlers to take their adventure anywhere. This past yea...

Meandering Through Clear Creek, Arizona

East Clear Creek is one of the best, and most easily accessible swimming holes in Northern Arizona, and also boasts some of the best deep water so...

Monarch Icefields: Canadian Skiing Expedition

Instead of taking a full sized raft, have any of you heard of packrafting? There are many reasons for a multi-sport trip. Ours started out of nec...