2019 8.5 ft(255cm) Whitewater Single Person Ultra Light Foldable Packraft
What is packrafting?
Packrafting is basically a combination of drifting backpacks, but people also use other modes of transport, such as mountain biking, to enter lakes and rivers.
Packrafting is a sporty, inflatable boat that can be placed in a bag, called a packaging tool, which is both rugged, lightweight and compact. A box is designed to fit your backpack and even ride a bike, so you can take it to the mountains and reach the rivers and lakes. You can expect a packaging tool and its accompanying equipment to weigh about 10-15 pounds. You can carry a lot of packaging tools to go somewhere. People use them through trails and rivers, and they are also ideal for boating on local lakes or slow-moving rivers. Many times, people use a packaging tool to make a loop of linear trajectories. You can hike for hours or days and then float back to the path on the river. As you plan to travel, remember that by harnessing the power and speed of the river, you can cover distances faster and reach areas you can’t reach.
Gear and Clothing for Packrafting
Pump: Packrafts comes with a lightweight inflatable bag that is used to inflate the raft to connect the bag to the valve on the rafter, then use the bag to smash the air and squeeze the air into the scorpion. Through some exercises, you will master the technique and be able to master 5 to 10 Inflate the raft in minutes.
Repair kit: Most packaging tools come with a repair kit, so if you develop it, you can fix a hole.
paddle:. Most packrafters use lightweight kayak paddles, divided into four sections, and easy to package paddles made of fiberglass and/or carbon will be your lightest option. If you are sailing in the rapids, make sure your paddles The board can handle free movement in white water.
PFD: PFD is an essential part of safety equipment. You need to wear a comfortable but comfortable PFD when you are in the water, and it will not limit your range of motion when you paddle.
Kayak helmet: If you are rowing on a calm mountain lake, you can put this equipment in your backpack, but if you want to use the rapids, the helmet is a must-have item.
clothing:. When you are packing, you need to consider the adventure method and the paddling stage. If you are hiking or cycling a few miles to the river or the lake, it is preferable to wear clothes and shoes suitable for these activities to absorb moisture and dry quickly. And by choosing the versatile items available for approach and paddle, you can reduce the weight you need to carry.