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2018 Packraft Reviews and State of the Market Report providing a comprehensive overview of solo river packrafts.

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Designed for remote lakes and streams, the PackLite Kayak is well-suited for those environments and is a lightweight complement to your backpacking adventures.

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Alpacka Stowaway Dry Suit Review

A 22-ounce waterproof dry suit designed for packrafters with an eye towards saving weight and bulk on longer expeditions.

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