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by Hankle
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: Australia / New Zealand
Topic: Packrafting the Waiau River and Lake Rotoiti
Replies: 1
Views: 2651

Packrafting the Waiau River and Lake Rotoiti

During my packrafting-hiking traverse across New Zealand's South Island, I packrafted Lake Rotoiti leaving St. Arnaud and then packrafted the Waiau River, starting at Caroline Creek Bivy, after carrying the boat over Waiau Pass. It's also possible to paddle the upper Waiau by taking a helicopter to ...
by Hankle
Wed Mar 30, 2016 2:40 pm
Forum: Australia / New Zealand
Topic: Packrafting the Marlborough Sounds
Replies: 0
Views: 827

Packrafting the Marlborough Sounds

For my packrafting-hiking traverse across New Zealand's South Island, the first part of my trip was a four-day packraft of the Marlborough Sounds on the Queen Charlotte and Kenepuru Sounds. Here's my trip report for this section of my adventure: http://withoutbaggage.com/essays/new-zealand-marlborou...
by Hankle
Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: California
Topic: Packrafting the High Sierra
Replies: 1
Views: 2667

Packrafting the High Sierra

Recently, I went on a backpacking and packrafting trip in the Ansel Adams Wilderness to some high Sierra lakes with two friends. We backpacked Lillian Lake Loop and went rafting in Chittenden, Lillian, and Rainbow Lakes. Now that I've done this, I want to do this in even more lakes in the Sierra! I'...
by Hankle
Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Rent a Packraft in California, Arizona or Utah?
Replies: 2
Views: 4861

Rent a Packraft in California, Arizona or Utah?

I live in Los Angeles, and I got started packrafting after spending the summer in Anchorage, where I could easily rent a packraft. The problem is that now I'm back in LA (yeah, I know) and there is no way for me to rent one! Truth be told, I like packrafting enough that I think I'd be willing to dro...
by Hankle
Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:05 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Sanctuary River, Denali NP
Replies: 13
Views: 10951

Re: Sanctuary River, Denali NP

In August, my boss and I packrafted the Sanctuary River by hiking from Cantwell through Windy Pass. It was my first packrafting trip! Things went reasonably well, though the River's water level was a bit too low for a perfect adventure. Still, I can't wait to go again! Check out my entire trip repor...
by Hankle
Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:04 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Sanctuary River/Windy Pass Trip Report
Replies: 1
Views: 1813

Sanctuary River/Windy Pass Trip Report

In August, my boss and I packrafted the Sanctuary River by hiking from Cantwell through Windy Pass. It was my first packrafting trip! Things went reasonably well, though the River's water level was a bit too low for a perfect adventure. Still, I can't wait to go again! Check out my entire trip repor...