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nevaska - do you find the Ringo to be comfortable in the packraft? I'm gathering there is a safety trade-off in terms of mesh=comfort vs padding=more protection. I'm never likely to go beyond easy-ish class 3 paddling. Are spinal injuries common, or more of a remote possibility and maybe more in big...
I've done some searching and reading already so sorry if this has been discussed and I missed it. I'm investigating PFDs and am trying to better understand the difference between a few styles. Looking at the Astral Ronny, V-eight, and YTV. They all have the same min 16 lbs of buoyancy, but the ronny...
- Wed May 30, 2018 5:07 pm
- Forum: Utah & Nevada
- Topic: Colorado/Green in late October
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Hey Folks, Somewhat newbie packrafter here. Wondering if 2nd half of October is getting too late to do the Canyonlands figure 8 loop down the Green and Colorado? I'm a westcoaster that has backpacked Canyonlands 6 or 7 times in the Maze and Needles but usually in late November (pretty cold) or April...
- Thu Mar 15, 2012 5:16 pm
- Forum: Partners & Logistics
- Topic: Escalante Advice?
- Replies: 2
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Howdy folks. My buddy and I are considering a float/backpack trip somewhere in Utah the last week of April. We have lots of varied outdoor experience (mountaineering, wilderness canoeing, backpacking) but are packrafting newbies. We were considering doing the Escalante from River miles 36-76 (in har...