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I am going to be in the Bob the last part of July into the first week of August. Our route includes packrafting the North Fork of the Sun from Headquarters Creek to Sun Butte right before Gibson Res. We won't be on the North Fork of the Sun until the first week of August. Is this going to be too lat...
Would a climbing helmet work for packrafting? I've been told by some people that kayak that you need a whitewater specific helmet. However I noticed in Roman Dial's book that he uses cycling and climbing helmets to packraft. I was hoping I could use the same helmet for canyoneering and packrafting. ...
Thanks for the reply CrookedRiver. I ordered a new Yukon Yak with a cruiser spray deck. My wife warmed up to the idea and I got a Christmas bonus. I decided I would be a lot happier with a Yak and it would be worth a couple hundred extra dollars. Plus as my river skills improve I'm sure I will start...
I'm planning on doing a trip on the Escalante River this spring then a trip in the Bob this summer. Probably the SF of the Flathead. Would a Scout be sufficient for trips like this? My wife has nixed the Yukon Yak, too expensive. Guess I could portage around stuff that would be too much for the Scout.
- Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:11 am
- Forum: Partners & Logistics
- Topic: Utah Packrafters?
- Replies: 11
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I'm an avid backpacker but have never done any packrafting before. Is there anyone in the SLC area willing to show a newbie the ropes? If anyone is willing I can rent a packraft until I can get my own.