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by CST
Thu Nov 29, 2007 4:35 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Packs for Packrafting
Replies: 40
Views: 21455

Re: Packs for Packrafting

I have to be honest - I've never used mesh or harness style pack for packrafting - but the motivations are simple - less weight when the pack absorbs water - no worrying about fitting it into the dry bag when boating since its ok that it gets wet. -post boating the wet stuff drains out faster. So as...
by CST
Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:42 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Packs for Packrafting
Replies: 40
Views: 21455

Re: Packs for Packrafting

I'm looking at mesh like Phifertex and other heavy weights for the bottom, then lighter weight mesh for the sides. The trick is the back panel - what to put over closed cell foam so its still comfey. I used some Schoeller on a previous pack which worked well. But I'm looking at getting some differen...
by CST
Tue Nov 27, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Packs for Packrafting
Replies: 40
Views: 21455

Re: Packs for Packrafting

forrestmccarthy wrote:Now you opened a can of worms, lots of opinions.
yep, thats why I ask.

Good stuff Forrest.
by CST
Mon Nov 26, 2007 4:47 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Packs for Packrafting
Replies: 40
Views: 21455

Packs for Packrafting

Lets hear it - what is your favorite packrafting pack and why . if you were to have your dream no-holds bar packrafting pack - what would it look like? I've been kicking around a packraft specific pack design for a few months. Now that I'm a limping gimp I can put the time into making a prototype. R...
by CST
Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: Ship Creek -- Lower Canyon
Replies: 23
Views: 10289

Re: Ship Creek -- Lower Canyon

RomanDial wrote: our little bubbles of joy,
thats is, he's lost it. someone get the boat out from under roman before it blows, or he blows..

:)
by CST
Wed Oct 31, 2007 8:55 am
Forum: Tips & Technique
Topic: Bikerafting
Replies: 34
Views: 32072

Re: Bikerafting

Never done it, but an alternative to the folding bikes and bike-friday's are to get a bike equiped with S&S couplers http://www.sandsmachine.com/ They arent known to many but its the best system hands down for getting a bike frame that splits in two. Expensive to retro-fit, but if you're looking for...
by CST
Wed Oct 31, 2007 8:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Packraft Party Tricks?
Replies: 1
Views: 2030

Re: Packraft Party Tricks?

I wonder if he can ski as good as he bobs?
by CST
Mon Oct 22, 2007 8:09 am
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: Ship Creek -- Lower Canyon
Replies: 23
Views: 10289

Re: Ship Creek -- Lower Canyon

Nice work Roman, rood ridence to that thing. It will make that first section a bit less stressfull.

so how did you get students to help on a sunday??!
by CST
Mon Oct 08, 2007 8:10 pm
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: Six Mile
Replies: 15
Views: 7859

The vid

The Video from Sunday is Live!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDwVyK4Zz-s

quick and dirty editing job,

None of us noticed it at the time but there actually was a rave going on in Hope, my camera picked it up somehow.
by CST
Sun Jul 29, 2007 11:31 pm
Forum: Southcentral
Topic: Eagle River
Replies: 13
Views: 8865

Eagle River

Upper Eagle River I mean really upper eagle river.. Any takers? Tempted.. but flying solo I stayed out of it... Looked like fun! powerfull fun. http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t57/eaparsons/upper3.jpg http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t57/eaparsons/upper2.jpg http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/...