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DIRTYDEVIL
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Gila Box...

Post by DIRTYDEVIL » Sat Apr 04, 2015 9:33 am

...overnighter with 5 others in the Klymit lwd. They held up well in the class II rapids. No tears. I would like to try one out in some class III now.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GT8sFLPg4B8

Urban packrafter
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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Urban packrafter » Sat Apr 04, 2015 11:15 pm

Packrafting in the atlas mountains in Morocco. To early for the spring snow melting flood I manage to packraft the Ouirgane Reservoir the beautiful N'fiss River gorge below the dam.
http://vimeo.com/124067896

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by MikeC » Thu Apr 09, 2015 5:44 am

A few hours in the Montrose, Colorado whitewater park.




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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by geckorafter » Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:55 pm

Videos by Chris Marx, Packrafting Tours

View all videos of the Packrafting Tours Channel.

"Spring is coming" - a day-trip near Leipzig, Germany

"Venice Impressions" - a city trip in Venice, Italy
Have a look to my website www.packrafting-tours.com and visit FB or the Packrafting Tours Channel! We offer guided packrafting trips in Europe.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by geckorafter » Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:30 pm

New video by Chris Marx:
A while ago we went out to a little trip. Use the swing, hear the swing - watch the swinging packrafter!
https://youtu.be/39Op9RBSKGI
Have a look to my website www.packrafting-tours.com and visit FB or the Packrafting Tours Channel! We offer guided packrafting trips in Europe.

MikeC
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Southcentral Summer

Post by MikeC » Sat Jun 27, 2015 7:17 am

Walking and paddling in Southcentral Alaska, mid June of 2015.



Paddlers:
Brad Meiklejohn
Roman Dial
Trip Kinney
Mike Curiak

Drone footage courtesy of Pete Basinger.

Music by Quantic, 'Life in the Rain'. I bought it on iTunes, and you should too.

Some details and still shots can be found here: http://lacemine29.blogspot.com/2015/06/ ... ummer.html

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by earlgreylee » Tue Jun 30, 2015 2:54 am

In the spirit of cummunity, I thought I would go ahead a post a video of my very simple white river runs. Just starting out (as you can see from my gear) so please be kind. :) 9 times out of 10 I am running solo which makes filming both fun and challenging. The camera is just a simple CCD that I built a splash-proof case for and use a gorilla-pod to mount it to my pack/PFD/Raft.
Music: LCD Soundsystem "Beat Connection"
Editing: Me
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6F-WBY ... e=youtu.be

MikeC
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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by MikeC » Tue Aug 18, 2015 5:59 pm

Several months ago when winter was fading but the heat of summer hadn't yet crossed our minds, we woke one weekend with hopes of getting out and riding bikes on our backyard trails.

The trails had been clear of snow for a ~week, but only just, and the warming daytime temps meant that riding on dirt needed to be done (like finished) before 9AM. Otherwise you'd wreck bike and trail by trying to ride in the mud.

On this particular morning we woke late, and to fog, and it flurried off and on as we breakfasted while discussing options.





As much as we wanted to pedal, to shake off the lethargy of winter, it seemed like a poor choice. Mud is no joke here--as you'll see in the vid.

So we loaded packs with boats and hiked an old road, met up with the Gunnison River, then floated back to town.

A slightly-too-leisurely start to the day meant we floated the last ~10 minutes in darkness.

Walking roads and floating flatwater never give the same satisfaction, those feelings of athleticism and accomplishment, that you get from riding tech trail or paddling whitewater.

But they beat the hell out of staying home and doing nothing.

Thanks for checkin' in.

MC

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Gauley Fest 2014.

Post by MikeC » Thu Sep 17, 2015 9:59 am


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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by danhagen » Fri Sep 25, 2015 4:22 am



Mendenhall River in late June 2015. I paddled around the lake to check out the waterfall and glacier, then downstream into Class II-III rollercoasters.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by geckorafter » Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:47 am

Packrafting Tours: Tara-Canyon in Montenegro, Europe

The majestic Tara-Canyon in Montenegro is probably the best place for packrafting "de luxe" in Southern Europe: 2 days of extremely beautiful whitewater, 2 days hiking in remote mountains, wild animals, friendly people ... have a look for yourself. And book a trip for the next summer!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSE0eBnd-so

Visit us! http://www.packrafting-tours.com/
Like us! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Packraft ... 6321676401
Have a look to my website www.packrafting-tours.com and visit FB or the Packrafting Tours Channel! We offer guided packrafting trips in Europe.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Urban packrafter » Tue Oct 06, 2015 7:58 am

This summer I explored the swedish river Fjätan by packraft from headwater to its confluence with the bigger river Österdalsävlen. I documented my trip and the result is a film full of failure, success and millions of black flies. Sit down with a cub of tea, press play and come with me on a true wilderness.
Vimeo:

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by DIRTYDEVIL » Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:19 am

Packrafting down a short crystal clear river originating from one of the largest spring in the world, inside a basalt box canyon west of Twin Falls, Idaho

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbM90x_Rerg

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by MikeC » Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:41 am

Westwater Canyon in fall.



5200 cfs. Fun and pushy.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by jeremy089786 » Mon Nov 09, 2015 5:44 pm

Grose River, NSW, Australia at 1 - 0.9m at the Grose R gauge.

Thanks to Steven for the footage and edit!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQ9nlPlHbcw

MikeC
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Cataract Canyon by bike and foot.

Post by MikeC » Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:53 am


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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by mark » Tue Feb 09, 2016 1:48 am

It has been a while but finally got around to editing another vid - The Landsborough River in NZ. We didn't go in the traditional packrafting way.
Instead, due to recent injuries and surgery for two of the members, we flew in via helicopter. Despite the forecast we got some great weather and had a ball.



For those on mobile devices: https://vimeo.com/154580325 Cheers

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by cocodd » Wed Feb 17, 2016 10:11 pm

Do good Thank you very much The Videos..


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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Urban packrafter » Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:19 pm

Venice!

MikeC
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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by MikeC » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:04 pm

Grand Canyon 2016.





Full details/words/stills/links here:

https://mikesee.exposure.co/little-bit-grand

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Chief » Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:12 pm

My friend Ben and I did a trip in Canada. It was supposed to be 5 days but due to various disasters it ended up taking 11 days. Here is the youtube video about it all

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZ6q0B1gYLQ

I don't think Ben participates here but he has posted some other cool videos on his YouTube about rafting in Canada (mostly the Canadian Rockies).

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by danhagen » Fri Mar 18, 2016 5:15 pm



Slamming through two holes back to back at East Race Waterway in South Bend last summer. Slowed down 4x.

MikeC
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Fat 'n happy.

Post by MikeC » Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:16 am

5 days and nights of desert travel condensed into 7 minutes.





Still pics and some detail can be found HERE.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by gladie » Fri Apr 08, 2016 8:16 am

Wow, looks like an amazing trip, but I have to say that it really bums me out to see a bike in some of those places. It may meet the letter of the law as you say, but I prefer to see bikes stay on existing trails. But to each his own... at least until the regs change.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by benkilbourne » Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:59 am

I'm going to have to agree with Gladie. Bicycling is fundamentally different than walking, and although this canyon is not technically Wilderness I think it should be treated as such because of its primitive and fragile nature. Hopefully the regs do change.

Urban packrafter
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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Urban packrafter » Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:35 am

Denmark!

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by MikeC » Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:53 am

gladie wrote:Wow, looks like an amazing trip, but I have to say that it really bums me out to see a bike in some of those places. It may meet the letter of the law as you say, but I prefer to see bikes stay on existing trails. But to each his own... at least until the regs change.
If we were worried about offending sensibilities we might never leave the house.

What bums me out is seeing intolerance arrive in a place like this.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by MikeC » Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:56 am

Oregon's Chetco river:



Full TR here: https://mikesee.exposure.co/river-of-dreams

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by gladie » Tue May 03, 2016 7:34 am

Yes, "To each his own..." sounds like the pinnacle of intolerance.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Urban packrafter » Mon May 16, 2016 11:54 am


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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Tilapia Dreams » Sat May 28, 2016 3:54 pm

Yes, "But to each his own... at least until the regs change." certainly does sound like the pinnacle of intolerance.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by benkilbourne » Sun May 29, 2016 7:30 am

I think it's good we're having a discussion about bikes. It's an important one. I understand that folks can get defensive about their passions, and rightly so. I like bikes too. I grew up in various places in southern and eastern utah and spent about half my life on a bike. In high school I built singletrack illegally in the hills outside of town, so I get it. But my values have changed since then and I'm firmly planted on the side of not just conservation but preservation. Preservation of what wild lands we have left. I'm concerned that if it is ok for mechanized vehicles to go down a canyon like happy then it paves the way for whatever technology comes up with next. I would guess most conservationists/naturalists don't think twice about boats but they are concerned about bikes, so seeing bikes off the beaten path could end up painting all packrafters in a bad light. So I think if we want to maintain access to rivers then we should continue these discussions.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Hayduke_Lives! » Tue Nov 15, 2016 9:52 am

Lake Powell: storage pond, silt trap, evaporation tank and garbage dispose-all, a 180-mile-long incipient sewage lagoon.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Johnwick88 » Wed Dec 14, 2016 10:10 pm

Oh Amazing ,Funny and i like it.

Gclub

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Dirty Devil Bikepackrafting November 2016

Post by Hayduke_Lives! » Sat Dec 17, 2016 11:35 am

https://youtu.be/vao6DolgRT8 Bikepackrafting in the lower Dirty Devil and hiking Scar Tissue Canyon
Lake Powell: storage pond, silt trap, evaporation tank and garbage dispose-all, a 180-mile-long incipient sewage lagoon.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Urban packrafter » Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:59 am

Inflatable People -
Inflatable People - An packrafting documentary

At home people pointing fingers at Cais packraft, Henrik forgot everything about fishing after buying one, Jeremie always wanted to paddle big waterfalls and Bens boss sent him and family to Sweden. Meet the inflatable people and step into the emerging international packrafting scene in Sweden.

Inflatable People was awarded with the Debutant Prize at the 2016 Danish Adventure Film Festival / Nordic Adventure Film Festival. Read about the film and the festival here: adventurefilmfest.dk/portfolio/inflatable-people/
http://vimeo.com/181259608

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Clearwater Canyon to Swett Canyon

Post by Hayduke_Lives! » Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:45 pm

9 days, 7 canyons, 2 bodies of water. 75 miles traveled on a horse shoe adventure from Clearwater to Swett. Starting on the border of Canyonlands, we dropped into Clearwater Canyon where after several rappels, we meet up with the Colorado River. The River winded its way as it brought us to Dark Canyon; a steep and deep gorge with a perennial stream and beautiful waterfalls. It forced us to get a little creative with navigation. We reached the Sundance Trail , which is 1000 feet of elevation gain in 55 minutes, then we trekked across the desert to Horse Tanks Canyon which has a spectacular rappel at the end which drops you into White Canyon. White Canyon has the notorious "Black Hole", and it did not disappoint. It was a little difficult with full packs, but an adventure not to be missed. Lower White Canyon has its own beauty and navigation problems. However, it ends all too soon, being swallowed up by Lake Powell, the next leg of the trip. Normally paddling across the lake is no big deal, right? Well, I lost one paddle blade in the Black Hole and broke the other one in the first five minutes of paddling across the lake to Trachyte Canyon, which leads us to Swett Canyon, and the way back to the shuttle car. https://youtu.be/J6TbY0pJ-IA
Lake Powell: storage pond, silt trap, evaporation tank and garbage dispose-all, a 180-mile-long incipient sewage lagoon.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by MikeC » Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:22 pm

A few weeks ago I attended the annual Grand Canyon self-support with 8 other likeminded folks.

It'll be weeks until I have a chance to sit down and process photos, and probably longer until I've fully processed the whole trip.

But I wanted to share a teeny, tiny slice of awesome before winter bleeds into spring and my schedule goes apeshit.





First clip is from Tiger Wash. We all know that the seam monsters can wreak havoc -- and that they often do. This was the only time on this trip that I got absorbed/swallowed by one. I had to wait a few seconds until it released me to the surface to roll up. Getting knocked over by exploding waves is expected. Getting swallowed by a seam was unnerving.

Next clip is Hance. This was kind of our wake up call that the big stuff was beginning. I had wide eyes during this one, and the rest of the group had wide eyes after it!

Next is following Thor into Lower Tuna. What leaps out about this clip is that Thor is no longer Timid Thor that I met a few years ago on the Selway and Lochsa. A week at the NZ kayaking school and a year of Colorado creeking have morphed him into a Meat Seeking Missile. I didn't often have interest in following his lines on the Grand. This was one where I was glad I did.

Next clip is Lava. All I can say is that not scouting adds a certain flavor to the in-run, and I highly recommend it. The run is over so fast (in the POV) that it's hard to imagine what all of the nerves leading up to it accomplish.

And, finally, we have self-immolation practice at 209. When the trip is rapidly coming to a close and you only have one more chance to plug a hole, you take advantage, right?

Just thought I'd share some stoke on a Friday evening. The season approacheth!

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by adventuringtheplanet » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:21 pm

It's spring in Durango! This was my first whitewater in a packraft. Pleasantly surprised with how well they perform, and looking forward to seeing some of you on the rio as the flows pick up.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by shoutdiggity » Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:02 pm

Shot this last summer:

https://vimeo.com/204130373

Fun! Wish I was there right now...

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by Cannavarojo9 » Tue May 16, 2017 11:06 pm

This latest looks good: less hucking carnage, more packrafting style.

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by nickrp83 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:54 pm

So just got my alpacka gnarwhal and love it!!! Here is a video of its maiden voyage. It's got some camping and fishing in there too. Gorgeous eastern sierras outside of Bridgeport. No clue what class the rapids were but they a blast. [youtube]https://youtu.be/XqrddFt0OvE[/youtube]

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Re: Youtube Videos!

Post by PeruJ » Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:50 am

Hello All,

Solo jungle trip in Manu, Peru hammock camping, birding, Tapir and Jaguar tracks, dumped into an evil eddy whirlpool. Going back soon!

New videos to come..

[youtube]https://youtu.be/WmTUaJCSHGc[/youtube]

Jeremy
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MikeC
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Urban paddling.

Post by MikeC » Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:16 am

A few words and some POV from a fun day out, here:

Big Wheel Building: Urban paddling.

MikeC
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MMM.

Post by MikeC » Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:27 pm

Marsh Creek, Middle Fork, Main.

We put on at 6.8' and falling.

Trip report with pics, words, and video here:

Big Wheel Building: MMM.

MikeC
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Open mind summit.

Post by MikeC » Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:14 am

A trip report on Dark Canyon, complete with stills and video, from last week:


https://lacemine29.blogspot.com/2017/07 ... ummit.html


Check it when you get a minute or three.

MikeC
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Rockwood Box.

Post by MikeC » Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:21 pm

Not for everyone, and lots of logistics to figure out, but worth it for some.

http://lacemine29.blogspot.com/2017/07/ ... d-box.html

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