With the Holidays around the corner, now is the perfect time to set you and your loved ones up with the best gear to ensure a fun, splash-filled fall season. When has some nippy weather ever stopped you and the gang from taking on your favorite river route or lake? With the gear we’ve compiled in this gift guide, the paddler in your life is sure to be set for any ride the water throws their way.
It's time for another kayak camping trip into the backcountry, and so it's also time for a new list of things to bring. I have packing lists for every type of camping: car, backpack, day-pack, bicycle, kayak, small airplane, and even for bareboating in various environments from Alaska to the Bahamas. Each list is adjusted for where we are going , what we’ll be doing, and how long we’ll be there. Here are a few things I take into account when planning what to pack: