Bike Rafting with the Alpacka Caribou. Opening doors to adventure.

Opening doors to adventure by Bike Rafting with the Alpacka Caribou.

Bike Rafting with the Alpacka Caribou! it’s what it was designed for.

I’d never heard of this as an adventure and wasn’t to sure whether it was my thing.

After giving it ago I can really see the advantages and it has also made me see just how much I need a packraft in my life!

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Alpacka Caribou Packraft opening doors to adventure.

I have been sent this Alpacka Caribou Packraft from Packraft Europe to test and review and I have become completely fixated and fell in love with it.

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Alpacka Caribou Packraft being used to explore a small waterway

I wasn’t sure what to expect as I don’t have any experience with these packable boats. After a couple of sessions paddling it I’ve realised just how many opportunities packrafts can give you.

They really do open up so many doors of adventure. Whether it is helping negotiating a river on a multi day hike, fishing or exploring areas with very difficult access.

I plan to use this to explore some local rivers hardly ever paddled combined day and overnight hikes.

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The Armaskin Always Dry Base Layer Review.

I’ve had this Armaskin always dry base layer for a while. Due to the Covid-19 Lockdown I haven’t had the chance to try it out until now.

First thing to mention when hiking long distances I like a base layer that is tight firstly to stop any chaffing especially if you’re carrying a heavy load for a distance.

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Real Turmat Dehydrated soups.

I have been using these Real Turmat dehydrated soups for a couple of years now and have really utilised the benefits of these as a midday meal.

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Bidos at the Tjatkja Pass (Kungsleden).

The soups available are all using meat as an ingredient so for the meat eater I cannot recommend a more valuable meal for midday when you are using a high amount of energy.

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