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Give the gift of packrafting. Our annual Holiday Sale has begun. Save 10% on standard packrafts until December 8th.


November 11, 2021

Bikerafting the Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Huw Oliver and Annie Le took a trip to the Outer Hebrides, off the west coast of mainland Scotland with packrafts and bikes in tow.


November 5, 2021

Alpacka Raft Annual Holiday Sale

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Our Annual Holiday Sale begins in a few weeks, and we want you to be the first to know. Receive a 10% discount on packrafts* from November 29 - December 8, 2021.


November 4, 2021

Solo Adventure on the Savonoski Loop

Bristol Bay may be most famous for having the world’s biggest run of sockeye and unparalleled fishing opportunities. Its watersheds also have incredible adventure opportunities — everything from day trips to epic Bilbo Baggins’ sort of journeys.


October 18, 2021

Climbing the Curecanti Needle

La Sportiva climber, Angela Lee, uses packrafts to access the Curecanti Needle in the upper Black Canyon of Colorado.


April 7, 2021

Packrafting Podcast: Sarah Histand


Packrafting Podcast #9 and Packrafting Workout A Candid Conversation with mental health-informed adventure fitness trainer, Sarah Histand. Story and Interview by Dulkara Martig In the Packrafting Podcast, Episode 9, Dulkara Martig talks to Sarah Histand from Alaska. This candid conversation is a great one. From packrafting to fitness and so […]


April 6, 2021

Packrafting the Grand Canyon in the Forager


Packrafting the Grand Canyon in the Forager—This couple’s self-supported adventure. Story by: Hannah Shininger | Photos by: Hannah and John Shininger Back in December, my husband and I entered one of the National Park’s follow-up lotteries for a permit to raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Miraculously, we […]


March 22, 2021

Fatbiking and Packrafting to Bristol Bay: A Conversation with Bjørn Olson


Fatbiking and Packrafting to Bristol Bay: A Conversation with Bjørn Olson Photos and Story by Bjorn Dihle In 2013, Bjørn Olson decided to fatbike and packraft from Cook Inlet to Bristol Bay via the northern shore of 77-mile long Lake Iliamna. He joked—well, it might not entirely be a joke—that […]


February 18, 2021

2021 Dogs of Packrafting


The #DogsOfPackrafting (And Cats Too!) Photo Contest Winners Announced We had so many fantastic entries submitted during this year’s annual #DogsOfPackrafting (and cats too!) photo contest. Thank you to everyone who participated on both Facebook and Instagram. Your votes were tallied, and the winners are… First Place – Gary the Cat […]


February 9, 2021

A Bikerafting Film: Helen's Story

Adventure Stories, Bikerafting, Packrafting Safety, Athletes & Ambassadors

Helen’s Story Follow her journey on the first bikerafting instructional course in New Zealand through Packrafting Queenstown. Story, Photos and Film by: Deane Parker of Deane Parker Adventure Channel.  Bikerafting for me was my introduction to Packrafting, I’d paddled a packraft for about 4 hours prior to loading a bike on a […]


February 8, 2021

Packrafting Kids: My name is Alexander Watt, I’m 12.

Adventure Stories, Family & Kids

Packrafting Kids: My name is Alexander Watt, I’m 12. Story by: Alexander Watt | Photos by: Jeremiah Watt My name is Alexander Watt, I’m 12, this summer, to get out to do stuff other than sit on my computer because of COVID-19 (which I still do a lot) I’ve started […]


February 4, 2021

Katie Guest: A love for water never dies.

Bikerafting, Photo Gallery, Athletes & Ambassadors

A love for water never dies. A story by Team USA Triathlete Katie Guest Story and Photos | Katie Guest Some athletes describe something called the “flow state”. It is described in many ways but is essentially a mode in which a person’s muscle memory and body can do a […]