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Athletes & Ambassadors

February 22, 2018

The Adventure Dispatch - Featuring Pro Team Athlete Steve "Doom" Fassbinder

Adventure Stories, Athletes & Ambassadors

Photographer, Adventurer, and Alpacka Raft Ambassador Steve Fassbinder on Film In this episode of The Adventure Dispatch, Steve Fassbinder and Adam Zurn head to the timeless red deserts of the American West for an adventure that pushes the boundaries of a bike’s perceived limitations. Fly in to the middle of […]

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October 9, 2019

Jacob Moon – Adventure Photographer, Insta Success Story

Athletes & Ambassadors

Adventure Photographer, Avid Packrafter An adventure Photographer, living in Bellingham, Washington, Jacob Moon imagines human-powered adventures, free from all man-made obstacles and restrictions, in the blank spots he finds on maps. And with his favorite tool, Google Earth, he often gets just enough information about the unknown to go and […]

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February 6, 2018

Alpacka Raft Pro Team Athlete Spotlight - Dulkara Martig

Adventure Stories, Athletes & Ambassadors

From barefoot childhood wanderings to long-distance, multi-sport trips, Dulkara Martig was born into adventure Throughout February we will be featuring our new 2018 Pro Athlete Team—Dulkara Martig, Steve “Doom” Fassbinder, Luc Mehl, and Mike Curiak. Each of these athletes boasts a wide spectrum of skills, from mountain biking to climbing […]

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July 6, 2020

A packrafters paradise: South West New Zealand – Te Wāhipounamu

Adventure Stories, Packrafting Podcast, Athletes & Ambassadors

A packrafters paradise: South West New Zealand – Te Wāhipounamu Alpacka Raft Ambassador, Dulkara Martig, tells us about one of her favorite parts of New Zealand. And, she introduces us to one of its most prolific packrafters, Stanley Mulvany.  Words by: Dulkara Martig | Photo above: Scotty Sinton There’s a […]

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April 3, 2019

Fluid Trails-Three Adventurers Bikeraft New Zealand’s Second Largest National Park

Adventure Stories, Bikerafting, Athletes & Ambassadors

Kiwi adventurer Deane Parker is at it again, filming a bikeraft adventure to a remote New Zealand national park to highlight opportunities that flow from the economic growth of trail development. Fluid Trails – Kahurangi Bikerafting Epic Seeking Bigger, Longer, Harder Adventures After a successful bikeraft adventure that he captured […]

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July 5, 2018

The Trout That Saved My Life

Fly Fishing, Athletes & Ambassadors

The first trout that Paolo Marchesi Caught at Age Three, at a Pay Pond by the Sesia River in the Italian Alps Saved His Life Story & photos by Paolo Marchesi I’m not sure when I started feeling the weight of depression and suicidal thoughts. But by my late twenties, […]

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March 25, 2019

The Adventures of Fat Kid & Twiggy: Fatbikes & Packrafts on the Great Salt Lake

Adventure Stories, Bikerafting, Athletes & Ambassadors

Two Crazies Embark on an Improbable Mission to Circumnavigate the Great Salt Lake Story by Steve “Doom” Fassbinder. Photos by Doom and Andy Burr. “Over the years I’ve been fortunate to have found a few super solid adventure partners. This human, Andrew Burr, has been a pillar of that list as […]

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May 1, 2019

Paolo Marchesi - Photographer, Fly Fisherman, Packrafter, World Traveler

Fly Fishing, Athletes & Ambassadors

Professional Fisherman, Adventure Photographer. Lives in Bozeman, Montana Paolo Marchesi’s packrafting adventures focus primarily around fishing and finding solitude and natural beauty. He researches remote places he wants to fish, and then figures out how to get there. “The freedom to explore makes me feel alive, and is so fundamental […]

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March 29, 2019

The Joy of Something New – Bikerafting Scotland

Adventure Stories, Bikerafting, Athletes & Ambassadors

Annie Lloyd Evans takes friends bikerafting to Loch Maree, Scotland, to explore an old Viking graveyard in her story, “The Joy of Something New.”

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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 […]

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April 26, 2019

Get “Summer Strong” – for Paddling Season with Sarah Miller Histand

Athletes & Ambassadors

A Q&A with Sarah Miller Histand, multi-sport adventurer and fitness trainer An an outdoor athlete from Alaska, Sarah Miller Histand’s experience in the backcountry includes multiple finishes at the Alaska Wilderness Classic and big multi-sport adventure traverses of some of the world’s most expansive landscapes. We first met Sarah at […]

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December 11, 2019

Photographer Andrew Burr on Adventure, Photography & Packrafting

Athletes & Ambassadors

Adventure Photographer. Lives in Salt Lake City, Utah “When it comes to photography, I’ve learned throughout the years that it’s best to go into any situation or trip with an open mind creatively so that you’re aware of any and all photographic possibilities,” says long-time adventure photographer and new Alpacka […]

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May 13, 2020

The Packrafting Podcast

Adventure Stories, Packrafting Podcast, Trip Ideas, Athletes & Ambassadors

The Packrafting Podcast Dulkara Martig, Alpacka Raft athlete, has just launched the first podcast specifically dedicated to packrafting, ‘The Packrafting Podcast‘. We asked her why she’s doing it and to tell us a bit about the first episode. About ‘The Packrafting Podcast’ from Founder, Dulkara Martig. My goal is that […]

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April 1, 2020

Packraft Training Tips from Sarah Histand

Athletes & Ambassadors

Packraft Training Tips From Packrafter and Personal Trainer, Sarah Histand Written by: Sarah Histand | Photos: Luc Mehl We may be stuck at home, but it doesn’t mean we can’t start getting ready for paddling season. Once we flatten the pandemic curve, we’ll be on the river in no time. […]

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August 27, 2018

The Kimberley is Not Suffering

Adventure Stories, Athletes & Ambassadors

Two Alpacka Raft Athletes Embark on an Adventure to the Kimberley, the Furthest of Australia’s Outback, a Wild Frontier with Few Roads and Fewer People. By Brad Meiklejohn, Alpacka Raft Legacy Ambassador. Photos by Ben Weigl, Dulkara Martig, and Meiklejohn. Follow us on Instagram all this week (Aug 13-17, 2018) to see […]

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June 27, 2017

Rad Business Profile: Andrew Wracher on the Growth of Bikerafting

Photo Gallery, Athletes & Ambassadors

Bikepacking + Packrafting = BikeRafting Andrew Wracher started Bedrock Bags back in 2012 when he had heard about “this thing called bikepacking”. He sewed personal projects for a decade, building up a set of bags for his own bikepacking adventures. He mostly copied existing stuff, but threw some ideas of his own in. […]

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October 16, 2019

A Dream Packrafting Adventure Down the Franklin River

Adventure Stories, Athletes & Ambassadors

Dulkara Martig actualizes a nine-day dream trip packrafting Tasmania, down the Franklin River  By Dulkara Martig. Photos by Dulkara Martig and Ben Weigl. The Franklin River offers one of the most impressive multi-day whitewater journeys to be found anywhere. It winds its way 120 kilometers through one of the most […]

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April 28, 2020

Lituya Bay to Haines: Ski-Mountaineering and Packrafting

Adventure Stories, Skiing, Athletes & Ambassadors

Lituya Bay to Haines A ski-Mountaineering and packraft traverse in Southeast Alaska. Written by: Dulkara Martig Photos by: Dulkara Martig and Christian Martin A few years ago an email popped up in my inbox with ‘temptation awaits’ in the subject line. It was Friday afternoon, I was five days into […]

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July 15, 2019

Climbing, Packrafting, Adventure – Miah Watt Captures it All on Camera

Athletes & Ambassadors

Adventure Photographer. Lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jeremiah “Miah” Watt started shooting photos in the late 90’s after an internship went awry, he dropped a business degree, and signed up for photo classes. “Shooting allows me to lose myself in an objective and come out the other side with […]

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March 28, 2018

2 Explorers Reflect on Their Bikerafting Adventures, The Future of This Activity, and More

Bikerafting, Athletes & Ambassadors

A Q&A with Scottish Adventurers Annie Lloyd-Evans and Huw Oliver About Their Bikerafting Adventures Alpacka Raft ambassadors Huw Oliver and Annie Lloyd-Evans are Scottish outdoor educators, guides, and long-time cyclists who love to explore wild, lonely landscapes. In recent years, the duo discovered packrafts, and both agree, doors opened up […]

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