- May 31, 2016
The most excellent of excellence. Hoping to experience much of that this spring.
I don't have anything else to compare it to, but I have been happy with mine especially considering the ~$100 price. I'm not a white water paddler either, but for easy water, this is pretty great. The worse thing is finding a comfortable sitting position if you have to actually paddle vs. float with the current.Fantastic! How do you like those Klymit Dingies? I see so much mixed reviews on them. Can't beat the weight of them, but I reckon they're only appropriate for light duty stuff which is just what I've been eyeing one for.
The Klymit was perfect for this kind of trip, but we got lucky both days we were on the water because there was no wind. Like @wsp_scott said, the worst part about them is the sitting position. It forces you to lay so far back that when you paddle, its like doing sit-ups. Compared to an alpacka packraft they feel like pool toys, but they get the job done for river crossing and short distance flat water paddling. If money wasn't an issue, id get an Alpacka Scout for these kinda tripsFantastic! How do you like those Klymit Dingies? I see so much mixed reviews on them. Can't beat the weight of them, but I reckon they're only appropriate for light duty stuff which is just what I've been eyeing one for.
My thoughts after reading that: "If I worked for Alpacka Raft I would sponsor you!"If money wasn't an issue, id get an Alpacka Scout for these kinda trips
We went the standard route into Gypsum from the Kelsey Guide. We descended into Gypsum right after the trail passed a "brush fence". It was super steep and loose until we got to the bottom.How did you get down into Gypsum from Fable? We descended the huge slope directly into Gypsum from where the Fable Trail heads East to Beef Basin.
Where did you guys descend? Ours was pretty tricky.