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by Bendboater
Dec 14 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Boat, Canoe, Kayak, etc...
Topic: Packrafting trips in January
Replies: 22
Views: 1239

Re: Packrafting trips in January

@te_wa
Sweet. Thank you for the recommendation.
by Bendboater
Dec 12 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Boat, Canoe, Kayak, etc...
Topic: Packrafting trips in January
Replies: 22
Views: 1239

Re: Packrafting trips in January

@azbackpackr
Thanks for the hint. I wouldn't consider dispersion camping on BLM land to be "stealth camping" either.
by Bendboater
Dec 12 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Boat, Canoe, Kayak, etc...
Topic: Packrafting trips in January
Replies: 22
Views: 1239

Re: Packrafting trips in January

Howard, We were planning on being in the Safford area around the end of February. My guess is that the New Mexico reaches will be to bony then, but I am hopeful that the Arizona Box will have enough water. After the Gila, perhaps we'll wander over to the Verde. Hope you have a great trip on the Verd...
by Bendboater
Dec 11 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Boat, Canoe, Kayak, etc...
Topic: Packrafting trips in January
Replies: 22
Views: 1239

Re: Packrafting trips in January

@Howard70 Thank you for the suggestions. Black Cyn is a great suggestion. The Grand though won't work because, of course, the permit thing. Have done it twice in WW canoes (once solo and once tandem) and we have been on the wait list for our own trip since the 90's so we probably have enough points...
by Bendboater
Sep 28 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Boat, Canoe, Kayak, etc...
Topic: Packrafting trips in January
Replies: 22
Views: 1239

Re: Packrafting trips in January

A rental may be make sense. I will bring good (carbon) canoe paddles along just in-case we go this route. Maybe we can put some thigh straps in it and I can give canoe rolling classes :lol:
by Bendboater
Sep 28 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Boat, Canoe, Kayak, etc...
Topic: Packrafting trips in January
Replies: 22
Views: 1239

Re: Packrafting trips in January

Thanks to all for your suggestions and comments. It sounds like most of the lower Colorado is probably better done in a faster boat. But, since we expect to be in the area for a month or two, I really don't want to drag along a hard shell canoe or kayak that would be left at trailheads when we are o...
by Bendboater
Sep 27 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Boat, Canoe, Kayak, etc...
Topic: Packrafting trips in January
Replies: 22
Views: 1239

Re: Packrafting trips in January

Nonot, Thanks for responding and your suggestions.

Are there any hikes that access the Lower Colorado that may be combined with a float?
by Bendboater
Sep 26 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Boat, Canoe, Kayak, etc...
Topic: Packrafting trips in January
Replies: 22
Views: 1239

Packrafting trips in January

Hi,
I am looking for possible packraft trips in S. Arizona and/or S. California that might be boatable in January/Feburary?
Thank you.
by Bendboater
Dec 17 2016 8:45 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Finding Trailheads :: Question by Bendboater
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Finding Trailheads :: Question by Bendboater

Hi,
New member here.
I must be blind, but where do I find trailhead information (location, parking, access, road conditions, etc.)? I see the map, but is that all that is provided?
Thanks,
Steve
Bend, Oregon

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