Alpacka Raft was born out of a 700-mile traverse of Alaska’s Brooks Range guided only by a topo-map. Expeditions are in our blood. More than just a trip, an expedition means testing your limits, pushing into the unknown, and sometimes enduring a bit of suffering on the way. Weight is at a premium, but so is performance. To be successful, you make choices between nice to have, and need to have.
The go-to packraft for explorers for nearly two decades has been the Classic, but even the gold standard can be improved with new innovations. With the Expedition, we’ve elevated the backcountry packraft platform to a new level of performance, comfort, and efficiency for epic backcountry adventures.
The Expedition is built with the same high-performance Rally Hull found on the Wolverine, but we minimized the weight and bulk with a classic seat bottom, foam backband, and lightweight carrying handles. Keeping in line with its epic backcountry adventure DNA, the Expedition comes standard with a Cargo Fly with roll-top internal dry bags, and either a Whitewater Deck or Removeable Whitewater Deck. If you want something a little more whitewater capable but not the full outfitting of the Whitewater Series, you can add thigh straps now or get them retrofit in the future.