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Lituya Bay to Haines: Ski-Mountaineering and Packrafting

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 […]

From Packrafts to PPE

Switching From Packrafts to PPE Alpacka Raft helps the community by making hospital gowns in times of need. Alpacka Raft has recently switched from packrafts to Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) during the pandemic. Since all of our packrafts are manufactured in our Mancos, Colorado shop, we have been able to […]

Mapping Lechuguilla Cave

Mapping Lechuguilla Cave Words and photos by: Stephen Eginoire At the foot of New Mexico’s Guadalupe Mountains in Carlsbad Caverns National Park lies one of the world’s great subterranean anomalies, Lechuguilla Cave. The portal to this extraordinary underground wilderness is quite literally a hole in the ground, and up until […]

Project Packraft In Place

Project Packraft-In-Place Sheltering in place—how I incorporated packrafts while staying home. Written by: Emily Ledergerber | Photos: Cody Doig Who knew packrafts had so many uses? From yoga, to sofa chairs, to the perfect desk, packrafts helped me shake things up a bit. Packrafts have been a great tool to […]

Packrafting Films

Great Packrafting Films For Your Home Screen We’ve put together a great compilation of films that incorporate packrafts just for you. Photo: Annie Lloyd-Evans Boredom. We know you’re feeling it, because we are too. With this in mind, we have put together a compilation of films that incorporate packrafts and […]

The Alpacka Dog Pack Is Social Distancing Too

Dog PFDs: How to train your dog to wear a pfd. Photo by Molly Harrison of Sprocket.

Social Distancing At Its Finest:How the Alpacka Raft Dog Pack is keeping calm and staying their distance. Photos: Dustin Partridge, Emily Ledergerber, Ragina Bilbrey, Nancy McLain Halls, Hannah Sturm, Zach Irwin, Molly Sharpe Harrison As with many, several of us at Alpacka Raft are working from home and staying in […]