How To: Prepare Your Kayaking Expedition

How to pack your boat for kayak expedition

Self-support kayaking is like backpacking. Everything you need—food, clothing, repair kits, etc.—has to fit in your boat. Organizing gear in smaller drybags to optimize the nooks and crannies of your kayak and only packing the necessities is key. Known for paddling obscure rivers, the We Are Hungry crew knows how to pack for a kayaking expedition. After a 17-day Peruvian adventure on the Rio Apurimac, the paddlers offer tips and tricks on packing for a kayaking expedition on a remote river.