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If you take the proper precautions for preparing your gear and planning out the trip, kayak camping can be one of the most rewarding experiences for any adventure seeker. Whether you're an avid paddler or and expert car camper, take your adventures to the next level and get a group of friends together for a kayak camping trip!
Before you set out on any kayaking excursion, be it fishing, long distance, camping, or whitewater, its crucial to have your dry hatch essentials prepared and properly stocked. Although all of these different styles typically require different calibers of gear and equipment, there are some not so obvious basics necessary for any adventure.
We’ve written several articles highlighting what you need to know when kayak camping. This time, we took a different approach featuring the camping gear you should consider taking along with you through an easy to follow one page visual presentation.
Note: This article was originally published in ACK Paddler, our very own in-store printed newsletter which features a variety of resources including how-tos, maps and a calendar of events.
We met Shane Townsend, outdoor blogger for Bat City Outdoors and avid paddler, halfway through his mission to write about fifty paddles in Texas that anyone can do. We decided it was the perfect opportunity to do some product testing and got him outfitted with some NRS dry bags.