Gear and Logistics

Packing a Lot of Stuff in a Small Kayak

Packing a Lot of Stuff in a Small Kayak

A friend recently contacted us with a great question: “How do I pack 10 days ...
Managing Poop: Groovers and LNT Practices

Managing Poop: Groovers and LNT Practices

Many of the permitted western rivers require you to bring a groover — or, waste ...
Boat Choice

Boat Choice

At this point, people have self-support kayaked the Grand Canyon in craft ranging from an ...
So You Want to Try Self-Support Kayaking

So You Want to Try Self-Support Kayaking

Whitewater kayaking has a pretty high barrier to entry to begin with and self-support kayaking ...
CampingByKayak.com Firepan

CampingByKayak.com Firepan

Every Grand trip we’ve been on, someone has either had access to a machine shop ...
Making a Self-Support Food Plan

Making a Self-Support Food Plan

Many people approach their food plan for self-support kayak trips the same way they’d approach ...
Weight, Food, and Just How Much Beer Can I Bring Anyway?

Weight, Food, and Just How Much Beer Can I Bring Anyway?

People often approach kayak self-supports the same way they would approach backpacking trips with a ...
Firepan Requirements in the Grand Canyon

Firepan Requirements in the Grand Canyon

The important dimensions are required by the NPS regs: the pan needs to be 300 ...
Grand Canyon Groovers

Grand Canyon Groovers

In the section of the NPS’s Noncommercial River Trip Regulations entitled “Human Waste Carry-Out Method” (Page ...