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Packrafting! An Introduction and How-To Guide Paperback – June 23, 2008

3.9 out of 5 stars 28 ratings

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Editorial Reviews


"It was no accident that Roman was among the first people on the planet to understand that the packraft would revolutionize wilderness exploration" --Jon Krakauer - Author of Into the Wild --Forward by Jon Krakauer

"Roman Dial is the Pied Piper of Packrafting. If you're not careful, his infectious enthusiasm will seduce you to squander every spare moment of your life in search of the next classic day of butt-boating." --Brad Meiklejohn, the Alaska Representative for The Conservation Fund

"There may be no better single tool for long distance wilderness travel than a packraft, and no better instructor for using it than Roman Dial. Roman has proved packrafting technique over and again. The rest of us will benefit immensely from his experience." --Ryan Jordan, Publisher of Backpacking Light Magazine

About the Author

Roman Dial has been packrafting for three decades, from first descents of steep creeks to multi-week traverses of wilderness areas in North and South America, Asia and Australia. Dial is a professor of Environmental Science and Mathematics at Alaska Pacific University, where he teaches packrafting courses.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 1 pounds
  • Paperback : 208 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0974818836
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0974818832
  • Publisher : Backpacking Light; First Edition (June 23, 2008)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.9 out of 5 stars 28 ratings