Tight Loops: Canoe Tripping Gear Guide
When Chase & I got the wild idea to get into canoe tripping, we certainly didn’t realize the gear that would be needed to make it happen. Aside from the obvious, canoe, paddles, and PFDs, there was a myriad of items we would learn would make life on the river a whole lot easier. We’ll outline some of our most helpful items as well as some favorites.
See their full gear guide on tightloopsfly.com here.
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Depending on where you travel, you may want to pack bug spray, too. In places like Florida and North Carolina, summers get buggy, and you’ll be happy to have packed a spray on nights when you want to sit on the porch or dine outdoors.
As a veteran of the Iraq War, I found myself struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder from which greatly impacted my mental health. In 2016, I came across the film “Wild,” an adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir about healing by hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).
Sawyer Permethrin Premium Insect Repellent is used on clothing, not skin, and it provides long-lasting protection against ticks.