Packing a Kayak For Camping | Complete Guide + BONUS Packing List

The Crazy Outdoor Mama

You’ve got your boat and a location scouted for your camping trip, and now it’s time to start packing your kayak for camping.

I’m going to talk about how to pack a kayak for camping so it’ll be… – Light – Balanced – Dry – Organized

Usually, the heavier something is, the harder it is to handle. We’ve all  proven that’s true when trying to get out of a recliner after stuffing  ourselves at a family dinner.

Keep Your Kayak Light

Proper weight distribution throughout your kayak will make it a lot easier to handle.

Pack Your Kayak So It’s Balanced

Dealing with water is one of the main things that sets kayak camping apart from regular backpacking trips.

Keep Things Dry

While kayak camping, you’re packing more gear that’s spread across a variety of bags and hatches.

Pack Your Kayak So It’s Organized

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