Paddle camping gear

On big western rivers we avoid portages. Some lining can be involved.
There is room for a small cooler and real food.
a small roll up table and folding chairs

KAYAK: Hurricane Sojourn 135 with 140 liters of storage in the hatches. 140 liters gives you twice as much luxury as backpacking.
TENT: Kelty Trail Ridge 2 or Alps Mountaineering Zephyr 2
SLEEPING BAG: LL Bean down 20F
COT: Helinox Cot One Convertible
MATTRESS: Exped Synmat 3D 7
CHAIR: Helinox Sunset
TABLE: Helinox Table One (I think the hard top is more convenient though)

This is a very comfortable set-up for trips that don’t require portaging.

Canoeing is backpacking with better food and furniture.

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