Following a spring canoe trip on Northern Ontario's Sand River, Canoe & Kayak Editor-at-large Conor Mihell put four dry storage day-bags to the test, subjecting them to nearly 60 seconds of washing-machine turbulence in a sticky hole. Test subjects (all 10-liter bags) included the following:


Outdoor Research Durable Dry Sack ($24.50)

Seal Line Black Canyon ($27.95)

Outdoor Research Air Purge Compression Sack ($40)

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Heavy-duty plastic bag in a stuff sack


Check out C&K’s Drysuit Stress Test HERE.