Packrafting's wilderness promise grows a little more tangible each year as these lightweight craft continue to evolve from puncture-prone, glorified inner tubes to tough, ultralight boats ready to take on whitewater in hard-to-reach corners of the backcountry. We recently took two new models for a spin.


Light, tough and self-bailing

Alpacka’s Alpackalypse

The most capable whitewater packraft on the market