Must-Have Gear for Warmer Days on the Water


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With actual summer weather blessing much of the country by this point, you have to be sure you have the gear you need in order to enjoy your days on the water to the fullest as our minds turn to boats, boards, and anything that gets us in or on the water. We picked out a few of our current favorites…

Sea to Summit Hydraulic Dry Pack

Whether you’re an active kayaker, love canoeing, canyoneering, or simply enjoy a good remote riverside hangout, you need this Sea to Summit Hydraulic Dry Pack. We all love and need a good dry bag, but this piece of equipment goes above and beyond. The removable backpack straps are highly durable and deliver comfort even when carrying a heavy load. The straps are also compatible with other Sea to Summit dry bags. Lightweight and made of 600D TPU laminated waterproof fabric with a 35L to 120L carrying capacity, this pack is ready for any adventure. MSRP: $169.95 – $269.95

Hydraulic Dry Pack

Sea to Summit Lightweight Dry Sack

lightweight dry sack sea to summitAvailable in sizes from 1L – 35L these are some of the best dry bags on the market. From your cell phone to all of your warm layers, you can keep everything you need on the water, out of the water, and highly organized. Lightweight 70D Nylon with fully taped seams, the interior coating is white to improve visibility when trying to find items inside. These bags are great for any adventure you’ve got planned…paddling the Snake, a day out on the boat with friends, or even just a day of paddle boarding on the pond. Whether you need to replace some old dry bags, or something for new adventures this summer, add some Lightweight Dry Sacks to your quiver. MRSP: $14.95 – $29.95

Jack Wolfskin Lakeside Roll-Up

Everyone needs that piece of summer clothing that transitions seamlessly from warm sunny day on the water to cool evening cookouts on shore. This lightweight, durable canvas shirt is made of densely woven cotton that offers protection from UVA and UVB rays. And importantly, this shirt is mosquito proof. The Lakeside Roll-Up is also available in both Men’s and Women’s sizing so the whole crew can get suited up and be comfortable and ready for anything. MSRP: $89.95

Night Blue Mosquito Protection Roll-Up Shirt

BioLite HeadLamp 200

You always need a headlamp. Always. Tucked in your glovebox, your camp kitchen, every backpack and duffle bag. Wherever you’re going no matter the time of day or time of year, they come in handy and can even save your life — you never know when you might need a little more light. The BioLite HeadLamp 200 is one of our favorites and is perfect for exactly that. Compact, lightweight, water-resistant, easy to recharge with any USB port, it provides 200 lumens of light. MSRP:$44.95




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