Pelican Flyer •
June 7, 2020
For serious outdoor adventurers, nothing brings a thrill quite like getting totally off the grid. And one of the best ways to get far off the beaten path is to paddle your way to your destination. Kayak and canoe camping combines all the best parts of outdoor fun into one big adventure. But first-timers need to be aware that this kind of camping requires a bit of extra preparation. Pelican is here to help you master it.
The Pelican G40 Personal Utility Go Case securely stores your phone and offers IP67 rated protection, meaning it’s waterproof to a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes.
We don’t want to scare you, but know that even the most seasoned paddlers occasionally capsize in rough rapids. But, as long as you prep properly, tipping over is more of a moderate inconvenience than a call-it-all-off disaster. It’s vital that everything you pack is completely and totally waterproof and that you wear your personal floatation device (PFD) at all times.
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Here’s how to prepare in case:
The G40C Personal Utility Go Charge Case is water-resistant and floats. Bonus: it will even charge your phone as it protects.
Besides the fact that you’re subject to all kinds of wet, rough conditions, canoe and kayak camping isn’t much different than standard minimalist camping. Since you’ve only got a small amount of room to stash all your gear — tent, cooler, spare clothes, emergency supplies, etc. — you have to figure out ways to keep your footprint extra-lean.
Here are a few of our tips for how to keep it minimal:
The journey is the destination, they say. In no other form of adventuring is that quite as true as with canoe and kayak camping. Be sure to follow these great tips and to ensure that you enjoy both the there and the getting there.
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