Packraft Courses in the Yukon, Canada

Packrafting is a growing paddle sport that more and more people are getting into.

We have a few different packrafting courses available to you, depending on where you’re at in your learning journey. Our experienced instructors will teach you everything you need to know about this exhilarating activity, from how to choose the right equipment to how to navigate through tricky terrain. You’ll be able to put your new skills into practice on some of the most beautiful and challenging waterways in the world.

Packrafting is a great way to explore new places, so check out the packrafting courses offered by our team here at Yukan Canoe.

Packrafting group in the Yukon

Packraft 101- Learn the Fundamentals

Price: $199 + GST

Dates: May 24+25 | May 31+June1 | June 7+8 | June 14+15 | June 21+22

Packrafting in the latest newest craze in Paddlesports. Packrafts are lightweight, highly manoeuvrable, fun and forgiving personal watercraft. They open up new country for your next paddling adventure. They allow you to hike  or bike into a river or lake and paddle out.  Packrafts pack down extremely small to fit in your backpack, car trunk or top shelp of your closet.  Join a Yukan Canoe Packraft 101 class to learn all about and try out some  Packrafts on the water.

Packraft 101

2 Evening Intro to Packrafting.

6:30pm-9:30pm –

1 evening on a  Lake & 1 on Yukon River

Our fleet comprises of Alpacka and Kokopelli self bailing packrafts.

All equipment including drysuits is provided.  (Running shoes are required)

Packraft 101 is a Prerequisite for our Packraft 102 course

We utilize curriculum developed by the American Packrafting Association 

 

Calm water in a packraft

Packraft 102 - Whitewater Skills

Price: $299 + gst

Dates: May 28+29 | June 11+12 | June 18+19 | June 25+26 | email for custom dates/groups

Packrafting in the latest newest craze in Paddlesports. Packrafts are lightweight, highly manoeuvrable, fun and forgiving personal watercraft.  Yukan Canoe Packraft 102 teaches you  whitewater skills you will need for River or Creek Paddling.  We utilize curriculum developed by the American Packrafting Association and focus on learning technique.  We provide a safe, supportive yet challenging environment for you to learn & practice.   Packraft 102 builds on Packraft 101

2 full river days

We use a combination of Takhini, Watson & Wheaton Rivers

9am – 6pm each day

Our fleet comprises of Alpacka and Kokopelli self bailing packrafts complete with Thigh straps and deck bags.

All equipment including drysuits is provided.  (Running shoes are required)

Packraft 101 is a prerequiste course for Packraft 102. We have split the course for flexibility.

 

 

Packraft course in Yukon

Packraft Adventures

Price: tbd

Dates: 2022 dates coming soon

Coming soon details on several Packrafting Guiding Adventures. Overnight trips/courses, fly in trips, hike in trip and bikepacking trips are all in the works.  Please email us if you are interested. Also check out  Yukan Canoe FB page

as we have last minute trips and adventures posted there.

We sell Kokopaelli  packrafts and Level Six Drysuits.

We rent packrafts and drysuits.  Please email

 

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