Gear of the Week: River Trip

Everything you need to get out on the water

Oct 27, 2016
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​GetMyBoat App (Free)

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 GetMyBoat (available on iPhone and Android) is the Airbnb for boats, with 58,000 listing in 169 countries. Book a chartered surf adventure or rent anything from a canoe to luxury yacht. 

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MSR Dragonfly Stove ($115)

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The Dragonfly’s wide and stable base holds a 10-inch pot so you can cook for your entire crew. The flame is also highly adjustable. 

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SealLine Black Canyon Dry Bag (From $24)

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A 300-denier TPU double-coated polyester outer will stand up to river rocks if your boat goes over, and a roll-top closure keeps everything bone dry. Sizes ranging from five to 55 liters.

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Pourtables by Libra Coffee ($20 for 10 pack)

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Each Pourtables pouch creates a single-cup pour-over coffee. Just open the mesh pouch, stick it in your cup, and pour water through the perfectly portioned grounds. 

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Patagonia Sun Booney Hat ($40)

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The Sun Booney offers 360-degrees of shade and UPF 50+ sun protection. The nylon fabric with a DWR finish dries quickly when wet, and an adjustable chin strap keeps the hat on your head. 

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Altec Mini H20 Speaker ($40)

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Strap this waterproof speaker to your boat or use it for dance parties at camp. The battery last six hours and it floats, just in case you drop it in the drink.

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Platypus Meta Bottle ($22)

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An integrated filter in this water bottle eliminates 99.99 percent of bacteria so you can fill it from the river and start drinking right away. It folds down when empty.

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Bureo Yuco Sunglasses ($140)

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The polarized Zeiss lenses in these shades cut water glare and keep your eyes from getting fatigued. The frames are made from recycled fishing nets collected off the coast of Chile.   

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Stio CFS Board Pant ($54)

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A poly-spandex blend makes these pants durable and fast drying. Mesh-lined pockets help with ventilation, a zippered security pocket holds essentials, and a hidden bungee at the cuff allows you to customize the length.

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