Bay Area / NorCal Packrafting trips??

Hi all, i’m growing more and more obsessed with my yukon yak and am looking for suggestions on routes to do in NorCal (I live in SF). Also willing accomplices and partners! So far I’ve done the middle fork of the Eel (black butte to dos rios…well almost dos rios, we had do evac) and cache creek. I’ve also done some stuff in canyon country: green, colorado, escalante.

So what are your favorite routes? extra points if it’s a wilderness trip, or a hike-in-paddle-out situtation. I’m also an experienced backpacker and would love to combine the two. I can handle class II and III comfortably, some class IV as well.

here’s me on the eel last may:


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