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    Northern Forest Canoe Trail That'll Transport You Into the American Wild in New England

    Northern Forest Canoe Trail That'll Transport You Into the American Wild in New England 

    The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a 740-mile marked canoeing trail in the northeastern United States and Canada, extending from Old Forge in the Adirondacks of New York to Fort Kent, Maine. Along the way, the trail also passes through the states and provinces of Vermont, Quebec, and New Hampshire.
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    Taking your first canoeing  trip can be stressful. This first canoe trip packing checklist will help make sure you have everything you need for this new multi tour in your life. 
    Are you traveling on your first Canoeing Trip and putting a list together of everything you need? 
    There are so many products to consider that it can be difficult to remember everything. From canoe basics to canoe gear, to camping basics...it can become very overwhelming! 
    We have made a download version of this huge first canoeing packing checklist so that you can use it and make sure you have everything you need. 
    You DO NOT need to buy everything (we didn't...it's expensive!) but having a list that you can refer back to makes life so much easier.
    Everyone should spend a week paddling in a canoe—if not every year, at least once in their life. There’s no better way to get to know someone than being stuck in the same boat for days on end, and it’s been the boat of choice for hunters and anglers for centuries. There are paddling routes all across the world, and many in your backyard. Some will challenge you as a paddler, while others can help you and your family relax. Put on your VIVIDMax Grip, your boat life jacket sleeves and canoe! This is not a definitive list. There are too many gorgeous places to paddle and not enough time, but these North American canoe trips are a good place to start the 10 Top USA Canoe Destinations for summer shiny days and a What to Bring to Canoeing Trip FREE Checklist
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    Canoe Basics

    1. Canoe

    2. Paddle (1 Per Paddler)

    3. Extra Paddle

    4. Personal Flotation Device

    5. Extra PDF

    6. Canoe Seat

    7. Knee Pads

    8. Yokes (with Pads)

    9. Dry Bags (For Gear)

    10. Spray Covers

    11. Weather/VHR Radio

    12. Signaling Devices (Whistle)

    13. Float Bags

    14. Canoe Sponges

    15. Bailer or Bilge Pump

    16. Emergency Floating Throw Line (Throw Bag)

    17. Watch/Fitness Tracker

    18. VIVID Model 01 MAXGrip Clogs

    Core Gear

    1. Compass

    2. GPS

    3. Knife or Multi-Tool

    4. Headlamp or Flashlight

    5. Extra Batteries

    6. First-Aid Supplies

    7. Sunglasses

    8. Sunscreen

    9. Lip Balm

    10. Stainless Water Bottle

    11. Water Treatment Method

    12. Energy Food (Bars, Gels, Trail Mix)

    13. Beverages or Powered Drink

    14. Anti-Slip All Terrain Slippers 

    Camping Basics

    1. Tent

    2. Waterproof Tent Tarp

    3. Bivy Sack

    4. Sleeping Bag

    5. Sleeping Pad

    6. Meals & Camping Snacks

    7. Coolers With Ice

    8. Camping Stove & Fuel

    9. Camping Cookset & Utensils

    10. Camping Dishes, Bowls and Cups

    11. Insect Repellent 

    12. Toilet Paper

    13. Hand Sanitizer

    14. Packable Lantern

    15. Credit Card

    16. Small Amount of Cash

    17. Trip Itinerary


    1. Dry Suit or Top

    2. Paddling Gloves or Pogies

    3. Neoprene Footwear

    4. Helmet

    5. Sun-Shield Hat

    6. Hat or Cap Retainer

    7. Skullcap

    8. UV Bandana or Buff

    9. Wool or synthetic Cap

    10. Balaclava

    11. Rashguard

    12. Swimsuit

    13. Shorts

    14. Changes of Clothes

    15. Convertible Pants

    16. NITRON-BAMBOO Shirt

    17. Sun-Shielding Shirt

    18. Balandi Underwear Gear

    19. Balandi Moisture Wicking T-Shirt

    20. Spray Jacket

    21. Rainwear

    22. Synthetic Vest

    23. Synthetic Gloves

    24. Mittens

    Repair Kit Options

    1. Sealant (Such as Aquaseal)

    2. Bailing Wire (Copper, Small Roll)

    3. Nylon Cord (Or Bungee Cords)

    4. Putty 

    5. Replacement Nuts/Bolts

    Best Multi-Day Canoeing Gear Packing Checklist | Top Things to Bring

    Want a first canoe trail checklist PDF? You can shop the exact and FULL (More than 10 things to bring) packing list we made for our roadsters directly to your phone or computer! It is guaranteed to make your life SO much easier.  


    Click here to download the First Canoe Trail Packing Checklist PDF.

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