Summer Travel Gear
New gear for summer travels from Oru Kayak, Kodiak, Bajio, Clothing Arts and Jack Wolfskin.
By Everett Potter
Oru Inlet Kayak
About six years ago, at the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Gorman Chairback Lodge in Maine, I watched two women carry what appeared to be a large white plastic suitcase to the edge of Long Pond. They unfolded it and maybe 15 minutes later, had transformed it into a kayak that one of them took out for a paddle. That was my first encounter with the Oru Kayak, an ingenious packable kayak that unfolds like a piece of origami … continue reading