Intracoastal and Indian River, Delaware Paddling Gear List

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Sleep

Gear pile before packing for embarkment
Gear pile before packing for embarkment

I imagined that since it was June in Delaware, it would be warm enough at night to sleep in a hammock without any insulation besides my baselayer and a jacket. MISTAKE! It’s always a good idea to bring insulation, even if it’s hot during the day. ENO makes great hammock blankets that are fitted perfectly to their hammocks, but I was reluctant to add to my gear-haul. I won’t make that mistake again.

Clothes (other than listed above)

  • sun hat and sunglasses
  • gloves (fingerless bike gloves)
  • rain jacket and waterproof pants
  • light smartwool baselayer
  • socks (2 pair)
  • T-shirt
  • cargo shorts
  • underwear (2 pair)

Other Gear

In case you were wondering, yes it all fit in the boat