The Backwoods Expedition 85 is Designed for the Hardcore Outdoor Explorer
The Backwoods Expedition 85 is a straight tracking kayak perfect for longer paddles and packing extra gear. Designed for hardcore the outdoor expeditions. The kayak coming in at 12 lbs, the Aquaglide Expedition 85 is perfect for hiking to your favorite remote, paddle spot, floating rivers or exploring remote locations. The compact size takes up minimal in RVs and small cars for car camping. The stream line shape and extended stern improves glide and tracking. The I-beam floor improves floatation, rigidity and overall performance. 20″ fish ruler printed on the side of the cockpit for easy access. The inflatable seat and adjustable backrest keeps you off the floor to help keep you dry and comfortable. Velcro strips on the kayak floor allow for secure multiple seat placement locations. The entire kayak packs down to the volume of an ultralight sleeping bag and can easily be carried in a backpack.
The entire package, kayak, bag, pump and seat is less than 14 lbs.
Constructed of Heavy-duty TPU nylon and welded and taped seams for durability, stiffness and abrasion resistant. Bungee systems at both the front and rear of the kayak to carry gear and velcro paddle holders on the side of the kayak. For extra tracking, the Aquaglide weedless ultralight fin is included and is quickly and easily attaches with no tools needed. The Backwoods kayak comes with an ultralight foot bump to quickly inflate the single Boston Valve. The included carry bag can also double as a dry bag while on the water or be used to inflate the kayak with no additional pumps needed. The two (2) integrated Mollie Plates allow for easy storage first aid kits, tools and the optional Aquaglide cop holder.
For the ultimate in versatility and go anywhere kayaks. The new Aquaglide ultralight Backwoods kayaks are the best lightweight kayaks available at a reasonable price.
Key Technical Features of the Expedition 85
- Heavy-duty TPU Cover and Floor – uses nylon reinforced single-sided TPU specifically engineered to take a beating
- MOLLE Plates Storage System – with included mesh bags provide a customizable gear carrying system
- Ultralight Design – weighs only 12 lb. 0 oz. for effortless transportation and storage
2021 Backwoods Users Features
- Inflatable Seat – with comfy cushioned seat area and backrest
- Paddle Keepers – located on both sides of the deck, offer hands-free access when not paddling
- Ultralight Quick Release Fin – for improved tracking
- Webbing Carry Handles – on front and sides for comfortable carrying or lifting
- Deck Cargo Bungees – on bow and stern offer secure storage of extra gear
- Boston Valve – for quick inflation and deflation
- Ultralight 2-Stage Foot Pump – for quick and easy inflation
- Storage/Inflation Bag – doubles as primary inflation tool and dry bag
|Best Use||Recreation, Fishing|
|Material(s)||Heavy-duty TPU Cover|
|Number of Paddlers||1 Adults|
|Weight Capacity (lbs)||300 LBS|
|Seat||Inflatable Seat & Backrest|
|Fin System||Quick Release Fin|
|Inflation Valve||2 Boston Valves|
|Included in Box||UltrLight kayak, 1 inflatable seats, storage bag, foot pump and repair kit|
Heavy-duty TPU Cover kayaks are easily cleaned with a mild soap and water.