have you tried
Posted by: sapien on Oct-18-12 8:23 PM (EST)
the Buyer's Guide here on P-Net?
select 14 to 15 ft, and see what comes up for further research and possible test paddles.
a couple significant things to consider besides price, since you mentioned multi-day trips -- seat comfort for long intervals of paddling, and hull volume. depending on how you pack, you may find certain lower-volume models limiting.
that Journey should be a fun one to try out.
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