EUROPEAN PACKRAFT & RIVER CONSERVATION EVENTS
September 16-20, 2020, Salza, Austria: The annual European Packrafting Meet-up & Testival is usually held around May 1st at the Soca river in Slovenia. This year it got delayed to September and moved to stunning Salza river in Wildalpen, Austria. Come and paddle with us, test different packrafts and gear, meet lots of other packrafters and enjoy a bunch of workshops and presentations!
Participation is free but you are required to register and make a donation to a river conservation project since one of the main goals for organizing this event, is to raise funds and awareness for river conservation.
Check out Meet-up photos & videos in ou blog post from the 2019 Meet-up !
April 28 - May 2, 2021, Soca, Slovenia: European Packrafting Meet-up & Testival 2021!
May 20 - 22, 2021, Lisbon, Portugal: The second European Rivers Summit was rescheduled to May 2021.
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July 31st - August 2nd, Durance, France: Durance Festival - a whitewater festival for river lovers of all kinds and the Durance Region has a lot of great rivers for paddling. To get an idea, check Mark Oates blog post from the 2019 French Alps Meet-up that took place together with the Durance Festival!
On the menu this year: Clinics (Freeride on waterfalls, river sup, girl power, safety, open canoe), an Exhibitors Village with tons of gear for anyone to test, a creek race called the Guil Gorge Chrono on the Chateau Queyras gorge, a Sup Race, Open Air Cinema in the evening, and a big stoke float on Sunday called la Grande Descente. New this year a Second Hand Market, a Freestyle Showdown on the Rabioux wave on Sunday, and a Canoe Rally.
We will be at the event with packrafts to test and we will also run some packrafting workshops and clinics! Come and join us!
POSTPONED TO 2021 DUE TO COVID-19. June, Norway: The Nordic countries join forces and organize the second Nordic Packraft Roundup, this time in Norway. Here is our blog post from the 1st Nordic Meet-up in Sweden, 2019.
POSTPONED TO 2021 DUE TO COVID-19. April, Slovenia: Balkan Rivers Tour 5. Sava River: Bohinj to Belgrade. 39 days. 4 countries. 1.000km of paddling. 1 River. The Sava.