Hey, what do you guys think about the Eskimo Salto as a steep creek boat? I am about 135 pounds and 5'8". I would be paddling mostly low volume creeks with the occasional big water, and want to be able to carry enough gear for a couple of days. Thanks!
My wife loves her Salto. She uses it for anything she isn't willing to take a play boat down which is mostly low volume creeks. She has also used it in big water however. She's about 135 lbs and 5' 7".
There was a large batch that went out almost 2 years ago that had some serious issues. These were not the two-toned saltos. If they are still around and in one piece I would be suprised. All the team boaters that I knew back east broke them within a few weeks and did so in several places. One of them had I think 5 cracks on the seams and it was ducktaped all together. He couldn't get a salto for months so he got a Jefe.
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