Hike in, float back in Ga?

9:55 a.m. on April 19, 2014 (EDT)
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Could anyone recommend maybe 4-5 day trip somewhere around Ga, maybe the Carolinas? Never done it before and have no local knowledge of these areas. Thinking about this summer. Any help or input would be appreciated.

6:29 p.m. on April 19, 2014 (EDT)
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I am not familiar with any eastern hiking, but your post name caught my eye. Do you plan to hike in the then float out on a river? The PackRaft inflatables are pretty light. Check them out at : http://www.alpackaraft.com/ Some of them while being a full sized raft weigh as little as 5 lbs and pack in a sleeping bag sized stuff sack.

11:15 a.m. on April 27, 2014 (EDT)
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Gary, thank you for your reply. I should have been more specific in my post, but what I'm really after is advice about a certain route or area that would allow us to trek for a few days and possibly rent a raft to float back. This would be for myself and 13y/o daughter. We have some, but certainly limited, backpacking experience but have never handled a raft except in very lazy water, so we probably couldnt handle anything too difficult. Thank you for your help.

4:02 p.m. on April 27, 2014 (EDT)
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Also check out this link to a cheaper lightweight raft. Weight 2 lbs, packs down to the size of a water bottle:

http://www.klymit.com/index.php/products-1/backpacks/litewater-dinghy-lwd.html?avad=397_f66bda1d


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