Essential & Recommended Paddling Gear

BOTE Ambassador Erin O'Malley discusses essential accessories to have while paddling on the water as well as her favorite recommended accessories.


Packing the right gear for your paddle trip is a key piece to ensuring the best experience.

Some must haves are:

  • A dry bag such as the BOTE Highwater Bags
  • A water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Leash and PFD
  • Non-cotton clothing