Gear Institute Expert Test Menu

Canoes

Wenonah Minnesota II

89

2012

Wenonah Minnesota II

The Wenonah Minnesota II is a ridiculously light expedition canoe with few frills and a penchant for speed.

Old Town Saranac 160 XT

86

2012

Old Town Saranac 160 XT

The Saranac 160 XT is an expedition canoe built with an emphasis on comfort and features.

Nova Craft Prospector 17

88

2012

Nova Craft Prospector 17

The Nova Craft Prospector 17 is a versatile expedition canoe with plenty of room and stability for carrying lots of gear.

Mad River Expedition 176

88

2012

Mad River Expedition 176

The Mad River Expedition 176 is an expedition canoe built with an equal emphasis on details and performance.

Mad River Expedition 176

94

2011

Mad River Expedition 176

How much did Eugene Buchanan's test crew like the Mad River Expedition 176? After the test, one of them bought it.