News and Events

2011 Models Launch

Aug 04, 2010

Mad River Canoe opened up OR Day 1 with the announcement of a few new models. Check out some of the basic specs below on what look to be some of the most exciting releases in years.

New Ultralites  (any indicated specs and pricing are subject to change)

Explorer 16 KX Ultralite - The Best All-Around Gets Even Better. Length – 16’3?, Weight 45 lbs (aluminum gunwales), 48 lbs (wood gunwales). MSRP $2,860 (aluminum gunwales), $3,089 (wood gunwales). Features resin-infusion w/ custom MRC core system.

Malecite KX Ultralite – Slow Life Down. Faster. Length – 16’5.25?”, Weight 43 lbs (aluminum gunwales), 46 lbs (wood gunwales). MSRP $2,749 (aluminum gunwales), $2,969 (wood gunwales). Features resin-infusion w/ custom MRC core system.

New 2011 Journey Series- Designed by one of Mad River Canoe’s founders, Jim Henry, the Journey series offers a 156 and 167 model. Shallow arch, symmetrical hull built for stability, versatility, and features trusted 3-layer durability. Extremely sophisticated design great for camps, families, adventurists, or beginners.

Journey 156 – $899 MSRP
Journey 167 – $949 MSRP

Expedition 176

Mad River Canoe returns to its roots with the perfect companion to the Expedition 186. It’s a tripping and exploration canoe that must be experienced to be appreciated.

Length – 17’6? , Weight 57 lbs. (aluminum gunwale), 60 lbs. (wood gunwale). Capacity 1175 lbs.