Alpacka Raft Mule


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If you are big and tall or you need to carry a lot of weight, get the Mule and get after it.

We get it. Whether it's packs, shoes, or sleeping bags, if you are big and tall, finding high performance outdoor gear is hard. So Alpacka makes it easy with the Mule, a spacious and super stable backcountry packraft that will comfortably carry a 250+ pound paddler and 100 pounds of gear without feeling bogged down.

The Mule is built with the 11.7-inch diameter Cargo Hull, which features a center panel stern and late rise bow to maximize stability, buoyancy, leg room, and cargo capacity. You can build your Mule with Open, Removeable Whitewater Deck, and Self Bailing configurations, plus you can add our innovative Cargo Fly zipper internal storage system with or without internal dry bags.


  • Shape: Cargo Hull
  • Tube Diameter: 11.7-inch
  • Fit: Relaxed (See sizing and specifications)
  • Valve: Temper assist valve for inflation and deflation
  • Attachments: 4 bow grab loops, 2 stern grab loops, 1 bow handle, and 2 strap plates
  • Seating: Classic Seat Bottom and Inflatable Seat Back
  • Build Configurations: Open, Self Bailer, or Removable WW Deck
  • Cargo Fly: Optional (Internal dry bags sold separately)
  • Materials: Proprietary 210-denier high count nylon hull and 840-denier ballistic nylon floor (Made in USA).
  • Includes: Inflation Bag, Stuff Sack, and Basic Repair Kit
  •  AQUASEAL WARNING: Using the Aquaseal in the repair kit will expose you to toluene, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to


Sizing Chart

Boater Height 6'2"-6'8" | 188-203cm
Exterior Length 100in | 254cm
Exterior Width 38in | 97cm
Interior Length 52in | 132cm
Interior Width 15.5in | 39cm
Max Capacity* 500lb | 227kg


*Max Capacity is the maximum total weight (paddlers and cargo) that the boat can reasonably carry in flatwater under ideal conditions. Actual capacity for any given trip will vary widely based on the paddler’s skill and water conditions.



Build Option Weight* Packed Size**
Open (OP) 7.0lb | 3.18kg 18x7in | 46x18cm
Open (OP) | Cargo Fly (CF) 7.3lb | 3.29kg 18x7in | 46x18cm
Removable Whitewater Deck (WR) 8.8lb | 4.00kg 18x8.5in | 46x22cm
WR | CF 9.1lb | 4.11kg 18x8.5in | 46x22cm
Self Bailer (SB) 8.0lb | 3.63kg 18x8in | 46x20cm
SB | CF 8.3lb | 3.74kg 18x8in | 46x20cm


*Weight includes all components except inflation bag, repair kit, and internal dry bags for Cargo Fly.
**Packed size is a reference measurement based on folding each lengthwise edge of the boat to the center and rolling from the bow. There are many other methods of rolling and folding the boats that will result in a different packed size that may be more or less efficient for packing depending on the situation.

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