Backwoods Purist 65

Backwoods Purist 65

Item # 584121107

Weighing-in at just over 6-pounds, the ultralight Purist 65 is designed to go just about anywhere. This kayak offers pure simplicity for convenient portage while hiking or stealth fly fishing in high mountain lakes. Truly designed for the purist, the Purist 65 has everything you need and nothing you don’t.

Best For: 1-person ultralight paddling and angling.
Capacity: 1-person | 250 lb. (113 kg) max weight.
Warranty: 1-year limited against any manufacturing defects.
Dimensions: 6’-7” (201 cm) L x 43.3” (110 cm) W x 15.5” (39.4 cm) H x 11″ tube diameter.
Hull Weight: 6.2 lbs / 2.8 kgs
Includes: kayak, seat, foot pump, 19.5″ x 29.5″ storage bag, and repair kit.
Not Included: paddle and PFD (Personal Flotation Device).



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Key Technical Features

  • Heavy-duty TPU Cover and Floor – uses nylon reinforced single-sided TPU specifically engineered to take a beating
  • Ultralight Design – weighs only 6 lb. 4 oz. for effortless transportation and storage
  • Please note that the Purist 65 is intentionally designed to be as light as possible. This means it does not have a fin or fin compatibility. 


Key User Features

  • Inflatable Seat – with comfy cushioned seat area and backrest
  • Paddle Keepers – located on both sides of the deck, offer hands-free access when not paddling
  • Webbing Carry Handles – on front and sides for comfortable carrying or lifting
  • Deck Cargo Bungees – on bow and stern offer secure storage of extra gear
  • Boston Valve – for quick inflation and deflation
  • Ultralight 2-Stage Foot Pump – for quick and easy inflation
  • Storage/Inflation Bag – doubles as primary inflation tool


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Item # 584121107

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