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Wenonah Wilderness 15'4 T-Formex Canoe: A Tribute to Adventure and Resilience

The Wenonah Wilderness 15'4 T-Formex Canoe is a testament to the spirit of outdoor adventure and self-reliance. Named in honor of Dick Proenneke, a legendary figure known for his solitary life in the Alaskan wilderness, this solo canoe embodies the essence of wilderness exploration. It's designed for those who seek to venture far and immerse themselves in the beauty of the natural world.

Optimized for Extended Solo Trips:

  • Weighing 53 lbs, the Wilderness is engineered for solo paddlers looking to embark on long journeys. Its design ensures ease of portaging, efficient paddling, and ample gear capacity.
  • The canoe offers a dry and comfortable ride, even in rough waters, making it suitable for a variety of conditions.

Stable and Versatile Design:

  • Its well-rounded stability and moderate rocker make the Wilderness an excellent choice for down-river travel, ensuring a balanced and confident experience whether you're on a loaded tour or enjoying an evening paddle.

Advanced T-Formex Construction:

  • The T-Formex material used in this canoe is a result of meticulous design and manufacturing, involving multi-laminate sheets specifically crafted for each model.
  • Including a closed-cell, rigid foam core, the canoe provides both structure and buoyancy, adding to its durability and safety on the water.

Dimensions for Precision and Comfort:

  • Length: 15' 4" (467.36cm) – perfect for solo navigation and maneuverability.
  • Gunwale Width: 27" (68.58cm), Maximum Width: 30.5" (77.47cm), Waterline Width: 29.75" (75.565cm) – offering a stable yet agile paddling platform.
  • Depth: Stern: 17" (43.18cm), Center: 14" (35.56cm), Bow: 19" (48.26cm) – providing adequate space and protection from splashes.
  • Rocker: 1.25" (3.175cm) – enhancing handling and responsiveness.

Ideal for Diverse Paddlers:

  • The Wenonah Wilderness is a top choice for sportsmen, whitewater enthusiasts, and anyone seeking a durable, versatile canoe. Its lightweight nature compared to polyethylene or aluminum alternatives makes it accessible for a wide range of adventurers.

The Wenonah Wilderness 15'4 T-Formex Canoe is more than just a vessel; it's a partner in your solo adventures. Designed to handle the demands of extended trips and diverse conditions, this canoe is a true embodiment of the wilderness spirit.

Wenonah Wilderness 15'4 T-Formex Canoe

Description - 53 lbs

SHORT DESCRIPTION: Named in remembrance of Dick Proenneke, a legendary wilderness man who spent 30 years of his retired life living alone in the wilds of Twin Lakes, Alaska, the Wilderness is a solo canoe that can take you far away from it all. Brilliantly designed for extended solo trips it portages well, paddles efficiently, carries plenty of gear and gives a dry ride in rough waters. Its well rounded stability and moderate rocker make it a great down-river boat while inspiring confidence whether on a loaded tour or evening paddle.


Length 15' 4"  (467.36cm)
Gunwale Width 27"  (68.58cm)
Maximum Width 30.5"  (77.47cm)
Waterline Width 29.75"  (75.565cm)
Stern Depth 17"  (43.18cm)
Center Depth 14"  (35.56cm)
Bow Depth 19"  (48.26cm)
Rocker 1.25"  (3.175cm)


T-Formex canoes are manufactured from multi-laminate sheets, painstakingly designed specifically for each model. All include a closed-cell, rigid foam core providing structure and buoyancy. T-Formex canoes are incredibly tough and very affordable. This makes them the ideal choice for sportsmen, whitewater paddlers, families and kids, or anybody who wants a very durable canoe. These canoes are much lighter than polyethylene or aluminum canoes and can be built in nearly limitless designs.

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