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General Gear Discussion The General Gear Discussion forum is for the discussion of traditional and lightweight (ultralight) backpacking gear that is not covered in other Practical Backpacking™ forums. [Please post about Backpacks, Shelters, Sleeping Gear, Backcountry Kitchen (Food, Stoves) in those respective forum areas.]


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Old 09-10-2011, 12:51 PM
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I have the Exped Downmat 9 sleeping pad and the chair sleeve that goes with it. Together they make a NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-10-2011, 02:32 PM
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Backpack: GoLite Pinnacle
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My brother in law brought an Alite Monarch Butterfly Chair while hiking the Eagle Rock Loop with me NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-24-2011, 07:23 AM
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Recently at a store I had the opportunity to try out the NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-25-2011, 05:52 PM
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Therm-a-rest Trekker with a 20x72 Therm-a-rest Prolite Plus Pad. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-14-2014, 05:49 AM
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On the Appalachian Trail I use a 12" x 12" square of yoga mat that weighs 3 oz

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Old 06-14-2014, 08:04 AM
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GWyble GWyble is offline
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Backpack: Mariposa Plus / REI Flash 65
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If I carry a chair then it will be a Crazy Creek Hexalite Power Lounger. The extended leg flap keep NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-17-2014, 03:38 PM
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Backpack: Granite Gear Vapor Trail
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I hike high, treeless alpine terrain. There are no logs, and flat rocks are rare. I tried sitting on NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-09-2014, 07:00 PM
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The lightest, most compact lounge-type chair is Kifaru's Field Chair. I have the original version th NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-10-2014, 08:41 AM
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I have a Alite Monarch Butterfly Chair that I took on a 4 day trip to the 7 Devils near Hell's Canyo NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-10-2014, 07:30 PM
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Backpack: Granite Gear Leopard 58 AC KI or Deuter Aircontact 50L
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These are my favorite:

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