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Old 06-25-2011, 01:20 PM
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Need Advice for Minimalist Kit

I have some friends I go backpacking with on a fairly regular basis. Generally, our style is a moderate level of comfort with approximately 30-pound packs for overnighters, including water and other consumables. But occasionally we do a “themed” trip, for instance we did one in which we set a pack weight limit of under 20 pounds (to try to stretch our skills), and we did one is which we brought an entire Mexican fiesta including a whole bag of charcoal, fixins for carne asada burritos, and marg NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-25-2011, 11:23 PM
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I love your idea of packing trip "themes." An unusual and very interesting and creative a NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-26-2011, 11:59 AM
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GGervin, thanks for the reply.

I agree that tequila is a survival necessity. I'll hav NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-26-2011, 06:42 PM
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A buddy and I just did something similar in early May. I described it in the backpacker's health and NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-26-2011, 06:49 PM
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Sounds like a great time!

Your list looks pretty good. It also sounds like you're prett NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-26-2011, 07:22 PM
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Here are some good options for light weight shelter.
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:36 PM
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Old 06-27-2011, 12:05 AM
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Old 06-27-2011, 06:51 AM
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