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Gear List The Gear List forum is the place to post your actual backpacking gear list, and to read what others have in their packs. Don't forget to specify weight.


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Old 12-27-2011, 12:27 PM
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Backpack: osprey atmos 50
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One nighter backpack break-in list

so i got my new osprey atmos 50 pack for christmas and wanna break it in so i will be going to a local lake for a short 10-15 mile hike/camp this weekend i will leave friday at noon and return saturday at noon temp is expected to be from the 30's for lows to 50's for highs during the day (unsure about at night) here is my gear list and weight break down (with pictures)

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Old 12-28-2011, 12:57 AM
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:13 AM
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the big knife will not stay at home that is something i carry on me at all times, plus it doesnt go NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-28-2011, 11:39 AM
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FWIW: I'm skeptical about the utility of multi-tools with itty-bitty axe heads added. At the moment, NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-28-2011, 04:54 PM
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Short trips like that are a good way to try out gear when weight isn't as much of a factor.
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Old 12-28-2011, 07:50 PM
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yeah im not a huge fan of the self inflating thermarest, im probably gonna get a foam folding/rollin NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-28-2011, 08:25 PM
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Gossamer Gear makes a closed cell pad that is pretty light and durable. The torso length version ma NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-28-2011, 08:31 PM
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:51 PM
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I can assume(being an overnighter}weight is not really an issue in this case??
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:59 PM
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i always carry a leatherman-type tool with me wether packing or not, the mini hatchet is just to try NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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