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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 07-20-2014, 11:01 AM
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Backpack: Mountainsmith Maverick 65
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Shelter: Kelty Noah 9x9
 
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Old 07-20-2014, 05:16 PM
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Backpack: GoLite Pinnacle
Sleeping Gear: Moonstone Lucid 800 w/Neo Air pad
Shelter: Tarptent Sublite Tyvek & Tarptent Double Rainbow
 
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I had a GoLite Z30 down bag that had a full zip and I could turn it into a quilt if I wanted to. It NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 07-20-2014, 05:57 PM
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Backpack: Mountainsmith Maverick 65
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A great takeaway point from granpa- mummy bags can feel very confining. I personally am considering NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-21-2014, 06:34 PM
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The "Big Three" are the bulkiest, heaviest and most expensive. These are shelter, sleeping NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:59 PM
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Update on the gear status!

I have ordered and received the following:

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Old 08-02-2014, 02:58 PM
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Backpack: Granite Gear Leopard 58 AC KI or Deuter Aircontact 50L
Sleeping Gear: Thermarest NeoLite XL womens, Big Agnes Roxy Ann
Shelter: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1
 
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Congrats on the new gear!

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Old 08-05-2014, 12:50 AM
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I own the original Cobra tent when it was made by Peak I
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Old 02-18-2015, 08:29 AM
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This is what I am using after 40+ years of trial and error:

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