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Backpacks The Backpacks forum is for the discussion of backpacking packs (including front packs and pack accessories: hipbelt pockets, pack covers,...).


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Old 08-11-2014, 02:12 PM
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tonto tonto is offline
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As far as internal frame packs go.

I've also noticed that Osprey packs are very popul NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-11-2014, 03:54 PM
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Grandpa Grandpa is offline
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Backpack: GoLite Pinnacle
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My "hauler" pack is a GoLite Pinnacle, which is frameless. The current equivalent model is NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-18-2014, 05:46 AM
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cmseeley cmseeley is offline
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I ended up getting a Kelty Redcloud 90. I got this one sight unseen from REI based on the Coyote 80 NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-18-2014, 07:20 AM
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badwolf badwolf is offline
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Backpack: Granite Gear Leopard 58 AC KI or Deuter Aircontact 50L
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Hi Chris,

Congratulations on the great pack!

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Old 08-20-2014, 09:07 PM
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GGervin GGervin is offline
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Backpack: Gregory Shasta, Deuter ACT Lite 65+10
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REI closeouts can be a very good buy if you get the right thing. I did a search on the pack you got NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 08-25-2014, 07:21 AM
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cmseeley cmseeley is offline
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Badwolf, Ggervin, thanks for the tips. I will research proper packing techniques.

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Old 09-12-2014, 06:25 PM
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Benwaller Benwaller is offline
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Backpack: Camelbak RimRunner, Osprey Volt 60, Kelty Redwing 50
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Old 09-16-2014, 02:48 PM
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Take the time to find and travel to an outdoor shop. Try on different packs with a min 20 lb load. W NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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