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Old 08-11-2012, 07:58 AM
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Osprey Kestrel 48 Backpack

I purchased my first backpack in 34 years this past week. It replaces (or joins) my Kelty Tioga that I purchased back in 1978. I was pretty excited to receive my new pack along with a new sleeping bag and hopefully a tent next week.

I purchased an Osprey Kestrel 48 (OK48). I researched my purchase for the past couple of months doing searches on the net and various discussion forums including the PBF. I also talked to co-workers, friends and sales folks at various outdoor retail NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-12-2012, 04:03 PM
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Backpack: Mountain Hardware Kanza 55
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I'm excited for you. I'm just getting started with backpacking & my son (a Cub Scout) is interes NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-14-2012, 07:47 AM
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Wildfield, I am considering buying this same backpack as my first pack. Will it hold a bear caniste NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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