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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 01-30-2011, 01:37 AM
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Rain Wrap / Skirt / Kilt

If you use a rain wrap or skirt rather than rain pants, please share your experience (pros/cons) here.

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Old 01-30-2011, 02:53 AM
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I just got mine a few days ago. I haven't had it on the trail yet but it is definitely easy on and NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Anyone have an update, thoughts, or experiences to share?

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Old 06-27-2015, 07:33 AM
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Wrapping It Up

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I went to Trail Days in Damascus this year. Saw a couple of hikers wearing a kilt (not just a rain NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-07-2016, 12:26 PM
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i've now done this a time or two with improvised ones.

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