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I was thinking of replacing the compression straps with cord and the ladder locks for cord like MLD uses on their tarps. I tried two straps that go the whiole way across and they don’t compress ...

In GEAR » Vapor trail
April 14, 6:56am

Vapor trail
I have an 08 model that weighs around 2.5 lb vs. the older ones that weigh around 2lbs. What accounts for this increase? What have people donr to lighten these packs and how much weight did t...

In GEAR » Vapor trail
April 14, 5:16am

my thoughts.
Its a hard situation to be in for sure. i was an eagle and went to philmont in 2000. My troop kicked a kid out while i was in scouts because he caused nothing but trouble. They actually had the tro...

In Philmont » Kid and Dad are a handful
April 01, 8:41am

my 2 cents
I ordered a SMD pack with stays and no matter what way i packed it, it pulled away from my back. My vaportrail has no stays, but has a framesheet and padding and is great. my 2 cents

In GEAR » The Effectiveness of Stays
March 31, 5:58am

Lightweight external
You cant tell me with all the silnylon and the titanium or whatever, they cant make a sub 3 lb frame pack that does not look like the luxury lite or cost 400.00. Something in a traditional pack c...

In GEAR » Gear We'd Buy—If It Existed
March 20, 7:49am

real meaning of second amendment
Bravo. Somebody finally got to the point. The right of the second amendment is to be the last line of defense against a tyrannical government. If you read the federalist papers it is meant to guare...

In Chaff » do you take protection on hikes?
March 18, 6:44am

packing list
I am not sure if the 40 deg lafuma bag will get me to 20. Even with long underware, fleece cap and pullover and vbl. What do you all think? Only other choices are add heatsheet bivy that I ha...

In Gear Lists » Packing List Help.
February 14, 9:45am

Packing List Help.
This is my list for the AT. Day 40-50 degree. Night 20-30. 1 and .5 days of hiking with one overnight. Vapor Trail- 32 0z Golite Poncho - 10 0z Shelter and rain gear. Lafuma 40deg Bag -24 oz...

In Gear Lists » Packing List Help.
February 14, 9:41am

I was not trying to belittle the starlite. Beautiful pack and I miss the pockets. However fit is most imp. and the vapor trail fit me best.

In GEAR » UL Packs Pull away at shoulders???
February 05, 10:26am

The starlite does have them, my bad, Still doesnt fix the way it pulls at my shoulders the way the vapor trail load lifters do.

In GEAR » UL Packs Pull away at shoulders???
February 04, 5:53pm

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