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Sizes
Look for brands that have sizes, try osprey and golite as examples their packs come in various sizes, I'm 6'3 and I have daypacks by those two brands and they fit great. What sort of ...

In GEAR » Daypacks for tall individuals
September 02, 2:07am

tactikka xp
I have a tactikka xp, weighs 100g, just under 4oz, including 3 rechargeable AAAs. white spot and red flood, with a white flood carried on the headband. three modes and very usable, its not the ligh...

In GEAR » What's your lightweight illumination solution?
August 29, 5:21am

18-200
I have one and I like it a lot. Beware that its jack of all trades and master of none, but if you know that then you'll know what to expect If I go walking with my SLR then it tends to be wh...

In Photography » make my DLSR mountain-ready!
August 23, 2:52am

nice!
nicely done, looks great I don't think I could get my dog in one of those, he'd want to be with me, doesn't like being closed in. has both positives and negatives!

In Make Your Own Gear » Simple Silnylon A Frame Tent for my Dog
August 22, 12:28am

fantastic
thanks for the write up, really enjoyed that

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG Goes to the Mountains
August 10, 6:41pm

ion
Thought I'd bump this thread to see if anyone has any more updates I'm amazed you can fit SO much stuff into your Ions, I'm seriously impressed. I use mine as a lightweight daysack ...

In Gear Lists » Golite Ion ger lists
August 04, 4:03am

Jam 1 1/2
Rich S - I think you have a 2008 Jam, not sure whether its called a Jam or Jam 2, its the one that came straight after the original Jam I think

In GEAR » Jam 2 Durability
May 28, 4:23am

Jam
I've used my original Jam quite a bit and its been bullet proof. I recently acquired a Jam2 as I wanted the hip belt pockets and mesh back panel. I'm a lightweighter, no UL, the base wei...

In GEAR » Jam 2 Durability
May 27, 3:07am

primus canister feet
get some! I use a Primus Micron Ti 2.5, and team it with the Primus canister feet and their windshield. Granted it adds some weight but it means I save fuel and save hassle, I can set up in more...

In GEAR » Stable pot stand for canister stoves
May 10, 10:46am

great thread
I just read this thread, its fantastic, thanks for sharing your experience!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » My first sub 5 lb trip!
April 30, 9:41am

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