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Alex Wallace (FeetFirst) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Freedom.
Geez, Craig. I don't mean to get all mushy, but your post, especially the first few paragraphs, make my eyes get a weird wet feeling. I too didn't have the greatest pre-teen/early teen year...

In GEAR » Why do you go backpacking
January 13, 11:43pm

Have you ever walked into work after a great backpacking trip and everyone wonders why you have a $hit eating grin on your face? I have.

In GEAR » Why do you go backpacking
January 13, 9:01pm

@ Aaron
Good to hear that the quality is there. Please do keep us updated on your experience. What size did you get? When you have a monent, can you post the measurement for the frame length and should...

In GEAR » Katabatic backbacks
January 13, 8:49pm

Looks good
Thanks for the pics, Steve. Is there a frame sheet? If so, can you describe the material and config.? How about the hip belt? How wide is it? Thanks again.

In GEAR » Katabatic backbacks
January 12, 9:50pm

Cap 4 too warm
From my experience, Cap 4 is a bit too warm for temps above freezing while backpacking. Especially if I'm working hard gaining elevation. Cap 2 would work well while moving and supplemented wit...

In GEAR » Which capilene weight?
January 08, 5:29pm

20% off
According to their website, all of Katabatic's backpacks are 20% off of their list price right now. Must resist. If anyone does snag one, please report back with feedback. Thanks.

In GEAR » Katabatic backbacks
January 05, 5:15pm

on its way
Well, the deed was done. I snagged one on sale from Taunton Leisure (online).

In GEAR » Rab Alpine 45 backpack
December 31, 10:48am

Re: Ticks at Wildcat, Point Reyes?
Yes, Wildcat camp can have biblical proportions. I've also camped there many times where there were none. I think it has a lot to due with season and temps. I usually hit up Point Reyes dur...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ticks at Wilcat, Point Reyes?
December 30, 6:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Rab Alpine 45 backpack
Very helpful. Thanks again.

In GEAR » Rab Alpine 45 backpack
December 30, 5:00pm

Re: Re: Rab Alpine 45 backpack
Interesting - thanks. Do you know if Lowe Alpine is going to maintain the Alpine packs as is? I generally like Lowe's current range of mountaineering packs, but don't find their hip belt...

In GEAR » Rab Alpine 45 backpack
December 30, 3:30pm

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