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Vapor Ki
Size small. 15" hip belt to shoulder straps

In Gear Swap » WTB: Women's backpack, size small
October 15, 4:49pm

Re: laser pointer at aircraft
SAR is different from fun and games, but this guy ended up in prison for doing that. http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/25/us/california-laser-sentence/

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Visibility to helicopters if lost, stranded or injured
October 15, 1:03pm

Re: Rain Apron
Interesting idea. I always take an umbrella, but I also take a rain jacket since most of my hiking is at higher elevations in dry climates. It doesn't take much to get hypothermia in those c...

In Make Your Own Gear » Rain Apron
October 15, 11:21am

Hiking with 5 year old
I have no input on the PCT, but I did hike a portion of the Colorado Trail with my youngest son (just turned 11 at the time). I had no idea what to expect from him as far as his enjoyment of the...

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT thru hike With my 5yr old along for the summer- Northbound or Southbound?
October 15, 8:52am

Women's backpack
I've got a Granite Gear Vapor Ki that I'd let go for $50 plus shipping. Good condition.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Women's backpack, size small
October 14, 12:33pm

REI Dallas
That's been my experience there too. What else is there to do here but work and shop? :)

In Gear Deals » REI Garage Sale 10/12
October 11, 6:06pm

Re: Bump
PM sent

In Gear Swap » New Montbell UL Down XL Jacket
October 11, 9:38am

Re: +1 to you as well!
I agree! Glad this site has helped. It sure has helped me lighten my pack (and my WALLET). Oh, and even trolls like to lighten their loads. :)

In GEAR » +1 to everyone in this forum
October 11, 8:12am

Day hiking only
"If you're day hiking it could save your life in a survival situation." What Jerry said. I've stopped carrying them when backpacking.

In GEAR » Space Blankets- Do You Carry One?
October 10, 3:37pm

And the hantavirus warning section:
All participants and staff engaged in hiking and camping should take the following precautions to reduce the likelihood of exposure to potentially infectious materials. • Avoid coming into cont...

In Philmont » "tarp" sleeping at Philmont?
October 10, 12:17pm

All Reader Reviews by John Myers

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Zpacks Exo with external stays
I recently returned from a 10 day trek at Philmont Scout Ranch and took a ZPack Exo external frame pack. My base weight was 10 pounds but I wanted a pack that could handle the extra weight and volu...

In Backpacks - External Frame
June 26, 1:55pm