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Ito Jakuchu (jakuchu) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Speed hiking my way through Kansai, Japan.
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review
Just thought I'd share this review I found of the UD Fastpack here. Properly packed too it seems. http://www.irunfar.com/2014/08/ultimate-direction-fastpack-20-review.html#idc-container

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
August 31, 4:10pm

r2warm
For around 20F an R2 (with the other gear you mention) would be too warm for me when active, possibly too cold when at rest.. 30~20F for me is Mountain Equipment Eclipse Hoody (think Cap 4 hoody, ...

In GEAR » That 40-20F sliver?
August 26, 10:45pm

Same
I don't know if in practicality the Montane is any different (we'll see), but what I really do not like about the UD is how this looks when actually loaded and carried..

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
August 26, 9:12pm

thanks!
Thanks - awesome to see some user feedback. The good and the not so good. One of the things I like so much about my Ohm 2.0 is how nice it is living out of that pack. Really hardly have to open...

In GEAR » SMD Flight 40 torso size & experiences?
August 26, 6:34pm

Options
Thanks again, makes sense. I think I might try a Z-Lite sit pad in there. Another option, from over at Gear forums Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20 http://www.ultimatedirection.com/showproduc...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
August 26, 4:53pm

ohm 2.0
Totally agree the Ohm 2.0 can do all - but to be honest I do like that I have a smaller option as well for day hikes. -Ohm 2.0 for multi-day hikes. -Osprey Kestrel 32 (panel loader) for long ...

In GEAR » Backpack portfolios
August 26, 6:12am

water
Might be different but before I had confirmation through user experience I would trust it to be very water resistant and hold up well in short or mild rain, but would go with a little plastic bag o...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » three days, two nights w/ a 24 liter pack?
August 25, 11:04pm

comparison
Haha, nice. Guess we're looking for similar things then.. You should definitely take some quicks photos comparing the three side by side. Apart from official info and photos there is very li...

In GEAR » SMD Flight 40 torso size & experiences?
August 25, 10:56pm

others
Over on SUL forums Mike M recently got a different vest harness. It's a lighter smaller pack, more set up for running, but if you are ever interested check out the Montane Dragon 20. I was curi...

In GEAR » SMD Flight 40 torso size & experiences?
August 25, 6:08pm

reply
Very nice. Reply makes sense. Will be great to see the differences in size and carry side by side.

In GEAR » SMD Flight 40 torso size & experiences?
August 25, 5:36pm

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