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Adventure Racing Pack on 07/24/2009 13:18:34 MDT Print View

Wanted to get into some adventure racing/minmalistic weekend hikes. Just wanted to get some thoughts or sugestions on a recomended pack size, features, style and brand ect. whats worked for you or your friends...apreciate any advice on packs or adventure racing gear in general. Thank you one and all!

David Chenault
(DaveC) - BPL Staff - F

Locale: Crown of the Continent
Talon on 07/24/2009 17:29:58 MDT Print View

The Osprey Talon series are very stable, lightish, and have great organization and accessibility to food and water. The 22 is the most useful size. I use mine for 2-3 day hikes, and overnight mountain bike trips.

Dan Durston
(dandydan) - F

LiteSpeed? on 07/26/2009 23:46:57 MDT Print View

I really dig the GoLite LiteSpeed pack. It's intended for adventure racing. It's really quick to open because it has a zip instead of a roll top. You can access stuff deep down in your bag pretty quickly. Another advantage is you can remove the internal frame to save 10oz or so. I found mine very comfortable w/o the frame.

Joe Geib
(joegeib) - F

Locale: Delaware & Lehigh Valleys
Re: Adventure Racing Pack on 07/27/2009 04:48:40 MDT Print View

GoLite VO24?