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So I have and love an MLD Burn which I use for the weekend and 3-4 day trips that grace my schedule nowadays. But I'm cognizant that I might have to upgrade to a bigger volume pack for a longer trip. Has anyone had Ron make them a custom cuben Exodus? Any other recommendations about a larger volume cuben backpack? Or, is it even worth cuben in this situation based on conferred benefit in durability, waterproofness, and weight savings?
A lot of folks have been singing the praises of the HMG Windrider, a cuben hybrid, for larger loads.
Edited by idester on 05/10/2011 08:03:21 MDT.
HMG Windrider, not customizable like MLD, but it is cuben, larger volume, fully featured, and In-stock.The HMG Windrider Southwest pack has dyneema x vs. mesh for the rear stuff pocket.*nm. What Douglas said.
Edited by Eugeneius on 05/10/2011 08:01:55 MDT.
Talk with Joe at ZPacks.com. He will customize a pack to your specifications :)
Edited by eastbayhiker on 05/10/2011 10:58:30 MDT.
I checked with Ron and a cuben Exodus does not look like a possibility. Not an issue. For those of you who have done a 7-10 trip (or thru-hike) with either the Blast 32 or Exodus, I'd love your thoughts on they fit and handled a 20 lbs. total pack load. I wouldn't use the pack for smaller trips (that's what my Burn is for).
http://www.zpacks.com/about.shtmlhttp://www.zpacks.com/about/pct_gear.shtmlhttp://www.zpacks.com/about/cdt_gear.shtml you can always email Joe about his thru hikes of PCT and CDT using his packs.
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