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    Icarus88

    Osprey Exos 48 size M

    Thread Starter: Icarus88

    I have a 2016 model Osprey Exos 48 size M (18-21). With the the brain it weighs 40 oz and 36 oz without. This thing was my bread and butter for years

    Last Post By: Icarus88 Today, 12:47 Go to last post
    Coffee

    Sky Meadows State Park

    Thread Starter: Coffee

    I'm a proponent of getting off main trails when opportunities arise for great scenery or just a less crowded alternative. In my view, "purity"

    Last Post By: TwoSpirits Today, 11:59 Go to last post
    RiverbirchHiker

    Experience with freeze-dried food?

    Thread Starter: RiverbirchHiker

    Do any of you purchase bulk freeze-dried ingredients to prepare your own backpacking meals? This is getting past buying prepared meals from places like

    Last Post By: 4eyedbuzzard Today, 11:50 Go to last post
    Coffee

    DCF vs X-PAC vs Gridstop vs Robic?

    Thread Starter: Coffee

    I've been a little out of the loop on developments in gear over the past couple of years and have noticed that there are now "waterproof" backpacks

    Last Post By: cmoulder Today, 11:49 Go to last post
    mclaught

    Where are trail services needed the most?

    Thread Starter: mclaught

    Let's say, hypothetically, someone was thinking about setting up a hiker friendly B&B/shuttle service close to the trail and was trying to identify

    Last Post By: Jeff Today, 11:42 Go to last post
    Coffee

    zPacks Carbon Fiber Staff - First Impressions

    Thread Starter: Coffee

    I ordered a zPacks Carbon Fiber Staff during their December sale and finally got a chance to test it out on a short hike this weekend. Here are some

    Last Post By: cmoulder Today, 11:25 Go to last post