A lighter pack. What, why and how.

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A lighter pack. What, why and how.

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Post by Scuba » Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:30 pm

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When i first started hiking as a civilian, I stuck with what I knew from the military; a large external frame pack that could comfortably carry everything plus the kitchen sink. The military teaches that two is one and one is none, so you rapidly end up carrying a ton of stuff. It's basically the same as what civilians hikers call packing your fears; you may never need item x, but you feel that you NEED to bring it, just in case.
Hiking has a couple different levels of “lightness” when it comes to gear. Lightweight is generally defined as below ...



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