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Reviews of packs, hydration packs, waist packs and anything else you can strap to your body.

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Klymit Dash 10

The Klymit Dash 10 is a well appointed daypack or overnight fast-pack. It is elegantly designed and competitively priced, though this reviewer had some issues with its durability. Features Air Frame Hiking backpacks typically come in two varieties: soft frame and hard frame. The Air Frame is a hybrid approach. The backpack has an inflatable …

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FlipBelt Review

I’m a big believer in simplicity and like products to do what they’re supposed to do well.  Unnecessary bells and whistles, doodads, …

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Spartan Ultra Pack Review

It’s big, roomy, and has a pressurized hydration system for cooling and cleaning…the Spartan Ultra Pack built by Geigerrig is made for “hiking, …

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UltrAspire Zygos Review

I didn’t know what to expect when I first fished the Ultraspire Zygos out from behind a plant on Eric’s front porch — but …

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UltrAspire Astral Race Vest Review

The Astral by UltrAspire is the latest addition of female-specific gear to hit the market.  No longer are women relegated to “pinked” …

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Ultimate Direction Fastpack 30 Review

Ultimate Direction Fastpack 30 I asked Bill to review the Fastpack 20 here, and Lucas to review the larger version–The Ultimate Direction Fastpack …

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Ultraspire Quantum

I’ve been a big proponent of scaling back on gear I carry for awhile, and have worked hard to whittle down my …