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Fat-Packing Wish-List – Spring/Summer 2012

Vacation season is here! We thought we’d put a list of gear together for folks that want to try fat-packing this summer. We asked our Left Coast Correspondant, Cale to help put a list of gear together for your shopping pleasure and many items on this list have been field tested on his trip down in Mexico.

 

Golight Shangrila 3 – Good for wintercamping as well as summer http://www.golite.com/Shangri-La-3-Flysheet-P883.aspx
Garmin etrex – http://www.garmin.com/us/
Spot Personal Tracker -http://findmespot.com/en/
Kooka Bay inflatable Pillow – http://kookabay.com/pillows.html
Revelate Designs Bags  – http://www.revelatedesigns.com/index.cfm

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3 Responses to Fat-Packing Wish-List – Spring/Summer 2012

  1. Lance June 12, 2012 at 7:54 am #

    Add to your list the mountain feedbag (two will get the job done). then poggies for the winter time.

  2. Blatz June 12, 2012 at 11:19 am #

    Another great resource

    http://www.bikepacking.net/

  3. Antisthenes June 25, 2012 at 8:29 pm #

    I have more experience hiking than overnight riding, but in my experience on a bike, and hiking:
    – get rid of the backpack
    – use a fleece-lined stuff-sack for a pillow
    – take a Z-rest (because inflatable pads fail eventually)
    – take a tent biking that doesn’t need a HIKING pole
    – you need screen to keep the bugs out
    – ‘Tarptents’ are great, except when driving rain knocks the condensation onto you inside

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