I’m getting rid of my Golite Jam 50L, bought in 2012. It’s used (obviously), but still got many years of life left in it. For most of my backpacking needs I use a Gossamer Gear Mariposa which suits me fine for multi-day treks. I’ve only tended to use the Jam for short overnight camps, or on … Continue reading Golite Jam For Sale
Gossamer Gear Gorilla For Sale
I'm getting rid of my Gossamer Gear Gorilla pack, dyneema version, bought in 2015 just as the new robic packs were being brought in. It's used (obviously), but not that much. For most of my backpacking needs I use a Gossamer Gear Mariposa which suits me fine for multi-day treks. I've only tended to use … Continue reading Gossamer Gear Gorilla For Sale
Selecting and Buying the Pack A few months ago, and in contemplation of walking the Cambrian Way this year, I started looking around for a replacement large capacity backpack. That is a replacement for my old workhorse Lowe Alpine Khumbu 65:80 which I picked up cheaply in Decathlon a couple of years ago (also in … Continue reading ÜLA Epic
Which Pack ?
I bought a lot of gear last year. Oh boy, did I. Instead of spending it on accommodation on trips, I invested the cash on upgrading my kit and using it wild camping. Too much time on my hands probably also played a part. So this year, I need to spend less on gear and … Continue reading Which Pack ?
Some new gear
Monica has a lot to answer for. It's all because of her that I've spent so much money on gear this year... For anyone who doesn't know, Monica is my tent, a Scarp 1 from Tarptent. Ever since she came to stay, sometime in March, two trends have been happening. The first is that the … Continue reading Some new gear
Geigerrig RIG 1200 Hydration System
Living Review It's April 2012 and I've now been using this pack heavily on my walks this year. But when I say pack, I do mean just the pack. I love the pack itself - despite being claimed to be 19L it seems about the same size as my Berghaus Remote 30. Consequently, I've found … Continue reading Geigerrig RIG 1200 Hydration System