Before you set out to REI or pay hundreds of dollars in the internet just for the promise that somebody somewhere may eventually stitch together a geeked out pack for you and for you only (one off), you should think about what do you want to do out there. Can you run a marathon distance several times in a week? How much time do you have to hike? How old… Read More »What about packs?
Think about where you will be hiking. I did a lot of trips in urban areas. To find water was never a problem. For Europeans venturing into the US the taste of US tap water is a problem. Even when ordering a coke in a restaurant: You will taste the chlorine in the water.Read More »water treatment when hiking