Gear Question

Does anyone own this pack? I was looking...

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Does anyone own this pack? I was looking at it for bc skiing, mountaineering, and light pack for summer climbing. Or is would something else be more practical?

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This is a great pack for day trips, or SUPER light overnighters. The size is good, the A-Frame carry for skis is great, fits my fatties, and the pull tabs on it are very easy with gloves on. That is a big plus to get your avi gear out in as little time as possible. I have not used it for climbing, and personally I like a top loader with a flap over pocket for climbing, just so rope carry is easy, but this will definitely hold your gear for the day.

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I was thinking of the same uses for the pack. Based on weight, size features and price, I think it is the thing available right now. hands down.

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The chest buckle loads with snow and doesn’t push through when you try to buckle it again after setting it down in the snow. I had to clean it out a couple of times. I used it for the first time last weekend 3/20/2010. Other than that it was OK.