Gear Question

OK, after 3 micro disc surgeries, PT,inversion...

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OK, after 3 micro disc surgeries, PT,inversion table, Loratab 10s, Morphine 30's,etc,etc, If money is not the object, is there a pack out there for 3-10 day stints that would be my best bet? I've had Lowe, MountainSmith, Kelty, Peak 1. I usually stay under 45#'s. Any help would be appreciated.

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Quite the list. I know the lite version myself.

If you're looking for 70L, a lighter pack is the Osprey Aether 70, a little bigger would be the Aether 85. The Argon series are heavier duty, but also just plain heavier. You should also look at the Arcteryx Altra 75. In your situation, you should really try on any pack you're considering and test it out with some weight first. If you're going to order online, and don't have anywhere local to fit the packs you're interested in, order up a few candidates at once, choose what feels and works best, return the others. BC won't give you any problems, and you'll know right away which one is going to be most comfortable.

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Thank you for the adivse, I wondered about the Aether series or even one of Ospreys ultra lightweight models.