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kin2914053 wrote a question about on May 19, 2009

Has anyone used this in a bottle after adding micropur to the water? I go backcountry and have never had enough water to get me to where I'm going. I carry 2 1L soda bottles filled with water all the time. When one is empty, I fill it, drop in a tablet and go on drinking from the other bottle. How does this stuff mix with the micropur?

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kin2914053 wrote a review of on March 20, 2009

5 5

I'll try to make it short and sweet. I'm new to backcountry backpaking/camping. I bought this because of the reviews. I have taken 2 hikes so far with this pack totalling 16 miles. This is one amazingly comfortable backpack. I carried 25lb. for 6 miles the first time and 10 miles the second. I had my tent with footprint and fly, foor in a bear boxer, clothes, stove, fuel, water, medkit, etc. The only thing that hurt were my feet.

The thick padded hip belt when pulled snug puts almost all the weight on your hips. Very easy to handle there. The straps keep the pack pulled tight to your back and takes any weight off your shoulders. I have had other packs that hurt as soon as I put them on. This one is frankly amazing. The only complaint I have is that no one told me about this earlier.

Thanks Granite Gear!

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