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Backpacking External Attachment Guide: How to Carry Gear On the Outside of a Backpack

Very Old School: Some people are crazy and tie all of their gear to a backboard

Many backpackers attach gear to the outside of their backpack because it’s too bulky, they need to carry extra supplies, they want to keep their gear easily accessible, or because it’s wet and they need to keep it separate from their dry clothing. While some techniques for attaching gear to …

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Ultralight Gear Manufacturers and Customer Service

One of the best things about owning ultralight backpacking gear is the incredible level of customer service that you receive from the small cottage industry of gear manufacturers that make this type of equipment. If you need advice or your gear needs to be repaired, these manufacturers are easy to …

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