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  Ultralight backpacker?
  Posted by: Waterbird on Oct-31-12 9:55 PM (EST)

Whew. An ultralight backpacker would have about a quarter of that stuff. Medium weight for a backpacker for 4 days would be 35 lbs. Ultralight well under 30 lbs.

I pack about half of what you have in the video for 4 days of kayaking.

Random comments, not intended as criticism, just observations:

Bear spray in the day hatch, eh? Never thought of that, but there was that one time when I approached my designated site by water up in Quebec and it was already occupied by a bear. Too bad I didn't have any bear spray in my day hatch. I would have lept out and given that fellow a good taste of hot chilli peppers.

My God, that day hatch is cavernous. It swallowed up half of your gear.

Two stoves, a first-aid kit the size of a tent, a tent and another two-main shelter? Wow. Fun.

It would be interesting to see a video about specific kayak camping gear, specifically tent, sleeping bag, mattress, stove, etc. For example, appropriate size, weight, features, and brands of those items. Or a focus on moderately heavy, moderately expensive gear for average people. To give people a sense that kayak camping is similar to backpacking, but more luxurious.

Nice video, thanks.

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Reflective Hull Decals

Dry Tops

Overstock Outlet Foods

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