Home

Navigation
Home
Climbing
Forums
Area Photos
Search
Search Climbs
Search Photos
Search Forums
Submissions
Add a Climb
Add an Area Photo
Add a Fun Photo
Quick Links
Rock Climbing Areas
Rock Climbing Photos
Ice Climbing Areas
Ice Climbing Photos
Gyms
Gym Photos
Bouldering Areas
Bouldering Photos
Artificial Walls
Artificial Wall Photos
User Links
Register
Today's Posts
Calendar
FAQ
Korea Links
Weather
Train Schedule
Korea Travel
Climbs by Province
Jeju-Do Jeollanam-Do Jeollabuk-Do Gyeongseongnam-Do Gyeongsangbuk-Do Chungcheongbuk-Do Chungcheongnam-Do Gyeonggi-Do Gangwon-Do Province
User Name Password
Calendar | Register | Lost Password?

Go Back   KOTR Forums > Gear > Gear Review

Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 03-04-2010, 11:10 AM
Jetton Jetton is offline
Seorak Sender
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Songtan (Close to Osan)
Posts: 24
New Pack?

Does anyone have any good suggestion on good packs for multi-day climbing. Something that would fit Trad/Sport gear plus the essentials (tent, sleeping bag, etc...) Any suggestions would be awesome.

Justin
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Unread 03-04-2010, 11:27 PM
Spatch Spatch is offline
gert guff
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: england
Posts: 22
http://www.andy-kirkpatrick.com/site...r_alpine_pack/
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Unread 03-06-2010, 03:36 PM
skinsk's Avatar
skinsk skinsk is offline
peace
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Jochiwon (Sejong City)
Posts: 2,537
The one thing I love to shop for, even if it means missing a pro-deal on another brand, is packs. I love the article posted below-- everyone's needs are different, so figure out what you need and hit the stores!

I got my last at Jongno-5-ga in Seoul (best outdoor shopping, with many options for foreign brands). Be sure to try everything on-- I made them take out the stuffing and put in heavy stuff. . . you want the weight to rest on your hips-- women should consider a women's pack-- I find them way more comfortable, though not all women do. I had it down to two, and then I checked both out online and made a final decision. I've been happy with my Tatonka (a couple years now) except the buckles that broke and are a weird size to replace. Oh well. . .

I do suggest sticking to a fairly well-known brand--
__________________
"If you can't do something well, you might as well learn to enjoy doing it poorly." -- from a de-motivational poster, but I find it oddly liberating!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Unread 03-07-2010, 11:55 PM
shanja's Avatar
shanja shanja is offline
verticalcult
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Daejeon
Posts: 1,386
I had a Tatonka (made in Vietnam) backpack, I got it in Oz in 1994 and it lasted well until about 2002...and it was worked! Really heavy use. They are avail in Korea too and though cheaper, seem well made - if it is the right size, shape and style for you.
Hannah matey, great article. Raed it. Read it again. I love my NZ "Macpac Expedition (size 2 65-80L)", it's very simple, very strong and strips from 2.6Kg to about 1.2Kg, nothing extra and nothing flash...though I wish it had 1L nagene water bottle holder pockets on the sides...no matter how great the 2L bladder hydration things are, they are hard to drink from when you are short of breath and they do leak from the mouth spout/ freeze solid if you aren't careful.
Kyung Ah has a Black Yak bag (60-70L) which she sys is comfy and seems strong...though it has a lot od zippers and pockets that confuse me.
__________________
quem deus perdere vult, primus dementat
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bivy sacs 101 ricardo Gear Review 4 11-21-2007 06:49 PM
Gregory Pack for sale-- way cheap! skinsk Buy & Sell Gear 11 10-25-2007 08:10 AM





All times are GMT +9. The time now is 12:56 PM.


Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.