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backpack size

  1. caminoagogo

    Great Backpack Bargain for Australian Pilgrims

    Hi y'all! I picked up one of these sweet Burghaus Freeflow 40L packs from Mountain Designs yesterday for half price! I have an Osprey Kestrel 38L however on my last Camino I lost so much weight I was too thin for the waist straps, so I was carrying all my weight on my shoulders! And that was...
  2. Robo

    What is your Backpack size for a Summer (May-Oct) Camino on the CF?

    Another Poll that might help new members. This time to assess backpack size. Of course backpack size depends on many things! And Backpacks are a very personal choice. The size will be dictated by amongst other things: Your body size. Larger people = larger clothes = more pack space...
  3. PastorCat

    7 Ways To Eliminate Foot Pain While Hiking

    Hello pilgrims! Mike here. I'm a Camino vet. Walked SJPdP to Santiago in 37 days, August to September, 2014. Even though the experience included a 9hr walk through a driving rain storm, pneumonia, a hospital visit, a hernia rupture, and a three day "recuperating delay," the Camino was the best...
  4. dollytz

    24L v 55L

    I've got a 24l jeep backpack with several sections and useful pockets or a 55l gelert. They are the 2 packs I have here in Tz. I want to do some walking with a weighted pack. I'm planning this from Tz but will be in the UK before I go to SJPD Is 24l realistic for Camino starting mid September? I...
  5. BillyB


    I am shopping for a backpack for my april trip. I have been looking at the osprey lite weights. The 58 lt and 48lt basically are the same weight. 2.4 and 2.8 lbs. Is there a disadvantage of buying a larger pack?
  6. D

    Backpack size

    I've been browsing the topic of equipment, smart packing, and backpacks. I plan to go shopping this weekend but am unsure of what SIZE a backpack to purchase? Besides folks talking about brands, I'm hearing a tad about frame versus no frame- airflow... does this mean that all frames are not...

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