[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

prescient jan lights-the-shoe.... Re: [at-l] Kids packs



Just about to order two for dem boysenberries.......


--- Jan Leitschuh <janl2@mindspring.com> wrote:
>
> A One-pound-ish Moonbow Gearskin would solve all these
> problems.
> Trust me! Carries high and like a dream... custom-fitted...
> Jan
> www.moonbowgear.com
>
>
> > Message: 10
> > Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2002 12:36:27 -0500
> > To: "Billie H. Cleek" <cleek@cleekhouse.com>
> > From: W F Thorneloe <thornel@attglobal.net>
> > Subject: Re: [at-l] Kids packs
> > Cc: AT-L <at-l@backcountry.net>
> >
> > This is a huge problem, as many packs for kids are quite
> heavy with poor
> > suspensions. Your daughter is growing, so paying a bunch on
> a pack is a
> > poor idea.
> >
> > You may already have a reasonable pack for her if you look
> at her book bag
> > for school. Book bags often have poorly placed shoulder
> straps and limited
> > adjustment, as well as few have waist belts of means to
> shift weight to her
> > hips. I'd get her measured, and consider one of the
> ultralight bags that
> > tend to be cheap - such as the GVP4. I'd also consider
> making one if anyone
> > in your house is handy. You might be able to cobble one
> together using a
> > book bag and a fanny pack, connecting the two to get hip
> support and weight
> > off her shoulders.
> >
> > Camelback makes good/sturdy and fairly heavy water packs.
> Platypus used to
> > make a similar pack that was just a carry bag and shoulder
> straps that
> > weighed very little. My teenage girls thought they looked
> too geeky to use.
> > If you want to try one, email me off list. A water bag and
> large fanny pack
> > for food and emergency supplies is a pretty good idea for a
> kid.
> >
> > This is another one of those items frequently considered on
> BPLight over at
> > Yahoo Groups.
> >
> > OrangeBug
>
> --
> ========================================
>     	Jan Leitschuh Sporthorses Ltd.
>
> 	Website:
> 	http://www.mindspring.com/~janl2/index.html
>
> ========================================
> _______________________________________________
> AT-L mailing list
> AT-L@mailman.backcountry.net
> http://mailman.backcountry.net/mailman/listinfo/at-l


__________________________________________________
Do you Yahoo!?
Y! Web Hosting - Let the expert host your web site
http://webhosting.yahoo.com/