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Re: [at-l] Backpack (storage) question

Sandra Downs wrote:
> Since I still haven't settled on a pack, there's one factor I'm curious
> about: on the AT, what was the *minimum* cubic inches you could get away
> with? 
> Thanks,
> Sandy 
I've used a 4600 c.i. that expands to about nearly 5000 for about 8 years 
of mostly late fall and winter camping. I've had enough for over 8 days 
in it and never had any trouble. If your talking summer hiking, you can 
definitely get by with less. Go Steelers.

Ft. Royal-->Gravel Sp.  Dav. Gap-->Fontana<--Winding Stair Gap
Gravel Sp.<--Rock Sp.-->South River<--Rip-Rap Trailhead  Waynesboro<--
LongMtn. Wayside-->Buchanon Trail-->Catawba-->Bland Penmar-->HF-->Ft. 
Dav. Gap-->Hot Springs<--Erwin<--Elk Park-->Hampton-->Damascus<--Atkins
Winding Stair Gap-->Dick's Creek Gap<--Springer Mtn. Gravel Sp.-->Rock 
Sp. Hut

Not in that order...

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