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S7 E269 · Backpacking & Blisters: A Hiking, Backpacking, and Adventure Show
JUSTIN OUTDOORS: Serious Red Flags for Ultralight Gear. BEWARE!
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Backpacking Gear Expert Justin Outdoors joins the show to discuss red flags for popular ultralight backpacking gear that he consistently recommends. Carl brings up a few red flags of his own. Poor fitting jackets, backpacks that pool water in pockets, sleeping pads that are too thin are just a few things items discussed. Justin also recommends his top ultralight gear choices and previews new gear coming out in 2024. Carl also accuses Justin of making up a story about a bear sighting.

Some of the gear discussed:

-REI Helix Sleeping Pad: https://bit.ly/47GxVDU

-Zpacks Plex Solo tent

-REI Flash 55 Backpack: https://bit.ly/48GEKGF

-Mountainsmith Zerk 40 Backpack

-Bogler Trowel

Some of the topics discussed:

-Ultralight backpacking gear

-Backpacking backpacks, sleeping pads, tents, quilts and more!

-Brand new 2024 gear

-A potentially fictional bear story

Check Justin’s Awesome YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@JustinOutdoors

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