The Golite Pinnacle is a replacement for the popular Gust pack and is the larger version of the popular Golite Jam2 backpack. It offers many upgrades over the Gust, but how do they affect the pack’s performance?
The Backpacking Light Outdoor Retailer Team outfits an entire lightweight pack for a long winter weekend using only gear found at the show. Join us throughout the trip for updates as we add gear to our hyper-linked Outdoor Retailer Virtual Pack.
Virtual Pack: The latest from Nemo features two Airbeams, 36 ft2 integrated fly, and weighs 3.5 pounds.
We searched the Outdoor Retailer Show to find footwear to keep feet warm and dry while winter hiking and snowshoeing.
We rounded up handwear of interest and suggest how they might be used in lightweight handwear systems.
Virtual Pack: Primus EtaExpress Pot 1.0L
Virtual Pack: Primus PowerGas 450g Canister
Virtual Pack: Komperdell Nature Sticks
Virtual Pack: Camp AT Fix Shovel
Virtual Pack: Crescent Moon Magnesium 9 Snowshoes
Virtual Pack: Nalgene 1.5 Liter Flexible Cantene. Keep water from freezing, easily accessible, and store over 1.5 liters - ideal for winter use and Bob.
Virtual Pack: GoLite Speed Demon 3/4 Tights. A pair of knicker length tights that won't bunch up against high gaiters or socks.
Virtual Pack: Petzl MYO XP Headlamp. A hedlamp for all conditions that will keep Bob bathed in light.
Virtual Pack: Pieps DSP Avalanche Beacon. Easy to use yet capable avalanche beacon that weighs 7.0 ounces
Virtual Pack: Camp CarbonLight Avalanche Probe. The lightest avalanche probe we have yet seen: 4.4 ounces.
Virtual Pack: Adventure Medical Kits Rescue Howler
Virtual Pack: Outdoor Research Helium Quick Sack
Virtual Pack: GSI Outdoors Rehydrate Spoon
Virtual Pack: Sea to Summit eVac™ Drysack
Virtual Pack: Adventure Medical Kits Ultralight .3