The Wild Things AT pack is a large capacity multi-purpose pack that could be used as a lightweight approach pack or (as the name implies) a long-trail pack. The pack has a thick, stiff backpad and solidly connected hipbelt. This review discusses the Wild Things AT pack's features and performance during field testing, lists the overall value of the pack, and gives suggestions for improving the design.
Specifications: Backpack Style, Fabric Description, Sizes, Volume, Weight, Volume to Weight Ratio, Load Carrying Capacity, Carry Load to Pack Weight Performance Ratio, Model Year, MSRP
Usable Features and Ease of Use
Load Volume Flexibility
Pack Load Carrying
Recommendations for Improvement
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Will Rietveld Ph.D, Senior Editor for Gear and Apparel, joined the BPL staff in April 2004. In his former career, Will was a research scientist, project manager, and R&D program administrator. Now retired, he lives in southern Colorado where he takes up a new career of backpacking year-round in the mountains and canyon country of the Southwest. During the summer months Will and his wife Janet are volunteer wilderness rangers in the Weminuche Wilderness. He has been a lightweight backpacker for 52 years and an ultralight backpacker for 13 years.
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