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Mountain Laurel Designs 38L BURN

Brand: Mountain Laurel Designs

Model: 38L BURN


This compact, 38-liter pack has no frame or hipbelt padding, making it strictly for hikers who are serious about cutting weight. Testers who were able to get their base weight below 15 pounds loved Mountain Laurel‘s BURN (those who didn’t suffered from shoulder soreness). Organization is pure minimalism: just one cavernous compartment and three external mesh pockets that hold a jacket and water bottles. Bonus: The waterproof, Dyneema fabric and roll-top design allow you to forgo a rain cover. It may look flimsy, but this fabric has industrial strength durability. $240; 12.5 oz. (including removable 1-ounce sternum strap and bungees)

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