Backpacks & Frame Packs

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My Space Travel Dreams
The Apollo stack en route to the moon… and a SpaceX Dragon docked to a Bigelow space hotel below. I just saw these on a table, and they remind me of two of my dreams. People sometimes ask me when I plan to fly in...
Photo by jurvetson on Flickr
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Starting out: babes in the woods
Here I am starting on the big adventure at Crescent Meadow. I guess my father must have taken this (he was one of the parents who drove us all to the trailhead). The pack is a Kilimanjaro, a cheap frame pack...
Photo by simonov on Flickr
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Luddite's delight
I bought this REI-branded pack, on sale, at REI in 1982. It was probably made for REI by Kelty, and seems modeled after the Kelty Tioga of the day. External frame packs are largely obsolescent now, but I find I...
Photo by simonov on Flickr