I’m back in the US for a spell, currently living it up in Chicago. My trips to the States always seems to necessitate a concurrent trip to the local REI. What brought me there this time?
Ever since moving to the countryside, I’ve been thinking about backpacking in the Cotswolds. My recent trip to Switzerland convinced me that I need to get on this whole backpacking thing asap, so today I made the plunge and bought a pack.
My choice? The REI Flash 65:
The Flash 65 was Backpacker Magazine’s 2009 Editor’s Choice Pack and I’m excited to see how I fair on my first expedition. Stay tuned for a review…