Equipped To Survive Equipped To Survive® Presents
The Survival Forum
Where do you want to go on ETS?

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#296017 - 05/08/20 08:42 PM Re: A small, useful backpack [Re: CJK]
Herman30 Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 08/08/06
Posts: 358
Loc: Finland
Originally Posted By: CJK
Problem is....most 'festivals' now limit things and don't allow more than a woman's clutch size bag.


What? Why? How is one supposed to carry rain gear then if not a small back pack is allowed.

Top
#296023 - 05/09/20 08:04 AM Re: A small, useful backpack [Re: Herman30]
M_a_x Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 08/16/02
Posts: 1090
Loc: Germany
Originally Posted By: Herman30
Originally Posted By: CJK
Problem is....most 'festivals' now limit things and don't allow more than a woman's clutch size bag.


What? Why? ...

The main reason given by hosts is security. Small bags make it harder to sneak explosives and guns into the festival. Some even search the small bags before admitting people to the festival. Many festival hosts report how much the vistors accept the security measures. OTOH they complain about about the lack of attendance.
A festival I used to frequent lost me as a customer because of their measures.
As a motorcycle rider I use a 5.11 Rush 12. The backpack offers enough room, is small enough to not be in the way and is ready for using a water bladder.
_________________________
If it isnīt broken, it doesnīt have enough features yet.

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2



Moderator:  Alan_Romania, Blast, cliff, Hikin_Jim 
August
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Who's Online
0 registered (), 312 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
keril, MarcusPetz, CBlackRaven, TnSweetie, Sundiver70
5321 Registered Users
Newest Posts
Bear attacks revisited
by DaveL
Yesterday at 10:56 PM
Lost in the Woods for 13 Days
by hikermor
Yesterday at 07:52 PM
What Would You Bring?
by brandtb
Yesterday at 03:52 PM
Granny Knot Zipper Pull
by TonyE
Yesterday at 03:24 PM
Mask preferences
by haertig
Yesterday at 12:32 PM
Smallest possible survival kit
by Phaedrus
08/01/20 04:41 AM
The urban '10 essentials'
by Phaedrus
07/31/20 03:25 AM
New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism
by TeacherRO
07/30/20 09:17 PM
Newest Images
Tiny knife / wrench
Handmade knives
2"x2" Glass Signal Mirror, Retroreflective Mesh
Trade School Tool Kit
My Pocket Kit
Glossary
Test

WARNING & DISCLAIMER: SELECT AND USE OUTDOORS AND SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Information posted on this forum is not reviewed for accuracy and may not be reliable, use at your own risk. Please review the full WARNING & DISCLAIMER about information on this site.