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Lash Point A loop or other feature that allows the attachment of some accessory to the exterior of a product. Usually seen on packs with few pockets to make the attachment of an external pocket, knife, sunglasses holder or other accessory possible.
Loft The "fluffiness" of a sleeping bag. Essentially, the amount of air space within the insulating material within a bag, which give that material its ability to hold heat.
Lumbar Padding With regard to packs, a piece of padding that fits into the small of the back for better fit against the body.

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