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||A curved depression between two higher points in a geography, usually shaped like a horse's saddle, hence the name.
||Typically refers to the act of climbing over rock fields or rough terrain.
||An accumulation of loose stones or rocky debris lying on a slope or at the base
||Applying some manner or waterproofing to the holes and thread left where a piece of gear has been stitched together.
|Self Inflating Pad
||A sleeping pad that uses open cell construction and will fill itself with air when its valve is opened.
||1) In most hiking related applications, a non-insulated, waterproof or windproof jacket that allows for layering by virtue of a generous cut. 2) The outer lining of a bag, jacket or other equipment.
|| A flexible, soft, fabric collar at the opening of a pack that allows "overstuffing" by extending the top of the pack's main compartment. Similar to a turtleneck collar with a drawstring at the top.
||A small, plastic device fitted to the end of an adjustment strap that locks into place and holds the strap by virtue of a spring. They are often found at the end of cinch straps on coats, packs, and sleeping bags.
||Rigid pieces (usually long and thin) inserted vertically into the body of a pack, designed to provide support to the pack. Usually made of a lightweight material like aluminum.
||Any bag designed to hold a significant amount of pliable gear which can be filled beyond normal seam capacity and has a draw sting closure. Sometimes waterproof.
||A trail that travels diagonally and turns back on itself in order to allow progression up a steep section of a mountain.
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