Actually I was thinking a slightly heavier pack with more weight carrying comfort so I could account for my Canon 6D, 17-40 and 24-105mm lenses 3-5 extra batteries, and maybe my Surui tripod and head. Could be about 7 pounds of camera gear. Might talk my son into carrying the 2 pound tripod and head.
My empty ULA Catalyst feels challenged comfort wise when getting closer to 40 pounds vs. under 30.
I was thinking about a pack that was well padded in the 4-5 pound range empty that held about the same volume as the Catalyst which weighs closer to 3 pounds.
I kind off thinking DSLR with backpack is less in line with the topic of losing weight.
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