In the May 2005 issue of Western Horseman, expert packers offered their personal preferences on packing gear. Here are some sources to research and buy the high-quality pack gear recommended in the article.
Custom Pack Rigging, Ltd.: www.custompackrigging.com
Difani’s Backcountry Manufacturing: www.difanisbackcountry.com
Pack Saddle Shop: www.packsaddleshop.com
Wyoming Outdoor Industries: www.wyomingoutdoor.com