Originally Posted By PaHiker
I will be posting more details about the pack this weekend. The straps are a little wider because I opted to make the padding permanent, so I did not have to plan for the velcro. I did this because when I used the G4 pack I could not get enough socks into the straps to make much of a difference, and without something in there a 4-day pack was too heavy to go without padding.

Makes sense, thanks for the explanation.