Whats the perfect backpack weight?
If you’re in good shape a backpack that weighs 1/3 of your own body weight is reasonable. Of course, lighter is better. Some of the really hardcore lightweight backpackers get down to 1/6 of their own body weight, including food, for a 7-day jaunt.
How do you transfer all the data you entered in the older version that keeps crashing ?
There is not a way to transfer all the data directly from the older version to the new version of the app. In the old app you can tap on Utilities->Share Anonymously Online and post to the old web site.
It might be helpful to know that most of the default gear items from the older version are in the new version of the app.
Signup for the email list and I’ll email you a free download code for the new app.
Thanks for your support 🙂
I purchased the older version and it crashes every time I try to plan a new trip. I never received an iTunes notice of the update. Do I have to purchase the new version or is there a free update?
Unfortunately there isn’t a direct upgrade. If you signup for the email list on the home page then we’ll send you a free download code for the new version of the Backpacker Checklist. Sorry for the inconvenience.
No problem. Just signed up. Thanks!
Hi. I have a couple questions.
1. Hi I love this app. I can build my backpack list with all my items listed and and weight and it’s a good way to go. What I need is to export my equipment list and import that to my wife’s iPhone with her purchased copy of the app. Is there a good way to do that ? 2, The second question is about printing. I see that the app uses airport. I have printer Pro on my phone but it doesn’t see it do you know fix if that can be printed through that app? Or another suggestion other than sending to email, which works too. Thanks
We’re glad you’re loving the app!
1. At this point, there isn’t a way to import a list of items into your wife’s iPhone. We’ll take your comments as a vote in favor of a “send my list to another device” feature.
2. There isn’t printing directly from the app. You already figured out our solution of sending by email.
Thanks for downloading the app. Hope it helps you enjoy the outdoors a little more!
Thanks. Looking fwd to a new feature like this.
Great app! Nothing else like it for pack weigh for iOS apps.
I have the apps on both my iPhone and iPad. Is there anyway to sync the two?
Sorry to be slow on the response! I’m glad you like the app.
If you have the same iCloud account on both your iPhone and iPad then they should sync automatically.
I upgraded to your new app and noticed that no matter what list I actually have selected, “A Sample List” shows up as my currently selected packing list. Is this a known issue? This can be a bit confusing, particularly since the actual list name is not displayed at the top of the “Current List” tab.
I’m sorry that I missed your comment when you posted it. Hopefully this is better late than never! We don’t know of any issues with selecting lists. You should be able to tap Utilities in the bottom right of the app and then tap on your list at the top (under Currently selected packing list). That brings you to the My Packing Lists screen where you can select/add/rename packing lists. The list with the green checkmark is your active list and its name should appear under the checklist icon in the bottom left of the app.
Hi! Previous version had perfect filter system, also it had status and locations for item, that was very helpful. Are gonna to build that futures in next versions?
At this point I can’t make promises about the filtering and locations. We were definitely looking to keep the interface simpler with this version. We may introduce those features in this version, but that depends a lot on additional customer feedback.
Happy trails, Preston
Need some help. I can open the app, but every time I tap within the app it crashes. Any suggestions?
Love the app, but recently I’ve had some trouble. Once I open the app it crashes every time I touch my iPad screen within the app. Any suggestions?
Hello. Anyone home?
Please provide a little help. I love the app . . . when it works.
Sorry to be slow to respond. My wife and I are moving our family.
From your comments it sounds like it crashed “every time” you tap on the iPad. Is that correct? If you use the app on an iPhone also, does it work properly there?
It won’t work at all on the iPhone.
Sorry, didn’t answer all your question. I can open the app on my iPad, but if I tap anywhere in the app it crashes. The iPhone app won’t even open.
I’m trying to come up with ideas of what to do to track down the issue. With it being so unresponsive, all I can suggest is deleting the app and getting it again from the App Store. When you get the app again from the App Store you will not be charged.Unfortunately you will likely lose data that you put into the app.
I’ve been a somewhat lightweight user personally so I haven’t run into any issues myself. If you notice any problems to help fix it, I’d be very appreciative of your help.
I’m wondering if this app is compatible with IOS 10? Last spring I was on iOS 9 I think on my original iPhone 6 and I loaded up the app. I like this app a lot an put all my gear and my wife backpack gear into it to weight gear our spring trips. This month I’m back to it with updated gear and new weights. When I opened the app, it immediately closed. Thinking I had to blow away my install and start over, I removed the app and reinstalled. Unfortunately, it seems that when I add some items and try to make changes it crashes out of the program. I want to make this to work but I’m not sure of how to proceed. Again, I like this app a lot and like the functionality of adding my gear and weighing it on my microscale and putting in the values. Please let me know what can be done.
I’m sorry it’s not working on iOS 10. Yet. I only recently upgraded myself and I’ve been focussed on snowboard season. I’m working on an update and hope to submit it to Apple over this New Year’s weekend. I apologize and thank you for your patience.
Is there a way to clear all checked items with one click or a reset list option?
I’m sorry there isn’t a single-click reset option. I’ll take note because it seems like a good potential feature.
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