Bears Ears UL

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Limited Quantities, more being built currently. If you can add to cart it's available. Please inquire otherwise.

The Bears Ears combine a light pack with superior support for a bear canister.  

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$295.00

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Limited Quantities, more being built currently. If you can add to cart it's available. Please inquire otherwise.

One of a kind lightweight pack that hauls bear canisters comfortably and conveniently in rugged terrain.

Capacity:

25 liters plus pocket, plus bear can.

25 lbs max carrying capacity.

Supports canisters 7" or longer. Optimized for: Bear Vault 450, Bearikade Scout. If keeping the weight within the limit, bigger canisters can be used as well

Features:

Frameless design with padded hipbelt

Carry the canister full and access food easily during the day, without removing the can from the pack.

Full wrap, floating hipbelt with direct load transfer from the canister. User replaceable.

Secure accordion style roll top with one strap. Quick access without snaps, Velcro or side buckles. No Y-strap to untangle.

Single wrap around exterior pocket for cold soak jar, wet DCF, rain gear, Melly, Kettle Chips.

Dedicated ice axe/ trekking pole carry and CCF pad attachment

Dual water bottle holders with non-contortionist access, on hipbelt. User replaceable.

Optional removable shoulder strap pockets

Replace the bear canister with our Cargo Sack, Ursack, packraft, climbing equipment, winter specific bulk, when on trips without bear pressure.

Materials:

210d GridStop and 210d/420d Robic

Weights:

Size medium with one bottle holder on hipbelt (included), otherwise stripped: 21 ounces

Additional weight:

Sternum strap, plus 0.7 oz (included in purchase)

Ice axe loops, plus 0.3 oz (included in purchase)

CCF pad loops, plus 0.3 oz (included in purchase)

Additional water bottle holder, plus 1.2 oz (optional)

Shoulder strap pocket, plus 1.0 oz (optional)

Sizing:

With hipbelt resting on hip bone (right below waist), the correct torso sizing is indicated by shoulder straps going horizontal or either very slightly uphill or downhill from user's shoulders to pack. 

A pack that is too small is indicated by shoulder straps wrapping user's shoulders and going down to pack.

If the top of pack is leaning away from user it is likely too small.

When in doubt size up. Our torso sizing jumps in 1.5" increments

Designed for long term usage 

Non-laminate main fabrics, with years of proven performance in the industry.

Bottle holders/shoulder strap pockets user replaceable.

Shockcords user replaceable.

Hipbelt foam/entire hipbelt user replaceable.

Shoulder straps user/factory replaceable.

Back panel foam user replaceable.

No Lycra pockets, no sewn-in Lycra stretch banding.

No bottom fabric to abrade/abuse.

Notes:

Always attach canister before stuffing pack.

Avoid packing hard, angular items in area against bear canister.

In-house testing by CousCous on a 30 day trip down the spine of the Sierra.

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Bears Ears UL

Bears Ears UL

Limited Quantities, more being built currently. If you can add to cart it's available. Please inquire otherwise.

The Bears Ears combine a light pack with superior support for a bear canister.  

Product Options
Torso Size
 
Small 15 - 16.5"
 
 
Medium 17" - 18.5"
 
 
Large 19" - 20.5"
 
 
Tall 21" - 22 ½"
 
Hipbelt Size
 
Small 28 - 30
 
 
Medium 32 - 34
 
 
Large 36 -38
 
 
Extra Large 40 - 44
 
Water Bottle Location
 
No Holders Needed
 
 
Left Side Only
 
 
Right Side Only
 
 
Both Sides
 
Bottle Size
 
No Bottles
 
 
Smart Water style, 0.75 and 1 liter
 
 
Nalgene 1 liter and Smart Water style 1.5 liter