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This page describes the framed version of our bear canister specific pack line. 

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Capacity:

Comes in two main compartment sizes and two outside pocket configurations, all in all adding up to 50 plus liters

Capable of hauling a 40 lbs well balanced load, optimized for rugged terrain

Supports canisters 10.5" or longer. Optimized for: Bear Vault 500/475, Bearikade Weekender, Blazer, Expedition and larger. Does not work with BV 450 and smaller, nor the Bearikade Scout sized cans

Features:

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

Dual 7075 aluminum stays connected to padded hipbelt and top load lifters

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

One large wrap around front pocket of about 6 liter capacity

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/UltraGrid and 420d Robic

Removable foam back panel

Weight:

Size M/L ready to go with foam frame sheet, one bottle holder on hipbelt, sternum strap and ice axe/CCF pad loops:  31 oz

Sizing:

Small/medium - 22.5" aluminum stays (lower edge hipbelt to load lifters) - 16.5" torso (mid-hipbelt to shoulder strap attachment point)

Medium/large - 25" aluminum stays (lower edge hipbelt to load lifters) - 19" torso (mid-hipbelt to shoulder strap attachment point)

Large/extra large - 27.5" aluminum stays (lower edge hipbelt to load lifters) - 21.5" torso (mid-hipbelt to shoulder strap attachment point)

 

The use of frames connected to load lifters allows for some overlap in sizing

Choose a smaller pack if desiring a tight, snug fit for off trail use, and more clearance for wide brimmed hats/bushwhacking 

Size up to get a more traditional fit dedicated for trail use, with more volume and increased comfort near load limit

Use this chart for sizing; or measure an existing pack and relate the numbers to the ones above

Designed for long term usage 

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

Bottle holders/shoulder strap pockets 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 sewn-in elastic shock cords

No bottom fabric to abrade/abuse

Notes:

Always attach canister before stuffing pack

Avoid packing hard, angular items in area against bear canister

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Framed Info Page

Framed Info Page

This page describes the framed version of our bear canister specific pack line. 

Info page only - see pack availability elsewhere 

Product Options
Torso Size
 
Small/Medium - 16.5" torso (mid-hipbelt to shoulder strap attachment point) - 22.5" frames
 
 
Medium/Large - 19" torso (mid-hipbelt to shoulder strap attachment point) - 25" frames
 
 
Large/Extra Large - 21.5" torso (mid-hipbelt to shoulder strap attachment point) - 27.5" frames
 
Hipbelt Size
Hipbelt should at least partially ride on the upper part of the hipbone. The body's circumference here is usually greater that the waist; if in doubt measure yourself
 
Small ; Waist 28 - 30 ; Minimum Cinched Size 26"
 
 
Medium ; Waist 32 - 34 ; Minimum Cinched Size 30"
 
 
Large ; Waist 36 - 38 ; Minimum Cinched Size 34"
 
 
Extra Large ; Waist 40 - 44 ; Minimum Cinched Size 38"
 
Color

Hipbelt, shoulder straps and a few other pieces remain plain black regardless of color combo selection

 
All Black
 
 
All Silverado
 
 
Silverado with Black Pocket Parts
 
 
Blue Wave with Black Pocket Parts
 
Water Bottle Location

The hipbelt is capable of carrying up to two bottle holders - or two hipbelt pockets - or one bottle holder and one hipbelt pocket.

 
No Holders Needed
 
 
Left Side Only
 
 
Right Side Only
 
 
Both Sides
 
Bottle Size

Please indicate bottle type so we can mount the correct size for you

 
No Bottles
 
 
Smart Water style, 0.75 and 1 liter
 
 
Nalgene 1 liter and Smart Water style 1.5 liter
 
Hipbelt Pocket

The hipbelt is capable of carrying up to two bottle holders - or two hipbelt pockets - or one bottle holder and one hipbelt pocket.

 
No Thanks
 
 
Hipbelt Pocket, One Side
 
 
Hipbelt Pockets, Both Sides