The Pursuit Pack by GoLite. Backpacker magazine testers voted the Pursuit the "Best All-Purpose" pack in their 2009 Gear Guide - this weekender is dialed for all-season trips.
DECENT FEATURES of the GoLite Men's Pursuit Pack
- Anatomically molded hip-belt with quick-access zippered stretch pockets
- High -void meshes on back panel and shoulder harness move moisture quickly and promote rapid drying
- S-contoured back panel with HDPE frame sheet and 2 aluminum stays mimic shape of the spine and are customizable for a dialed -in fit
- Proprietary Compacktor system reduces pack volume via easy to use anchor / strap system
- Sculpted lid with crampon lash tabs and body-side zipper access detaches to shed 90 grams
- Two side stretch pockets hold 1L bottles + trekking poles
- Side compression straps with quick release buckles convert to front attachment system for sleeping pads, snowboards, snowshoes, etc.
- Top compression strap and load lifters control and transfer weight effectively
- Hypalon patches integrate with compression straps for A-frame ski carry and dedicated upper and lower straps for side-hill ski carry
- Internal stretch woven hydration sleeve with righty and lefty hydration tube ports
- Adjustable sternum strap with whistle and twin ice axe lops and handle straps