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Anatomy of a Day Pack

By Robyn Moore


Choose a pack with features like those of The North Face Banchee 35; (flashlight/safety green shown):

• 35-litre capacity at under three pounds

• 8+ internal and external pockets

• Opti Fit harness system micro adjusts for a close and comfortable fit

• Sturdy aluminum interior frame for optimal control when loaded to 50 pounds

• Light ripstop nylon is both durable and breathable

• Perforated foam straps and pads wick moisture from the body

• Floating lid and beaver tail extends the pack’s capacity and allows extra gear

• Hydration pouch carries your water

• YKK zippers are guaranteed for life

• Women’s specific sizes are available

Use your day pack to carry:


(photo: Robyn Moore)

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