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Gear Details: Backpacks

Heron Guide 60, 70

Manufacturer: Mammut

Product Details:
Product Year2013
For Women:
Frame Type:internal
Load Type:top-loading
Fixed Capacity (cubic inches):
Expandable Capacity (min):3660 cu. in.
Expandable Capacity (max):3660 cu. in.
Sizes Available:1
Smallest Size (Torso Length):16
Largest Size (Torso Length):21
Features:Adjustable torso length, Hydration sleeve (no bladder included), Interchangeable suspension parts (hipbelt and shoulder harness come in multiple sizes), Spindrift collar, Water bottle holsters
Weight (lbs, oz): 5,3
Price:$229.95
The robust, versatile and well-equipped Heron Guide trekking backpack makes it easy to carry heavy loads with a minimum of effort. The stable hip belt ensures excellent load transfer. The construction allows the hip belt to pivot, following your natural movements for agility and stability. The pre-shaped back panel and the adjustment system offering four different settings to suit the length of the wearer’s back ensure a perfect fit for this backpack. Features: – Deer Head frame connected directly to the hip and shoulder straps to transport heavy loads comfortably – The flexible hip belt keeps the backpack balanced with a minimum of effort – The 4-level back system can be easily adjusted to suit the length of the wearer’s back – Anatomically formed back, the hip and shoulder straps have pressure-absorbing, multiple-layer EVA cushioning with Air-Mesh cover – Height-adjustable lid with internal and external pocket – Bottom compartment for a sleeping bag, with circular zip and removable divider – Large front zipped pocket – Easily accessible bottle holder at the side, with fixation – 1 stretch side pocket – Pocket on the hip belt – Daisy chain gear carrier – Lateral compression straps, can also be tensioned at the front to carry gear – The compression straps for the bottom compartment can also be used to carry gear – Hydration system compatible - 70l: 239.95

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