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Gear Review: Clik Elite Access Pack

A light and streamlined chest camera pack.

The light and streamlined Clik Elite Access makes it easier than ever to carry—and shoot—with a DSLR. It protects even bulky cameras with a stretchy, neoprenelike fabric called TensiFlex that’s lightly padded on one panel to keep the camera’s corners from jabbing your chest.

“The harness is the most comfortable I’ve used,” says one tester. “Its breathable layers of mesh and honeycombed nylon kept sweat from soaking my shirt beneath the straps.” Bummer: The side-access zipper (positioned on the right) is cumbersome for lefties, who must reach around the pouch to grab their camera. $68; 1 lb.; clikelite.com

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