New model for this year (Do not check this option if this model was listed as new in last year's Gear Guide)The Freerider 24 SL (womens fit/1450 cubic inch/2lbs 12oz) and Freerider 26 (standard fit/1560 cubic inches/2lbs 14oz), both $125, are designed specifically for the snowsport enthusiast who appreciates a good-looking and functional pack that fits close to the body and provides storage for extra clothing, food and supplies. The Freerider packs can hold skis, snowboards or snowshoes; plus a shovel and ice axes. The pack features a flexible, stowaway neoprene hip belt, compression straps, space for shovel and probe, removable foam pad, compression straps, hydration capability, super-beefy main compartment double-slide zippers and international S.O.S info on the inside. The womens specific SL version features female-friendly shoulder straps, harness system and a contoured fit. Both packs utilize Deuters Alpine-Back-System. This system utilizes two padded foam stripes that provide carrying stability and comfort with "chimney" effect ventilation between the stripes.