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 Pro 30, (standard fit/1850 cubic inch/3lbs 15oz), $149, is designed for high performance alpine pursuits that require excellent load carrying ability, gear access, and flexibility. The Freerider Pros utilize a low profile design with a full-front Hypalon panel and stretch-woven side pockets for zero snow accumulation and maximum abrasion resistance and durability. A convenient zippered back panel allows access to stowed goods even when skis/snowboard/snowshoes are attached. The Freerider Pro packs feature Deuters Alpine Back System paired with its removable Vari-Flex hip belt. The Vari-Flex hip belt allows a pivoting motion in the hip belt to better move with the body. Features include: a fleece lined goggle pocket, a hip belt pocket and gear loop, a shovel pocket, removable foam mat, an internal shovel handle/avalanche probe sleeve, and as always, hydration system compatibility.