New model for this year (Do not check this option if this model was listed as new in last year's Gear Guide)Top-loading main compartment with compression hood / Dual side zippered pockets / Large front panel sleeve for quick access to key items / Exterior access to sleeping bag / Sliding harness plate for fit adjustment / HDPE framesheet with mono 6061 tubular stays / Ergonomic S-curve shoulder straps / Padded adjustable hipbelt / Mesh wet/dry pocket / Bungee compression / Dual side water bottle pockets / Side compression straps keep pack close to the body and manage the load / Ice axe loop / Sternum strap / Web haul handle
* Please note that this Big Bear pack is UPDATED for Spring 2011.
* It comes in 3 sizes 63, 78 and 82. Each size has a different capacity, weight, torso length and even price. See below:
Big Bear 63: style# TVV5: 3300 cu in, 3 lbs. 9 oz., 13-16", $135.00
Big Bear 78: Style# TVV4: 4800 cu in, 4 lbs. 1 oz., 16-19", $145.00
Big Bear 82: Style# TVV3: 5000 cu in, 4 lbs. 4 oz., 19-22", $145.00
Whether you are backpacking the John Muir Trail or exploring the Selway-Bitteroot Wilderness, JanSport Big Bear backpacks give you maximum load carrying comfort. Plenty of pockets and lash points keep your gear organized so you can focus on the exploring. This pack is designed for the backpacker that is just starting to learn the ropes.