Thursday, June 27, 2013


Outdoor Retailer/SLC

Granite Gear's collection of technical day packs---have two new smaller sized additions for Fall 2013...the Athabasca 24 and the Kahiltna 29.

Athabasca 24-large front mesh pocket nice detail stuff a warm layer in for ez access

Both super stable haulers sport the acclaimed Vapor Daylight Suspension back panel-that's molded with air channel to vent heat away from the back-that aids evaporate sweat powers---without moving the pack off the proper center of gravity ---away from the back.
Kahiltna 29-huge front pocket unzips all around w/ organizer inside
PLUS: Contoured shoulder straps with handy mesh pockets, a sternum strap and load lifter straps for stability-something that like every other person we see with a backpack in the subways could def use-we wince especially when we see kids loaded up and already stooped over to balance out the weight....
side mesh pockets roomy-water bottle size, hip belt pockets, hip stabilizer straps-on a removable padded belt, dual ax loops, haul loop, reflective tabs, built-in rain fly., hydration compatible sleeve can use for laptops/notebooks, ez access compartments-w/ a front pocket w/ internal organizer panel $129.95/ 2 lbs 1oz 24 liters fits torso 18-21 inches
AND: A contoured, removable hip belt that wraps behind the frame for additional load support-up to 30 lbs (14 kilograms).
twin power mesh side pockets big enough for water bottles, plus, dual ax loops, haul loop and reflective tabs, hydration compatible sleeve doubles for laptop protection, fits 18-21 inch torsos, 29 liters, $129.95

built- in rainfly

Athabasca 24 Back panel molded w/ air channels...VAPOR DAYLIGHT SUSPENSION-also removable HDPE framesheet

zipped pocket on padded (removable) hip belt

mesh pocket on shoulder straps big enough for smartphone...

roomy side mesh pockets...

 strap it down too-

built-in rainfly packs down and tucks away

front organizer pocket...

haul loop ez carry option of Kahiltna...
front organizer clamshell shaped pocket...

up top Superior One, bottom Traditional 4
Canoe Gear---that's nice enough looking for the fashion minded...imo.

NEW: Made in the USnew TRADITIONAL #4 portage packs -with anatomically cut harness system, sternum strap, internal pockets, padded harness and poppin' red haul loops so one doesn't pick up this hauler the wrong way....

98 liters Traditional #4 old school good looks,,,

padded harness 

side compression straps-red hauler loops
Made from 500D Cordura® Fabrics----tough and six color options including multi camouflage

There's also a bigger new SUPERIOR ONE (121 liters) $299.95---w/ a large external storage sleeve, padded harness and back panel secures close to back for bigger loads (and comfort), external lash points...

totes...with a message
not for sale---but an OR sighting staple...