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_2020_03_08_ UL-Packframe



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Instead of carrying a huge backpack to accept a bear canister, I think a lighter method would be a lightweight packframe.

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the frame alone is 10/12mm dia anodized aluminum and weighs 200grs.

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a fabric back with straps and a sleeve for the hipbelt

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the fabric back gets laced to the frame, the bear canister strapped to the frame

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feels pretty good so far.

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packframe in bear-can mode, pack reduced to about 2/3 of height, adjustable by roll-top closure

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pack-only mode, bear-can removed and pack extended over the whole packframe, stabilizer straps have several attachment points for different pack heights

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large mesh front pocket, side pocket to accept two 1-liter pet bottles, other side two pockets of lesser length
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