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Kelty Yukon 48L Backpack


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    Trek on.

    While your Mom's vintage and fairly large external frame pack might hold some element of sentimental value, it does smell a whole lot like mouse urine after having been stored in the attic all these years. Lucky for you, the folks over at Kelty have revamped their trail-hardy and classically styled external frame Yukon 48 Backpack. Constructed with a smaller scaffolding system, the Yukon is ideal for teens and smaller-framed adults—consider it the happy medium between an adult's pack and child-sized knapsack, which is awfully convenient for those who prefer to escape the notorious hot-spots and major camp discomforts that an oversized pack often elicits.

    Specifically speaking, the Yukon is equipped with a lightweight aluminum frame that provides structure and stability and the adjustable suspension straps disperse the weight of your load with ease while the padded shoulder straps, dual-density foam waistbelt, and load lifter and belt stabilizer straps ensures an element of down-home comfort. Not to mention, the Yukon is endowed with a vast multiplicity of storage pockets ranging from its generous main compartment to a dual-use laptop or hydration sleeve—so however tempting it may be, we'd just recommend leaving "War and Peace" at home for a rainy day. The gear loops, ice-axe or trekking pole carry, as well as a sternum strap seals the deal on having a grand ole time.

    • Ideal for smaller-framed humans
    • Waist belt
    • Adjustable shoulder straps
    • Load stabilizer straps
    • External aluminum frame
    • 30-50 pound carrying weight
    • Top main compartment access
    • Durable nylon ripstop
    • Hydration or laptop sleeve
    • Multiple pockets
    • Gear loops
    • Ice axe or trekking pole carry
    • Item #KEL004Q

    Tech Specs

    [body] 600D polyester ripstop, [reinforcing body] 600D polyester
    48L (2929cu in)
    external aluminum frame
    Shoulder Straps
    Waist Belt
    yes, dual-density foam
    Hydration Compatible
    2 side, 2 water bottle side, 1 front with organization, 1 main, 1 top stash, 1 stash with closure hook, 1 hydration sleeve
    Gear Loops
    Ice Axe Carry
    Trekking Pole Carry
    yes, straps
    Weight Capacity
    30 - 50 lbs
    22.5 x 23 x 11 in
    Claimed Weight
    5 lbs 1 oz
    Recommended Use
    backpacking, camping
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