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Whittaker XLT

 
 Whittaker XLT

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Whittaker XLT

Manufacturer: Jansport

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Page By: SkydiveKen

Created/Edited: Apr 26, 2008 / Jul 7, 2009

Object ID: 5264

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Product Description

The JanSport Whittaker XLT (Long Torso) is a great choice for summiting peaks like Washington's Mt. Rainier. The unbound edge and laminated shoulder straps with dual density foam and sternum strap rail for low-friction carrying comfort. With Top load access as well an alternative lower front access, getting to what you need when you need it is a snap. This pack was designed with Peter Whittaker of Rainier Mountaineering for week long trips.

Features

* Unbound edge, laminated shoulder straps with dual density foam and sternum strap rail for low-friction carrying comfort
* GridFitâ„¢ easy adjust harness plate fits 19"-21" torso lengths plus 2" shoulder width adjustment suspension
* Top-loading main compartment with easy access alternative entry in front pocket for quick gear stuffing
* Separate sleeping bag compartment
* HDPE framesheet with dual 6061 tubular stays and soft form helmet recess
* Dual exterior gear pockets
* Fleece-lined goggle pocket
* 3D water bottle pockets with pass-thru gear sleeves
* Reinforced side and base compression straps keep pack close to the body and manage the load
* Full vertical internal compression
* Compression-molded back panel and reinforced hipbelt for cushioning comfort

Specifications

Weight: 5 lb 15 oz
Capacity: 6800 cu in (111 Liter)
Dimensions: 34 x 17.2 x 16.5 in
Torso Fit Range: 19 - 21 in

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SkydiveKenSummit for someone freeby

Voted 5/5

I got this pack as part of my participation in a Summit for Someone climb. Wow what a stroke of luck! I have used this pack for every trip since. I have had never had a pack carry a heavy load to base camp so comfortably and then double as a summit pack like it was a day pack.
Posted Apr 26, 2008 1:03 am

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