Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 Ki

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It's light, durable, comfortable, and simple. Lots…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it used
Price Paid: $175

Summary

It's light, durable, comfortable, and simple. Lots with this pack and it's just plain awesome!

Pros

  • Durable
  • Comfortable
  • Tons of support

Cons

  • The pack itself is durable but the outside pockets will eventually start to show some wear and stretch, but that's after AWHILE.

This pack is awesome! I have taken it out on several backpacking trips and I love it. The Crown 60 weighs in at around 2 lbs. Some might think that even that might be too heavy, but with the added support on my back the crown feels amazing.

The pack is 60 liters and holds everything you will need with room to spare. The hip belt is large and comfortable so if you are looking for hip and back support like I was I can assure you this pack is for you.

My buddy used a Crown to hike the AT and his is still going strong even after finishing. So if this pack can do that you know it's going to last for you. Best pack I've had so far.

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Free Shipping. Granite Gear Women's Crown V.C. 60 Ki Pack FEATURES of the Granite Gear Women's Crown V.C. 60 Ki Pack Interchangeable belts Lineloc compression Tool loops Hydration ports and internal hydration sleeve Large stretch side and front pockets Extended overflow crossover straps Padded rolling stay Vapor current suspension Compatible with vapor current air beam frame Cordura fabrics The SPECS for Short Weight: 2 lbs / 0.9 kg Volume: 3350 cubic inches / 55 liter Torso Length: 15 - 18in. / 36 - 46 cm The SPECS for Regular Weight: 2 lbs 2 oz / 0.96 kg Volume: 3660 cubic inches / 60 liter Torso Length: 18 - 21in. / 46 - 53 cm

- Moosejaw

The successor to the cult classic Vapor Trail, with upgrades! Introducing the Granite Gear Crown 60, with Vapor Current Suspension technology. Weighing less than the Vapor Trail at 2 lbs, 2 oz (1 lb 13 oz with frame removed), the Crown 60 is a top loader with a secure roll-top closure that provides easy access. The simple lidless design can be upgraded with an optional LineLoc lid.

- CampSaver.com

The Crown VC 60 Ki Pack combines the durability and quality that Granite Gear packs are known for with many features and functions. This pack weighs in at 2 lb. 2 oz. and the frame can be removed so the pack can be used for ultralight loads, (1 lb. 13 oz. without the frame). The new Vapor Current suspension features channels molded into the cushy back pad that allow air to circulate from bottom to top, taking advantage of convection to aid in evaporative cooling. This facilitates circulation without shifting the pack's center of gravity away from your back. Beneath the molded foam, the VC frame has a full length (all the way up to the load lifters), HDPE die-cut sheet that supports loads up to 35 lbs. This top loading pack has a secure, roll top closure that provides easy access and an internal hydration sleeve so you can add your own hydration reservoir for hands-free drinking on the trail. Vapor current suspensionHydration ports & internal hydration sleeveHipbelt and shoulder straps feature dual density padding and new narrow webbing strapsInterchangeable beltsLineloc compressionTool loopsLarge stretch side & front pocketsExtended overflow crossover strapsPadded rolling stayTorso Length: Short: 14" - 18" / Reg: 18"-21"Number of Pockets: 5Material: 100 D Cordura Nylon body/ 210 D reinforcementsSize: n/a Weight: 2lbs 2ozCapacity: 3660 cu in.

- Campmor