Gregory Jade 40
|Weight||3 lb 8 oz / 1600 g||3 lb 12 oz / 1700 g||3 lb 14 oz / 1750 g|
I have not tested this on the trail yet, but it works…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $119
I have not tested this on the trail yet, but it works great hauling my groceries.
- Pockets and straps
- Side entrance
- No rain cover
I have had this for a few months and have only used it hauling my food. (Glass jars, potatos, etc.) I have probably had it heavier then the recommended weight, but it held up great and felt good. (It may have only been 1 1/2 miles from the store to my house, but with the weight and how it wasn't packed the best do to the food, it was super!) The only time I had a problem was when I didn't adjust the straps properly. I am 5'5" and the small is a great fit, even for my 12yo son.
Yes, it will hold a lot, but as stated I haven't tried loading it yet with hiking/camping item. Yes, I like it and would recommend it. I am going up a size just because I need to be able to haul more things, but I am handing it over to a child so it won't be unloved. Even though it doesn't have a rain cover it was able to keep my things dry in my short trek home. I will have to get a rain cover before hitting the trail this summer though.
The material feels good and dried fast next to my heater. The straps are easy to use once you figure out which ones go where. This wasn't a problem, it just like when you get a new car, you have a play with it to learn all it has to offer you. I haven't taken the top pocket/fanny pack off to use, but it does a great job holding bananas and tomatos and keeping them safe.
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Gregory Jade 40 Pack for WomenThe Gregory Jade 40 Pack for Women is designed especially for backcountry-bound women. The backpack features an easy-access; front stretch pocket that's perfect for stowing extra layers and rain gear, and the ventilating JetStream LTS suspension system offers comfort over the long haul. It has a mesh panel between two stiff foam pad areas, one at the shoulders, one in the lower back. The Gregory Jade 40 Pack for Women is a new model in the Jade series of women-specific backpacks.
When Friday afternoon finally rolls around, you'll be ready to load up the Gregory Women's Jade 40 Backpack and head to the backcountry for a weekend of much-needed alpine trekking. The women-specific Jetstream LTS suspension system eliminates unnecessary contact points with your back for maximum ventilation and provides ample support for your gear. Plus, the side-access zipper allows you to grab an extra layer when the sun dips without unpacking everything. Gregory's JetStream LTS suspension system is strong, simple, and lightweight. It also provides cooling airflow across your back to pull moisture and heat away. The back panel is made with a moisture-wicking, breathable mesh to transfer heat and moisture away from your body. Access to the Jade 40's main compartment is made easy with an opening at the top and a large side access zipper. A large stretch mesh front pocket provides convenient storage for items that you'll need to get to through the course of your hike, such as lunch and rain gear. The pack also provides easy access to small items with dual waist belt pockets and a large dump pocket on the front of the pack, as well as a highly water-resistant top pocket with a waterproof zipper and sealed seams.
On Sale. Free Shipping. Gregory Women's Jade 40 Pack FEATURES of the Gregory Women's Jade 40 Pack Jetstream LTS Suspension Dual hydration ports and internal sleeve Side, bottom and top compression Dual quick access waistbelt pockets Exterior side pockets with pass through compression Water-resistant zippers Top load access Women's specific harness, waistbelt and backpanel Top load and side zipper access that goes the length of the pack Removable top lid Single axe/tool attachment point - more secure carry, under compression flap Large, stretch mesh front pocket SPECIFICATIONS of the Gregory Women's Jade 40 Pack Fabric: 210D double diamond ripstop and 210D x 420D HD flat weave fabrics The SPECS for Extra Small Volume: 2288 cubic inches / 37 liter Weight: 3 lbs 8 oz / 1.6 kg The SPECS for Small Volume: 2535 cubic inches / 41 liter Weight: 3 lbs 11 oz / 1.7 kg The SPECS for Medium Volume: 2777 cubic inches / 45 liter Weight: 3 lbs 14 oz / 1.75 kg Click to download some super information on how to properly Fit a Gregory Pack . OVERSIZE ITEM: We cannot ship this product by any expedited shipping method (3-Day, 2-Day or Next Day). Even if you pick that option, it will still go Ground Shipping. Sorry for being so mean.
The Jade 40 from Gregory is a streamlined, lightweight pack for easy overnights or long day trips. The women's specific harness and waistbelt adjusts and contours for a more comfortable fit so you can enjoy the journey rather than just think about the destination. Waistbelt pockets keep your camera, snacks, or other small items at hand to use without having to stop or take off your pack. PRODUCT FEATURES: JetStream LTS Suspension with 3 waistbelt size adjustment options Women s specific ventilated and moisture wicking harness, waistbelt and backpanel Side zipper access that goes the length of the pack Large stretch mesh front pocket Dual hydration ports and sleeve Removable top lid Side, bottom and top compression Dual quick access waistbelt pockets Exterior side pockets with pass-through compression Single axe/tool attachment points with secure carry under compression flaps Water-resistant zippers 7001-T6 hollow aluminum stay 210D double diamond ripstop and 210D x 420D HD flat weave fabrics Volume: XSmall - 2288 cu/in (37L); Small - 2535 cu/in (41L); Medium - 2777 cu/in (45L) Weight: XSmall - 3 lb 8 oz; Small - 3 lb 12 oz; Medium - 3 lb 14 oz Torso length: XSmall - 14"-16"; Small - 16"-18"; Medium - 18"-20"
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