Gregory UM21 Patrol Pack
Max. Load Carried: 60-70lbs
Height of Owner: 6'3
Price Paid: nothing
This pack is amazing if you can get your hands on it. My friend who is a Navy Seal used this pack and than gave it to me when he was issued a new one. The very fact that he used it says a lot for its quality.
It has never broken and I have loaded easily 60 pounds in and on it strapping on skis and boots and camping gear. It works great as a day pack and can far exceed anything you throw in it. Your legs will fail before it does. It also has more straps than you know what to do with.
If you are looking for a exceptionally tough all around backpack this is the best in its class.
Update: November 27, 2011
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Designed for short-range reconnaissance and other shorter duration operations. It can be carried attached to the main backpack via the universal attachment system or can be worn independently as mission requirements demand.Key features include: two main compartments for efficient organization of gear, padded shoulder harness that wraps over the shoulders and around the chest, an adjustable waistbelt for customized comfort and a filter foam backpanel for excellent breathability and comfort.Also integral to the design is a foam padded compression panel for storing additional gear and stabilizing the load. This panel includes the mil-spec universal attachment points allowing attachment of various pouches, converts to a seat and is also removable.Volume: 1943 Cu. In.