JanSport Katahdin 20L

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Great light daypack! I've had this pack for five months…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $50


Great light daypack!


  • Good suspension
  • Fits large and small bodys

I've had this pack for five months and used it for many day trips. Nice light pack. Versatile. Sits well on my 6' frame. Large opening at the top (top-loader) and keeps dry (no zippers to absorb rain when it's wet).

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Crest the nearest crag or tackle a steep trail to reach the highest local peak with the lightweight JanSport Katahdin 20L Backpack on your back. The Katahdin 20L offers plenty of room to carry day-trip essentials, and includes a dedicated internal hydration sleeve that fits up to a 3-liter reservoir to make hands-free hydration easy. Stick extra water or other beverages in the water-bottle-sized side pockets, and keep snacks in the zippered front stash pocket. Attach your carabiners and any other equipment you need quick access to on the external gear loops. The shoulder and sternum straps work together with the hip-belt, side compression straps, and compression lid to efficiently support and distribute the weight of your load. The breathable, perforated EVA foam shoulder straps and fully padded EVA back panel further enhance your comfort. When you're heading back down to your car at twilight, reflective details make you visible on the trail and to nearby cars once you hit the parking lot.

- Backcountry.com

Breathable, perforated EVA shoulder straps and dual side compression straps make it easier for you to haul the day's essentials, while hydration tube management keeps you refreshed and going strong. A spacious top-loading main compartment is joined by multiple pockets for ample storage options. a Hydration Sleeve to hold your water reservoir.

- Rocky Mountain Trail

Jansport Katahdin 20L Pack Grey Tar/Forge GreyThe Jansport Katahdin 20L Pack Grey Tar/Forge Grey is a great pack to have with you on your climbing adventures! Its perforated EVA shoulder straps are breathable and come with hydration tube management for your convenience and comfort. Dual side compression straps are provided to help you to handle the load, by letting your gear stay compact. The reflective details on the pack are great for night-time visibility, for your safety. There is a zippered pocket in the compression lid to help stash essential items. Its large top-loading main compartment holds everything you need for your journey. A tuck-away hip belt can be used for added support to carry the load, or it can be put away as per your need. The Jansport Katahdin 20L Pack Grey Tar/Forge Grey definitely serves you very well in your outings!

- SunnySports

Perfect for done-in-a-day adventures, the JanSport Katahdin 20 pack delivers comfort and quality at a great price. Frameless design features breathable, perforated EVA shoulder straps, fully padded EVA back panel and a breathable, perforated EVA padded waistbelt for superior comfort. Main compartment features a compression lid to keep loads in lpace. Hydration-compatible design features reservoir pocket and drink tube exit port for on-the-go hydration (reservoir not included). Front stash pocket accommodates quick-access items, and features an external daisy chain for attaching gear. Dual gear loops for trekking poles or an ice axe. JanSport Katahdin 20 pack features side compression straps for jostle-free carry. Dual water bottle pockets keep hydration close at hand. Reflective details increase visibility in low light. Closeout.


Jansport's multi day Khatadin 20 pack will add versatile performance to any adventure. It features a fully padded EVA back panel, top loading main compartment, compression straps to help manage the load, tuck away hip belt, hydration sleeve, adjustable suspension and plenty of pockets and lash points to keep you organized and ready. Breathable, perforated EVA shoulder straps with hydration tube management Fully padded EVA back panel Large top loading main compartment with compression lid Dual side compression straps help manage the load Dual gear loopsFront stash pocketTuck away hip belt Hydration sleeve with clip port Reflective details for nighttime visibility Dual water bottle pockets Sternum straps Web haul handle Torso length: 17"-18" Number of pockets: 3Material: 600 D polyester Size: 23.2" x 8.6" x 8.2" Weight: 1lb 6oz.Capacity: 1220 cu in.

- Campmor