Kelty Pawnee 3300
Design: Top Loading w/ Front Panel Access
Size: 3300 cu in / 54 L
Number of Pockets: 4
Max. Load Carried: 30 lbs
Height of Owner: 5'10" w/19" torso
Price Paid: $80
Got this bag with a great price and couldn't be happier. It's the perfect size for me, handling all my gear when I go on a 1-2 night trip. It comes in under 4 lbs which is great because I don't like carrying a ton of weight, and the build in compression straps keep everything snug when it's not fully loaded. When it is fully loaded there are is a daisy chain on the back/vertical pocket and more lashing points on the bottom for your sleep pad or other necessities.
The shoulder straps and waist belt are well padded and keep the pack comfortable if you're covering a lot of ground. The two mesh pockets aren't the best for a water bottle but it has a sleeve for a bladder, which I prefer anyways. My only other gripe is the lack of a pocket on the waist belt, but with the addition of a well placed carabiner I get by fine.
Like I said, for the price there wasn't a better option and it was named as a 2009 Backpacker Killer Deal.
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Long day hikes, overnight backpacking trips, and sunny afternoons at the local crag are within your reach with the Kelty Pawnee Backpack. This mid-sized pack has all the features of a larger pack and is sized for smaller loads.
CLOSEOUTS . The Pawnee 3300 backpack from Kelty is ideal for quick overnighters and long day hikes. Access the roomy main compartment from the top or front panel, and utilize the spindrift collar and floating lid to accommodate large loads. Single LightBeam II aluminum stay Ventilating waistbelt, back panel and shoulder straps Top-loading main compartment with floating lid and spindrift collar Front panel access to main compartment Hydration compatible Integrated load stabilizer straps Large secondary front pocket with interior pocket for organization Side mesh pockets for water bottles Internal frame Waistbelt: Adjusts to 66" Fits torsos: 18-1_2 to 21" Dimensions (HxWxD): 32x14x14-1_2" Capacity: 3300 cu.in. Weight: 3 lb. 9 oz. Material: 600 denier polyester ripstop and 600 denier polyester oxford with 610 denier Cordura(R) polyester reinforcement Made in Philippines Available Colors: NITE SKY.
- Sierra Trading Post
For the overnight backpacker or the day hiker who goes long, the top-loading Pawnee keeps you moving in comfort and style.
On Sale. Free Shipping. Kelty Pawnee Pack (Fall 2010) FEATURES of the Pawnee Backpack by Kelty Hydration compatible Front-panel access Top loading Large front pocket with organization Reservoir sleeve Mesh water bottle pockets Load stabilizer straps Side compression straps Load compression strap Spindrift collar Daisy chain Ice-axe loop Lash tabs Key fob Carry Handle Single LightBeam aluminum stay HPDE frame sheet Ventilating waist belt, backpanel, and shoulder straps Dual density foam waist belt Removable waist belt Wicking backpanel Padded backpanel and shoulder straps Load-lifter/Stabilizer straps Sternum strap Belt stabilizers Scherer Cinch (US Pat #5,465,886) SPECIFICATIONS for S/M: Body Fabric: 420D Polyester Ball Shadow Reinforcement Fabric: 420D Polyester Oxford Suspension: Fixed Torso Fit Range: 14.5 - 18.5in. / 37 - 47 cm Volume: 3300 in3 / 54 L Weight: 3 lb. 10 oz. / 1.6 kg Length: 32in. / 81 cm Width: 14in. / 36 cm Depth: 14.5in. / 37 cm SPECIFICATIONS for M/L: Body Fabric: 420D Polyester Ball Shadow Reinforcement Fabric: 420D Polyester Oxford Suspension: Fixed Torso Fit Range: 17.5 - 21in. / 44 - 53 cm Volume: 3300 in3 / 54 L Weight: 3 lb. 10 oz. / 1.6 kg Length: 32in. / 81 cm Width: 14in. / 36 cm Depth: 14.5in. / 37 cm 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.