Madden Equipment Patrol

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Volume 600 cu in / 9.8 L
Dimensions 15.5 x 7 x 4 in / 39.4 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm



I bought one of these fanny packs in 1989 and I would…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Design: lumbar pack
Number of Pockets: lots
Max. Load Carried: 20 lbs
Height of Owner: 6'2"

I bought one of these fanny packs in 1989 and I would not be buying another one now, except after 19 years, the zipper is busted.

The Cordura fabric is so tough. It still looks new. I have used this pack mountaineering, beach camping, mountain biking, fishing, Grateful Dead concerts, and much more. It is the best you can buy.

Manufacturer's Description

A favorite of ski patrols and outdoor professionals since 1980, the PATROL is not your average waistpack – by any standard. Perfect for ski touring, day trips, first aid pack.

  • Large main compartment with dividers and elastic hold-down bands to organize smaller items
  • 2 zip and 2 stash pockets on the inside
  • External pleated expansion pocket
  • Colorado Bison leather lash tabs on the bottom for a short length of rope, rain gear or even a small tripod
  • Fully padded back panel with 2” belt. Can be worn around the waist or bandolier style

Materials:  1000 denier Cordura® outer

  • 420 denier nylon liner
  • Nylon web
  • Colorado Bison leather

Visit Madden Equipment's Patrol page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Here's a Madden fanny pack with enough capacity for an all-day outing. Main compartment has five sections with multiple bungee cord slots for small gear Large zip-closing front pocket 2

- Sierra Trading Post

Madden Equipment Patrol


The Madden Equipment Patrol is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen sometime before 2006 at Sierra Trading Post.

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