Mountainsmith 4000



Just to add a few comments to the other review: the…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Design: internal
Size: 4000
Number of Pockets: 2
Max. Load Carried: 27 lbs
Height of Owner: 5' 9"
Price Paid: $300

Just to add a few comments to the other review: the instructions on pack adjustments are there, permanently attached to the inside of the top lid. So here's a suggestion to thoroughly explore your pack before attempting any adjustments.

Second: I love the "funny" narrow, hourglass shape. It gives you complete arm movement fore and aft, and allows for external carry of tents or sleeping pads without greatly widening your pack. I wish it had external water bottle pockets, though...

A great bag for 20 to 30 lbs of load. I have found it to be very comfortable - better than I thought it would be on first looking at it. I'll try mine on a PCT thru-hike next year - with a Gregory for backup. :^) Happy hiking!

Mountainsmith 4000


The 4000 has been discontinued.

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