Mountainsmith Youth Pursuit
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $145
I bought this as a beginner pack for my boy. It's not only a great size as small but, it grows with the child. It is money well spent.
- Grows with the child
- None that I have found
My son's pack has now done every mountain with a fire tower in the Adirondacks of NY and has made him very comfortable. He loves his little pack that isn't really little. As always it's very rugged and should last for his children. Well worth the money and it's an investment in comfort for children.
Design: Top-loading internal frame
Size: 3,000 + cubic inches
Number of Pockets: 2 side and 2 water bottle pockets
Max. Load Carried: 42 pounds
Height of Owner: 5' 11"
Price Paid: $119
I bought this pack several years back and kept it around until I sold my Lowe Alpine. Then I brought this one out and have carried it on the Appalachian Trail on two separate trips of a week/10 days. It is much too small for this many days unless you are a minimalist.
I have never carried a more comfortable pack, the load was easily adjusted, and at the end of the day it still felt very comfortable. I would highly recommend this pack for a young person or for a 3 to 4 day trip.
Design: Internal Frame Pack
Size: 3000 C.I.
Number of Pockets: 5 I think
Max. Load Carried: 25
Height of Owner: 54 inches
Price Paid: $66
Great pack for smaller bodies. I purchased this pack for my skinny son that was going into Boy Scouts so that he could keep his things in it. Excellent fit and finish. Cool features such as a built-in whistle (built into the chest strap). He loves the pack and had a great time with it over his Scout weekend last week. We are going backpacking with it next week. But if you have a little hiker this a great pack that will grow with him.
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The Youth Pursuit is a well-designed internal frame pack that provides kids the opportunity to hit the trail.
Instead of having junior load up the old, oversized external-frame pack you found while cleaning out the garage, set him up with the full-featured Mountainsmith Pursuit Youth Backpack so he'll actually enjoy the few days he spends in the woods. The padded suspension and shoulder straps adjust for a perfect fit, and the hydration sleeve makes it easy for him to quench his thirst without having to stop and fall behind the group.
Free Shipping. Mountainsmith Youth Pursuit Pack DECENT FEATURES of the Mountainsmith Youth Pursuit Pack Slingshot Detachable Top Lid Converts Into A Lumbar Pack Or Shoulder Sling Dual Density Shoulder Straps Side Compression Straps with Reversed Quick Release Hardware For Ski/Snowboard Carry Iliac Crest Shelf (ICS) Cup Waistbelt System Separate Sleeping Bag Compartment Tool and Trekking Pole Mounts Ten Essentials Front Accessory Pocket Storm Collar Compression Webbing Underneath Top Lid For Rope and Accessory Carry Adjustable air mesh back paneliter Fully adjustable shoulder straps with dual density foam Separate sleeping bag compartment Front panel pocket fits Ten Essentials SlingShot detachable top lid converts into a lumbar pack or shoulder sling Sternum strap safety whistle Trekking pole / Tool mounts Separate sleeping bag compartment Side panel mesh pockets fits water bottles Hydration compatible with single exit port Compression straps with quick-release The SPECS of the Mountainsmith Youth Pursuit Pack Fit Range: 13in. - 17in. Dimension: (L x H x D): 20.5 x 11 x 7.5in. Weight: 3 lbs 6 oz / 1.5 kg Volume: 2746 cubic inches / 45 liter Extended: 3051 cubic inches / 50 liter Capacity: Up to 50 lbs 210d Duramax Junior RipStop Nylon 420d Duramax Nylon 210d RipStop Liner
A well-designed internal frame pack built just for kids, the Mountain Smith Youth Pursuit Backpack provides kids the opportunity to hit the trail.
- Altrec Outdoors