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The Patagonia Men's Drifter 30L Backpack is a backcountry pack for carrying safety tools on your next ski or SnowBoard day trip. At 30 liters, it carries the essentials without being giant and can still make an overnight happen if you need to. Constructed from extra-tough Cordura nylon fabric, it'll hold up against puncture wounds and abrasion. Ice and Snow plus all your sharp equipment, things can get pretty gnarly out there. Several ways to carry your skis or Board, while the interior has several compartments for organizing your tools in such a way for easy access in an emergency. Slip into the comfortable mesh shoulder straps, buckle on the padded waistbelt and rip down the fresh powder. Features of the Patagonia Men's Drifter 30L Backpack Durable Cordura nylon for puncture and abrasion resistance Two easy-access openings: a wide U-shaped lid and a zip-open back panel (so you can access gear in a loaded pack) With a secondary compartment that holds goggles Spacious, dedicated compartment for Snow safety tools Adjustable sternum strap Air Flow mesh on the shoulder straps, back panel and padded waist belt Multiple carry options for skis or SnowBoards, all with locking cam buckles Top-mounted, reinforced haul handle with extra-large grab loop
The Patagonia Snow Drifter 30L Backpack is sized for long days in the backcountry or minimalist overnight trips. Designed to work seamlessly with you while touring, this pack provides efficient storage and backcountry-specific features to meet the demands of logging lots of human-powered miles in the mountains. Multiple carry options accommodate both skis and snowboards, and locking cam buckles ensure that your chosen piece of gear is safely secured. Burly Cordura fabric ensures long-lasting durability in rough terrain, and the PU coating and DWR finish keep your gear dry when an unexpected blizzard hits. The U-shaped lid makes it easy to load up the back, and a zippered back panel opening allows you to quickly access your gear without having to completely unpack. Internal snow safety tool organization keeps avalanche rescue tools organized so you don't waste a second searching for what you need when disaster strikes. Air Flow mesh on the shoulder straps and back panel promotes breathability to keep you from getting drenched with sweat when you're huffing it to the top. A microfleece-lined pocket protects your goggles when you're hiking in sunglasses. It also has plenty of extra space for backcountry meals, extra layers, and whatever else you need for all-day missions in the wilderness.
Built for a full day in the backcountry, the 30LPatagonia Snow Drifter pack has a dedicated compartment for snow safety tools and back-panel access to your gear, even when the pack's fully loaded.
In the flow of a full backcountry day you interact with your pack more than any other piece of gear-if it doesn't work seamlessly, you end up wasting time and energy. Sized for long days deep into the backcountry, the burly SnowDrifter has a design that complements the unique demands of moving through the winter mountains under your own power. It has a dedicated compartment for snow safety tools with individual sleeves and pockets for your probe, shovel, snow saw and more. The large main compartment opens two ways-via a fast U-shaped zippered lid or a zip-open back panel to provide instant access to all your gear without unloading the pack. A separate microfleece-lined pocket keeps your goggles handy and protected from sharp edges. The suspension system incorporates heat-venting, snow-sloughing mesh on the shoulder straps, back panel and padded waist belt for all-day carrying comfort. Front and side compression straps with locking cam buckles provide numerous carry options for your skis and boards. The top-mounted haul handle is reinforced and sized for gloves. Made from burly 420-denier Cordurar 100% nylon plain weave for puncture and abrasion resistance, with a tough 940-denier Cordura Ballistic 100% nylon base with polyurethane coating. Both fabrics have a DWR (durable water repellent) finish.
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