Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

A backpack designed for short to medium-length tours, the Arva Explorer 18 allows you to carry all essential gear for a day trip in both summer and winter. Durable and easy to customize, the Explorer 18 is a lightweight backpack with a simple and functional design that keeps the weight close to your body.

- Mountain Gear

Cruise up the trail with the ARVA Explorer 18 Backpack carrying the essentials. This minimalist pack gives you enough space for the basics without being overly large for day hikes. The explorer 18 is equipped with a hydration compatible pocket to keep water on hand, and enough space for a layer, a first aid kit, and some snacks. Alternatively, a lot of snacks and nothing else, if you're just hiking to a picnic spot. The pack is designed to carry its weight close to your back, so you aren't thrown off balance by the pack shifting, and has an anatomically designed harness to keep you comfortable when the pack is loaded. The pack is equipped with ski and snowboard carrying options for, so no matter what time of year it is, you can count on the Explorer 18 to have your back when you're in the mountains.

- Backcountry.com

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