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4400ci/72L ARK $225.00


2015 ARK

2015 COLORS:
Stealth Gray
Wasabi Green

Packs are shipping in 1 - 3 weeks

Proven Design
Full Featured
Premium Construction
Ultra Comfort Shaped Fully Padded Shoulder Straps
Thru-Hiker Tested Tough
Optional UL PackLid

Great all-around choice for larger hikers over 6'2" and 225lb or for special light winter trips for those over 5'9" with special LW winter gear. Max load for all day comfort is about 25-30lbs depending on your shoulder size/strength and conditioning.

NOTE: This is a much larger size version of Exodus pack - It is a pack for a Specialist. If you are not sure this is the pack for you, it's not. This is a custom Order packs for the 1% of hiker that need a frameless pack this large. It is Non-Returnable.

All features are the same as the Exodus Pack. This pack is for high volume but lightweight loads. Perfect for colder trips with lightweight but bulky synthetic sleeping bag/quilt and synthetic pants/jacket. NOTE: Average total load should remain below about 25lbs for all day comfort. This is a very large special application frameless pack - If you are not sure what your base pack weight is this pack is NOT for You!

PHOTO NOTE: Packs shown on a 6'1" - 185lb ( 185cm / 85k) model for size comparison.

Weight: 20 oz

Total Volume: 4400

Main Pack: 3400

Main Outside Pocket: 500

Side Pockets: 200 + 200

Extension Collar: 400ci

Pack Fabric: Dyneema X (TM)

Pocket Fabric: 4oz Tough Mesh

Shoulder Straps: 3.2" wide, 3-D Spacer Mesh lined, full length foam padding

Load Rating: Strong enough for 50+lbs. 25lbs is the recommended max average for all day comfort.

Approx. External Dimensions 12.5" X 8" X 32"


• Larger enough to use 1.5" full length inflatable pads (and full length 3/4 foam pads) as the internal frame support and still have plenty for room. Pictured on a 185lb 6'1" model.

• Super Tough Dyneema X (TM) Pack body, back and bottom

• 2014 Curved Side Panels: A slight curve toward the back at the shoulders moves the load closer to the upper back for more comfort. This also creates a a slightly larger main compartment higher in the pack that helps load control by moving the heavier and higher packed gear closer to the upper back. A higher and closer to the back center of gravity reduces shoulder stress.

• Extension Collar 70d Silicone coated ripstop nylon

• 3D Spacer Mesh lined PADDED waist belt hip wings

•Bottom lash tabs can be used to secure a bulky or second sleep pad under the pack.

• Side mesh pockets large enough for a 2L Platy

• Rear mesh pocket large enough for a 3L Platy

• Curved, 3D mesh lined, ergo shaped shoulder straps with FULL LENGTH DAISY CHAINS to mount water bottles pouches. Includes a hydration tube keeper elastic.

• Dual ice axe/trek pole loops

• Main bag large enough for any bear canister

• Removable Multi Position 3/4" sternum strap with WhistleLock buckle, .5oz, (n/inc in base weight)

• Side compression straps. -May eliminate any need for bungee lacing.

• Bungee Clip Hook on each side of main mesh pocket. Use with a short bungee for fast clips on trek poles or ice axe.

• Multiple front and side bungee compression cord lacing loops.

• Draw cord top closure with top compression strap. Strap integrated into a long hang loop.

• Over 75 bartacks to maximize strength of design. All seams flat felled and double stitched.

• Long shoulder straps terminate in hand/finger rest loops


• 10" of 1/8" bungee cord with two cordlocks (not included in base weight)


If in doubt - Size Up!

Torso Lengths
Medium 20" (5'8" - 5'11+" / 170cm- 178cm)
Large 21.5" (6" - 6'2" / 178cm- 1886cm)

Call For Custom XL

NOTE: The width of the pack makes it too large for slim bodies or shorter torsos.

If you need help deciding the right size - Please Call
(Please do not order multiple sizes as a guess)

The Ark is Custom Built and Non-Returnable.

Rain Cover
• 1.35 Silnylon 2.4oz $30

UL PackLid
1.5oz Pack Lid adds 300ci.

Available Options:
Hydration Pocket:
Mesh Stow Pocket:
More Options:
Rain Cover:
SHoulder Strap Bottle Pouch:
SHoulder Strap Gear Pouch:
UL PackLid:
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