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EMS Wapack 60 Backpack

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  • EMS Wapack 60 Backpack

    With a pack as well-designed and comfortable as the EMS Wapack 60, you'll wish you could quit your job and just be a full-time backpacker instead (as if that thought has never crossed your mind before!).

    Features/Benefits:

    • Adjustable suspension uses a simple Velcro closure and measurement markings to provide a precise, customizable fit
    • Wide, padded, ergo-pull hipbelt secures load to the hips for comfortable and efficient carrying
    • Sliding sternum strap keeps the pack stable on your back; includes safety whistle
    • Padded mesh backpanel provides breathability and comfort; dual stays and PE frame sheet provide stability and support
    • Top loading main compartment with drawcord; floating lid extends to accommodate an overload
    • Separate, zippered sleeping bag compartment keeps your bag easily accessible and away from the rest of your gear
    • Backpanel sleeve with hanger accommodates a hydration reservoir; hose can be routed through a slot on either side of the pack
    • Dual front zippered pockets keep smaller gear organized and within easy reach
    • Stretch mesh side pockets are perfect for storing water bottles
    • Bottom compression straps allow you to attach a tent or sleeping pad to the outside of the pack
    • Side compression straps provide load stability and help minimize pack volume
    • Low-profile daisy chain on the front lets you attach extra gear to the outside of the pack
    • Gear loops with bungee tie-offs keep hands free and your trekking poles/ice tools safe and secure

    Country of Origin: Imported

  • EMS Wapack 60 Backpack

    Dimensions 24.5 x 12 x 7 in.
    Pack Fabric (Primary) 305D polyester
    Hydration Compatible Yes
    Padded Laptop Compartment No
    Torso Length 17-20 in.
    Weight 4 lb. 5 oz.
    Volume 3722 cu. in.
    Primary Use Backpacking
    Weight Capacity 30-50 lb.
    Trip Length Extended Trip (>3 nights)
    Volume Range 60-69 liters

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Eastern Mountain SportsEMS Wapack 60 Backpack
 
4.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great durable pack for your money

      By JaCo

      from Manchester CT.

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Roomy

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Eastern Mountain Sports EMS Wapack 60 Backpack:

          Only reason I give the Wapack 4 stars is it's a little heavy. The weight doesn't bother me at all though. I love the adjustable length feature. Took me a bit to get it just right but I was able to do it on the fly easily. The weight sits nicely on your hips. I've even had it to the point where it just barely floats on my shoulders. With the pack and everything in it I was at just under 40 lbs on a pretty tough section of the AT and it felt really good for $129. I really put it through its paces on that trip and I think it'll stand the test of time. Left home looking brand new and came home dirty and damp, looking the part of a serious pack. Not a single loose stitch. Great deal! I will be buying more EMS brand products for sure.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Can't beat it for the price

          By ajh

          from Binghamton, NY

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Great Features

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Eastern Mountain Sports EMS Wapack 60 Backpack:

              Used this pack this past weekend in the Catskills for just an overnight. Fit everything, including bear canister, and was pretty comfortable to wear over the 15 miles. While it doesn't have a ton of external pockets, I was coming for a back with none so the 2 large pockets worked great. Each one was big enough to hold a fuel bottle, stove and some misc. other stuff. There is also a small compartment under the brain that has a key chain loop. Also, the boreal 20 sleeping bag fits perfectly in the bottom compartment. Only drawback I saw was the venting between your back and the pack isn't great. There are solid and comfortable pads, but no air vents like some of the much more expensive packs (Ospery). If I had to do it again, I would still buy the pack.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              solid and cheap

              By Jonathan

              from Ithaca, NY

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Lightweight
              • Roomy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Eastern Mountain Sports EMS Wapack 60 Backpack:

                  pretty good bag. Nothing really special about it though. But I got it because I thought it was worth the price and I still think it is

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                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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