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REI Flash 50 Pack - Special Buy

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The REI Flash 50 pack has a balanced mix of light weight, versatile features and comfortable suspension, making it the perfect choice for long-distance hauls.

  • Removable framesheet/stays and top lid let you create a minimalist configuration for incredible weight savings
  • Minimalist configuration weighs a scant 29 oz.
  • Precurved hipbelt is designed to cradle hip bones for a natural fit and to distribute weight without sagging
  • Hipbelt webbing system lets you use a natural forward pulling motion for quick, easy cinching and precise adjustment
  • Hipbelt has a zippered pocket for on-the-go access to essentials such as snacks and lip balm; lash points on the other side let you attach camera and GPS pouches
  • Precurved, dual-density padded shoulder straps match your anatomy for nonbinding comfort and stability on and off the trail
  • Back panel and lumbar feature mesh-covered perforated foam for breathability and a fixed suspension system for low weight and easy use
  • Twin aluminum tube stays and precurved, perforated HDPE framesheet maximize structure and minimize weight
  • Underneath the lid, over-the-top compression strap pulls load in close to your back and provides a place for lashing on bulky items such as climbing ropes
  • Over-the-top compression strap has a thin storage pocket to stash a few small essentials; clip for key and a rip-and-stick closure keep cash and ID secure
  • Deep catch-all front pocket keeps large often-used items within easy reach for long day trips and peak bagging
  • Large, gusseted mesh side pockets hold items for quick access
  • Water-resistant zippers on top and front pockets, and a rip-and-stick closure on pocket underneath lid allow you to stash valuables away from the elements
  • Multiple lash points on top pocket and front of pack let you strap on bulky gear (such as a bear-proof canister) or add your own bungee system
  • Quick-release side compression straps secure both large and small loads for increased stability
  • Hanging inner sleeve and clips provide 2 options to hold a variety of hydration reservoirs (not included); dual exit ports allow drinking tube to route over either shoulder
  • Simple, lightweight tool attachments let you quickly stash trekking poles and ice axes
  • 140-denier nylon ripstop construction offers durability without increased weight; polyurethane coating adds weather resistance
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REI Flash 50 Pack - Special Buy Specs
Best use
Ultralight backpack
47 / 50 / 53 liter
2,868 / 3,051 / 3,234 cubic inches
2 lbs. 8 oz. / 2 lbs. 10 oz. / 2 lbs. 11 oz.
1.13 / 1.19 / 1.22 kilograms
16 - 18 / 17 - 19 / 18 - 20 inches
28 - 34 / 31 - 37 / 34 - 40 inches
5 + main compartment
Frame type
Backpack style
Gear capacity (L)
Gear capacity (cu. in.)
Weight - metric
Adjustable torso
Fits torso
Fits waist/hips
Frame material
Number of stays
Suspended mesh back panel
Pack loading
Pack access
Number of exterior pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Raincover included

REI Flash 50 Pack - Special Buy

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