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REI Crestrail 70 Pack

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  • ActivMotion® hipbelt pivots to follow the natural motion of your hips, helping balance and stabilize the pack when you're hiking on uneven terrain
  • Hipbelt webbing tightens with a forward pull for easy adjustment; 2 zippered hipbelt pockets provide handy access to snacks
  • Sculpted FreeFlow back panel has multiple peaks and valleys that reduce contact areas and allow sweat vapor to escape; soft foam conforms to your back for a stable fit
  • Tubular aluminum perimeter frame saves weight compared to HDPE/stay framesheets; it moves weight to your hips and stabilizes the pack, helping prevent side-to-side sway
  • Top-loading main compartment also features 2 zippered access points to the main bag, plus separate zippered access to the sleeping bag compartment
  • Large zippered front pocket, stretch stash pocket and lightweight lash points store and organize often-used gear; floating top lid expands capacity to hold large loads
  • Side, bottle-locking pockets secure bottles or other items, helping prevent them from falling out when bushwhacking or taking your pack off
  • Strategically placed Speed Hook ice axe attachments avoid interference with pockets and access zippers
  • Top and side compression straps pull the load closer to your back, minimize bulk and create external attachment points for gear
  • Cordura® nylon fabric resists abrasion and tears; Durable Water Resistant finish and water-resistant zippers help keep your contents dry
  • The REI Crestrail 70 pack's hydration-ready design routes your reservoir's drink tube over either shoulder (hydration reservoir sold separately)

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Best use Backpacking
Frame type Internal
Gear capacity (L) 65 / 70 / 75 liters
Gear capacity (cu. in.) 3,966 / 4,272 / 4,577 cubic inches
Weight 4 lbs. 8 oz. / 4 lbs. 14 oz. / 5 lbs.
Adjustable torso Yes
Fits torso 17 - 19 inches / 18 - 20 inches / 19 - 21 inches
Fits waist/hips 26 - 42 inches / 28 - 44 inches / 30 - 46 inches
Material(s) Ripstop nylon/Cordura nylon
Frame material Aluminum
Number of stays 1 peripheral hoop
Pack access Top / bottom / side
Number of exterior pockets 8 + main compartment
Sleeping bag compartment Yes
Gender Unisex
Average rating

4.7

(66 reviews)

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  • Best Pack Yet
    This is a comfortable pack with you the right amount of pockets and straps. Some can be confusing but this one is easy to fill, adjust and use. Love the padded straps. I have no complaints w...
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    This is a comfortable pack with you the right amount of pockets and straps. Some can be confusing but this one is easy to fill, adjust and use. Love the padded straps. I have no complaints with the pack and highly recommend it. And it was priced right!!!
  • Savannah Sam's review
    This is one great pack! It held all my food and gear for a 4 day hike along the Foothills Trail in SC. Very easy to access buried items and the shoulder straps were supreme.Love the pack
  • Quality backpack
    Nice pack for the price. Tons of pockets! I've only had a chance to take it out one time so far but it seemed to hold up to my abuse well.
  • I bought it twice
    I bought this pack several years ago and put it through the wringer. It was always incredibly comfortable, and it stood up to years of abuse getting tossed in and out of canoes in the Bounda...
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    I bought this pack several years ago and put it through the wringer. It was always incredibly comfortable, and it stood up to years of abuse getting tossed in and out of canoes in the Boundary Waters and hauling loads in the Appalachians. No matter how much weight I carried, the pack felt great. And its construction is pretty bomber - this thing can really take a beating. I lightened my load a lot over the years and switched to a GoLite Jam 50 (a wonderful pack). In an effort to clear up space and get some cash, I sold this pack. Now, a year and a half later, I have some heavy-duty winter trips in the hopper, as well as a planned 8-day mountain trip in the spring. Needing a larger pack that can carry heavy loads again, I never considered buying another pack. Now I am on my second Crestrail, and I'm just as happy as I was with my older model.
  • A great backpack for a beginner.
    I am a beginner and this was my choice, I have to say I love it, I got mine at the REI garage sale, it is overall light weight and held all that I needed it to even the things I had no use f...
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    I am a beginner and this was my choice, I have to say I love it, I got mine at the REI garage sale, it is overall light weight and held all that I needed it to even the things I had no use for, so I could have cut some weight, it has lots of pockets and easy access points, I had my tent and tarp and small tripod chair at the bottom of the straps and I placed my sleeping pad at the top where the top of the pack extends, there is a strap to hold it down, there was a place for everything, the only thing I wish was different was the access to the water reservoir inside the pack, besides that everything else is great, I thought it was the pack causing pain on my hips but it turned out to be the belt I had on my shorts, the pack was pressing the belt into my hips causing me discomfort, I guess that was a rookie mistake, next trip I'll wear clothes that don't need a belt, I have the blue 70 crestrail I love the color and the pack itself.
  • Not 5 stars, but could be
    I have been a member of REI for almost 45 years and have backpacked thousands of miles. I recently replaced an old pack with this one and was disappointed enough with one small detail that I...
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    I have been a member of REI for almost 45 years and have backpacked thousands of miles. I recently replaced an old pack with this one and was disappointed enough with one small detail that I could only give it 3 stars. Specifically, the waist belt on virtually all packs have a shaped hip belt with a crease or indentation around the inside of the pad which nestles around the top and bottom of the hip bones. This tends to keep the belt from shifting down. This pack has a smooth, non shaped pad on the hip belt which tends to slide down over the hip bones, necessitating overly tightening the belt above the waist in hopes it will settle in the right spot. This one small detail keeps a good pack from being a great one. NOTE to REI: If you redesign the inside of this belt and make it available, I will gladly purchase one and up my rating to 5 stars. By the way, it's been great dealing with you guys for 45 years.
  • Great Pack - Needs Better Hydration Support
    Took this pack over 115 miles of mountainous terrain. Loved it. averaged around 45lbs total pack weight. my only beef was the way you have to put your water bladder inside the pack (other co...
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    Took this pack over 115 miles of mountainous terrain. Loved it. averaged around 45lbs total pack weight. my only beef was the way you have to put your water bladder inside the pack (other companies make the bladder sleeve on the outside). This means that you just need to fill and pack the water bladder first...then everything else goes in...every morning.
  • Very Good, but…
    Very Good. It is almost aligned it have features that sought. But,Structure of the lid is superior Crestrail48. It was perfect if it was the lid of the same structure as Crestrail48.
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