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    REI Traverse 30 Pack

    The REI Traverse 30 pack hauls a day's worth of gear with a contoured fit that helps keep you comfy over miles of trails. Its technical, trail-ready design serves seasoned hikers and beginners alike. See details

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    The REI Traverse 30 pack hauls a day's worth of gear with a contoured fit that helps keep you comfy over miles of trails. Its technical, trail-ready design serves seasoned hikers and beginners alike.

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    The REI Traverse 30 pack hauls a day's worth of gear with a contoured fit that helps keep you comfy over miles of trails. Its technical, trail-ready design serves seasoned hikers and beginners alike.

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    The REI Traverse 30 pack hauls a day's worth of gear with a contoured fit that helps keep you comfy over miles of trails. Its technical, trail-ready design serves seasoned hikers and beginners alike.

    • Curved, padded hipbelt and stiff, load-carrying sections in the shoulder straps create a soft and conforming fit without sacrificing comfort under heavy loads
    • Multiple ventilation channels in the sculpted foam back panel allowing cooling air to flow across your back while you hike
    • Spring steel perimeter frame transfers weight to the hipbelt, stabilizes unwanted side-to side-movement and allows the back panel to conform comfortably to your back
    • Panel-loading main compartment makes it easy to load and access your gear; sleeve and tube port accommodate a hydration reservoir (sold separately)
    • Pack has a top zippered pocket with soft lining for delicate items such as sunglasses or your smartphone
    • Zippered front pocket offers easy access to your map or other slim items
    • StraightShot water-bottle pocket makes it easy to store and retrieve a bottle; simply rotate and lock the bottle securely in place; elastic bungee adds even more security
    • TipGrip loops cinch to secure trekking-pole tips while the elastic quick clips securely fasten the poles' shafts to the pack
    • Pulley-style compression straps let you cinch down loads for jostle-free carrying; lightweight lash points let you strap gear to to the front of the pack
    • Cordura polyester fabric offers durability for years of heavy use; TuffCoat bottom panels add waterproof durability and resistance to abrasion

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    REI Traverse 30 Pack Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Hiking
    Internal
    No
    30 liter
    1,830 cubic inches
    2 lbs. 5 oz.
    1.05 kilograms
    No
    17 - 19 inches
    28 - 46 inches
    Cordura polyester body/TuffCoat bottom panel
    Spring steel perimeter frame
    0
    No
    Panel
    Panel
    5 + main compartment
    No
    No
    19 x 13 x 11 inches
    Men's
    Frame type
    Ultralight
    Gear capacity (L)
    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Weight
    Weight - metric
    Adjustable torso
    Fits torso
    Fits waist/hips
    Material(s)
    Frame material
    Number of stays
    Suspended mesh back panel
    Pack loading
    Pack access
    Number of exterior pockets
    Sleeping bag compartment
    Raincover included
    Dimensions
    Gender

    REI Traverse 30 Pack

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    REI Traverse 30 Pack is rated 4.0909 out of 5 by 11.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from City Meets Wilderness I've been on a quest to find the "one," my soul-counterpart in backpacks. Sound cheesy? It is, I know. Suffice to say, this is as close as I've come. I was looking for a bag that was small (and normal looking) enough to serve as a "regular" backpack, but had the comfort, durability, and capacity of a trail-specific bag. This traverse 30 fits that bill. I've used it on single-night backpacking trips, a 3-night bike-packing trek, and for all sorts of errands around town. What I like about it is that can comfortably hold my tent, pad, sleeping bag, cycling gear, sleeping clothes, and some food. It takes creative packing and small/light gear, but it can be done! After three long days on my shoulders, the bag didn't get too uncomfortable. I also like that this bag appears to be a "normal" backpack and it is professional enough for me to bring to work. I love nooks, crannies, and organizational pockets. This bag doesn't have that. To remedy that, I bought a $20 REI travel document organizer that fits perfectly in a front pocket and works just as well - if not better. I do love the small top pocket for sunglasses or other easily damaged items. I also like that, unlike most bags this size, the Traverse 30 has sizeable hip belt pockets. There are four small loops on the front of the pack, these work perfectly for storing my bike's U-lock, and I occasionally criss-cross some cord through to bind extra or larger gear externally. As far as some things that aren't perfect, it does get a little warm against my back in the humid Minnesota summers - but most any bag would. There is a water-reservoir pouch, but uses it will take up a bit of bag storage. My only other complaint is that the side-pocket water bottle holders limit what can be put there. They perfectly and securely fit the 32oz. Nalgene style, but smaller bottles fall out and larger bottles (I have a 48oz Nalgene) don't fit well at all. Bottom line: this is a great bag for its versatility and simplicity. I'd give it 5 stars, but it isn't "perfect." (Is anything?) Highly recommended!
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Might just be the perfect day pack I was looking to replace my ~10 year old day pack that had held up well over the years with something that would also last but pack some additional features. This pack was very well thought out. It's hard to find this capacity / size bag with such good waist support to take the load off of your back and shoulders. After the first hike I immediately felt the difference as my previous pack left my upper back a but sore after a long day hike. The waist belt also has very convenient pockets that can fit a cell phone (galaxy s3) or any other quick access items. The space for the water bladder has a hook so your bladder doesn't sink into the bottom of the bag as it becomes empty (worked well with my camelback bladder). The overall quality of the bag is very good and should hold up well over the years. This pack also straps down so it doesn't look big and can be used to commute or carry a laptop around / travel with. I've also used it on a bike and it works fine (doesn't get in your way). One thing I wish this bag had was some additional loops on the bottom back to possibly strap a sleeping bag on bottom for a one night trip. Otherwise, it has plenty of hooks on the sides and back for additional items. One other (small) gripe is that I'm shorter / smaller and when tightening up the waist straps, it leaves a lot of slack. I used some velcro ties to fold them up and secure them, so it's not a big deal. I wish they had included something to secure the long strap excess though.
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great multi-use pack I've been bike commuting for 5 years and have used a variety of things to hold my stuff and this pack seems to work great so far. The size and stability are just right, and the ventilation on the back is effective.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great all around trail pack I use this pack to hit the trails around the Columbia Gorge. I carry a 3 Liter bladder in it along with a stove, jacket, snacks and other small essentials. Even with all this, there is plenty of room to organize my gear and keep it readily accessible. Overall just a well built, well thought out pack.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from great backpack Great for day hiking. I have young kids so I have room to haul all our stuff on short outings. Plenty of adjustment for a day pack. The safety whistle on the chest clip is genius.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good everyday commuter pack Main use is for daily commuting. There is plenty of room for hauling lunch, running clothes, iPad and misc work items. There are enough storage areas to keep thing organized without going overboard. The only criticism might be that the top pocket is not sewn into the pack on the inside. So when pulling items out the top pocket will often flop out or get caught up. All in all its a comfortable, light weight pack that does everything you would need for day hikes, commuting and the like.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I was looking for I purchased this backpack after I lost my North Face Heckler on the train one night. I have to say now that I like this backpack way more than the North Face. The padding on the back and straps make it very comfortable. The only problem I foresee is that the hip belt pockets are set farther back than I would prefer. But I can't wait to get on the trail to really see how it will do.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This pack is awesome. No brainer. I love this pack! Its a great day pack (for long days). Perfect for overnight to a weekend retreat. Great accessibility, and plenty of outer pockets.
    Date published: 2014-03-26

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