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    REI Lookout 40 Pack - Men's - Special Buy

    The REI Lookout 40 men's pack provides plenty of pockets for organizing a full day's worth of gear while a contoured fit helps keep you comfortable over miles of trails. See details

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    The REI Lookout 40 men's pack provides plenty of pockets for organizing a full day's worth of gear while a contoured fit helps keep you comfortable over miles of trails.

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    The REI Lookout 40 men's pack provides plenty of pockets for organizing a full day's worth of gear while a contoured fit helps keep you comfortable over miles of trails.

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    The REI Lookout 40 men's pack provides plenty of pockets for organizing a full day's worth of gear while a contoured fit helps keep you comfortable over miles of trails.

    • Post-consumer recycled PET polyester is tough enough to endure the daily grind
    • High-density polyethylene framesheet and a single aluminum stay support heavy loads and protect your back from bulky or pointy items
    • Sculpted foam back panel is designed to improve body contact comfort, with channels for air circulation to keep your back cool and dry
    • Contoured, padded shoulder straps and waistbelt wrap around to offer comfortable support under pack load; buckle on sternum strap doubles as a safety whistle
    • Wide panel opening to main compartment gives you easy access to contents; internal sleeve accommodates a hydration reservoir (not included)
    • Front zip compartment has pockets for stashing and organizing essentials, such as money, ID, multitool and headlamp
    • Top stash pocket has room for other items, such as sunglasses or MP3 player; zippered pockets on waistbelt provides extra storage
    • Side mesh pockets create convenient storage and on-the-go access to water bottle, sunscreen, snacks or small electronics
    • Front-panel lash points and bottom compression straps let you strap on bulky gear, such as snowshoes and a sleeping pad
    • Side compression straps let you cinch down loads for jostle-free carrying
    • REI Lookout 40 men's pack features twin loops and corresponding removable retainers to let you lash on an ice axe or trekking poles
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    REI Lookout 40 Pack - Men's - Special Buy Specs
    Best use
    40 liters42 liters
    2,440 cubic inches2,563 cubic inches
    3 lbs. 3 oz.3 lbs. 4 oz.
    1.36 kilograms1.45 kilograms
    17 - 19 inches18 - 20 inches
    28 - 46 inches30 - 48 inches
    Recycled ripstop PETRecycled ripstop PET
    7 + main compartment7 + main compartment
    21 x 12 x 10 inches21 x 12 x 10 inches
    53.3 x 30.5 x 25.4 centimeters53.3 x 30.5 x 25.4 centimeters
    Frame type
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    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Weight - metric
    Adjustable torso
    Fits torso
    Fits waist/hips
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    Suspended mesh back panel
    Pack loading
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    Number of exterior pockets
    Sleeping bag compartment
    Raincover included
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    REI Lookout 40 Pack - Men's - Special Buy is rated 4.6667 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Pack I bought this pack to use day hiking. It is replacing a 10 plus year old pack by a name manufacturer that had given me many years of great service, but just wasn't up to date with respect to pockets, materials, et al. I took the Lookout for a test hike yesterday in the mountains and I couldn't be more pleased. First, between the hip belt pockets and the side pockets--see picture--I had access to everything I might want to get at on the move, without taking off the pack. The fact that I could reach back and open and close those side pockets meant I could get to everything I needed without stopping to take the pack off or asking someone for help. The side pockets are long and slender and run behind the water bottle pockets. The hip belts pockets are easy to reach and work the zipper and will hold a small camera on one side and a couple of energy bars on the other. The pocket on the front of the pack is long and deep and has several other mesh pockets, one of them zippered, for storing and organizing your stuff. The main compartment is sizeable and has a bladder sleeve and a port on each side. Second, there are also numerous lash options: the side compressions straps, the two bottom compression straps and the four lash tabs on the back of the pack, which if outfitted with shock cord or a couple of straps will carry a pair of snowshoes. Finally, and this is the most important thing when I choose a pack, the thing carried very, very comfortably. I had it loaded up with about twenty five pounds of gear and water and I had it dialed in perfectly after only a little bit of experimentation. Stability on the trail was good and it was easy to make micro adjustments to the straps for that perfect fit. The only downside I can see is that, for me, it's about 5 liters short on capacity. It's perfectly sized for me to carry my stuff for a long day in the mountains. However, sometimes when I hike I carry stuff for my trail partners and I can already tell for that use it's going to be a little bit too small. Not a big deal, but something I'll have to keep in mind when I'm deciding which pack to use. Bottom line, a great workhorse day pack that I expect will give me many years of good service.
    Date published: 2014-04-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from well made good pocket design I got it specifically to use as carryon luggage for travel to europe with versatility to double as a daypack and overnight camping. When I loaded it up for an overnight mountain hike it seemed a bit awkward compared to my sierra designs and north face packs. It seems even if getting the large, that it fundamentally is a bit of an odd fit on taller folks. Attaching my thermarest to the bottom straps just did not make a very comfy ride and there is zero back ventilation which makes for a wet hot back. It may be a bit better if I don't load it up too much for hikes.
    Date published: 2014-04-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great for travel I use this for travel, as it is too large for a day hike, and too small for backpacking (unless ultra-light style). I spent 6 weeks in Australia with this pack. the large central compartment with panel opening makes this easy to pack, especially if you put clothes in several stuff sacs first. The straps on the bottom are perfect for extra shoes, a sleeping pad, a jacket etc. Very comfortable to carry. Its much lighter than a wheeled carry-on and unlike some backpacks, it fits in airline overhead bins.
    Date published: 2014-04-13

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