Ruffwear Approach Dog Pack

Color: Blue Dusk
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Now you can roam farther with your four-legged hiking buddy. Equip your pup for exploring the trails with the Ruffwear Approach pack, which is ideal for day hiking or a light overnight outing.


  • Saddlebags are sized for extended day hikes or light overnights; the integrated harness and breathable chassis enhance comfort
  • Radial-cut, weight-forward saddlebags and flopper stoppers stabilize pack contents, creating a passive compression system for efficient load carrying over your dog's shoulders
  • Padded handle and girth straps offer even load dispersion for controlled and comfortable lifting
  • 5 points of adjustment for an optimal fit
  • 2 leash attachment points, 1 aluminum V-ring and 1 reinforced webbing loop
  • Vertical stash pocket for organizing gear and storing heavier items closer to your dog
  • External gear loops for additional gear organization and quick on-the-trail access
  • Reflective trim for visibility in low-light conditions and light loop for attaching the Ruffwear Beacon™ (not included)
  • Main shell is made from bluesign® approved 150-denier polyester


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Technical Specs

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Fits Chest

XS: 17-22 inches

S: 22-27 inches

M: 27-32 inches

L/XL: 32-42 inches

Gear Capacity (L)

XS: 5 liters

S: 10 liters

M: 13 liters

L/XL: 21 liters

Gear Capacity (cu. in.)

XS: 305 cubic inches

S: 610 cubic inches

M: 793 cubic inches

L/XL: 1,281 cubic inches

Number of Exterior Pockets





XS: 17 x 10 x 1 inches

S: 20 x 12 x 1 inches

M: 23 x 14 x 1 inches

L/XL: 26 x 17 x 1.5 inches


XS: 12 oz.

S: 15 oz.

M: 1 lb. 2 oz.

L/XL: 1 lb. 5 oz.


Contains materials that meet the bluesign® criteria

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