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  • Superior load transfer and stability allows you to comfortably carry hefty loads; it's achieved with a new perimeter frame and structured hipbelt, all with no added weight
  • Precurved shoulder straps match a woman's anatomy for nonbinding comfort and stability; perforated foam allows body vapor to pass through for improved comfort
  • Updated, fully structured hipbelt cradles the hips for a natural fit and offers impressive comfort and load transfer for an ultralight pack
  • Hipbelt webbing system lets you use a natural forward pulling motion for quick, easy cinching and precise adjustment
  • New molded, mesh-covered EVA back panel offers comfortable, ventilating performance that rivals heavier packs
  • New tubular aluminum perimeter frame provides excellent load support and stability while minimizing weight
  • Top-loading main compartment can also be accessed from a zippered opening at the bottom; floating top lid can be extended to create additional volume
  • Hydration pocket holds a reservoir of your choice (sold separately) for drinking water on the go
  • Floating front pocket maintains volume even when the main compartment is fully loaded; it offers convenient storage and allows more compressible gear to be stored behind it
  • Large mesh side pockets hold items for quick access
  • Hipbelt has zippered pockets on both sides for on-the-go access to essentials such as snacks and lip balm
  • Water-resistant zippers let you stash valuables away from the elements
  • Lightweight Speed Hook attachment points let you strap tools and bulky gear to the pack; quick-release straps at the bottom offer easy attachment of a sleeping bag or pad
  • Side compression straps help secure both large and small loads for increased stability
  • The Flash 52 is made with ripstop nylon that provides durability without increased weight; polyurethane coating adds weather resistance

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Specs

Best Use Backpacking
Frame Type Internal
Ultralight Yes
Gear Capacity (L) 49 / 52 / 55 liters
Gear Capacity (cu. in.) 2,990 / 3,173 / 3,356 cubic inches
Weight 2 lbs. 12 oz. / 2 lbs. 15 oz. / 3 lbs.
Weight - Metric 1.25 / 1.33 / 1.36 kilograms
Fits Torso 15 - 17 / 16 - 18 / 17 - 19 inches
Fits Waist/Hips 26 - 40 / 28 - 42 / 30 - 44 inches
Material(s) Ripstop nylon
Frame Material Aluminum
Number of Stays 1 peripheral hoop
Suspended Mesh Back Panel No
Pack Access Top / bottom
Number of Exterior Pockets 7 + main compartment
Gender Women's