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Ion Blue/Asphalt Grey
Ion Blue/Asphalt Grey

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  • Gender-specific harness assures a correct fit
  • Suspension has a dialed fit that improves large load control without sacrificing ventilation; shoulder harness slides up or down to match your back length and locks in place
  • To create a snug-fitting hipbelt, flip down the lumbar pad and adjust the cams located at the base of the pack
  • Aluminum stays and polyethylene frame sheet frame offer load support while encouraging freedom of movement across technical terrain
  • Top-loading main compartment also features an additional panel zip opening for quick access to gear
  • The North Face Matthes Crest 68 pack features interior pocket, gear-attachment points, removable top lid and ski carry loops


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Best Use Backpacking
Frame Type Internal
Gear Capacity (L) 68 / 68 liter
Gear Capacity (cu. in.) 4,149 / 4,149 cubic inches
Weight 5 lbs. 2 oz. / 5 lbs. 3 oz.
Weight - Metric 2.32 / 2.35 kilograms
Adjustable Torso Yes
Fits Torso 14 - 17 / 16 - 19 inches
Fits Waist/Hips 26 - 44 / 26 - 44 inches
Material(s) Ripstop nylon/ballistic nylon/polyurethane coating
Frame Material Polyethylene framesheet/aluminum stays
Number of Stays 2
Suspended Mesh Back Panel No
Pack Access Top/side
Number of Exterior Pockets 4 + main compartment
Gender Women's
Backpack Style Deluxe backpack

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