Top load & Panel load, or w/kangaroo. The panel load feature can be put on any of the P&G packs; S-Sarc, UnLtd S-Sarc, Popcan......See also: Panel Loading P&G
Circumference profile of Chasm: 41 / 41 / 41
Left; A dyed Full Spectra Chasm P&G w/kangaroo pouch, single layer summit flap, and Crest belt pouches. Click image
41" of circumference is about the minimum for carrying bear cannisters horizontally without cramming. This pack can carry regular Bear Vaults and Garcia cannisters. The Can carrying Full Spectra Chasm below was recently built for the Muir Trail as it's first trip. Click for blowup.
Semi-light - This pack at the right weighs 4 lbs 15 oz complete even though it has a 420 fabric panel access with #10 zipper, a 1000D Cordura bottom, wide thick shoulder pads, and deluxe hip-pack top. With lighter versions of these features, the pack would weigh under 4 lbs.
The same pack with a summit flap it's 4lbs, 6 oz. With the bayonets out, and lid off in roll-top mode it is 3lbs, 15oz. Below: A Blue small grid S-Sarc+1 model. click image. The small flip/flap pocket clips onto the rear ( scroll way down ).
Weight with P&G system: 3.5 lbs.
Total Pack weight without P&G system: 3 lbs.
Weight in roll top mode: 2.5 lbs. (no lid or lid straps)
Click image below for blowup.
Below: resized with bayonets out for lighter loads in roll-top mode.
Top pocket types are optional on all packs and interchangable;
Summit Flap, 2 layer Summit Flap, and Hip-pack top, Hip-pack top w/bladder holder, Hip pack top w/water bladder holder and map pocket.
KANGAROO Pocket is optional.
Base price for complete LBPs and Chasm P&G with Kangaroo: $795.00. For a complete full spectra version add $100.00 surcharge plus spectra and dye charges. Packs that are tall are charged based on volume. If the volume overlaps with a S-Sarc it is charged as a S-Sarc - $895.00
Full Spectra rim and bottom is included in price normal base price. 100% Full Spectra for the entire pack will add $500.00+. Add $250.00 and up for basic and custom dyes.
Spectra shoulder pads:
$59.00 complete, $39.00 partial
Full Spectra Kangaroo:
For Panel Zipper add $79.00
Above: Black X Grid Top Load / Panel Load Chasm. Zipper has bungy drawcorded zip flap that can be loosened. Below: Harness side with bayonets in. Below: With summit flap
Below: Bayonets out w/hip pack
Below: Roll Top mode without Bayonets
Click image below for a blowup. Pack shown is an UnLtd S-Sarc+1 with the panel load / top load feature.