AS-3 Pack

This multi-day pack carries gear easily in multiple external pockets, balancing comfort with performance and strength for multi-day explorations in the back-country.  It’s the perfect companion for a long weekend of fast and light backpacking.

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$189 + S/H

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Upgraded Details

Enhanced elements compared to our previous AS-2 pack

  • Ergonomic Shoulder Straps – Airmesh wrapped perforated foam with seamless contact area around neck to prevent possible chaffing for enhanced comfort
  • Shoulder Strap Adjustability – Fold out upper back panel for easy access to adjustable length webbing straps (the 2”webbing replaces the 2”Velcro Strips)
  • Shoulder Strap Features – Velcro detachable “Beaver Tails pockets”The Beaver Tails are now attached with Velcro, these can be replaced with our new “Bottle Tails” which will be available spring 2016
  • Hip Belt Construction – Airmesh wrapped ventilated foam, added thickness and mesh on both sides add comfort and breathability
  • Hip Belt Adjustability – The lumbar panel, now attached by Velcro allows easy access to the hip belt rear adjustable Velcro design
  • Hip Belt Strap – The ergonomic forward pull design is carried over from the AS-2, the ¾”webbing and buckle is replaced with 1” webbing and an easy release 1.25”buckle
  • Hydration Reservoir attachments – The internal and external single Velcro loops for attaching hydration reservoirs have been replaced with dual nylon attachment hooks
  • Internal Frame Support Sleeves – The back panel has 2 full length sleeves for adding our adjustable aluminum support struts, sold separately

Packed with Features

  • Rip Stop Nylon Fabric – Lite weight, durable, Silicon or PU coated water resistant material
  • Perforated Foam Padding – AirMesh covered foam for comfort and venting on back panel
  • Ergonomic Shoulder Straps – AirMesh wrapped perforated foam with seamless contact area around neck for enhanced comfort
  • Shoulder Strap Adjustability – Fold out panel for easy access to adjustable length webbing
  • Shoulder Strap Features – Suspension system load lifters, hydration tube elastic loops, and Velcro detachable “Beaver Tails”
  • “Beaver Tail Pockets”™ – 4 easy access mesh pockets (2-zippered) on shoulder straps
  • Chest Strap – Multidirectional adjustability, with integrated buckle whistle
  • Hip Belt Construction – Comfortable, thick Airmesh wrapped ventilated foam
  • Hip Belt Adjustability – Vertical and width adjustable with fold-down lumbar panel access
  • Hip Belt Strap – Ergonomic forward pull, 1″webbing with easy release 1.25″buckle
  • 2 Hip Belt Water Bottle Pockets – Convenient easy to reach nylon/mesh
  • 2 Hip Belt Pockets – Integrated, easy access zippered pockets (one water resistant)
  • 2 Hydration Reservoir Compartments – Internal and external with nylon attach hooks
  • 6 External Mesh and Nylon Pockets – Easy access with high volume/capacity (1 zippered)
  • 2 Hood Pouches – Convenient, large volume zippered compartments (one mesh)
  • “On the Fly Side Zipper™– Side zip external access to main pack compartment
  • Side Zip Storage Sleeve – Color coded side zip, quick access to clothing, maps, etc.
  • Stowaway Helmet Mesh – Clip-on mesh panel, (stowed in lower zipper pocket)
  • 4-Side compression straps – Double as Ski, Snowboard or gear attachment straps
  • Ski attachment straps – Buckled straps for attaching skis diagonally on front of pack
  • 2 Accessory Webbing Loops – Ice axe or Pole loops (one buckled for attaching skis)
  • 2 Accessory Bungee Attachment loops – to secure Ice axe, Poles etc.
  • 4 Webbing Tabs – Sewn on bottom of pack for attaching camping gear
  • 2 Internal Frame Support Sleeves – For aluminum accessory frame support struts


  • Pack Weight – Red: 46oz., 1.3kg., Green: 50oz, 1.4kg.
  • Pack Volume – 30/10 liter internal and external storage capacity 1,830 to 2,440cu. In.
  • Internal Pack Storage – 30 liters storage in main pack compartment
  • External Mesh/Nylon Storage – 10 liters storage on outside of pack
  • Pack dimensions – 20″H x 12″W x 6″D / 50.8cm x 30.5cm x 15.2cm

Note: The Olive Green pack is slightly heavier, due to thicker/heavier weight Nylon fabric


Ideal Pack for:

  • Adventure Racing/Sports (Multi day events)
  • Peak Climbing – Summit Pack, Colorado/California USA 14-ers
  • Back Country Skiing, AT/Alpine Touring & Snowboarding
  • Adventures – Machu Picchu, Kilimanjaro
  • Ultra Distance Running (Stage Races)
  • Extended Trail Hikes, (IE., Co. Trail, Conti. Divide Trail, AT Trail, etc)
  • Backpacking (Overnight)
  • Snowshoeing
  • Bikepacking & Bike Commuting/Courier Delivery
  • Rock Climbing
  • Airline Travel Pack
  • Outdoor Photography & Videography
  • Canyoneering
  • Hunting
  • Fly Fishing
  • Military, Search and Rescue

Quality Details

  • Bar Tack Reinforced – Stress point stitching
  • YKK® Zippers – Easy grab lightweight zipper pulls
  • YKK® Water Proof Zipper – Water resistant hip belt pocket
  • Reflective Bungee Cord – 3M™ with cord locks
  • Reflective Accents – Binding tape webbing on front and sides of pack