A full review of a low cost 65L Backpack from Scandinavian Gear for Backpacking, Hiking and Camping.
In this video we’ll take this low cost backpack out for a hike on the trail for some hiking and general discussion out in the field, as well as a full detailed table top review to go over the various features of the Scandinavian Gear 65L backpack – or as they like to call it the ’65l Multi-day Pack for Hiking, Backpacking with Rain Cover’. But that’s a bit of a mouthful, so… Oh and of course, there’s a healthy dose of my own personal experiences with the pack and some of my opinions on backpacking backpacks in general.
Full Specs, as Per the Manufacturer
Capacity: 65 liters
Dimensions: 5 x 17 x 24 inches
Weight: 3.8 pounds
Water resistant & water repellent material main body (not water proof)
Main compartment opens from side, top, and bottom
Rain cover included (inside bottom compartment)
Hydration / water bladder ready, up to 4l (bladder not included)
Emergency whistle on chest strap
Reflective strips, front & back
Empty backpack weighs 3.8 lbs
Full backpack measures 26 x 18 x 17 inches
Adjustments & straps:
Adjustable straps allow the backpack to be expanded by an additional 5l
Adjustable shoulder, chest and waist/hip straps
Waist/hip strap with pockets
A look at Sara’s new hiking and backpacking pack, the ULA Ohm 2.0
For this video, Sara gives us her thoughts on the ULA Ohm 2.0 after taking it out on her first trip with it in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge. We also go how she came to finally pick the Ohm as her new pack and show off some of it’s features, specs and removable items.
Specs etc, as per ULA:
Main Body: 2,100 cc
Front Mesh Pocket: 500 cc
Side Pocket: 400 cc each
Ext. Collar: 500 cc
Hipbelt Pockets: 100 cc
General Guidelines Recommended Maximum Load: 30 lbs or less
Recommended Base Weight: 12 lbs or less
Pack Weight (Torso-M, Hipbelt-M)
32.5 oz (add about 2 oz for camo cordura version)
Weight includes all removable items, which is about 5 oz.