Mountain Hardwear enters the backpack market with a strong pack line coming out in 2006. The 3400 ci Foray pack from their Aspiration series hits a hefty 3 lbs 14 oz by our standards; but uses very durable 420d Cordura and 630d Ballistic Cordura, has a sophisticated harness and suspension, and is competitively priced at $179.
Features and Specifications
Fabric: 420d Cordura and 630d Ballistic Cordura on the bottom
Weight: 3 lb 14 oz (size M)
Volume: 3400 ci (size M)
"Mountain Hardwear Foray Backpack (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)," by Jay Ham. BackpackingLight.com (ISSN 1537-0364). http://backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/mountain_hardwear_foray_orsm05.html, 2005-08-12 03:00:00-06.