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Patagonia SnowDrifter Pack 30L

C$ 199.00 - C$ 99.00
C$ 199.00 - C$ 99.00
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    C$ 199.00 BLK
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    C$ 199.00 GJG
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    C$ 199.00 NVYB
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    C$ 99.00 C$ 199.00 NBEB
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SNOW DRIFTER - 30L, Navy Blue w/Epic Blue (NBEB)
SnowDrifter - 30L, Black (BLK)
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30 L (1,830 cu in)
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Built for a full backcountry day that might stretch into an overnight, this versatile pack has a dedicated compartment for snow safety tools. Back-panel access lets you easily get to your gear while the pack’s still loaded.

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In the flow of a full backcountry day, you interact with your pack more than any other piece of gear. And if it doesn’t work seamlessly, you end up wasting time and energy. Sized for long days deep into the backcountry, the burly SnowDrifter has a design that complements the unique demands of moving through the winter mountains under your own power. It has a dedicated compartment for snow safety tools with individual sleeves and pockets for your probe, shovel, snow saw and more. The large main compartment opens two ways—via a fast U-shaped zippered lid or a zip-open back panel to provide instant access to all your gear without unloading the pack. A separate microfleece-lined pocket keeps your goggles handy and protected from sharp edges. The suspension system incorporates heat-venting, snow-sloughing mesh on the shoulder straps, back panel and padded waistbelt for all-day carrying comfort. Front and side compression straps with locking cam buckles provide numerous carry options for your skis and boards. The top-mounted haul handle is reinforced and sized for gloves. Made from burly 420-denier CORDURA® 100% nylon plain weave for puncture and abrasion resistance, with an even tougher 940-denier CORDURA Ballistic 100% nylon base with polyurethane coating. Both fabrics have a DWR (durable water repellent) finish.
  • Durable CORDURA® nylon for puncture and abrasion resistance
  • Two easy-access openings: a wide U-shaped lid and a zip-open back panel so you can access gear in a loaded pack; with a secondary compartment that holds goggles
  • Spacious, dedicated compartment for snow safety tools
  • Adjustable sternum strap; mesh on the shoulder straps, back panel and padded waistbelt
  • Multiple carry options for skis or snowboards, all with locking cam buckles
  • Top-mounted, reinforced haul handle with extra-large grab loop
  • Available in two sizes: S/M and L/XL
  • 1,106 g (2 lbs 7 oz)
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Body: 10-oz 420-denier CORDURA® 100% nylon plain weave with a polyurethane coating.

Base: 9.2-oz 940-denier CORDURA Ballistic 100% nylon with a polyurethane coating.

Both treated with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish

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Water Resistant

DWR (durable water repellent) fabric finish repels light rain and snow and decreases dry times. When DWR is used in conjunction with a waterproof/breathable barrier, the DWR finish keeps the outer fabric from becoming saturated so that the breathable barrier can do its job.


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Snowdrifter - 30L is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Needs helmet holder! I won this in a draw, it's a great pack but I can't use it ski touring as there is no way to carry my helmet- deal breaker! Will be selling this one and waiting for the upgrade...
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Bag! I bought this bag at the beginning the the last ski season and I loved using it through out the season for both resort and back country use. This bag holds more than you think it would. Not only just holding an extra layer or two and my lunch but I fit all of my gear in this bag at the end of the day (I hang my ski boots from the sides). The many functions for latching your skis to the bag while hiking are very easy and fast to use. This bag has been everything I wanted and more.
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice pack! I bought this day pack a few weeks ago, and I fabric is lightweight but VERY durable. I walk to/from work, and it's the perfect pack for commuting, even when weather is challenging. The only downside is my own person adjustment to the way the pack is only accessible from the top (for grabbing quick things). The padded small zipper pouch with soft lining is perfect for my phone & sunglasses -- right at the top of the pack. I also like how the back completely unzips during times of need. The pack is VERY comfortable, and my torso is short, but the pack adjusts perfectly. The colors are fantastic.
Date published: 2017-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great pack, lightweight. Light, supportive, great storage, and back access zip is super clutch when on the snow.
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stellar organization and functionality This is the first pack I have owned with back panel access and I love it. Easy to toss in the snow and peel open the back without getting the rest of my stuff wet. It's also great to always have my avy essentials organized and ready, with plenty of room left for tour supplies.
Date published: 2017-02-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good, but disappointed Overall I'd have to agree with the other reviews. I like this backpack a lot but there are a couple finicky things. I agree it needs pockets in the waist strap for easy access to snacks/cameras etc. The other main problem I had with this pack is that the front pocket for avy gear is a bit smaller than the main compartment. Unfortunately, this means my 300cm probe won't actually fit in the pocket. I have a G3 300cm aluminum probe with the top toggle to allow you to clip it with a carabiner to your harness for glacier travel. I've been letting the toggle stick out though the zipper to get everything in. In good conditions its not a huge deal but as soon as it starts snowing its going to be an issue. Will probably buy a replacement pack ASAP.
Date published: 2016-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just the way I like it Great pack, excellent design and materials and construction. The easy access from the back is my favorite feature all the stuff neatly packed stays that way no groping, digging into your stuff(Airport security goes through bags sometimes-international travel) I use it as a 'couple of days pack' for travel and hikes. Water proof through light rain, very comfortable carry, padded belt, easy adjust shoulder straps. I like the access from the front, the pockets for tools holds hiking supplies-water,etc And when traveling, holds essentials for pit stops- airport restrooms are not the most user friendly. The top compartment for goggles terrific, holds eye wear, phone, my compact camera Everything could use more pockets but I find the pack streamlined and without bulging pockets to make it awkward. Will buy again if I lose this one.
Date published: 2016-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for BC but needs a few upgrades I've used this pack on 3 backcountry splitboard trips in the Wasatch, Mt Shasta and in Tahoe. The pack carries a splitboard well in the solid and split condition. It's well balanced and sized such that it's not noticeable when riding down. I'm a 5'6" female and the small/med feels right. However, it could really benefit from an external helmet carrier and straps for stowing poles while riding.
Date published: 2016-02-14
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