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BIG BACKPACKS

With almost 40 years of experience packmaking, we know how to fit almost everyone comfortably - hikers, climbers and families, for each outing, all year long, for many years. We have a great many satisfied customers who still own our packs from the beginning - and use them - and who also happily buy our newer packs.

Tough Traveler backpacks have been designed for comfort and balance, the construction, choice of materials, and features are aimed at providing years of pleasure.




Hiking Backpack

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HIGH EXPOSURE

SIZE: 20" x 12" x 8"
RANGE: 4' 8" - 5' 9"
VOLUME: 2,000 cu.in.
W/ SLEEVE EXTENDED: 2,300 cu.in.

• A flexible mid size pack, good for day or overnight use
• Suited for year round hiking, climbing, and cross country skiing
• made of lightweight packcloth
• padded foam back panel, two compression straps, side lash tabs

Price: $225.00
Color: Royal/Black, Red/Black, Royal/Green


WHEELED HIGH EXPOSURE

SIZE: 24"h x 12"d x 11"w
RANGE: 4' 8" - 5' 9"
VOLUME: 2,000 cu.in.
W/ SLEEVE EXTENDED: 2,300 cu.in.

• A flexible mid size pack, good for day or overnight use
• Suited for year round hiking, climbing, and cross country skiing
• Made of lightweight packcloth
• Padded foam back panel, two compression straps, side lash tabs
• Removable from wheel/handle set-up to be a backpack without wheels

Price: $315.00
Color: Royal/Black, Red/Black, Royal/Green

Wheeled High Exposure

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Cloudsplitter Backpack

CLOUDSPLITTER


A huge backpack designed for super-light hiking

Size:
Main Compartment: 19" x 16" x 9"
Lower Compartment: 9" x 16" x 9"
Front (Large) Pocket: 14" x 12" x 2.5"
Front (Small) Pocket: 12.5" x 11.5" x .5"

Weight: 3.75 lbs

• For adults 5' - 6'4"
• Load stabilizer straps at top and at hip-belt
• Dual vertical, parallel, flat aluminum stays
• Full suspension features, including adjustable sternum strap
• Main bag compartment has full hatch opening upper, with dual quick-release side compression straps
• Copious lower compartment, with full zip opening, and dual vertical compression straps. Easily holds a winter sleeping bag in a compression stuff sack, or any 3-season bag in a non-compression sack
• Huge front pocket, with smaller 'slash' type flat pocket. Main pocket has clam-shell opening, for easier access. Holds any hydration bladder.
• One tool-loop (ice axe carrier)
• 4-way lash tabs on top of pack, 6-slot lash tabs high on sides, for attaching option side pockets (pair).
• Up to 45 lbs conservative load limit
Aimed at multi-day users, who have pared every ounce from their load, but need large volume, for extended trips.
• Packcloth material, reinforced with Cordura in high-wear areas.

Price: $0.00
Color: Sorry, Sold Out


CARRIER PACK
A GREAT BACKPACK FOR TEENS AND ADULTS

Size:
Main compartment - 13"x 28"x 8" (2,912 cu")
Hood pocket - 7"x 12" x 2.5" (210 cu")
• Fits teens & adults 5' - 6'
• Uses very comfortable external frame and full suspension, adapted from our famous child carrier design
• Adjustable torso length, with conically-cut hip belt
• Adjustable sternum strap and load stabilizer straps
• Top-loading, with roomy, expanding opening
• Compression straps, side and bottom attachment points, floating hood, ice-axe loop
• Washable. Extremely water-resistant.
• 100% Made in America

Price: $275.00
Color: Blueberry Diamond

Carrier Hiking Backpack
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SUPER PADRE: Deluxe Ergonomic Backpack

SIZE: Small, Midi, Medium, Large
MATERIAL: 400 Denier Packcloth

Unique pack for students and day hikers - takes weight of heavy books off shoulders and upper back

Comfort Features:
• Control straps fine tune load distribution between your shoulders and hips.
• Mini internal frame takes the strain of heavy books off your upper back.
• Sternum strap distributes the load across the breastplate and pulls the shoulder straps closer together, eliminating under-the-arm pressure.
• Shoulder pads have thick, sturdy foam to cushion load and shock.
• Mesh-covered padded back provides back comfort and ventilation.
• Padded waistbelt hugs body and aids support system.

Convenience Features:
• Large main pocket
• Drawstring and hood closure to main pocket allows easy access.
• Two small pockets on front hold pencils and other small essentials.
• Two mesh side pockets for water bottles, CD players, etc.
• Four sizes available to fit almost anyone.


Super Padre Backpack
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"I received my Super Padre size Small yesterday, and after trying on over 50 packs at several store, THIS ONE fits!!! I can't believe it; I expected to say yet another 'Oh well...'. I carried some weight around in it today, and didn't even want to take it off! And when I did it was with great fondness that I set it down. I haven't worn a pack for 30 years.... I am so pleased to once again be able to use one..... I love it and thank you so much for your concern for the health of those of us who wear these things!!!" Kathleen DeCelle

Super Padre - Size Large

SIZE: 23"x12"x9"
Fits: Adults 5'3" - 6'3"
Capacity: 2,800 cu"
Weight: 2.6 lbs

Additional Features:
• Zippered bottom pocket. Can have mesh front when ventilation is needed to keep damp items from getting musty.
• Compression straps tighten to keep load from shifting when bag is not full.
• Adjustable back height allows precise fitting to body size.

Price: $220.00
Color: Tan, Black, Denim Blue, Navy, Brown, Olive, Gold, Orange

Super Padre Large - Extra Lash Tabs

Additional Features:
• Includes two extra lash tabs on top, which work perfectly for many sleeping bags in stuff sacks.

Price: $231.00
Color: Tan, Black, Denim Blue, Navy, Olive, Camouflage, Royal, Orange, Brown

Large Super Padre



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Large Super Padre with lash tabs
Super Padre - Size Medium
SIZE: 18.5"x11.5"x9.5"
Fits: 10 yrs old - Adults 5'10"
Capacity: 2,200 cu."
Weight: 2.3 lbs

Additional Features:
• Zippered bottom pocket. Can have mesh front when ventilation is needed to keep damp items from getting musty.
• Compression straps tighten to keep load from shifting when bag is not full.
• Adjustable back height allows precise fitting to body size.

Price: $205.00
Color: Teal, Slate, Black, Royal, Denim Blue, Ranger, Gold, Red, Coyote

Medium Super Padre




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Midi SP
SIZE: 15"x11.5"x6.5"
Fits: Age 7- small adult
Capacity: 1,500 cu."
Weight: 1.7 lbs

Additional Features:
• Big enough for notebooks, books, and personal items, fits in standard lockers.
• Large reflective stripe for night-time visibility.

Price: $152.00
Color: Burgundy

Midi-SP


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Super Padre - Size Small
SIZE: 16"x9.5"x8.5"
Fits: 6yrs-5'2"
Capacity: 1,300 cu."
Weight: 1.5 lbs

Price: $152.00
Color: Black, Navy, Teal, Grey, Royal

Small Super Padre




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Super Padre - Size Extra-Small
SIZE: 16"x9.5"x8.5"
(straps sized for small people)

Fits: 5-11 years (or very small adult)
Capacity: 1,120 cu."
Weight: 1.3 lbs

Price: $152.00
Color: Multi-Colored

Super Padre Ergonomic Child's Backpack



RANGER


SIZE: 30" x 13" x 10" with sleeve extended (3900 cu. in)
WEIGHT: 2 lbs. 9 oz.

• Fits range of children and smaller adults: 4'6" - 5' 6"
• Control straps to fine-tune load distribution between shoulders and hips.
• Padded shoulder straps, back pad and lumbar pad.
• Hip belt compressors
• Adjustable harness
• Aluminum stays
• Sternum strap
• Contoured 3-piece Cordura®-covered hip belt combines 1/2" of high-strength, distortion-reducing foam with 1/4" open-cell foam
• Side compressors to tighten load
• 4 side lash tabs
• Floating hood can be removed and be used as a waist pack
• Hood pocket: 12" x 7" x 3" (252 cu. in.)
• Packcloth with canted Cordura® bottom
• Accessory loop
• 2 Lash tabs on bottom

Price: $310.00               Color: Navy/Yellow

Ranger Backpack

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Camper Kids Backpack

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Photo courtesy Barbara-Sue Nelson, Alaska
Shown: Two smaller children with the Camper, and larger child with the Ranger

CAMPER


A true internal frame pack designed for kids and smaller adults.

"On our longest day, we packed nearly 9 miles... and the girls did beautifully.  What impressed me most about the packs [Campers] was that neither girl complained about sore shoulders or necks.  You've designed a great pack!" - Barbara-Sue Nelson, Alaska
Note: Photo shows the Camper on the two smaller children, and our larger backpack, the Ranger, on the larger child.

SIZE: 21" x 12" x 8.5" 2200 cu. in. (including hood)

•Fits children approximately 5 yrs - 10 yrs, and slim adults from 3'6" to 5'2" (slim)
•Control straps to fine-tune load distribution between shoulders and hips.
•Padded shoulder straps, back pad and lumbar pad.
•Hip belt compressors make it fit excellently
•Adjustable harness
•Aluminum stays
•Sternum strap distributes the load across the breastplate and pulls the shoulder straps together, eliminating under-the-arm pressure
•Contoured 3-piece Cordura®-covered hip belt combines 1/2" of high-strength, distortion-reducing foam with 1/4" open-cell foam
•Side compressors to tighten load
•4 side lash tabs
• Hood pocket: 10.5" x 5" x 2"
• Small front pocket
•Weight: 2 lbs. 4 oz.
•Made of Packcloth


Price: $225.00          Color: Royal/Orange, Royal/Tan


RESCUE PADRE
A Great Emergency Pack
"We have used [the Rescue Padre & Patrol Padre] in several countries now and they have passed ALL tests." -- Hans Ostrem, Medical Director, Rock International Medical Affairs
"...A rugged pack that will take years of abuse... One of the most comfortable packs we have ever used..." --Franklin, TN, Fire Department and the Williamson Medical Center, in the International Police Mountain Bike Association Newsletter
RESCUE PADRE
"Dear Tough Traveler,
I am an Adirondack Guide, professional outdoor educator, ice climber, SAR instructor, civilian and military SAR Team member and a member of Power Bar Team Elite. I am an active guy. I decided to upgrade what I was using as a SAR pack and I saw your RESCUE PADRE at a homeland security show in Albany, NY. I could not believe the construction and detail of the pack! After having a couple of packs see double and triple duty for many years, I decided that I really needed to have a pack just for SAR. Finally, I drove to Schenectady and bought a RESCUE PADRE pack.

The pack has been on many searches now and tossed in and out of the back of my Jeep more times than I can remember. It carries everything I need and wears like iron. I constantly get comments on the pack and when someone else tries it on or takes a good look at it, they always have great things to say about it. It used to be just my old school leather climbing boots my friends would covet. Now I have to keep a watchful eye on my Tough Traveler SAR pack too! I am always kidding my friends about their "Gucci Gear" when they get something new or cutting edge. Now I have my own piece of "Gucci Gear"!

THANK YOU!

John Neeley
DEC Lic#3366

SIZE: 24" h x 12" w x 8" d" (plus three pockets, 2 @ 8"x5"x3" and 1 @ 8.5"x10"x3.5") - 2840 cu"
• Built with supports and padding and with features of our chiropractor-recommended Super Padre backpack series, the Rescue Padre offers superior back comfort for carrying necessary gear. Organizable pockets, excellent workmanship, and premium materials make this a great backpack for search-and-rescue and first response. Fits average to tall individuals, and has adjustable back-length, with an excellent suspension and support system.

Features:
• Fully-padded, breathable-mesh back
• 1" thick, wide waistbelt and 3/4" thick shoulder straps for superior support.
• Load-control straps, sternum strap, and curved-rod internal frame for balance and weight control.
• Aluminum stay in back aids adjustment, controls larger loads, and increases comfort
• Front pocket organized for intubation items, with elastic slots and internal pocket with clear vinyl window
• Interior features four open, color-coded pockets with elastic tops
• Main pocket is large enough for C-size oxygen cylinder
• Exterior zippered padded pocket on one side, and open padded radio pocket on the other side exterior
• Three level adjustable back to fit most people from 5'3" up to 6'4" tall
• Generous lower-level zippered pocket keeps weight well-balanced. Optional mesh closure of lower-level pocket allows damp items to be ventilated
• Internal pouch for your hydration pack
• Clear vinyl window on front for identification/information tag
• Drawstring top opening with water-resistant hood
• Reflective tape to aid in night searches
• Made in USA using premium workmanship and materials, including water-resistant 400 d. packcloth, YKK zippers, and heavy-duty webbing
Patent Pending

Price: $390.00
Color: Orange


PATROL PADRE

SIZE: 26"h x 12"w x 13"d
• Built with the same incredibly comfortable mini-internal frame as our chiropractor-recommended Super Padre backpack series, this is the most back-friendly pack you can find for your gear! Organized specifically for ski patrol use, this bag has many superior features, such as clip-in oxygen cylinder bag, organizable pockets, superior workmanship, and premium materials!
• Internal pouch for your hydration pack
• Fully-padded, breathable-mesh back
• 1" thick, wide waistbelt and 3/4" thick shoulder straps for superior support. Load-control straps, sternum strap, and mini-internal frame for excellent balance and weight control.
• Drawstring top with water-resistant hood
• Front pocket organized for intubation items, with elastic slots and internal pocket with clear vinyl window
• Separate bag for oxygen cylinder snaps easily inside main pocket, so that it stays quick to grab. Includes valve protector and padding.
• Interior features four open, color-coded pockets with elastic tops
• Bag is fully front-opening, so that you can lay it on the ground and work directly from it.
• Patent Pending

Price: $390.00
Color: Orange



Price (Regular): $340.00
Color: Out of Stock

Price (Tall/Med): $358.00
Color: Orange

EMERGENCY PADRE

SIZE (Regular): 16" h x 14" w x 7" (plus three pockets, 2 @ 8"x5"x3" and 1 @ 8.5"x10"x3.5")
SIZE (Tall/Med): 22" h x 12" w x 7" (plus three pockets, 2 @ 8"x5"x3" and 1 @ 8.5"x10"x3.5")

• A compact emergency responder backpack, built with the same incredibly comfortable mini-internal frame suspension system as our chiropractor-recommended backpack series.
• An excellent small to mid-size backpack for search-and-rescue, first response, or events.
• Size Regular fits small to mid-size adults up to 5'6"; Size Tall/Med fits adults up to 6'1".
• Fully-padded, breathable-mesh back, 1" thick, wide waistbelt and 3/4" thick shoulder straps
• Load-control straps, sternum strap, and mini-internal frame for balance and weight control.
• Front pocket organized for intubation items, with elastic slots and internal pocket with clear vinyl window
• 4 open, elasticized, color-coded pockets inside, plus pouch for hydration pack
• C-Size Oxygen cylinder case (included) snaps quickly inside bag
Patent Pending


C-BACKPACK

SIZE: 13"w x 25"h x 9"d

    A large capacity general purpose carry-all backpack, good for a short distance walk-in to a campsite, etc. (not an expedition hiking pack). These packs were modified from bags originally made for a different purpose - they are only being offered until we run out!

  • Simple, unstructured giant capacity backpack
  • Padded back
  • Padded shoulder straps
  • Padded waistbelt
  • Hood with zippered pocket
  • Foam back piece is removable. Pack can then be squished (without foam back) to be kept in car or suitcase for quick-use.
  • 100% USA Made

Price: $165.00
Color: Multi-Colored

C-Backpack

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RESCUE CARRIER

This unique backpack is designed to hold the gear of a fully equipped EMT, either for search-and-rescue or events. The frame and suspension system are created to take weight off the shoulders and back, and allow comfortable and well-balanced carrying. Specialized pockets and attachment points for all equipment make this the perfect pack for wilderness rescue, and also for the EMT who must monitor an event single-handedly, without backup equipment nearby.

"I have been using the Tough Traveler [Rescue Carrier] for some time now and I'm very happy with its performance to date. I have it with me every where I go and it's seen some pretty bad Trauma incidents and I would not be with out it."-- Alan Thompson, writing from Baghdad, Iraq

    Size: 27" Tall, 11" Wide, 11" Deep.
    Weight: 7 lbs

    Comfort Features:

    • Sternum strap, & load control straps help balance weight.
    • Comfort is enhanced by thick padded shoulder straps, and three-piece hip belt with 1" thick padding
    • Foam-padded back band, with breathable mesh covering.
    • Hybrid internal/external contoured aluminum frame.
    • Torso adjustment to fit adults 5'6" to 6'6".
    • Patent #US D599,107

    Organizer Features:

    • Main pocket opens from top, and features large open area, four elasticized pockets on sides, and zippered mesh pocket on reverse side of top flap.
    • Color-coded interior pockets are designed to hold Tough Traveler Organizers, cervical collars, TT Tac Brief, TT ET Case, or your other needed items.
    • One C-size padded O/2 bag is included. Can be clipped into main pocket of Rescue Carrier, or carried independently with shoulder strap. Additional, compatable C or D size bags may be ordered separately (see below).
    • Padded radio pocket on exterior.
    • Padded GPS pocket on exterior.
    • Padded cell phone pocket on exterior.
    • Mesh water-bottle pocket on exterior.
    • Specialized pocket for avalanche wand.
    • Glove pocket on exterior.
    • Accessory panel with bungee cord
    • Removable shovel pocket clips onto back.
    • Three daisy chains on sides, plus accessory clips
    • Two removable belt pouches
    • Includes web strapping to attach items to exterior lash tabs.
    • Zippered 'Clamshell-opening' zippered bottom pocket on front of backpack leads to water-resistent, flexible-sized tunnel pocket.
    • 6 TT Organizer bags, holding EMS supplies, or our VA Drug Case, fit in bottom pocket, even when main pocket is holding C-size O/2 cylinder bag.
    Other Features:
    • Kickstand allows backpack to stand independently when set down.
    • Reflexite trim on all sides to improve night visibility.
    • Made of sturdy packcloth, with premium YKK zippers.
    • Reinforced with Rhinotex® on the bottom.
    • Custom colors available upon request.

    Colors: Orange, Black
    $480.00

EMS Rescue Carrier


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