Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Rambler Backpack by Duluth Pack Is Sure To Please

The Duluth Pack Rambler is more than a day bag but not too much for a short trek or lighter weight person. This medium sized backpack is handmade, as are all Duluth Pack's bags and gear, and is constructed to last. The Rambler is perfect for hauling extra clothes and gear for an overnight hike. The more fashion conscious hiker will also love the nine color choices: black, burgundy, hunters orange, khaki, navy, olive drab, spruce, and now, waxed canvas. The waxed canvas blocks most water and is offered for an additional $35 to the regular price. The retail price of the Duluthpack Rambler is $165 and, according to reviews from satisfied owners, it's well worth the price. Most owners would pay even more for it.

Rambler back pack video
One pleased reviewer writes, "I've had my Duluth Pack Rambler for four years. I use it monthly and it still looks new. I love the pockets. An eighteen inch pack basket is a snug fit but works well in the pack. I also love the touch leather straps. The whole pack is tough and durable; great for short trips."

Featuring zippered pockets on the front of pack and underneath the pack flap, the Rambler has plenty of nooks and crannies to keep gear separated and easy to locate. There is a good size pocket on each side of the pack, too. Each one has a flap which fits down over the pocket and secures with a leather strap and buckle. The pack flap itself also comes comes a third of the way down the front of the pack for security. It secures with two riveted high quality leather straps and buckles; one on each side of the flap. Cotton web shoulder straps are comfortable from day one when you hoist it on your back for your first of many trips with your Duluth Pack Rambler backpack.

The dimensions of the pack are 19H x 17W x 6D plus pockets. Capacity is 2,397 cubic inches plus pockets. It's made in the USA in a factory in Duluth, Minnesota where Duluthpack company has been building its products since 1911. (The company was actually founded in 1882.) Each piece is built by hand with attention and detail to every step of the process and carries a lifetime warranty.

The functionality and quality of the Rambler backpack is evident by it's popularity with hikers all over the world. Don't forget the new wax canvas version of which one reviewer wrote, "I have the waxed canvas version of the Rambler. I know I can toss it on the rocks to rest and know I don't have to worry about it."

When you buy a Duluth Pack Rambler you know you have a great backpack to use for many years with plenty of room for all your short trip gear. It doesn't hurt that it will also look great on your back!

1 comment:

  1. Wow! Thanks for the mention! This is a pack I own and use frequently. We have been hand making these in the same factory for 99 years! Each bag is also hand signed. Thanks again for the blog post.

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