The Shaka 55 Backpack from Mountain Hardwear is designed for the efficient packer all of us. The streamlined, ultralight design of the Shaka 55 lets you take what you need without weighing you down to the ground. Versatility is a key factor with the Shaka 55 thanks to the internal compression system which easily manages smaller loads.
Customizable suspension with 3in / 8.5cm torso adjustment (hook and loop) plus swappable shoulder straps and Lightweight hipbelt
Superbly functional HardWave+ framesheet is rigid horizontally to prevent round out, but is flexible in strategic vertical sections
Great load transfer through an aluminum perimeter stay that locks into hipbelt while allowing slight pivoting.
Side and lower access to gear through J-shaped water resistant zipper
Easy to reach, angled side pockets with bungee to secure water bottles
Large, stretch panel front compression pocket provides convenient overload capacity
Floating, removable zippered top pocket and security pocket with key clip inside
Quick access, floating zippered hydration sleeve with dual zips allows tube to exit right or left (above head recess)
Keep smaller loads controlled with internal compression, two compression straps on each side and lower accessory straps
Stowable ice ax/trekking pole loops on front sides of pack, below low-profile 3/4in. / 20mm cutouts
Additional 6-liters (375 cu. in.) of volume in skirt extension for overloads