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Looking for ideas. Badlands 2200 Camouflage Hunting Pack and Meat hauler- Bow, Rifle and Pistol Compatible. They’ve also incorporated a sewn-in meat shelf with two attachment points. Each side is 500 cubic inches, so there’s still quite a bit of room left for puffy jackets or other gear if needed. This is a lightweight, versatile piece of kit. Videography and photography has also been a passion of hers since high school, and in 2014 she was brought onto the show Best of the West TV as a field producer and editor, filming hunts during spring and fall throughout the West and other regions including Alaska, Canada, and New Zealand. AMPED ARCHER 240 … – Dimensions: 60″ max horizontal width x 47″ max height (compression straps fully extended) We're breaking down backpacks for mobile hunting. (not included). The integrated lid is a very simple idea. Last year was my first year with a Kifaru system, and I settled in with the AMR. The vertical compression straps are also attached using the K-clip system, and can be moved up or down the bag as needed. – 3 sewn-in horizontal compression straps on each side anchoring the bag to the frame– 3 more horizontal straps sewn down the back that are independent from the side straps– Integrated fold over lid– Bellowed side pockets (500 ci each)– Full length center zip with 2 zippers (one from top, one from bottom)– Sewn-in meat shelf with two different attachment points– Water bladder hanging system between bag and frame– Two rows of PALS webbing on the bottom to attach additional pockets and accessories– Big top and bottom carry handles with the bottom doubling as a bow-carry system, Bag loaded with five days of gear and food. Check out all of our awesome outdoor gear. But also don't want to duplicate a pack for backpack hunting trips. It´s great like new condition, comes with a small belt and is a in the coyote brown color scheme. No load shelf. Withstanding the test of time, the Duplex Frame has been the flagship product of Kifaru International for over two decades. 1 out of 1 people found this helpful. She now lives in Cody, Wyoming and works full time for the show. Write CSS OR LESS and hit save. The versatility, functionality, and durability still ring true to this day. Thanks for a great pack! Considering the Kifaru Stryker for the first application with the cargo bag for the backpacking part of it. Quicker than a shoulder sling, it’s fast enough for wing shooting. The full-length zipper is my second most favorite feature. The brand designed a lashing system specifically to carry meat after the kill. I mostly hunt whitetails in the east from a saddle fairly far from the truck. Every time you call in you’re talking to people that know the product inside and out. Nice when the bag is completely full but great for when it’s collapsed in day mode. Here’s the deal. This eliminates the need for any additional lid. Packed out my fiancé's uncle's entire buck with it! Besides being 100% made in the USA, one of the coolest and most attractive things about Kifaru is the number of bags they have for different situations. As backcountry hunters, we all strive to have a well-rounded gear list full of items that we know we can count on, everything from... KUIU ICON By Aron Snyder 5lbs 12oz’s (6000) 4lbs 9 oz's (3000) It seems that the design intent for the Icon was simple… bring... My friend, Jared Bloomgren, is back with his final installment in his Spot-and-Stalk series (see Spot & Stalk Tactics & Spot & Stalk Part II.) The side pockets are probably my favorite feature of the bag. Growing up on the ranch provided numerous opportunities for antelope, mule deer, whitetail, turkeys, and predators. This makes it absolutely comfortable and easy to carry even when fully loaded. She loves writing articles and making videos to pass on what she has learned to benefit fellow hunters heading into the field. The showroom will shutdown starting 11/20 according to CDPHE. The bottom carrying handle also doubles as a loop to put the cam of your bow in then strap on for easy carrying. KIFARU Reckoning Backpack Review By Jordan Budd, Rokslide Staff Besides being 100% made in the USA, one of the coolest and most attractive things about Kifaru is the number of bags they have for different situations. The pack is designed with firearm hunting in mind and has a dedicated rifle-holder along one side. The 95mm Swarovski scope  also fits with ease. You can’t get that anywhere else. Sorry, no reviews match your current selections, Your email address will not be published. Kifaru. The weight was always heavy, but it didn’t hurt my body. I´m selling my Kifaru door gunner hunting day pack. It’s also amazing for preseason workouts. They have built a solid, well deserved reputation amongst such users. Visit Kifaru International or call 800-222-6139. I however like to run the additional Guide Lid on top, mainly for organization holding my camera, maps and anything else I need quick access to. and totals in at 7,500 cubic inches of bag space at its max. August 11, 2020. CTRL + SPACE for auto-complete. Cons- heavy, HUGE (if you're not into that kind of thing), and expensive. 4894 VAN GORDON ST., SUITE 305, WHEAT RIDGE, COLORADO 80033. Kifaru was largely influenced by mountaineering backpacks that could be more comfortable, sophisticated and advanced for hunting in the backcountry. They pulled designs from three or four of their other packs combining them (with some spice) to come up with to come up with the Reckoning design. With Camp Bag and Guide Lid attached, you can use the Cargo Net for a very versatile and light weight multi-day pack that will convert into a very sleek and low profile daypack as well. Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . – 10 male Auto Lock Buckles The strength of the pack is that if YOU can carry it, the pack can too. What we carry in our pack for a mid to late season whitetail hunt. It sheds water really well even without a rain cover. Copyright © Rokslide.com 2017. The Kifaru Crater is a massive, customizable backpack designed with the big game hunter in mind. Bull elk watch a shed hunting pack dump AMPED ARCHER. The 4500 and the superday pack. Compatible with: All current and older model frames, frame packs and wraptech plus packs. Joined Feb 14, 2015 ... so far my son and I have flown with full size Kifaru packs as carryon multiple times. This eliminates the need for any additional lid. Each side pocket is 500 ci totaling the whole bag at 7500 cubic inches. – 4 K-Clips Expanding into an extended pack while being able to collapse to a very stream line and functional day pack is gold to me. My current pack is a Kifaru Fulcrum w/26" tactical frame - 2 seasons, packed out 5 elk/1 moose/1 pronghorn/8 deer/2 javelina. I’ve also heard numerous positive reviews of Aron Snyder, Kifaru’s Chief Designer, answering questions and calling guys back after hours, during the weekend, and even on the side of a mountain. This pack was way too small for backpack hunting, the internal frame was a bizarre shape that it forced the load far away from your body which made 50lbs of meat feel like 100lbs. ordered and bought new directly from them in late 2019. Fellow Rokslide staffer, Brock Akers, has a great review of the AMR bag here. I have one of these for using with my 26” hunting frame (gen 2). Only used a few times for some hiking and archery shoots but never hunted with. So looking for a day pack with ability to pack meat out. Dry bag between the Reckoning and frame, demonstrating the load shelf. Currently I have this set up to grapple my Kifaru Ultralight mega pouch (with three days worth of food stuffed inside) to my drybag strapped to my pack frame. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. Your email address will not be published. Last year was my first year with a Kifaru system, and I settled in with the AMR. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. The Cargo Net was originally designed to be used with the Nomad for shed hunting, but after getting it out to our test staff, we soon found out that it works well for just about anything. Feels like I'm carrying nothing, even when it's heavy. – Weight: 13oz / .36kg Just compress and get straps wrapped up. Our contributor lugged it through four months of hunting … Hunting gear videos showing you all of the latest backpacks, pockets, quilts, shelters and more. Aside from backpacks, puffy jackets are cussed and discussed more than... Swarovski NL Pure Binoculars Thanks for another piece of awesome gear Kifaru! Joined Jan 23, 2012 Messages 629. My normal backpack trip needs are three to five days with the occasional extended trip in the north country. – 10 pieces of one-wrap velcro There are two tab loops on top of the collar that take open-ended female buckles. When Kifaru released the Reckoning bag last fall, I had to get my hands on one. The side and back compression straps work independently from each other allowing you to keep things strapped to the back that you want quick access to like tripods or your weapon, but without losing bag compression while unbuckling them. – 10 slotted Female Buckles Jun 18, 2020 #7 N. nmjwolf Member. Switching over to Kifaru packs, so I’m selling these bags. "If l were going to have to start from scratch and buy all new hunting gear, l would start with your pack. Things that you don’t want crushed while wrenching down on the side compression straps like a spotting scope are also great to strap onto the back-compression straps. High-end hiking, hunting and camping outdoor store featuring backpacks, shelters, clothing and accessories. Over the years members of the Kifaru team have honed and rehoned pack designs, frame specs and pack accessories that have led the hunting and tactical worlds to re-define what it is to haul … ... First impression Kifaru Body Bag - Duration: 12:12. ), Review: Schnee’s Hunter II Pac Boot Rebuild. There’s also a tab loop between the bag and the frame meant to hold a water bladder that, I think, works very well. The main bag up to the top of the frame (with lid folded over) runs 5000 ci; with the lid folded up and in use (like a collar,) the bag is 6500 ci. 3,000-4,200 Cubic Inches My Choice: Kifaru Late Season This pack size is in going to be the most versatile in your hunting arsenal, still not a true load hauler, but it can handle any amount of weight you can throw at it. Stone Glacier is new, founded by Kurt Racicot in August 2012. With Camp Bag and Guide Lid attached, you can use the Cargo Net for a very versatile and light weight multi-day pack that will convert into a very sleek and low profile daypack as well. The bags are starting at a respectable $284 at Kifaru.net, You can watch a video review by Jordan here Part I and Part II, You can ask Jordan questions or discuss this article here. All are designed by true backpack hunters for real hunting … May 16, 2020 #2 huntsman22 Well-Known Member. I have a 50# bag of dog food wrapped in duct tape that I use as a weight pill and hold it with the cargo net. The Cargo Net was originally designed to be used with the Nomad for shed hunting, but after getting it out to our test staff, we soon found out that it works well for just about anything. One for bigger loads and another for smaller loads that fits closer to the frame to keep loads more elevated. Ambidextrous, with dual sliders, these pouches can be mounted on either side of your pack belt. Zippers can be operated with one hand very smoothly. When I reach camp, I will remove the dry bag containing all my gear and keep the cargo net attached to my frame to handle awkward and bulky loads, such as when I gather firewood or whatever. In closing, the Reckoning is proving to be a perfect fit for most of the backpack hunts that I do. Hunting Gun Bearer GunBearer (Kifaru packs only) Originally invented for rambling in bear country, this is the safest, most comfortable way ever devised to carry your rifle and a backpack. Required fields are marked *. Have not tried the Kifaru pack, but I do own 2 badlands packs. It is by far the best pack I have ever owned.” -Andrew "I continue to be amazed at how great the Exo pack is when it comes to hauling weight. Sufering a broken Back in june 06, I needed to find a pack that would not hurt my back while loaded. Horn Hunter for life! Yesterday at 12:34 PM #1 mackgee Well-Known Member. The center access and zipper that comes from the bottom lets me get into the bag without unbuckling many straps and losing compression. Another huge point I’d like to make is the quality of Kifaru customer service. I run mine with a guide lid (1200 ci) and two medium belt pockets (215 ci) on the bottom PALS webbing, giving me an additional 1660 ci in organization space. 1-800-222-6139. Geared towards the philosophy to be used with multiple different bag options or as a stand-alone item, the Duplex frame is the workhorse and foundation of our pack systems. 13 oz. Then when the collar (lid) is folded over, the vertical compression straps hook into the female buckles. I usually run my spotting scope (80mm Swarovski) and a rain jacket in one side; then my tripod and glassing seat in the other side. Jordan Budd was born and raised on her family's cattle ranch near Rushville, Nebraska. In fact, Kifaru has been doing so since 1979 – from backpacks to sleds, to Tipis and other shelters. All are designed by true backpack hunters for real hunting styles and scenarios. Both company founders weren’t finding the packs … Our unique mounting system ensures they have … I however like to run the additional, The side pockets are probably my favorite feature of the bag. Kifaru is an established hunting pack leader, founded in 1997 by Patrick Smith, who had previously founded Mountainsmith in 1979. It's done it's part when needed. 303-278-9155. customerservice@kifaru.net. 8. We will offer curbside pickup, please call 1-800-222-6139 when you arrive and we will bring your order out to you. Mon-Fri 8-4 MST Kifaru Belt Pouches Keep all that small stuff right at your fingertips with these Belt Pouches. They are constantly discussed and recommended for excursions into the backcountry where a comfortable, durable and reliable load carriage solution is required. She thoroughly enjoys the backpacking life while testing out gear, scouting the high country, taking photos and just enjoying the time around wildlife and being in the outdoors. Then when the collar (lid) is folded over, the vertical compression straps hook into the female buckles. Empty, with all compression straps and buckles, the bag comes in at 2 lb. I usually run my spotting scope (, You can watch a video review by Jordan here, You can ask Jordan questions or discuss this article, Zeiss Conquest V4 4-16×44 Riflescope Review, Western Edge Bullion Butte Backpack Review, Tripods: Outdoorsmans Standard vs. SLIK 624, Outfitting An ATV For The Rocky Mountains, I’d Rather Be Lucky Than Good – a Rokslide.com Original Film, Video Review—Novagrade Digiscoping Versatility, Hard Winter—Spring Update (and podcasts! The Kifaru Woodsman is a 3400-4000 cubic inch pack that is, according to Kifaru.net, designed for day hunts with the capacity to pack out an animal with the built in meat shelf. Mystery Ranch Crew Cab - 5 seasons, packed out 5 elk and 15 deer. However, the guys over at Kifaru really discourage using the meat shelf with a full load of gear in the bag, as it expands your load out rather than up and decreases comfort by a large margin. Kifaru International is known for for their heavy-hauling hunting and military type packs. Cargo Net Specs The Cargo Net was originally designed to be used with the Nomad for shed hunting, but after getting it out to our test staff, we soon found out that it works well for just about anything. Having always rifle hunted, during high school she bought a bow and taught herself archery and every since has been hooked. ... Kifaru - 4 seasons - Disliked the weight and how "floppy" the pack felt. Fellow Rokslide staffer, Brock Akers, has a great review of the AMR bag, – 3 sewn-in horizontal compression straps on each side anchoring the bag to the frame, – 3 more horizontal straps sewn down the back that are independent from the side straps, – Full length center zip with 2 zippers (one from top, one from bottom), – Sewn-in meat shelf with two different attachment points, – Water bladder hanging system between bag and frame, – Big top and bottom carry handles with the bottom doubling as a bow-carry system, The integrated lid is a very simple idea. Other than extended trips, there is nothing these packs aren't suited for, from whitetail hunting in the Midwest, or 3-night bivy in the middle of the Rocky Mountains. Whether you’re exploring the backcountry or relaxing at home, keep Kifaru close with our logo apparel and outdoor clothing. All Rights Reserved. 8″ wide x 16″ tall main web grid, Ships with: When it's loaded down, that's my favorite way to wear it! – Joseph. I bought it to use to pack tires up and out of the valleys in local forest service land as a preseason workout while accomplishing some good. It’s gonna get a lot of use this whitetail season packing stands and ladder sticks. Join our mailing list to receive the latest news, updates and giveaways from the folks at Rokslide. Could Attitude Be A Hunter’s Most Valuable Tool. Made in America, bred in the backcountry, and galvanized in combat, you won’t find tougher, better built outdoor gear. Free shipping for contiguous United States orders over $75.00. Designed specifically for one-handed use as well as outstanding access due to the flip-top opening. Was this review helpful to you? This is among the best backpacks you can buy for deer hunting. That September afternoon was cool and overcast. KIFARU Reckoning Backpack ReviewBy Jordan Budd, Rokslide Staff. Your packs make extreme adventures into rough country a pleasant experience!” -Aaron The 4500 pack I took Elk hunting on the Muskwa this year and will be taking sheep hunting in … Loading... Unsubscribe from AMPED ARCHER? The Kifaru Fulcrum isn’t magic. What is a good quality daypack for truck to stand hunting, but also good for airline travel stow away? A tab loop at the top of each pocket lets you to hang a water bladder as well if needed (see video here) They are also bellowed, so they fold flat when not in use. 4894 Van Gordon St., Suite 305, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033, {"cart_token":"","hash":"","cart_data":""}. Awesome product. 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