Summit Treestands
Alps Pack Frame?
Elk
Contributors to this thread:
wisconsinteacher 05-Jun-18
Destroyer350 05-Jun-18
wild1 05-Jun-18
jordanathome 05-Jun-18
Butternut40 05-Jun-18
wisconsinteacher 05-Jun-18
Scoot 05-Jun-18
Butternut40 05-Jun-18
LINK 06-Jun-18
05-Jun-18
I need a pack frame for my upcoming elk hunt. I have an Alps backpack that I like. Just looking for feedback on their pack frame. I would hunt with my normal pack and if needed, I would return with the frame pack to carry out my elk.

From: Destroyer350
05-Jun-18

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I think I own the pack youre talking about. It can carry a ton but it is really noisy where the pack connects to the frame but if youre looking to just pack something out its a great frame.

From: wild1
05-Jun-18
Very noisy.

From: jordanathome
05-Jun-18

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I have the commander x pack frame.......more better but more $$$

From: Butternut40
05-Jun-18

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I bought one earlier this year to haul my turkey blind, decoys and stuff. It weighed around 50 pounds fully loaded and it did ok. It does seem a bit noisy. If you are going to use it just for packing out meat it should work fine. It does not have load lifters though.

05-Jun-18
That is the frame I am looking at.

What are load lifters?

From: Scoot
05-Jun-18
JMO- I think a Kelty Cache Hauler is a better option and I believe can be found for similar money. I bought my last one for $65 on clearance. It hauls more than I can...

From: Butternut40
05-Jun-18
Basically load lifters are straps coming off the top of the shoulder pad straps and should be attached to frame at top. This lifts the load off your shoulders so your hips can take the weight of the pack.

From: LINK
06-Jun-18
Load lifters are what saves your shoulders from living hell when packing meat....

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