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Traverse EPS
Day pack with expandable meat-hauling system
HUNT TYPES
Big GameWhitetail
AVAILABLE COLORS / PATTERNS
Realtree Edge
Realtree MAX-1 XT
Mossy Oak Mountain Country
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Hunters beware: there's a new pack on the market, and it's the cream of the crop... especially when you consider the price you can get it for. There are a lot of features crammed into the Traverse. For starters, let's talk about its modular design. It can hold your bow or gun in the expandable pocket. It can haul out meat, decoys, or extra gear in the "hauling mode." It has a pocket designed specifically for carrying and protecting your spotting scope. In addition to all these great features, it has 2 easy access pockets on the waist belt, a large main compartment, a side pocket, internal pocket, and 2 front wing pockets. If you still need room, there are side compression straps to attach even more gear.

The Traverse has a top-of-the-line "H" frame design and multi-layer foam waist belt with a PE outer layer that will make the perfect combination to carrying heavy loads comfortably. Add in the adjustable torso range and this pack has the suspension system every hunter seeks when hauling out an animal or other heavy loads. The unique "H" frame design is made of strong, but lightweight, tubular aluminum. For a pack, the key to carrying weight comfortably is to have a strong frame and a rock-solid, adjustable suspension, and that's exactly what the Traverse has, making it one of the most advanced internal-frame packs in the industry.

Watch a review of the Traverse EPS at Inside the Hunt.
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Features
  • Expandable pack section designed for packing out meat or other gear offers an additional 1,200 in³
  • Unique H-frame design allows you to carry heavy loads
  • Padded shoulder harness with load lifters
  • Organizational pocket inside of main compartment to keep your gear organized
  • Front zippered "wing pockets" allow you to secure your weapon or other gear
  • Extension lashing straps included for extra large loads
  • Padded spotting scope pocket with tripod sleeve holder
  • Drop-down pocket allows you to securely hold your bow or gun
  • Hydration pocket and port
  • Three-layer waist belt has two easy access pockets with anti-sway straps
  • Waist belt can accommodate clip-style holsters so you can securely carry a hand gun
  • Front of the pack has padding to help protect gear inside of the pack
  • Side compression straps to attach extra gear
  • Blaze orange rain cover included Pockets: main, two front wing pockets, side, internal
Specs
  • Main Compartment Capacity: 3300 in³ / 54L
  • Expanded Compartment Capacity: 1200 in³ / 20L
  • Total Capacity: 4500 in³ / 74L
  • Weight: 6 lbs. 14 oz.
Product Number
ItemProduct Number
Traverse EPS Edge9465100
Traverse EPS MAX-1 XT9465300
Traverse EPS Mountain Country9465110
Customer Reviews
The Traverse EPS has been rated 225 times.
4.5 out of 5 stars
Great design and functionality but one very annoying trait

I do love everything about this backpack except for one really annoying thing which has brought my review down from 5 stars to 3 stars because it is that big of a deal for me. Regardless of how tight or loose i have the shoulder straps or waist strap and the size i have the shoulder straps set to, the pack makes a constant "Creaking" sound with every step i take simply from the movement of my body transferring to the pack. The Creaking sound is coming from the spot where you adjust the height of the shoulder straps right below the back of your neck. I was very excited to use this on my 6 day bow hunt but it was so loud and annoying that it felt like it was practically impossible to sneak around while wearing this, let alone be able to listen to your surroundings while trying to sneak or simply walk from place to place. I ended up leaving the backpack in the truck and just wearing an old fanny pack style hunt pack or just dropping this somewhere and coming back to it on the way back to the vehicle or camp. If anyone has any suggestions to remedy this issue i would love to hear them.

I thought it was a little large at first, glad I have the extra room now.

A little large for a hunting back however the size and extra straps on the front and the fact you can expand the inside with an additional zipper on the outside makes this perfect for packing your quartered up animal.

Buckles suck......

Not impressed. Bought a better bag at Walmart for $20. None of the buckles stay clipped. The chest buckle doesn't even work because of the cheap way the game it attached to each shoulder strap. It just comes undone. Would rather spend the extra money and get a badlands pack that I feel comfortable putting my bow in without losing it.

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