Designed for lightweight durability and versatility, the collection offers a range of cargo solutions and equipment.
5.11 Tactical, the global innovator of Purpose-Built Gear™, today announced a new Skyweight collection of backpacks and gear designed for lightweight modularity and a custom fit to offer a full range of cargo solutions and products for outdoor adventurers, enthusiasts, of the light weight and every day. carry.
“Cargo packs and equipment have always been among our most popular and requested items,” said Matt Page, vice president of global products for 5.11. “We have been working with end users to create innovative products in those categories for years. Our customers made it clear that they wanted a 5.11 outdoor gear solution that was lightweight without sacrificing the durability and functionality 5.11 is known for. We are excited to present the result of the Skyweight Collection.”
He Skyweight 36L Package ($200) and Skyweight 24L Package ($150) Both feature a lightweight yet durable construction with 330-denier ripstop nylon. Maximum comfort is ensured by padded back panels with built-in airflow channels, load lifters, lumbar pads, and padded shoulder harnesses with adjustable sternum straps. Each pack also features a removable, load-bearing MOLLE hipbelt, hydration sleeve, integrated rain cover, compression straps, external water bottle pockets, gear loops, and MOLLE webbing for additional storage options. In addition, the Skyweight 36L includes a front push compartment, a clamshell opening for the main compartment, a secondary compartment, and an internal frame for additional support.
He Skyweight Utility Chest Package ($60) and Skyweight Survival Chest Pack ($45) provide lightweight, compact, and versatile load-bearing options that can be used as fanny packs in addition to fanny packs. Their unique designs feature removable chest harnesses and rear pass-through ports that allow users to choose either configuration. Harnesses are adjustable and breathable with quick release systems for ease of use and hot pulls for quick access to concealed carry compartments. 330 denier ripstop nylon construction provides durability. Additional features of the Skyweight Utility Chest Pack include a front zippered pocket, front stretch-web pocket, lower cinch loops, and gear loops for additional storage. The Skyweight Survival Chest Pack offers an external laminated MOLLE panel for customizable storage options.
Also included in the Collection are MOLLE packable pack ($60) and MOLLE Packable Sling Pack ($50). Designed to take light loading to the next level, they can be packed into integrated pockets and attached to any MOLLE platform for perfect storage when not in use. Both options are constructed of 70-denier recycled nylon ripstop and offer clamshell openings in main compartments, external stretch-weave water bottle pockets when unpacked, external stretch-weave pockets when packed, hydration compatibility, leash system MOLLE and luggage rack.
The final offering of the initial Skyweight Collection is the MOLLE Packable Poncho ($85) that offers packable weather protection in a versatile design that can be worn over a backpack or as a shelter. It’s made with 40-denier nylon ripstop and a water-resistant silicone ripstop coating, plus taped seams and a drawstring hood for durability and protection from the elements. The one-size-fits-all design fits over the body and packs, while webbing loops at the corners and edges allow it to be tied down for shelter.
To learn more about the Skyweight Collection or to purchase your offer, visit www.511tactical.com/skyweight.
About 5.11, Inc.
With offices around the world, 5.11 works directly with end users to create Purpose-Built Gear™ designed specifically to improve the safety, accuracy, speed and performance of tactical professionals and technical enthusiasts around the world. 5.11 products pass rigorous standards, which has allowed the brand to establish a reputation for innovation and authenticity, and become the first choice for those who always have to be ready. 5.11 products can be purchased online, through authorized distributors and retailers, as well as at 5.11 company-owned retail stores.
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