Weight - 25.5-31.5oz

Capacity - 60L total (50L internal/10L external)

Carrying capacity 35lbs or less


Hip belt pockets and other acessories can be added via the accessories page. 


Check out our Sizing Information.


This pack was designed with the thru-hiker in mind. It is an ultralight workhorse capable of carrying loads of up to 35lbs comfortably. This pack comes stock with everything you will need out of a pack while on a long distance hike. 


The internal frame features two contoured aluminum stays which are removable and a 1/4" foam back pad which is not removable. It also has a fully padded hip belt and lumbar area. The aluminum stays extend down into the lumbar area of the hip belt right behind where the hip belt wings attach to the pack making for the a very comfortable carry and great load transfer toy our hips.


All of our packs have the same S-shaped shoulder straps which work great for both men and women. Our shoulder straps are about 2.75" wide and are made using high quality 1/2" foam, 1/8'' spacer mesh, and a 420D Robic Nylon. This makes for a very comfortable 5/8" thick shoulder strap. Our shoulder straps and hip belt wings are both reinforced for extended life.


The Trek, an online magazine and all around great resource on all things thru-hiking named The Long Haul one of the best thru-hiking packs out there. The full article can be found here. 


We also have a variety of additional features to add to your pack. They can be found here: Backpack Custom Options and Accessories


This pack is constructed out of tough 4.8oz VX07 X-Pac material for the main pack body, VX21 for the side pockets and back panel, and VX42 for the bottom of the pack.  


This pack is big enough to easily fit a large bear canister inside vertically, while still having plenty of room to store the rest of your gear. It has 50 liters of internal capacity, and 10 liters of external capacity, bringing the total to 60 liters. It also comes with a V-style top strap which makes it possible to carry a bear canister on top of the pack.


This pack is also very modular, and most of the features are removable. When all of the optional items are removed from the pack, it turns into a frameless pack making it perfect for shorter trips where its increased carrying capabilities are unnecessary.


Our packs are hand-made by us right here in Michigan and are constructed using the finest materials and the best construction methods. All seams are flat felled and double stiched, with select seams being triple stitched. These packs are ready to handle anything you can throw at them, and will give you thousands of miles of use.


Included Features:
-Large front mesh pocket.
-Two Side water bottle pockets big enough for two 1L water bottles each. Cinch top closure for easy one handed opening and closing. 
-Sewn in hipbelt and lumbar pad. 
-Ultra comfy, thick padded shoulder straps.
-Load lifters .
-Full suspension featuring two removable aluminum stays and a foam back pad. 
-Removable sternum strap 
-Side compression cord - Can be reconfigured or fully removed, including hardware
-Trekking pole/Ice axe loops 
-Roll-Top/Dry-bag style top closure with top snaps for easy rolling 

-Top V strap for storing extra gear
-Haul loop 
-Waterproof material



Average weight of the pack body alone 25.5oz

Average weight with all items attached and frame inserted 31.5oz


stays 4.5oz

sternum strap .5oz

front shock cord lashing .5oz

trekking pole loops .1oz per pair

side compression cord/hardware .5oz

50L Internal Capacity 
10L External Capacity

60L total capacity

Front/back panel width 10.5"

Bottom circumference: 33"

Top circumference: 41"

Height when fully unrolled: 36" 


Check out our sizing information.


While our packs are highly waterproof, they are not seam sealed, so the use of a pack line/water proof stuff sacks is recommended. We recommend using a trash compactor bag, as they are cheap and very durable.


All of our packs are made to order, see our home page for current lead times.

Long Haul 50 - Internal Frame

  • After a custom order has been placed, it can not be changed. If you would like to change your order it will need to be canceled and reordered which will reset your place in the lead time. If you have any questions shoot us an email at superiorwildernessdesignsllc@gmail.com.

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