Jansport Versteeg Pack
Jansport Versteeg Pack (Courtesy of Jansport)

JanSport Versteeg Pack

Jansport Versteeg Pack

For exclusive access to all of our fitness, gear, adventure, and travel stories, plus discounts on trips, events, and gear, sign up for Outside+ today.

THE SELL: A big-load hauler with external storage options galore. THE TEST: The 60-liter Versteeg distinguished itself the old-fashioned way—by being so damn accommodating. Need to quickly stash a shell and hat? Reach back and slip them in the hammock-like side pockets. Want to keep blister salve or a water filter handy? Store them in one of two removable Dopp-kit-like side pouches, which (conveniently) can turn into a waist belt to create a lumbar pack for day trips. It’s not perfect: side-zip access would be nice, and some testers complained that the hipbelt felt flimsy when fully loaded. THE VERDICT: Steady and user-friendly. 5.2 lbs
Hauling comfort: 55 pounds
Versatility: 3

promo logo
sms