North Face Catalyst 75 Hiking Backpack

North Face Catalyst 75 Hiking Backpack

The  is a great hiking backpack for your trekking adventures!

The North Face brand is great when it comes to hiking gear and this backpack is no exception in quality or durability.

Backpacker Magazine had named this pack Editor’s Choice in 2005 for many of the backpack’s outstanding features which includes its unique Pivotal Suspension™ system that follows the natural movement of your body.

North Face Catalyst 75

The hiking backpack’s unique design will automatically shift the weight within so that it is not bearing down on your body uncomfortably.  This also comes into play when you are going up and down steep hills and need to be mindful of the weight you are carrying on your back and how it is distributed so that you will not hurt yourself.

Here are some features of the Catalyst 75 hiking backpack:

  • has the Pivotal Suspension™ system as discussed above
  • has a back panel that molds to your back and includes special E-VAP™ technology that helps to allow the air to circulate better, so that you don’t get that sweaty damp feeling where your back meets your pack
  • has an adjustable torso length with a hip belt
  • zipper access to the sleeping bag and main compartment
  • internal mesh zip pocket and a lid that can be removed
  • cranial cavity that is contoured
  • hydration sleeve with shoulder straps that is removable
  • side access panel has mesh organizer pockets on its inside
  • has trampoline sleeping bag divider
  • has adjustable compression unit with molded rails that can also function as daisy chains
  • can hold bulky and bigger items in an expandable side pocket
  • includes x-bungee
  • includes pickpocket
  • includes water-bottle pockets at sides of pack
  • has loops for your trekking-poles
  • uses bottom compression system
  • has E-VAP™ shoulder harness
  • contoured hip belt with E-VAP™ and air mesh
  • no-slip lumbar pad to help adjust to your body shape
  • hip-belt fit zone with cant adjustment
  • zip-access full-front pocket that is pleated
  • suspension locked to straps on hip-belt
  • sternum strap with Safe-T whistle
  • includes easy-grip zipper pulls for easy access at any time

Backpack specifications:

  • Size:  Medium or  Large
  • Fabric:    210D Cordura® nylon, 420HT nylon, 840D Jr Ballistics
  • Weight:  Medium – 6 lbs, 6oz (2890 g),  Large – 6 lbs, 10 oz (3060 g)
  • Fit Range:  Medium – 16″-19″ (41cm-48cm),  Large –  18″-21″ (46cm-53cm)
  • Dimensions:  Medium –  28″ x 19″ x 9″; Large –  29″ x 19″ x 10″
  • Capacity:  Medium – 4600 cu in,  Large –  4900 cu in
  • Access:  top, side and sleeping bag

The North Face Catalyst 75 backpack is perfect for the adventurous backpacker and hiker that needs a comfortable way to carry all of your gear.

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