Exo Journal — K4 Design
The main storage compartment on all K4 Packs feature front zippered access, as well as a roll-top access. Whether you are day hunting or going on an extended backpacking expedition, this article will explain why we have designed our bags' primary storage area with usability and versatility in mind.
In previous articles, we have gone "behind the design" and showed the process of developing our K4 Pack Systems — from idea, to prototype, to testing, and finally — to production. (Check out Part 1 and Part 2 of the Behind the Design series.) Now that we have released our K4 Pack Systems, we wanted to share more in-depth details about certain elements of the design. In this article, we are looking specifically at the full-length zippered side pockets, which all K4 bags have on both sides. OVERVIEW The full-length zippered side pockets on K4 Packs are 27" tall and...
Our second article in the "Behind the Design" series of our K4 Pack Systems. Take a look at the 150 prototypes of K4 Packs that we put in the hands of hunters in 2022. Then see behind the scenes as we collected feedback from testers and moved into production of the all-new K4 Pack Systems.
Before there were K4 Pack Systems, there were countless ideas, prototypes, and tests. Before we put 150 prototypes of K4 Packs in the hands of hunters in 2022, we hiked thousands of miles and hunted across the country in 2020 and 2021 to test new materials, new ideas, and new designs. Here is a glimpse of that...