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K² 5500 Backpack

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With a total volume of 6500ci, and weighing only 5lbs 6oz, the K² 5500 Backpack is the perfect choice for extended adventures in the backcountry.


5500 Pack Features
  • 5500-9000ci Total Capacity — 5500ci bag and lid, 1000ci exterior pockets, 2500ci load shelf area. The 5500 bag is 3" deeper and 10" taller than the 3500 bag.
  • Roll-top Enclosure manages excess fabric when the pack isn't filled to full capacity
  • Floating Lid to expand storage, organize small items. Can be used as a compression panel, or removed when not needed
  • Integrated Water Bladder Sleeve fits virtually any size bladder
  • Stretch Pockets keeps items tight, quiet, and easily accessible
  • Full-length Side Pockets to tripod, spotting scope, tent poles, water bladder, rifle, or similar items
  • Efficient Organization via 7 total compartments. Can add up to 3 Stash Pockets inside the bag and lid
  • Angled Side Pockets allow for quick access of items while wearing the pack
  • Quick Access to the main bag via 20" zipper
  • Front Stretch Pocket with 20" zippered access
  • 14 Compression Straps to secure a wide variety of items and loads
  • 500d Cordura and 420d Diamond Ripstop materials
K2 Frame Features
  • Modular Platform, allowing you to swap any of our bag models on the same frame
  • Tested and Proven with loads weighing over 250lbs, our frame can carry more weight than you will ever want to
  • Load Shelf between frame panel and pack bag for secure load-hauling and extended capacity (2,500ci)
  • Torsional Flexibility, allowing the pack to move with you as you hike in uneven terrain
  • Size-Specific hipbelts: Small 29-33", Medium 34-36", Large 37"+
  • Micro-Adjust torso settings to fit 16-21" torso lengths
  • Open Suspension design for maximum breathability
  • Angled Compression straps for to secure loads and prevent weight shifting
  • Heavy-duty hardware and 1" compression straps
  • Hipbelt Attachments via 1.5" webbing allow mounting of hipbelt pouches, holsters, bear spray, and other items
  • Assist-pull hipbelt webbing to secure fit and prevent slip

Specifications & Comparison
K² 2000 K² 3500 K² 5500
Weight 4.5lbs 5.1lbs 5.4lbs
Dimensions, Compressed 2″ x 11.5″ x 25″ 3″ x 11.5″ x 26″ 3.5″ x 11.5″ x 26″
Dimensions, Expanded 6″ x 11.5″ x 30″ 8″ x 11.5″ x 36″ 11″ x 11.5″ x 42″
Total Volume (cubic inches) 2950 4200 6500
Frame K² Titanium K² Titanium K² Titanium
Dry Bag Compatible Yes Yes Yes

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