Hop in your ride and drive towards the setting sun with nothing but a thirst for adventure and fully loaded Mountainsmith Approach 40 Backpack. Ideal for day hikes, minimalist overnights, and weekend roadtrips beyond state lines, this backpack is designed to haul mid sized loads comfortably and efficiently. Utilizing a single aluminum stay and a PE framesheet, this backpack provides enough support to haul up to 50 pounds of gear. A front panel pocket enables easy loading when jammed full of items, and a front accessory and vertical slash pocket bring additional storage when packing small or quick grab items. Made for comfort, this backpack features a Lumbar Control Point pad, which sits on the lumbar region of the spine for improved load transfer and a pleasant overall feel. An Anvil Airway perspiration control system places two elevated foam pads with an open spinal column for added breathability and moisture control when you hike in hot conditions. A tuck away, removable waist belt gives extra support and features an ICS Cup hipbelt for comfort and improved load carrying. Additional noteworthy features include a trekking pole carry for steep hikes and dual density shoulder straps for a well bolstered feel.