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Vintage Duluth Canoe/Portage Pack - $200 (South)

condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: DULUTH PACK
model name / number: #2 Original Pack??
This is a hardly used, unbelievably rugged
pack for the serious wilderness canoe camper/explorer/portager, made in America. It is not even distantly related to a piece of modern-day ultra lightweight backpacking equipment. Stow or Strap on this monster, glide down the river, portage over the rocks, Be fully prepared for the bush! (Oh, and leave your smart phone at home).

Appears little used or not at all.


NOTE: Not sure which model this is, but one of the largest. Older. Leather ID sewn-on patch. Description below may NOT be this exact pack, but is closest Duluth Pack I could find manufactured by this 100+year old firm that matched size and features of this tough beauty. Hugely roomy - I easily fit a banker's box inside just to test out capacity. Big, handsome, uncompromisingly tough, with huge capacity. Tumpline for head included:

"Description
One of the original designs created by Duluth Pack’s founder, Camille Poirier. The #2 Original Pack by Duluth Pack has been time-tested for over a century. Constructed of our rugged canvas, the #2 Original Pack sports three guaranteed for life buckle straps closures, a wide full compartment opening, and completed with an internal slip pocket for quick access to your smaller accessories like a phone, snack, headlamp, or dog treats. Handcrafted with our heavy-duty tumpline for ultimate body alignment and two premium American leather shoulder straps, which ensure years of comfort and use. This rugged and durable pack is a top-seller for generations of wilderness travelers, canoeist, and outdoor enthusiasts. Ideal for those who demand rugged durability for any of their most adventurous treks. This is a solid pack for canoeing, hiking, camping, and travel.

FEATURES/BENEFITS

Tough 15-ounce canvas construction.
Rugged leather shoulder straps riveted for extra reinforcement while hiking.
Large single compartment with built-in map pocket.
Rides low to allow the carrying of a canoe while wearing the pack.
Specifically contoured to fit the confines of a canoe.
Each pack comes with a heavy-duty 6ml poly liner and a tumpline.


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