$295.00

Historically one of our most popular backpacks. And it does have history. It is a reproduction of writer George Washington Sears' (a.k.a Nessmuk's) old Maine guide pack from the 1880's. Popular for a reason, it is a great size!
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Description

A long, single 2-in-1 pocket on one side, shorter twin 2-in-1 pockets vertically stacked on the other side (2-in-1 pockets allow storage of long, flat items to be stored between the pocket and and pack body). Inside, there is a smaller hanging pocket and a slip pocket at the front of the pack. The Nessmuk has a leather grab handle and is built at Frost River from 18oz. waxed cotton canvas.


Features & Specifications

SPECIFICATIONS:

SIZE: 16in H x 12in W x 5.5in D plus pockets

VOLUME: 17.3 L (Actual) 31.14 L (Expanded approx.)

POCKETS: 3 external (Long pocket measures 12in x 5.5in x 2in, short pockets measure 6in x 5.5in x 2in), 1 slip on front body, 1 internal hanging zipper pocket

CLOSURE: Internal rain flaps, large flaps over main compartment

SHOULDER STRAPS: 2.25in pistol belt web with leather attachment

BASE: Waxed cotton canvas

MATERIALS: 18 oz. waxed canvas, premium leather, solid brass hardware

Sustainability

When you invest in a Frost River made-in-the USA item, you’re not just getting gear that’s handcrafted and locally-made, you’re getting a piece made with intent. 
  • Lifetime Guarantee and robust repair program to keep your Frost River gear going for years to come.
  • Premium Materials sourced from businesses that have sustainability in mind.
  • Solar-Powered Manufacturing facility allowing us to craft Frost River goods with clean, renewable energy.
  • Investments in Technology that ensure the highest yield of our materials is consumed.
  • Made in USA

  • 30 - Day return

  • Secured payment

  • Quality Assurance

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  • Made In USA

    Duluth, Minnesota

  • Lifetime Guarantee

    Build to Last

  • Handcrafted

    Heritage Goods

  • Premium Materials

    Raw Reliability

Perfect for a day's load of gear and even more if you pack right and have compressible stuff. It also works great as a second pack on a canoe trip.
SPECIFICATIONS:

SIZE: 16in H x 12in W x 5.5in D plus pockets

VOLUME: 17.3 L (Actual) 31.14 L (Expanded approx.)

POCKETS: 3 external (Long pocket measures 12in x 5.5in x 2in, short pockets measure 6in x 5.5in x 2in), 1 slip on front body, 1 internal hanging zipper pocket

CLOSURE: Internal rain flaps, large flaps over main compartment

SHOULDER STRAPS: 2.25in pistol belt web with leather attachment

BASE: Waxed cotton canvas

MATERIALS: 18 oz. waxed canvas, premium leather, solid brass hardware

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How the Iconic Plaid Pattern has Found its Way Throughout History
Bushcraft. What Is It?
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CUSTOMER Reviews


Customer Reviews

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Daniel
Bag

Absolutely perfect for my needs. Extremely well made. Extremely durable and well thought out. I get excited every time I see it. Functionality, quality, craftsmanship, and aesthetics that combine equally to make a fantastic product

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Maxwell
Klaeren

Received my first Frost River pack as a gift and super pleased with the notable craftsmanship put into the Nessmuk pack which goes with me daily to work and will most certainly meet the challenges of weekend "go light" camps.

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Tomas
Well Built, Excellent Quality

After buying a product like this I will never go back to buying bags at the big chain stores. Everything about the bag looks and feels like a pure quality product. The saying is right when they say you get what you pay for. Absolutely recommended!

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zeke
Nessmuk Pack

Nice bag. It fits nicely under a airplane seat even when stuffed in every pocket. My only gripe is that it's not good to carry while partially open.

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P Anderson
Perfect for traveling

I bought my Nessmuk Pack in 2012. Since then it has traveled with me to many states, the Caribbean, the UK, and of course Canada. I use it as carryon luggage all the time, and joked/not joked on my last cruise, that if the airlines had lost my luggage, I could have happily lived out of the amount of clothes I packed in the pack.

Other than periodically needing re-waxing, it’s still going strong.

Only one “problem”: because of the nature of the pack, the flaps over the pockets are kind of loose. For travel, I use those pockets to hold smaller bags. (For travel with this as my carryon, the long pocket holds my Dopp kit, and one of the smaller pockets holds a zip pouch with power/other cables for my phones and iPad.

Ultimately, it is my favorite piece of luggage bar none.