KATABATIC GEAR Knik LiteSkin - 40L is frameless ultralight backpack. With the new highly durable and waterproof LiteSkin fabric, backpack will offer increased durability and water-resistance for minimal weight gain. The pack has reinforcements in all of the right places and the Liteskin fabric is strong and durable and really lightweight.
Side pockets hold 2 L water and you can reach them on the move without the help of friend. Roll top closure with feature of tiny magnets for quick and easy close will be your favorite part of your Knik and will never snag your clothes contrary of the velcro closure.
This pack is a wonderful value for all the features, weight, and volume it gives you.
All standard bear canisters will fit standing on end (vertically).
LiteSkin – main body. LiteSkin is a new backpack fabric from sailcloth maker Dimension Polyant. The face of Lite Skin® fabric is a sheet of random array, non-woven filaments that provides increased abrasion and water resistance at a minimal weight gain. It is very thin and flexible, is ideal for day hikes and long runs. Waterproof to 160 psi. According to Katabatic Gear it is a ultralight Liteskin LS07 from Dimension Polyant with following characteristics:
Non-woven Polyester face coated with pigmented polyester resin
70d Nylon Ripstop backing
115 g / m² (3,4 oz / yd²)
500D Cordura – reinforcements. This extremely durable fabric is used in areas that take a lot of abuse: pack bottom, and side pockets.
Small: 399g | 14.1 oz
Medium: 417g | 14.7 oz
Large: 434g | 15.3 oz
42L total (size medium)
28L main body
4L extension collar
4L side pockets
6L back pocket
DIMENSIONS (size medium)
Height 46cm | 18″ (bottom of pack to shoulder strap attachment point – extension collar adds 23cm | 9″)
Width 28cm | 11″
Depth 18cm | 7″