Nature Calls Backpacking

Kelty Super Tioga 4900 External Frame Backpack-Perfect for the bigger guys

This is an external-frame pack. Its adjustable torso ranges from 14" to 23".. It weighs 6 lb, 13 oz, and has a listed capacity of 4900 cubic inches, or 80 liters.

Kelty brought this out as a 50th anniversary remake of its original 1952 Super Tioga, priced right at $185. It won an editor's choice award from Backpacker magazine.

This is a big, external frame pack with a large top flap. Though based on a 1952 design, it has a modern suspension system, with adjustable hip, shoulder, suspension and chest straps.