Kodiak Gearslinger

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The granddaddy of fixed strap Gearslingers, optimized to meet rugged and urban conditions and offering enhanced space with additional pockets and all the great Gearslinger features. This single shoulder backpack is designed to maximize utility when rotated towards front of body and fits up to a 15.4" laptop computer. 
It's hard to believe a bag of this size would be so comfortable, but the Kodiak is designed durably with high carry potential, so it's always ready for domestic or international travel. If you're looking for maximum space and utility combined with instant accessibility, this is the everyday carry for you. 

The ergonomic fixed-strap Gearslinger rotates 270 degrees to the front of the body, giving you complete top-down access to horizontal pockets. You can easily get to your gear while sitting, standing or moving throughout your day.

Y-compression strap
Anti-theft zipper capture system
Additional retention strap
End-buckle distress whistle
Props in product photos are not included
Overall size: 13.5"(L) x 7.5"(W) x 20"(H) View Product Dimensions Diagram
Main compartment: 11"(L) x 6"(W) x 20"(H)
Volume: 1380 cu.in. / 22.6L
Weight: 3.0 lbs.
Exterior front

Y-compression strap made from 1" webbing
One (1) 9.5"(L) x 2"(H) loop field for patches
Sleeve and bungee cord retainer
5 rows of 3-channel PALS webbing
One (1) 9"(L) x 2"(W) x 4.5"(H) zippered pouch
One (1) 9"(L) x 3"(H) internal slip pocket
Internal 3-channel elastic organization
One (1) 9.5"(L) x 10.5"(H) external horizontal zippered pocket with Button-Lock security strap
One (1) 10"(L) x 10.5"(H) x 2"(W) zippered pouch
One (1) 10.5"(L) x 7"(H) internal horizontal see-through plastic slip pocket
One (1) 8"(L) x 6.5"(H) internal horizontal slip pocket
One (1) 13"(L) x 8"(H) internal horizontal slip pocket

Exterior rear


One (1) 11"(L) x 19"(H) zippered compartment with internal loop field to accommodate 100oz/3L water reservoir or CCW
Breathable padding for comfort
Exterior left

One (1) 9.5"(H) x 3" diameter cord cinch pouch for 32oz/1L water bottle or radio
Exterior right

Grab handle made from 1" webbing
Anti-theft zipper capture system
3 channels of PALS webbing
Exterior top

1.25" integral padded grab handle
Main interior front

One (1) 11"(L) x 7"(H) zippered mesh pocket
One (1) 5" x 7"(H) zippered mesh pocket
One (1) 16"(L) x 8.5"(H) slip pocket
Enclosure strap made from 1" webbing with side release buckle
Main interior rear

One (1) 11.5"(L) x 10"(H) slip pocket
One (1) 7.5"(L) x 10"(H) slip pocket
One 18"(L) x 10"(H) slip pocket with 10.5"(L) x 7"(H) internal loop field for CCW
Enclosure strap made from 1" webbing with quick release buckle

Integral 3" ergonomic shoulder strap with 2" quick release buckle, 7 rows of PALS webbing, and metal spring clip
Concealable sternum strap made from 0.75" webbing with distress whistle buckle
Additional storage

4"(L) x 5"(H) waist pad with 2 channels of PALS webbing
Other features

Full clamshell opening
Fits up to 15.4" laptop computer
Like this bag but think it's too big?  Check out the smaller Sitka Gearslinger .



1000-Denier water and abrasion resistant light-weight ballistic nylon fabric
Triple polyurethane coated for water resistance
High tensile strength nylon webbing
High tensile strength composite nylon thread (stronger than ordinary industry standard nylon thread)
#AS-100 high-grade closed-cell foam padding material for superior shock protection
Internal seams taped and finished
Paracord zipper pulls
Stress points double stitched, Bartacked or "Box-and-X" stitched for added strength
YKK high strength zippers and zipper tracks 
UTX-Duraflex nylon buckles for low sound closures 
Teflon fabric protector for grime resistance and easy maintenance 
Cleaning Instructions
MAXPEDITION's nylon fabric is treated with Teflon for superb water and grime resistance.
To clean, simply wipe down with a damp cloth. Allow gear to dry naturally.
Do not machine wash.
Do not use detergent or bleach.