THE DEAN by Near Zero is an ultra-lightweight (only 3 lbs.), large capacity (50L) pack for overnight backpacking adventures. Near Zero’s patent-pending design delivers quick access to gear using a labeled, compartmentalized & removable organizational storage system to maximize stability, comfort, and weight distribution.
Easily access gear, stay organized, and ensure proper weight distribution with THE DEAN, 50L pack from Near Zero.
The ultimate backpacker's pack for lightweight weekend trips
Patent-pending design provides THE FIRST overnight hiking backpack that allows you to conveniently compartmentalize your gear in labeled, easy-to-access sections of the pack
Easily optimize comfort, proper weight distribution, and maximize gear organization
Designed to assist backpackers in properly loading the pack, ensuring key gear essentials are not left behind.
Labeled section panels guide where to load gear
Mesh pockets for storage of lightweight food items and utensils
The top of the pack includes an easy-access panel with three zippered mesh pouches for the organization of key essentials
Large front panel access allows you to see contents at a quick glance and get to gear with ease
No longer do you have to stuff all your gear down a hole from the top, only to question what is packed inside, or frustrate yourself by trying to find that one thing stuffed deep down in the pack
Removable internal organizational dividers and labeling system for easy identification of gear placement
Breathable mesh back panel system
Hydration bladder easy access compartment, with bladder attachment buckle strap
Large front panel stretch mesh pocket (perfect for holding shoes, wet cloths, or extra gear)
Exterior cord storage system (great for attaching bear canister)
Adjustable side and bottom straps for securing exterior gear (i.e., large sleeping pad)
Trekking pole storage loops
Adjustable sternum strap with integrated safety whistle
YKK water-resistant silicon sealed zippers
NOTE: Backpack only. Individual gear items as shown in pictures sold separately.
Internal: Aluminum wire perimeter frame with aluminum-welded horizontal mid-section cross bar support