Cleaning and Care Instructions

Pack Cleaning Instructions

  1. Remove yoke from pack by taking out frame sheet adjuster, break Velcro bond and remove yoke from the body of the bag. Un-thread webbing on waistbelt and remove from pack. (If applicable)
  2. Open all zippered and drawstring pockets. Empty the pack of debris by turning upside-down and shaking.
  3. Wash pack in a bath tub or large sink using warm water, a mild detergent, and a soft scrub (if needed). NOTE: Do not machine wash your pack. Use Hydrogen Peroxide to remove blood stains if needed.
  4. Rinse the pack thoroughly.
  5. Hang the clean pack to dry in the shade – do not dry your pack in direct sunlight.


Zipper maintenance

  1. Obtain a material-appropriate zipper lubricant. NOTE: Before purchasing, read the description closely to ensure it is suitable for the zipper material on your pack. i.e. metal, nylon, plastic.
  2. On unzipped zippers, use compressed air to blow out each side.
  3. Follow the application instructions provided by lubricant manufacturer.

Fabric protection

  1. To enhance and maintain effective water repellency on your pack, we recommend using RUST-OLEUM® NeverWet® Fabric Water Repelling Spray – CLEAR.
  2. Follow the application instructions provided by manufacturer.