packframe

packframe

(ˈpækˌfreɪm)
n
(Mountaineering) mountaineering a light metal frame with shoulder straps, used for carrying heavy or awkward loads
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When packing the extra Ziploc I'll often use my Kitaru packframe, with a stout shelf for packing out game meat.
I rested over the packframe and took what I thought to be a very good shot, and the bear rolled into the brush, gone.
Considering that a field-dressed and quartered antelope fits nicely Into a backpack or packframe, beading out after a bedded buck two miles away is not too Intimidating of a task, compared to a big bull elk down in the bottom of a hell-hole canyon, knowing It could take days to get him out.
Can't say the same for the flyweight, even from my favorite field rest, the V-bar of my packframe.
One of the fun parts about bowhunting is finding that can't-leave-home-without-it piece of gear--a packframe with paint missing and blood stains on the hip belt; a knife you've carried for decades; a bow that just feels right in your hand, or the broadhead that never lets you down.
Almost tumbling over the snowshoes, I dropped to my knees and rested the little Kimber over Dave's packframe.
He often climbs mountains with a pack (I go nowhere without at least a daypack), and the only way to get game back to camp when horse and ATV are not available is shank's mare--hoofing it, that is, with a load of meat on a packframe.
The Magnus RackPack is a dual-use packframe designed to help you haul a ground blind to your hunting spot, but it will also work to pack a decoy and other gear.
This is when you want your fluorescent orange cap and gloves to accentuate your body movements, and be sure to wrap hunter orange material around antlers that are lashed to a packframe.
I solved the problem by attaching a metal hook to both vertical struts of my most-used packframe.
A shelf that can be used as a meat shelf for packing game flips around to serve as a seat, and the padded side of the packframe becomes your backrest.
For me, carrying the pistol in the field means a narrow strap, not a military type sling, the strap retaining the pistol on a hook integral to the strut of my modified Camp Trails Freighter packframe.