packframe

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packframe

(ˈpækˌfreɪm)
n
(Mountaineering) mountaineering a light metal frame with shoulder straps, used for carrying heavy or awkward loads
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Quite certain that we had a heavy packing job ahead of us, we decided to make the short walk back to the truck to get our packframes.
Jammed against packframes and sleeping bags, Alice and I craned our necks as the floats left the water and the laden airplane roared over dark spruce toward linen wraps of snow hiding distant peaks.
As with many packframes, you can attach pack bags to the frame for hauling gear into camp and then remove the bags for packing meat.
The packframes made by the folks at Bull-Pacs in Idaho are well designed and built to last.
Gear--If you plan to take only a couple of major hunts, and you don't own tents, cook gear, packframes, rafts, horses, ATV's, or other needed gear, go guided.