Rated 3 out of 5áby NYgal Needs Work
An OK waist pack (sent back 2 backpacks before) in blaze orange. Fabric OK, rain got the outside wet - water didn't bead up, but the inside stayed dry. Quiet in the woods but picks up dirt, debris & forest litter. Design needs work - cut off the useless back flap and the buckles on the topside, still trying to remove the plastic pieces attached to the pack. The flap made it impossible to easily access the back zippered pocket, which has a key holder - nice! But a couple of inside dividers or zippered pouches would help, because everything you put in the main pocket stays loose and liable to fall out. The small outside pockets - useless: no closure, too small for water bottles, can't figure out what you'd want to put in them (shells would fall out - why not put some shell holders in there??? Workable, usable, but needs improvement.
February 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby stitchem Hunter's Waist Pack
I purchased this for my husband for Christmas. He wanted it for hunting. I likes it very much.
January 4, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5áby Gobbler12 Affordable, well-made, and customizable
I wanted a simple, relatively inexpensive, not-overly-bulky "fanny pack" in blaze orange for deer hunting in the fall and for exploring the woods during the rest of the year. This one was the only model on the market anywhere that met my needs.
There was a fairly large, buckled flap on the outside that I think was designed to hold, say, a rolled-up rain jacket. That seemed cumbersome to me, so I simply cut it off with a pair of sharp sewing scissors. Lo and behold, there was a handy zippered pocket underneath.
At the risk of nit-picking, I do think that the black nylon fabric at the bottom of the main compartment is too light. A piece of rugged Cordura would have been far more durable.
That said, this is a terrific pack.
December 11, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5áby Michele651 Great Capacity & Great Weight Balance
Overall this Lumbar Pack is a great addition to my Trail/Hiking necessities; I will say that while I was skeptical of carrying this on my back with weight in it, I hardly notice it there!
I do wish there more compartments so that I could separate stuff a little better but this works nicely. I carry a small emergency kit in the front pouch and use the main compartment for storing light layers, gloves, water etc. you can get quite a bit in there!
The styling with the front flap is odd and the only thing that makes sense is that it detaches for Water Bottles and allows you to secure them in tightly; other than that the front flap is useless to annoying.
The fabric is a fleece, so yes it does pick up stuff from the trail, but it is easily brushed off with your hand.
Since I use this for Afternoon Trail Hikes, I wanted something in the bright orange for visablity especially during Hunting Season - this fits the bills nicely!
October 30, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5áby moosehunta waist pack
While this is not the greatest waist pack it was the only orange one I could find. It will serve my purpose during deer season. It seems comfortable although I have not worn it while hunting yet. It should hold every thing I need during a day hunt. I had to go online to find out what a couple of the features were. The 2 elastic side pockets don't seam big enough for anything. Too bad it wasn't made in USA.
October 30, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5áby todmedic odd fabric
While this pack is presumably "waterproof", the fabric is oddly soft and napped. It will collect dirt easily and I don't want to have to clean it every time I use it. I will be returning it.
February 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5áby WaggieLLBeanshopper Purchasing first waist pack
Had seen my first one on my cousin's husband first day of buck season. Thought very practical. Ordered one from L L Bean with a little information via e-mail with Bean rep. When arrived, found that it met my needs to hold all the extras that junk up your pockes such as tow ropes, gloves, extra ammo(doon't rattle around like it does in your pocket. Question?? What is the front compartment work as to use?? Has two straps to open, but both ends open?? Like flap when both fastners are undone?? Is much better quality that my cousins as to mfg. and looks. Thank you for another fine product. It could use some velcro on the sides or something when worn over a coat??
December 22, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5áby LLoutdoorsman Hunter's waist pack
This fanny pack is just what I was looking for. It's just the right size for all the little things you need to bring with you for a day hunting. If you get tired of it being around your waist you can also sling it over your shoulder for easier access.
November 10, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5áby YeshuaLives great product
arrived on time and seems to be of good quality
July 13, 2011
Rated 4 out of 5áby BeaninVA Decent Little Pack
It's not a bad little pack. Just the right size to hold some extra equipment and grub while you're out for the day. I was really hoping that the side/front "stash" pockets would be big enough to hold a water bottle but they're not. If Bean would add a water bottle pocket or two this pack would be perfect for a full day in the woods. Hopefully I can pack it light enough come hunting season to still fit a water bottle in it and be set.
October 1, 2010