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Maxpedition RiftCore Backpack Tan

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Made of extremely durable ballistic Nylon, the RiftCore from Maxpedition is a heavy duty, water-resistant and versatile 23 litres backpack. This highly practical pack comes with two large compartments, two front pockets and a built-in internal pocket for CCW storage.

The backpack's lockable main compartment, which has a full clamshell opening comes with two-way zip closure, expandable mesh pocket with dual zipper access, zippered small pocket and large inner sleeve pocket, which can easily accommodate laptops, tablets or netbooks up to 13" in size or be used together with dual hydration ports and drainage grommet as hydration reservoir. The middle compartment comes with multiple loop-lined adjustable straps that can be repositioned to make organising contents much easier, making it ideal as CCW storage. Behind the comfortably padded and breathable back, there is a separate two-way accessed zipped second CCW compartment, which is fully loop-lined with soft material.

Moreover, the RiftCore backpack has two pockets at the front, the bottom one functions as an admin compartment, and comes with zippered mesh pocket, multiple sleeves, nylon strap with Keeper carabiner, and top fleece-lined EVA pocket as a storage of sunglasses or other fragile items. Heavily padded shoulder straps with adjustable chest strap and wide removable waist belt with quick release UTX Duraflex buckle help to distribute weight evenly throughout the upper body which ensures comfortable carry even for long periods of time. Additionally, RiftCore features durable grab handle, quadruple side compression straps, and many numerous PALS webbing for easy attachment of optional accessories.

The RiftCore Backpack is a perfect solution for a domestic or international traveller who needs a rugged and practical pack with maximum space and instant accessibility.

Overall size:

  • Approx. 12.3"x8"x18" (30.5x20.3x45.7cm)
  • Empty weight approx. 1820g

Exterior front:

  • 6.5"x1"x3.5" (16.5x2.5x8.9cm) frontal custom moulded zippered fleece-lined semi-rigid EVA pouch
  • 7.5"x6" (19x15.3cm) internal vertical zippered pocket with mesh lining
  • 7"x2" (17.7x5cm) internal slip pocket with mesh lining
  • 8.5"x5" (21.6x12.7cm) internal slip 4-channel pocket
  • 4.5"x2.5" (10x6.5cm) Loop field for patches
  • 8.5"x6" (21.6x15.24cm) internal slip pocket
  • 10.5"x9"x2" frontal lower zippered pouch
  • 3 rows of 4-channel PALS webbing
  • rotatable Keyper carabiner

Exterior rear:

  • 8.5"x16" (21.6x40.6cm) zippered compartment with internal Hook and Loop field accommodates CCW or 3 litres water reservoir
  • 2 drainage grommet
  • Padded for comfort

Exterior left:

  • Two side compression straps with Duraflex quick release buckles
  • 4 rows of 2- channels PALS webbing
  • Hydration port

Exterior right:

  • Two side compression straps with Duraflex quick release buckles
  • 4 rows of 2- channels PALS webbing
  • Hydration port

Exterior top:

  • Shapeshift webbing carry handle with rivets on each side for added durability

Middle compartment:

  • 10.5"x1.5"x17" (26.7x3.8x43.2cm) full clamshell with two-way zipper closure
  • Strap-down area with multiple loop-lined adjustable straps
  • Lined with soft fabric

Main compartment:

  • 11"x3.5"18" (27.8x8.9x45.7cm) full clamshell with two-way zipper closure
  • 13"x10" (33x25.4cm) sleeve pocket for tablets/laptops or hydration reservoir with two double strap-loops
  • 11.5"x10" (29.2x25.4cm) dual-access zipper pocket with mesh lining
  • 10"x3.5" (25.4x8.9cm) expandable zipper pocket


  • 2" (5.1cm) adjustable padded, breathable backpack yoke-style straps with siz rows of single PALS
  • Sternum strap made from 1" (2.5cm) webbing with 1" (2.5cm) Duraflex quick release buckle
  • Waist strap made from 1.5" (3.81cm) webbing with 2" (5.1cm) Duraflex quick release buckle with padded sides
  • Forward cinching waist belt adjustment
  • Shapeshift webbing gear loops on each side
  • Sternum strap maximum length: 8" (20.3 cm)

Other features:

  • Part of AGR Advanced Gear Research line
  • Capacity: 23L (1400 cu. In.)
  • Waist belt length: 26"-56" (66-142.2cm)
  • Full clamshell opening
  • High strength YKK zippers and zipper tracks
  • Durable UTX Duraflex Nylon buckles for low sound closures
  • High tensile strength nylon webbing and composite nylon thread (stronger than ordinary industry standard nylon thread)
  • Internal seams taped and finished
  • Stress points double stitched, bar-tacked, circular bar-tacked or "Box-and-X" stitched for added strength
  • Dedicated padded tablet compartment
  • Lockable main compartment
  • Two locations for CCW placement
  • Laser cut ATLAS Attachment Lattice System maintenance
  • Paracord zipper pulls
  • Triple polyurethane coated for water resistance
  • Abrasion-resistant lightweight materials
  • DuPont Teflon fabric protector for grime resistance and easy maintenance
  • #AS-100 high-grade closed-cell foam padding material for superior shock protection
  • Limited Lifetime Manufacturer's Warranty
  • GSA compliant
  • Weight: 1820g (4 lbs.)
  • Material: 1000-Denier water and abrasion resistant light-weight ballistic nylon fabric
  • 500-Denier Hex Ripstop water and abrasion resistant light-weight ballistic nylon fabric
  • Teflon fabric protector for grime resistance and easy maintenance
  • Manufacturer: Maxpedition
  • Manufacturer's number: RFCTAN
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