OutThere AS-3


This multi-day pack carries gear easily in multiple external pockets, balancing comfort with performance and strength for multi-day explorations in the back-country.  It’s the perfect companion for a long weekend of fast and light backpacking

UPGRADED DETAILS (Enhanced elements compared to our previous AS-2 pack)

Ergonomic Shoulder Straps - Airmesh wrapped perforated foam with seamless contact area around neck to prevent possible chaffing for enhanced comfort

Shoulder Strap Adjustability - Fold out upper back panel for easy access to adjustable length webbing straps (the 2”webbing replaces the 2”Velcro Strips)

Shoulder Strap Features - Velcro detachable “Beaver Tails pockets”The Beaver Tails are now attached with Velcro, these can be replaced with our new “Bottle Tails” which will be available spring 2016

Hip Belt Construction - Airmesh wrapped ventilated foam, added thickness and mesh on both sides add comfort and breathability

Hip Belt Adjustability - The lumbar panel, now attached by Velcro allows easy access to the hip belt rear adjustable Velcro design

Hip Belt Strap - The ergonomic forward pull design is carried over from the AS-2, the ¾”webbing and buckle is replaced with 1” webbing and an easy release 1.25”buckle

Hydration Reservoir attachments - The internal and external single Velcro loops for attaching hydration reservoirs have been replaced with dual nylon attachment hooks

Internal Frame Support Sleeves - The back panel has 2 full length sleeves for adding our adjustable aluminum support struts (sold separately)


Rip Stop Nylon - Durable, silicon treated water resistant, light weight construction
Perforated Foam Padding - Mesh covered for comfort and venting on back panel
Ergonomic Shoulder Straps - Mesh wrapped perforated foam for enhanced comfort
Shoulder Strap Construction - Adjustable in length for variable sizing
Shoulder Strap Features - Suspension system load lifters and hydration tube sleeves
Chest Strap - Vertical and width adjustable, with integrated buckle whistle
Hip Belt - Vertical and width adjustable, with easy adjust side suspension straps
"Beaver Tail Pockets" TM - 4 easy access mesh pockets on shoulder straps (two zip)
2 x Hydration Bladder Compartments - Internal and external pack locations
6 x External Mesh and Nylon Pockets - Easy access with high volume/capacity
2 x Hip Belt Water Bottle Pockets - Convenient easy to reach nylon/mesh
2 x Hip Belt Pockets - Integrated, easy access zippered pockets (one water resistant)
2 x Hood Pouches - Convenient, large volume zippered compartments (one mesh)
"On the Fly Side Zipper" TM - Side zip external access to main pack compartment
Side Zip Storage Sleeve - Color coded side zip, quick access to clothing, maps etc
Stowaway Helmet Mesh - External helmet stowage mesh, in lower zipper pocket
4-Side compression straps - Double as Ski or Snowboard attachment straps
Ski attachment strap - Buckled strap for attaching skis diagonally on front of pack
2 x Accessory Webbing Loops - Ice axe or pole loops, with upper attachment bungee
4 x Webbing Tabs - Sewn on bottom of pack for attaching camping gear


Weight:  1.3kg (Red) and 1.4kg (Olive Green)
Volume: 30L (internal) /10L (external)
Pack dimensions:  50.8cm x 30.5cm x 15.2cm

Note: The Olive Green pack is slightly heavier, due to thicker/heavier weight Nylon fabric

Bar Tack Reinforced - Stress point stitching
YKK ® Zippers - Easy grab lightweight zipper pulls
Reflective Bungee Cord - 3M TM with cord locks
Reflective Accents - Binding tape webbing on front and sides of pack
Water Resistant Hip Belt Pocket - waterproof zipper

Adventure Racing/Sports (Multi day events)
Backpacking (Overnight)
Extended Trail Hikes
Ultra Distance Running (Stage Races)
Back Country Skiing/Snowboarding
Rock Climbing

OutThere 2L Hydration Reservoir
OutThere Bottle Tail (Set of 2)

Note: bottles, gels, trekking poles, helmets and other items pictured with the AS-3 Pack are not included

Designed by the BEST ... Mike Kloser!

As Team Nike’s captain, Mike’s impressive adventure racing achievements include: 
4 time Adventure Racing World Champion
Mike_Headshot_x, 3 time Eco-Challenge Champion, 5 time Primal Quest Champion, 3 time Teva Games Champion and multiple National Championship Titles.
He also excels in winter sports with titles in numerous events including the 2007 & 2008 National Winter Triathlon Champion.

Mike was named "Adventure Racer of the Year" by Competitor Magazine, "Male Athlete of the Year" by Adventure Sport Magazine and he has two “Adventure Racing Team of the Year” titles.  Mike has also earned the coveted “Everest Award” , which is one of the greatest achievements in climate sports.

Mike had an incredible mountain biking career (12yrs) before adventure racing ... including a World Mountain Bike Championship title, World downhill silver medalist, 2 time World Cup Overall silver medalist. Mike has been recognized as one of the top mountain bikers of the 20th Century by Velo News and was inducted into the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame

Please Note: The following video out lines the features of the earlier version of the AS-1 pack