The Gregory Jade 40 is a weekend-sized pack for women who have Adirondack overnights and New Hampshire hut trips on their to-do list.
The Jade 40 sits right at the balance point of the Gregory women's line in terms of weight, volume and carrying capacity. Overnights are where it excels, but longer trips are within reach for experienced packers. The main compartment is accessible through the top and via a long side-access zipper on the left side. Additional pockets are found on the hood, front of the pack, and the hip belt, so you can stay organized.
The Jetstream LTS suspension featured on theJade 40 is anchored by a large and well-padded lumbar pad, which is one of the pack's most-praised features. The shape of the lumbar pad and back panel open up additional airspace behind your back, allowing for better ventilation and giving "Jetstream" its name. The shoulder straps are fixed, but the hipbelt adjusts to a full range of sizes regardless of which torso length you pick, so it can adapt to changing waistlines - changing, we hope, because you're losing weight while through-hiking the PCT, and not the other way around.
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Since 1977, Gregory Mountain Products has been a pioneering force in the backpack industry. They were the first to build backpacks with different frame, harness, and waist sizes; the first (and still only) pack manufacturer to develop a waistbelt system that adjusts to fit different hip angles and improves load transfer; and the first to develop the center-locking bar tack, a stitch that ends and locks off on the center of a seam instead of the side for increased strength at major stress points. From the earliest days, Gregory packs were noted for innovative design, ergonomic and comfortable fit, and their obsession with quality, comfort, and durability continues today.
A great pack for weekend warriors. The Jade 40 from Gregory has a Jetstream LTS frame that keeps the pack from directly contacting hot-spots on your back and allows for superior airflow. The front panel zipper, top-load opening, and zippered sleeping bag compartment allow access to anything in your pack and compression straps make sure that your load is tight and secure. A built in raincover and a single ice axe or trekking pole attachment make for a versatile pack you can use anywhere.
The Jade 40 Backpack by Gregory is a no frills, ventilated women's pack that has no shortage of pockets and space for all of your fast packing essentials.
|Adjustable Torso Length:||No|
|Backpack Style:||Multi-Day Pack|
|Bottom Width:||14 1⁄2 in|
|Capacity:||Small: 2535 cu. in. / 41 ltrs Medium: 2777 cu. in. / 45 ltrs|
|Catalog Number: :||CT39-231119|
|Depth:||6 1⁄2 in|
|Dimensions: :||3.94" x 12.6" x 25.98"|
|Fabric:||210D double diamond ripstop and 210D x 420D HD flat weave fabrics|
|Handle Length:||3 1⁄4 in|
|Hydration Bladder Included:||Not Included|
|Ice Axe Loops:||yes|
|Internal Capacity: :||2,000 to 2,999 cu. in. (2535 cubic inches)|
|Linear Inches: :||42.5197"|
|MD:||3lb 14oz(1.75kg). Torso Length|
|Material: :||210 D double diamond ripstop|
|Middle Width:||14 in|
|Number of Pockets:||4|
|Pack Size:||2000-2999 cu in|
|Pack Style:||Internal pack|
|Primary Access:||Top & Side Access|
|Ski / Snowboard Carrier:||no|
|Sleeping Bag Compartment:||no|
|Strap Drop:||6 1⁄4 in|
|Strap Length:||17 1⁄4 in|
|Top Width:||15 in|
|Torso Fit Range:||Small: 16 - 18 in. Medium: 18 - 20 in.|
|Trekking Pole Loops:||yes|
|Volume:||2777 cubic inches / 45 liter|
|Warranty: :||Lifetime guarantee against defects in materials and workmanship|
|Weight:||Small: 3 lb 12 oz / 1.70 kg Medium: 3 lb 12 oz / 1.70 kg|
|Weight [with packaging]:||Small: 3.65 lb, Medium: 3.75 lb|
|Gregory Jade 40 Medium||$199.00|
|Gregory Jade 40 Internal Frame Backpack||$218.95|
|Gregory Jade 40 Extra Small||$199.00|