Orlieb's Hip-Pack 2 6L is a waterproof hip belt ideal for carrying and protecting your valuables during outdoor activities such as, walking, running, sight seeing etc.
You want freedom not limitations. The ergonomic interpretation of a day pack is called Hip Pack 2. The waterproof waistpack with padded and individually adjustable carrying system and breathable hip pads allows freedom of movement during all outdoor activities or extended sightseeing tours.
An extra wide waist strap offers great comfort; the pack may also be carried in the front. The smart system offers space for your essentials from rain jacket to camera, and is super light weight. In addition to the elastic front pocket there are two zippered mesh pockets (not waterproof) and a removable valuables pocket. Two further lateral pockets are provided with a draw cord, e.g. for bottles.
Why lug around a heavy rucksack for just a few items when you can use this handy alternative. The Hip-Pack 2 can fit all the essential kit such as money, passports, mobiles and cameras. It even has a removable inner valuables bag so you can take it out if you need to leave the main bag behind. The main compartment has a roll top closure and is fully waterproof (once rolled 3-4 times) with a small zipped neoprene pocket on the front which is not waterproof but ideal for stowing away a rain jacket.
The hip belt is broad, adjustable and has 2 bottle fixings and 2 zippered mesh pocket. These pockets are not waterproof however perfect for stowing water bottles, food bars etc. The breathable back padding is adjustable to torso size along with the hip belt straps. The main hip belt can be worn on the back , front or taken off all together so you can carry the bag separately. The Hip-Pack 2 is available in various colours and in a 4 litre hip pack.
- Reviewed by BasecampGear