Frost River Trading Co.
1910 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55806
Phone: 1-800-FROST 84
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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Historically one of our most popular packs. And it does have history. It is a reproduction of writer George Washington Sears’ (a.k.a Nessmuk’s) old Maine guide pack from the 1880’s. Popular for a reason, it is a great size! Perfect for a day’s load of gear and even more if you pack right and have compressible stuff. It also works great as a second pack on a canoe trip. A long single pocket on one side, shorter twin pockets vertically stacked on the other side. Inside. there is a smaller hanging pocket and a slip pocket at the front of the pack. The Nessmuk has a leather grab handle and is built at Frost River from 18oz. waxed cotton canvas.
This nostalgic pack has stepped right out of the history books. Nessmuk, the alter ego of writer George Washington Sears, popularized Adirondack-style camping, ultralight canoes used with a double-bladed paddle and the Maine Guide Pack (which this pack is based on) back in the late 1800s. He wrote his classic book Woodcraft in 1884 and it has been in print ever since. The Nessmuk is just the right size for a North Woods guide’s day-tripping sundries: rain coat, lunch, field guides, binoculars, knife, first-aid and survival kit. Features cotton web backstraps, a small zippered pocket inside, and a leather grab handle. Rain flaps buckle under the top flap.
Classic canoe pack shape, updated style
Get up & go of a Flight Bag, in a round duffel
Ready for the field, wherever you find it
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