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Skyline Rolldown Backpack

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1.75 LBS
Skyline Rolldown Backpack Large (left) and Small (right) No.105 and N.104 by Frost River.

A handcrafted backpack that's sized small, with a safe and secure rolltop closure that's handy whether you're biking the Skyline Parkway along Duluth’s hillside or hunting agates along the Lake Superior shoreline. This pack keeps a low profile, and offers more capacity than meets the eye. Ample pockets, sewn web backstraps and waxed canvas construction give you peace of mind, and function for city life or woodsy wanderings. Available in two sizes, the Small is petite, built on the same body as our Skyline Rolldown Satchel and fits great on small body frames or for hauling a little, the Large is modeled off the same pattern, but larger, sized in between our Knapsack and Mini-Knapsack.

There’s quick, easy access to the main compartment through the top with a rolldown flap that secures shut with a leather strap and solid brass post. Two pockets inside, one works great for a phone. Four pockets outside, one on each side: one with a zipper on the front, and a full length slip pocket at the back that you could just squeeze a little hydration bladder into.

The backstraps are adjustable for length, the roll down opening is adjustable for height and capacity. It's made at Frost River from classic waxed canvas; here’s a bag that’ll last and have your back for years.


No.104 Skyline Rolldown Backpack – Small – 11.5″ to 16.5″h x 9″w x 3.25″d, No.105 Skyline Rolldown Backpack – Large – 14" to 22"h x 11"w x 4.5"d


Rolled closure with leather strap and solid brass post.


1.5″ cotton web, adjustable for length.


Zip pocket on front, slip pocket on back, narrow pockets on each side.


One medium slip pocket at front, full size slip pocket at back.


No.105 Skyline Large – 1.95lbs, No.104 Skyline Small – 1.25lbs


18 oz. waxed canvas, 10.10 oz. waxed canvas, premium leather, 1.5″ cotton web, nylon zipper.


No.105 Skyline Rolldown Backpack – Large, No.104 Skyline Rolldown Backpack – Small

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  • 4
    Great Pack

    Posted by aaron on Oct 8th 2017

    I got the large, and my only complaint is that i wish it was just a bit bigger, if you wondered, the large can hold a 6 pack, a fifth, and a pair of jeans at the same time, but thats about the max it'll hold

  • 5
    Rolldown pack

    Posted by Andrew on May 26th 2017

    Nicely made rugged pack. Not too heavy, seems just right for a daypack. Straps could be a bit longer to allow for more adjustment when wearing a coat in winter.