Ideal for the female backpacker, adventure traveler and thru-hiker, the lightweight GoLite Quest pack offers superior comfort and solid functionality. Featuring an authentic women-specific fit with narrow shoulder straps, short shoulder strap padding, a short sternum strap and an increased hipbelt angle. Top-loading main compartment holds food, clothing, sleeping bag and more removable top lid features a watertight zippered pocket. Large front pocket allows you to stow often-accessed items such as rain jacket, water filter and energy bars. Side compression straps with quick-release buckles stabilize large and small loads. Side compression straps release and join to opposite side for carrying a snowboard, snowshoes and other winter gear. Features contoured, padded shoulder straps, sternum strap with whistle buckle, and contoured air-channel mesh backpanel that hugs the back. Adjustable load-lifter straps and compression-molded hipbelt stabilize the load 2 gusseted pockets on hipbelt carry small essentials. Internal sleeve holds a 3-liter hydration reservoir sold separately twin exit ports for drinking tube allow hands-free drinking on the trail. 2 angled mesh side pockets with elastic top openings keep water bottles or energy food within easy reach. ComPacktor system reduces pack volume by connecting the fixed compression anchor clips on the bottom of pack-go from peak-bagger to day-tripper. Suspension system features a framesheet with 2 adjustable aluminum stays for stability and load-bearing capacity. Constructed with polyurethane-coated nylon for durability and light weight.