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Chuckanut Hip Pack

NEW FOR 2019: Comfortable and streamlined hip pack with a flexible bottle for short mountain bike rides. Learn more.

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Description
Tech Specs
FAQs & Documents

Chuckanut


The low-profile Chuckanut Hip Pack offers a comfortable, stable, streamlined option to carry mountain bike riding essentials on lunch rides or quick trips. This hip pack includes a taste-free, flexible .5L SoftBottle for on-the-go hydration, internal organization options, and an accessible fleece-lined pocket for a phone. The Chuckanut is available in a 3L size.

    Features

  • Flexible SoftBottle: Provides .5L of taste-free hydration on the go.
  • Fleece-lined device pocket: Protect phones and other media with easy access outer pocket.
  • Comfortable back panel: Mesh-covered, channeled foam back panel offers light padding and airflow for comfort.
  • Internal Organization: Interior zippered mesh pocket with key clip and stretch loop straps for stowing bike tools, repair kits, CO2 canisters, etc.
  • Waist belt storage: Designed with two stash pockets, the waist belt offers easy, on-the-bike access to energy bars, gels and other essentials.
  • External pocket: Shove-it pocket secures extra layers or knee pads for quick retrieval.
  • Light loop: Attachment point for rear bike light.
  • Stable, stay-put design: Keeps your pack in place on the lower back eliminating bounce or sag.
  • Carry handle: Handle doubles as a hanging loop for easy drying.
3.5 liter
Weight (Standard) 8 oz
Width (Standard) 10 in
Width (Metric) 25 cm
Length (Standard) 3 in
Length (Metric) 8 cm
Height (Standard) 6 in
Height (Metric) 15 cm
Gear capacity (standard) 183 cu. in.
Gear capacity (metric) 3 liters
Reservoir capacity 0.5 liter
Total capacity (standard) 214 cu. in.
Total capacity (metric) 3.5 (liters)
Pack weight (standard) 7 oz
Pack weight (metric) 0.21 kg
Reservoir weight (standard) 0.8 oz
Reservoir weight (metric) 0.02 kg
Total weight (standard) 8 oz
Total weight (metric) 0.24 kg
Material(s) 160D and 210D Water-Resistant Nylon; YKK Zippers
Country of Origin Pack Made In Vietnam; Reservoir Made in U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials

Documents and Instructions

Congrats on your mud-packed adventure! To clean your pack, hand wash with mild soap. For simpler cleaning, rinse off your pack with a hose.

For the best care, use a technical garment soap. Hang or lay flat to dry, avoiding direct sunlight.


Tip: Use the rainfly on your ride to reduce the need for deep cleaning (Included in all of our A.M. packs).

Yes, you can shorten the length of your drink tube. Depending on the model of your hydration reservoir, you simply trim the tube down to the desired length.

If you have a Big Zip™ EVO or Hoser™, trim the tube from the end with the bite valve. For the Big Zip EVO, simply remove the shut-off valve, trim to the desired length, and re-insert the shut-off valve. For the Hoser, remove the bite valve, trim to the desired length, and re-insert the bite valve.

If you have a Big Zip™ LP, trim the end of the tube that mates with the quick disconnect at the base of your reservoir. You can trim from either end, but trimming from this end is much easier!


Detailed instructions on how to do this are provided in your pack’s user manual, which can be found on your pack's online product page.

No, the waist belts on our hydration packs are not removable. However, you can wrap the waist belt straps around the back of the pack, securing the straps through the light loop. This will keep the straps stowed when you don’t need them and accessible when you do.

No. All Platypus hydration products are 100% BPA-, BPS- and phthalate-free, and do not use polycarbonate.

To disinfect your Platypus hydration reservoir:

  1. Fill it with a solution of unscented household bleach and water, using a concentration of 2-5 drops per liter of water.
  2. Close the reservoir and swirl for 10 seconds.
  3. Squeeze the bite valve to flush the hose and valve, being careful to keep the valve opening over the sink. Leave filled overnight.
  4. Dump the solution and rinse the hydration reservoir (including hose and bite valve) three times with hot water, then air dry.

Note: for an eco-friendlier option, use a chlorine-free, hydrogen peroxide-based bleach alternative.


You can read our blog post on how to clean and disinfect your reservoir here

Yes. Periodically adding a little Vaseline to the tracks will keep them supple and easy to close. Wipe away any excess Vaseline. In the field, a little lip balm or water can do the trick.

Many replacement parts can be purchased directly from us online on our Accessories page or from one our retailers. If you cannot find what you’re looking for, our friendly customer service team can assist you:


For customers outside North America, please consult our International Distributor listings.

Yes, our A.M. packs all come equipped with a protective rain fly that is stowed away in the bottom of the pack.

The rain fly can be found in its own zippered pocket at the base of the A.M. packs. It can also be detached for easy post-ride cleaning and drying. We strongly suggest removing the rain fly and allowing it to dry separately when wet. To re-attach, simply clip the fly back in and zip the pocket up.

Description

Chuckanut


The low-profile Chuckanut Hip Pack offers a comfortable, stable, streamlined option to carry mountain bike riding essentials on lunch rides or quick trips. This hip pack includes a taste-free, flexible .5L SoftBottle for on-the-go hydration, internal organization options, and an accessible fleece-lined pocket for a phone. The Chuckanut is available in a 3L size.

    Features

  • Flexible SoftBottle: Provides .5L of taste-free hydration on the go.
  • Fleece-lined device pocket: Protect phones and other media with easy access outer pocket.
  • Comfortable back panel: Mesh-covered, channeled foam back panel offers light padding and airflow for comfort.
  • Internal Organization: Interior zippered mesh pocket with key clip and stretch loop straps for stowing bike tools, repair kits, CO2 canisters, etc.
  • Waist belt storage: Designed with two stash pockets, the waist belt offers easy, on-the-bike access to energy bars, gels and other essentials.
  • External pocket: Shove-it pocket secures extra layers or knee pads for quick retrieval.
  • Light loop: Attachment point for rear bike light.
  • Stable, stay-put design: Keeps your pack in place on the lower back eliminating bounce or sag.
  • Carry handle: Handle doubles as a hanging loop for easy drying.
Pack Made In Vietnam; Reservoir Made in U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials
Tech Specs
3.5 liter
Weight (Standard) 8 oz
Width (Standard) 10 in
Width (Metric) 25 cm
Length (Standard) 3 in
Length (Metric) 8 cm
Height (Standard) 6 in
Height (Metric) 15 cm
Gear capacity (standard) 183 cu. in.
Gear capacity (metric) 3 liters
Reservoir capacity 0.5 liter
Total capacity (standard) 214 cu. in.
Total capacity (metric) 3.5 (liters)
Pack weight (standard) 7 oz
Pack weight (metric) 0.21 kg
Reservoir weight (standard) 0.8 oz
Reservoir weight (metric) 0.02 kg
Total weight (standard) 8 oz
Total weight (metric) 0.24 kg
Material(s) 160D and 210D Water-Resistant Nylon; YKK Zippers
Country of Origin Pack Made In Vietnam; Reservoir Made in U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials
FAQs & Documents

Documents and Instructions

Congrats on your mud-packed adventure! To clean your pack, hand wash with mild soap. For simpler cleaning, rinse off your pack with a hose.

For the best care, use a technical garment soap. Hang or lay flat to dry, avoiding direct sunlight.


Tip: Use the rainfly on your ride to reduce the need for deep cleaning (Included in all of our A.M. packs).

Yes, you can shorten the length of your drink tube. Depending on the model of your hydration reservoir, you simply trim the tube down to the desired length.

If you have a Big Zip™ EVO or Hoser™, trim the tube from the end with the bite valve. For the Big Zip EVO, simply remove the shut-off valve, trim to the desired length, and re-insert the shut-off valve. For the Hoser, remove the bite valve, trim to the desired length, and re-insert the bite valve.

If you have a Big Zip™ LP, trim the end of the tube that mates with the quick disconnect at the base of your reservoir. You can trim from either end, but trimming from this end is much easier!


Detailed instructions on how to do this are provided in your pack’s user manual, which can be found on your pack's online product page.

No, the waist belts on our hydration packs are not removable. However, you can wrap the waist belt straps around the back of the pack, securing the straps through the light loop. This will keep the straps stowed when you don’t need them and accessible when you do.

No. All Platypus hydration products are 100% BPA-, BPS- and phthalate-free, and do not use polycarbonate.

To disinfect your Platypus hydration reservoir:

  1. Fill it with a solution of unscented household bleach and water, using a concentration of 2-5 drops per liter of water.
  2. Close the reservoir and swirl for 10 seconds.
  3. Squeeze the bite valve to flush the hose and valve, being careful to keep the valve opening over the sink. Leave filled overnight.
  4. Dump the solution and rinse the hydration reservoir (including hose and bite valve) three times with hot water, then air dry.

Note: for an eco-friendlier option, use a chlorine-free, hydrogen peroxide-based bleach alternative.


You can read our blog post on how to clean and disinfect your reservoir here

Yes. Periodically adding a little Vaseline to the tracks will keep them supple and easy to close. Wipe away any excess Vaseline. In the field, a little lip balm or water can do the trick.

Many replacement parts can be purchased directly from us online on our Accessories page or from one our retailers. If you cannot find what you’re looking for, our friendly customer service team can assist you:


For customers outside North America, please consult our International Distributor listings.

Yes, our A.M. packs all come equipped with a protective rain fly that is stowed away in the bottom of the pack.

The rain fly can be found in its own zippered pocket at the base of the A.M. packs. It can also be detached for easy post-ride cleaning and drying. We strongly suggest removing the rain fly and allowing it to dry separately when wet. To re-attach, simply clip the fly back in and zip the pocket up.

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