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Freerain22/ Freerain28 Packable Backpack

by Matador


The Freerain22 is a 22 liter / The Freerain28 is a 28 liter high-performance waterproof backpack that compresses for travel.

Engineered for ultralight outdoor travel. Matador®'s most weatherproof, lightweight, stowable equipment.

Ultralight UHMWPE-reinforced Robic® nylon delivers extraordinary durability, while the UTS coating, sealed seams, and rolltop closure yield a fully waterproof main compartment.

Alpine-ready features include oversized water bottle pockets (Freerain22) / hydration compatibility (Freerain28), gear loops, and shockcord captures for technical tools.

Adjustable sternum strap, removeable hip belt(Freerain22) / Pocketed hip belt (Freerain28), and weight distributing shoulder straps yield an agile and balanced fit. Stow in the included mesh compression sack for travel.

    Rolltop closure and seam sealed main compartment.

    Contoured monomesh shoulder straps distribute weight evenly while the sternum strap, removable hip belt (Freerain22) / pocketed hip belt (Freerain28), and load lifters yield an agile, customized fit.

    Gear loops with corresponding speed hook captures for hiking/climbing equipment and compression straps with buckles haul the equipment you need to get where you want to go.

    Stow into the included mesh compression sack, take it with you.

    UHMWPE-reinforced high wear panels feature a practically infallible ripstop grid. Robic® high tenacity nylon paired with UTS waterproof coating enhances material strength an additional 30%

    Boutique engineering that outperforms the big guys. If you know what you want, and care about how it performs, join a brand that shares your priorities.

Key Features

  • Waterproof main compartment with internally sealed seams

  • Rolltop closure features an integrated zipper closure option for fast access or added security

  • Compresses for travel, included mesh compression sack

  • UHMWPE-reinforced wear panels for extreme durability, abrasion resistance, and tear strength

  • Freerain22: Removable hip belt
    Freerain28: Hydration compatible & Hip belt with pockets

  • Adjustable sternum strap

  • Two gear loops with corresponding Hypalon™-reinforced shockcord captures

  • Breathable, weight distributing shoulder straps

  • Water resistant front zipper pocket with sealing zipper

  • Oversized mesh side pockets

  • Compression straps with side release buckles for stabilizing loads or attaching exterior equipment

  • Load lifters for adjusting weight distribution and fit
  • Weight
    Freerain22: 300g (10.6oz)
    Freerain28: 350g (12.3oz)
  • Capacity
    Freerain22: 22 L
    Freerain28: 28 L

  • Dimensions
    Unpacked Dimensions: 19.5 x 10.5 x 7in (49.5 x 26.7 x 17.8cm)
    Packed Dimensions: 3.75 x 3.75 x 5.75in (9.5 x 9.5 x 14.6cm)

    Unpacked Dimensions: 21.5 x 11 x 8in (54.6 x 27.9 x 20.3cm)
    Packed Dimensions: 4 x 4 x 5.5in (10 x 10 x 14cm)
  • Materials
    • 70D Robic® nylon UHMWPE (Ultra-high-molecular-wight-polyethylene) reinforced ripstop, PU waterproofing
    • 50D nylon mini ripstop, UTS waterproofing
    • Internally sealed seams
    • Nylon monomesh hip shoulder straps
    • Hypalon™ rolltop and tether point reinforcements
    • Number 5 YKK® PU coated sealing zippers
    • YKK® ultralight, wide entry side release buckles
    • 210D bonded nylon thread