FAQ | Fit

What is the circumference of the hip belt?

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Use the chart below to find the circumference of the hip belt for each of our travel backpacks. This is the measurement around your torso at your iliac crests (the highest bony part of your hips) which is not necessarily the same as your waist/pants size. If you need a longer hip belt, follow these instructions to make your own hip belt extender. Setout Backpack: Men's 32 to 61" Setout Backpack: Women's 25 to 58" Setout Divide Backpack 25 to 58" Outbreaker Backpack 32 to 61"

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How do I make my hip belt longer?

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If you need a longer hip belt, you can make your own hip belt extender by using this buckle with any 1-1/2 inch webbing. 1) Determine how long you want the extender to be. 2) Add at least 6" to that and cut a piece of webbing that length. 3) Stick one end of the webbing through one of the buckle pieces. Fold 1" of the end back on itself. 4) Fold it over once more, this time including the buckle to make a loop. Sew through the 3 layers of webbing with a straight stitch (2-3 rows-- or a square-- for added...

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How do I adjust my Outbreaker Backpack?

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With a few adjustments, the Outbreaker Backpack will carry as comfortably as a hiking bag, even when navigating a city. Get your perfect fit by watching this video:

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Which of your travel backpacks will fit me?

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The length of your torso is more important than your overall height when fitting a backpack. Torso sizing for our  travel backpacks are as follows: Setout Backpack: Men's 17-19" Setout Backpack: Women's 15.5-18" Setout Divide Backpack: Men's 17-19" Setout Divide Backpack: Women's 15.5-18" 45L Outbreaker Backpack 16-20" 35L Outbreaker Backpack 16-19" Measure your torso following these instructions: The hip belt on the Setout & Outbreaker backpacks are removable. If you're not using a hip belt, torso length is not as important. It all depends on how the bag feels on your body. We offer free US   returns so you can try it on at home...

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