5400 Porter

$430.00

Rated 5.0 out of 5
Based on 26 reviews
Our preferred pack for multisport adventures.
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OUR SIMPLE, HIGHLY VERSATILE MULTISPORT PACK

The 5400 Porter is designed for explorers that want to do all the things. With added capacity for clothing, dry suits, additional days’ worth of food, or supplementary equipment like boats, paddles, or ropes, this pack is crucial for the multi-est multisporter. Ideal for four-season, extended trips into the backcountry where resupply points aren't available and/or bulkier cold weather gear is required

We designed the Porter for the expert ultralight backpacker or climber who moves fast, goes far and travels light. It’s ideal for shorter-duration adventures, where you’re sharing gear with your partner. Made from 100% waterproof Dyneema® Composite Fabrics (formerly Cuben Fiber), this backpack is highly durable and weatherproof. Use it with our Stuff Sacks for a nearly perfect waterproof kit.

    IDEAL USES
    • DURATION

      7+ Days

    • TERRAIN

      Any

    • ACTIVITY

      Expeditions + Packrafting

    • SWEET SPOT

      Alaska

    WHY CHOOSE THE 5400 PORTER?

    WHY CHOOSE THE 5400 PORTER?

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    Designed for the ultralight explorer who moves fast, goes far, and travels light with gear needs for a variety of activities

    WATERPROOF MATERIALS

    Pair with our Stuff Sacks for a buttoned up, nearly waterproof kit

    DAISY CHAINS

    Four external, vertical daisy chains for attaching a Porter Stuff Pocket, Porter Water Bottle Holders, or extra gear for trip-specific customization. Ability to stow two ice axes on daisy chains

    FEATURES

    FEATURES

    • Internal Pockets:Internal 8" x 8" zippered pocket
    • Zippered Pockets:Hardline with Dyneema® zippered pockets on hip belt with #5 YKK zipper
    • Top Closure:Roll-Top closure system with side compression straps for vertical compression
    • Hip Belt:Hardline with Dyneema® dual-density hip belt with 1/8” closed cell rigid foam, 1/4” closed cell foam and spacer mesh
    • Back:Integrated 1/4” foam back panel pad
    • Loops:Grab Loop
    • Side Straps:Four side compression straps for horizontal compression
    • Top Compression Straps:Top Y-strap compression designed to secure gear
    • Shoulder Straps:Hardline with Dyneema® shoulder straps with 3/8” closed cell foam and spacer mesh
    • Sternum Straps:Adjustable sternum strap with self-tensioning elastic
    • Stays:Removable, contoured aluminum stays
    • Sealing:Proprietary seam tape on all side seams and behind all sewn-on pack features
    • Pack Accessory Options:Compatible with the Porter Stuff Pocket and Porter Water Bottle Holder
    • Daisy Chains:Four external, vertical daisy chains for attaching a Porter Stuff Pocket, Porter Water Bottle Holders, or extra gear for trip-specific customization.
    • Water Resistant:Yes
    • Compatible With:Pods, Drawstring or Roll-Top Stuff Sacks, Stuff Sack Pillow

    IDEAL USES

    • DURATION

      7+ Days

    • TERRAIN

      Any

    • ACTIVITY

      Expeditions + Packrafting

    • SWEET SPOT

      Alaska

    SPECS & DIMENSIONS

    • MaterialsDCH150 (Body) + DCHW (Bottom)
    • Internal Volume85L
    • Weight3.06lbs
    • Load CapacityUp to 60 lbs
    • Back Width10.5" | 26.7cm
    • Height (Fully Unrolled)40.8" | 103.6cm
    • Top Circumference48.5" | 1123.2cm
    • Bottom Circumference40.5" | 102.9cm

    WHY CHOOSE THE 5400 PORTER?

    BLANK CANVAS

    Designed for the ultralight explorer who moves fast, goes far, and travels light with gear needs for a variety of activities

    WATERPROOF MATERIALS

    Pair with our Stuff Sacks for a buttoned up, nearly waterproof kit

    DAISY CHAINS

    Four external, vertical daisy chains for attaching a Porter Stuff Pocket, Porter Water Bottle Holders, or extra gear for trip-specific customization. Ability to stow two ice axes on daisy chains

    FEATURES

    • Internal Pockets:Internal 8" x 8" zippered pocket
    • Zippered Pockets:Hardline with Dyneema® zippered pockets on hip belt with #5 YKK zipper
    • Top Closure:Roll-Top closure system with side compression straps for vertical compression
    • Hip Belt:Hardline with Dyneema® dual-density hip belt with 1/8” closed cell rigid foam, 1/4” closed cell foam and spacer mesh
    • Back:Integrated 1/4” foam back panel pad
    • Loops:Grab Loop
    • Side Straps:Four side compression straps for horizontal compression
    • Top Compression Straps:Top Y-strap compression designed to secure gear
    • Shoulder Straps:Hardline with Dyneema® shoulder straps with 3/8” closed cell foam and spacer mesh
    • Sternum Straps:Adjustable sternum strap with self-tensioning elastic
    • Stays:Removable, contoured aluminum stays
    • Sealing:Proprietary seam tape on all side seams and behind all sewn-on pack features
    • Pack Accessory Options:Compatible with the Porter Stuff Pocket and Porter Water Bottle Holder
    • Daisy Chains:Four external, vertical daisy chains for attaching a Porter Stuff Pocket, Porter Water Bottle Holders, or extra gear for trip-specific customization.
    • Water Resistant:Yes
    • Compatible With:Pods, Drawstring or Roll-Top Stuff Sacks, Stuff Sack Pillow
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    Rated 3 out of 5
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    Reviewed by Stuart W.
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    Age Range
    45 - 54
    What activities did you use this product for?
    • Backpacking
    • Day Hiking
    • Thru Hiking
    What size pack did you order?
    Medium
    Rated 5 out of 5

    Holy Backpack, Batman!

    "Porter" implies a big, empty sack that can store things well over your head. The 5400 is just that. For a Scout event, I carried 50 pounds about a mile. No problem with seams or straining. The straps weren't an issue. I attached a Hyperlite carabiner to each of the four loops to improve versatility (it will hold clothing clips, for instance). If you fill beyond 9 inches or so from the top, you won't be fully successful using the roll top and Y-strap.

    Because there is only one pocket, I would recommend color-coded, stuff- and dry sacks for everything. Reaching into a bag that's 4 feet deep is not fun; you pretty much have to pour the contents out if what you're searching for is not on the top.

    My load: 2 tents (3 lbs, 5 lbs), REI camping chair (12 lbs), three 20° sleeping bags (4 lbs each), 3 sleeping pads (6 lbs total), 1 sleeping pillow, 1 bag liner, 6L of clothes in dry sack ( 11 lbs total).

    That perfectly fit into the 5400 Porter with the camping chair sticking out a foot. I'm 5'8" and ordered a medium which fit perfectly. The balance is excellent. The only disadvantage compared to an exterior frame is the amount of space in the back, so you get a little sweaty. Do not wear with cotton. Use a merino wool or synthetic top.

    The Dyneema fabric is completely waterproof under normal conditions.

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    Reviewed by Matt S.
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    25 - 34
    What activities did you use this product for?
    • Skiing/Snowboarding
    • Backpacking
    • Alpine/Ice Climbing
    What size pack did you order?
    Large
    Rated 5 out of 5

    Great backcountry ski bag

    In AK some of the approaches to good skiing base camps are 15-30 miles and to have a 3lb 85 liter bag to carry camp in is awesome. On these trips every lb counts so the lighter the better. It has plenty of room for camp gear and ski gear. The weather proofness of the bag keeps your mind at ease if it starts snowing or raining. I highly recommend this bag for long trips in any conditions.

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    Reviewed by EG
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    35 - 44
    What activities did you use this product for?
    • Alpine/Ice Climbing
    • Packrafting/Paddle
    • Backpacking
    What size pack did you order?
    Medium
    Rated 5 out of 5

    Quality construction and engineering

    Sometimes when you get a new piece of gear you can just tell.. this is something I’m going to use forever. Was blown away at the simplicity, materials, and functionality of this pack. A+ guys!

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    Reviewed by Vladimir M.
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    Rated 4 out of 5

    Excellent, but there are complaints about the quality

    I bought this bag in summer 2018. I started using it in the fall ... After two exits, I noticed that the inner waterproofing tapes were peeling off ... I turned to the company with a claim ... they offered to send a bag for repair or send a tape for self-repair .... I chose the latter. With this backpack I made a solo ascent to the top of Lhotse (8516m) in spring 2019)

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    Reviewed by Fabian W.
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    Rated 5 out of 5

    5400 Porter backpack 🤩

    This backpack is absolutely amazing! So much space, and so light really, the qualities is amazing it’s so stabil so good to use and just perfect for longer hiking trips with staying outside for a while!

    I can definitely recommend the Backpack and Hyperlitemountain Gear!

    The Support from Tyson is amazing and so so fast! He helps you always with everything in the right way, by the way thanks for this ;)!

    For shure I buy again here the price is high but the product definitely worthy! 🙃

    Greetings from Germany

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