Badlands 2200 Elk Hunt Review

Editor: Darren

Basic Descripton:

1-3 Day Hunting Pack

Just the Facts:

6lbs 4 oz

5 Pockets

4 compartments

2310 cu In

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My first experience with the Badlands 2200 Day Pack was on a Utah Limited Entry Muzzleloader hunt.   My good friend, Richard, from Tennessee was finally luck enough to draw a Wasatch muzzleloader tag for elk and I, along with my brother-in-law, and cousin went along to assist and enjoy the action.

On the second day of the hunt we called in a nice 300 class 6X6 bull Richard promptly dropped with a single shot.  We had two Badlands 2200 packs amongst us as well as a couple of external frame packs.  After loading a hind quarter onto the first 2200, we quickly decided we would haul the meat with the 2200’s and use the external frames for carrying our gear.  This was due to ease in which we were able to attach the meat to the pack and the comfort it afforded as we carried the load.  Having carried out numerous other elk on external frame packs I was very impressed with how superior the 2200 was to the external frames.

Some of the other features of the 2200 that I appreciated were:  a built-in, hunter orange dropout to help other hunters quickly identify the piece of elk moving through the woods as already been bagged!,  access to the pack internals from the back of the pack allowing access to personal items while the pack is loaded with meat, a built-in hydration reservoir allowing you to carry meat and drink a the same time and small pockets on the wings of the pack allowing easy access to other small personal items.

What they could do better:

The buckle breaking is a problem, need better buckles.

Badlands 2200 Elk Hunt Review
  • Functionality
  • Value
  • Ergonomics
  • Durability


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