Standard built LITE 50 Liter Frameless Thru-hiker backpack

The "Cadillac" in our Backpack line up, capable of carrying up to 30 lbs comfortably without a frame. The perfect choice for hikers transitioning from big store brand packs

Hip-Belt size, Torso Size and Shoulder Strap Style are all chosen during Final Checkout

Standard Built LITE 50 Pack

Our Flagship Frameless Backpack

Choose up to 2 colors to customize pack to your style at no additional charge. The default color on all packs is black. Available Colors in VX21: Spanish Teal, Deep Purple, Bahama, Federal Yellow, Slate Gray, and the all new Port (Burgundy). Available Colors in VX21 Soft: Black, Coyote Brown. Available Colors in VX07: Navy Blue, Red, White, Silver. Available Colors in VX07 Soft: Black.

*Current Lead time now shortened to 5-6 weeks


  • 1 Removable Hip-belt pocket. This is a spacious 6"wide x 5" tall x 2" deep Xpac pocket with top oriented, waterproof zipper for easiest access to your snacks, compact camera, phone, map, etc.

  • Hip-Belts come in 3 size choices which are fully padded and permanently sewn to the pack. (You will have the opportunity to choose your Hip-Belt size during Final Checkout).

    • S/M 28-31" waist

      M/L 32-34" waist

      L/XL 36-38" waist

  • Shoulder Straps feature multiple attachment points on the webbing for easy attachment of Waymark shoulder accessories.

  • Hip Belts have unique all-in-one top and bottom front adjustment straps that conform better to your hip. Unlike the 4 strap systems available out there, this is a much simpler version that only uses 1 strap per side like a traditional hip-belt, but acts like a 4 strap system. Much easier to use and no fiddling!

  • *Single Over-the-top "Y" Compression helps to pull the load tighter and also allows you to adjust the "Y" section towards the front or back of the pack for more stability if strapping a sleeping pad or other items to the top of the pack.

  • 2 Side Horizontal Compression Straps per side made with 3/4" nylon webbing. The lower straps are cinched with ladder locks, the top use a 3/4" adjustable buckle so you can open and cinch items to the side of your pack and then tighten it down.

  • 2 Ice Axe/Trekking Pole Loops at the front bottom of the pack to accommodate trekking poles or an ice axe, along with the included lashing cords on each side to secure the poles to the upper part of the pack.

  • Elasticized Pocket Tops on side and front pockets to keep items secure.

  • Heavy-Duty Mesh Front Pocket

  • Adjustable Sternum Strap with Breathe Easy Elastic

  • Shoulder Straps and Hip Belts are Compatible with Accessories including Hip-Belt pockets and Shoulder strap pockets. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on "Accessories" button.

  • Weight: M/L with no hip pocket 28-30 oz, with hip pocket 30-32 oz (add 1-2 oz to pack weight depending on Color customization and Torso size)

  • Dimensions:

    • S/M and M/L: 34" h x 11" w x 7" d

    • L/XL: 36" h x 11" w x 7" d

Pack Torso Sizes:

  • S/M 15"-17" torso

  • M/L 18"-20" torso

  • L/ X L 21"-23" torso

Choose between our 2 Shoulder Strap Styles

  • Standard 2.75" wide (Best for most men and hikers with medium or larger build)

  • Slim 2.5" wide (Best for most women, smaller and slender hikers, or men with more athletic builds and wider necks. Offers better clearance on the chest for women allowing you to wear the straps wider apart, and fits better around the neck for slimmer shoulders).

Hip-Belt size, Torso Size and Shoulder Strap Style are all chosen during Final Checkout

Front/Side Panel Color:

LITE 50 Liter Pack Dimensions

Dimensions (Volume includes exterior pockets and is determined with the top rolled 3 times and buckled)

  • LITE 50 L Main body and Exterior pocket dimensions:

    • S/M and M/L torso: 34" tall x 11" wide x 7" deep

      • Main body (minus 3" off pack height for roll top) 2387 cu/in = 39.1 Liters

      • Exterior pockets: 709 cu/in = 11.6 Liters

      • Total Volume: 50.7 Liters

    • L/XL torso: 36" tall x 11" wide x 7" deep

      • body (minus 3" off pack height for roll top) 2541 cu/in = 41.6 Liters

      • Exterior pockets: 709 cu/in = 11.6 Liters

      • Total Volume: 53.2 Liters