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I love frameless backpacks, especially the really light ones. With a volume of 3800 cubic inches and weighing 8.1 ounces, the Gossamer Gear G5 Hyperlight backpack has a volume to weight ratio of 469 cubic inches/ounce. The Hyperlight achieves this remarkable statistic through the use of spinnaker fabric, which seems like tissue paper, but is surprisingly strong and durable.


  • Introduction
  • What's Good
  • What's Not So Good
  • Specifications: Year, Model, Style, Sizes, Volume, Weight, Fabrics, Features, Volume to Weight Ratio, Load Carrying Capacity, Carry Load to Pack Weight Ratio, MSRP
  • Performance
  • What's Unique
  • Recommendations for Improvement

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