• Mindshift Backlight 18L BP- Charcoal
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Mindshift Backlight 18L BP- Charcoal


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  • MindShift BackLight 18L Backpack
  • Seam-Sealed Rain Cover
  • MindShift Lifetime Limited Warranty
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    The BackLight 18L, with a rear-panel compartment for photo gear, allows you to access your gear without taking off the backpack. You can change lenses or just snap a quick photo simply by rotating the bag to the front of your body while the waist belt is still secured. Rear-panel access also adds security when traveling since your camera gear is protected behind your back.

    • Meets most international and US carry-on requirements
    • Daisy chain, ice axe loops and additional lash points for expanding your carry capacity
    • Includes tripod/monopod mounting system on front or side
    • Comfortable padded waist belt for all day comfort on the trail with webbing rail for additional MindShift accessories
    • Flap-keeper neck strap allows you to work out of the bag, unencumbered
    • Two large water bottle pockets with cinch cord fit a 32 oz Nalgene
    • Side compression straps with locking SR buckles for additional lash points
    • Air channel and lumbar support on rear-panel for all-day comfort
    • Ergonomic zipper pulls are easily gripped with gloves or frozen fingers
    • Highest quality YKK zippers, 420D Velocity and 420D high-density nylon for long lasting durability and strength
    • Front stuff pockets for trail essentials: headlamp, gloves, chargers
    • Adjustable dividers for large telephoto lenses, traditional photo gear, or personal items
    • Top zippered pocket for quick access essentials
    • Interior mesh pockets for storing filters, batteries, cables, etc.
    • Seam-sealed rain cover included
    • Compatible with the Tripod Suspension Kit, Filter Nest, Filter Hive and Switch Case
    • Back-panel access to your camera gear without taking the bag off, allowing you to work out of the bag without getting your harness dirty, wet, muddy or icy
    • Dedicated compartments fit up to a 13" laptop and full size tablet
    • Daypack capacity! Front pockets totaling 5L carry personal gear for a day's outing: extra layers, a light jacket, food, etc


    Holds 2 standard DSLR bodies with lenses attached and 1-3 standard zoom lenses
    Holds 2 Mirrorless bodies with lenses attached and 3-5 lenses
    Fits up to a 13" laptop and a 10" tablet
    Fits personal gear in the 5L front compartments
    Maximum lens size: 300mm f/2.8 or 150-600mm f/5-6.3 attached to a body
    Carrying/Transport Options
    Backpack Straps, Top Handle, Waist Belt
    Exterior Material
    For superior water resistance, all exterior fabric has a durable water-repellant coating, plus the underside of the fabric has a polyurethane coating. It also has highest-quality abrasion-resistant YKK RC-Fuse zippers, 420D velocity nylon, 420D high-density nylon, 320G UltraStretch mesh, 350G airmesh, nylon webbing, 3-ply bonded nylon thread
    Interior Material
    210D silver-toned nylon lining, hexa-mesh pockets, high-density closed-cell foam, PE board reinforcement, 3-ply bonded nylon thread
    Type of Closure
    Water Resistance
    Water Resistant Material
    Maximum Volume
    4.76 gal / 18 L
    Dimensions (WxHxD)
    Exterior: 10.6 x 18.5 x 7.1" (269.24 x 469.90 x 180.34mm)
    Interior: 9.4 x 16.7 x 5.5" (238.76 x 424.18 x 139.70mm)
    Laptop: 8.9 x 13.8 x 0.8" (226.06 x 350.52 x 20.32mm)
    Tablet: 8.7 x 10.2 x 0.6" (220.98 x 259.08 x 15.24mm)
    3.5 lbs (1.59kg)


    Mindshift Backlight 18L BP- Charcoal
    Mindshift Backlight 18L BP- Charcoal