3400 NorthRim



Extreme durability and ultralight weight for off-trail use

Building upon the super-proven Windrider and Southwest packs, the NorthRim ramps the durability factor up with a 375-Denier fully-woven Dyneema® Composite Fabric (DCHW) built into high abrasion areas – the bottom/rand, three external pockets, and hip-belt pockets – and utilizes 3/4” nylon webbing for the body compression straps, axe loop, and grab loop. If the description of the route includes words like off-trail, slot canyon, grate, scuff, Class 4 or 5, harness, belay, rappel, bushwhack, and packraft, the NorthRim brings forth the objection-free, unwavering toughness you need to succeed.

The 3400 volume size (55L) is ideal for routes where water and resupply points are less frequent and the need for ropes and a harness, etc. are called for. When the extra volume is not in use, the 3400’s top can roll down enough to make the overall size of the pack similar to the 2400, but that additional space can come in pretty handy when you need it.

Please note, Hyperlite is phasing out the grommets on the weep holes of their pack pockets. This product may ship with or without grommets. For more info, see the Tech Specs & Features section.


Brand Name:
Hyperlite Mountain Gear
Cubic Inches:
Internal: 3400 cu. in.
External: 600 cu. in.
Center Pocket: 300 cu. in.
Side Pockets: 150 cu. in.
Internal: 55L
External: 9.8L
Weight Capacity:
up to 40 lbs
2.11 lbs | 33.76 oz | 957 g (weight may vary slightly by torso size)
Top Circumference: 40” | 101.6cm
Bottom Circumference: 33.5” | 85.1cm
Height (fully unrolled): 34” | 86.4cm
Back Width: 10.5” | 26.7cm
Made In:
Other Features:
• Three external fully-woven Dyneema® pockets
• Fully-woven Dyneema® pockets on hip belt with #5 YKK water-resistant zipper
• Hardline with Dyneema® hip belt with 1/8in. closed cell rigid foam and 1/4in. foam padding
• Hardline with Dyneema® shoulder straps with 3/8in. closed cell foam and spacer mesh
• Fully-woven Dyneema® lumbar panel for added strength to the hip belt attachment points
• Adjustable sternum strap with self-tensioning elastic and whistle
• Hydro port removed for extra defense against water if the pack is accidentally submerged
• Removable, contoured aluminum stays
• 1/4in. foam back panel pad
• Compression System:
-- Roll-Top closure system with side compression straps for vertical compression
-- Side compression straps for horizontal compression
-- Top Y-strap compression -- Designed to secure gear
-- Body compression straps, ice axe loop, and grab loop made from dependable 3/4in. nylon webbing for added strength and durability
• Proprietary seam sealing on all side seams and behind all sewn-on pack features
• Bar tacked reinforcements on all stress points
• Triglide buckles for optional pack accessory straps

-- Body: DCH150
-- Bottom: DCHW
-- External Pockets: DCHW

After a number of internal studies, Hyperlite has decided to remove the metal grommets from the weep holes of their packs. This product may ship with or without the grommet as they are phased out from Hyperlite's inventory.
The grommets were not an essential feature to the weep holes of the pack. Hyperlite has determined there is no physical function of these grommets and they have been merely for aesthetic purposes. Their design and production team has developed a consistent method of precision drilling the holes in the fabric. The heat generated from the friction from this process will seal the edges of the weep holes and eliminate the chance of the fabric fraying. This will now make the holes just as strong as when constructed with grommets.

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