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Freefly16 Packable Backpack



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Freefly16 Packable Backpack




  • Product Description

    The Freefly16 is a 16 liter high-performance weatherproof daypack that compresses for travel.

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    Engineered for ultralight outdoor travel. Matador®'s most weatherproof, lightweight, stowable equipment.

    Best For: Ultralight travel and wet conditions.
    Technical Specifications, CA Prop 65

In Depth

Ultralight UHMWPE-reinforced Robic® nylon delivers extraordinary durability, while the UTS coating, sealed seams, and sealing zippers yield a weatherproof design. Alpine-ready features include gear loops, a shockcord capture for tools, and buckle compression straps. Sternum strap and weight distributing shoulder straps provide an agile and balanced fit. Stow in the included mesh compression sack for travel.
Backpack on black background

Waterproof materials, sealing YKK® zippers, and sealed internal seams provide dependable all weather protection in an easy to access pack.


Alpine-ready features like a sternum strap, gear loops, cord capture, compression straps, and monomesh shoulder straps—all packed into an ultralight 16 liter daypack.


Stow into the included mesh compression sack, take it with you.

Detail view of UHMWPE material

UHMWPE-reinforced high wear panels feature a practically infallible ripstop grid. Robic® high tenacity nylon paired with UTS waterproof coating enhances material strength an additional 30%. Learn more about UHMWPE
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Boutique engineering that outperforms the big guys. If you know what you want, and care about how it performs, join a brand that shares your priorities.



16 liter capacity
Weatherproof design with sealed seams
Sealing zippers for weatherproofing
Compresses for travel, included mesh compression sack
UHMWPE-reinforced wear panels for extreme durability, abrasion resistance, and tear strength
Adjustable sternum strap
Two gear loops with corresponding Hypalon™-reinforced shockcord capture
Breathable, weight distributing shoulder straps
Water resistant front pocket with sealing zipper
Oversized mesh side pockets
Compression straps with side release buckles for stabilizing loads or attaching exterior equipment.

Volume: 16 liters
Weight: 6.7oz (190g)
Unpacked Dimensions: 19 x 10 x 6in (48.3 x 25.4 x 15.2cm)
Packed Dimensions: 3.75 x 3.75 x 5.5in (9.5 x 9.5 x 14cm)


70D Robic® nylon UHMWPE (Ultra-high-molecular-wight-polyethylene) reinforced ripstop, PU waterproofing
50D nylon mini ripstop, UTS waterproofing
Internally sealed seams
Reinforced nylon monomesh weight distributing shoulder straps
Number 5 YKK® PU coated sealing zippers
YKK® ultralight, wide entry side release buckles
210D bonded nylon thread

Not intended for submersion.

Califorina Prop 65 Warning Warning: This product can expose you to chemicals including DMF which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to

Man on Alaskan shore, packing backpack
Man in front of glacier, buckling sternum strap
Man standing on glacier in front of snowy mountains

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Engineered for ultralight outdoor travel. Advanced Series equipment is the lightest, most weatherproof, stowable equipment we make. Technical outdoor materials, sealed seams, and an alpine feature set are expertly engineered for performance that will take you further.