MindShift Gear and Moose Peterson Collaborate to Update Outdoor Backpacks

Working in partnership with renowned wildlife photographer, Moose Peterson, MindShift Gear has updated three classic Moose Peterson backpacks designed for wildlife and safari videographers and photographers.

Mindshift said the Moose Pack series is available in three sizes: MP-1, MP-5 and the smallest, the MP-7. The backpacks can carry up to three DSLR camera bodies with telephoto lenses attached — up to 600mm f/4.

This strategy enables videographers and photographers to be ready to capture wildlife at any distance without changing lenses or exposing the sensor to the elements. The backpacks also feature the same “Moose Ear” flaps that close automatically, protecting camera gear from dust and debris common in wildlife shoots.

Because nature projects often involve travel to remote locations, the packs are designed to meet airline carry on requirements. They were designed to fit in the overhead compartment of the smallest regional jets.

The original 1998 “Moose Ears” design with auto-close compartment flaps protect the interior from dust, spray and wind. The three compartment system allows users to keep lenses attached providing the quickest way to access gear.

A tuck-away harness system with removable waistbelt easily allows users to streamline the MP-1 and MP-3 bags when loading them in a train, plane or automobile.

The bags are sized for carry-on, allowing users to get the maximum amount of gear on the plane. Each has a tripod/monopod mounting system on the side and front. The bags use the highest quality RC Fuse YKK zippers and 600D and 420D nylon construction for long-lasting durability and strength. A flap guard protects the front zippers.

The bags have a dual-density foam padded shoulder harness, cushioned with air mesh, while a seam-sealed rain cover/drop cloth is included to protect against rain and dust.

The bags are priced between $199.99 and $349.99.

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