Get ready for a thorough test of the Ultralight Backpack Ventilation Frame on the popular Durston Kakwa 55 backpack. Are you a hiking enthusiast tired of the relentless back sweat that comes with carrying your beloved ultralight backpack on the trail? Well, your sweaty days might be numbered, thanks to YouTube influencer and gear reviewer, Zac Mager.

Embarking on a personal quest to enjoy the great outdoors with less discomfort, Zac put our Ultralight Backpack Ventilation Frame from Vaucluse Gear to the ultimate test. His mission? To determine if this gear could be the answer to a less sweaty hiking experience, even with backpacks known for skimping on ventilation technology like the Kakwa 55.

Zac's experiment was simple yet effective.

On Day 1, he tackled a two-mile hike in the sweltering heat of Studio City, with temperatures soaring above 90 degrees, carrying the Kakwa 55 without any ventilation frame. The result? A sun hoodie drenched in sweat.

Day 2 followed with an identical hike, under the same scorching conditions, but this time with the Vaucluse Ventilation Frame attached to his Kakwa 55. The difference was not just noticeable; it was game-changing.

Through his detailed review, Zac showcases the contrast between both days, providing feedback of the frame's effectiveness. His video not only highlights the frame's benefits but also demonstrates its ease of use and compatibility with popular ultralight backpacks such as the Durston ultralight packs.

So, if you're keen on making your hiking adventures more comfortable and less damp, you will enjoy this video. Watch as he puts the Ultralight Backpack Ventilation Frame through its paces, and see for yourself why this piece of gear might just be the solution you've all been waiting for.

Let's get started!

Upgrade Your Ultralight Backpack's Ventilation System

Hi, I’m Brice, the President of Vaucluse Backpack Ventilation Gear. Our lightweight ventilation frame is the perfect companion for any Ultralight backpacking enthusiast.

This frame is the perfect accessory to upgrade an ultralight backpack that might not have the best ventilation or frame.

The frame weights 3.3 ounces - around 94 grams) and is made of the same material as recyclable milk jug containers. The frame is also 100% recyclable.
The frame has a unique design, allowing maximum airflow between your back and the backpack.

Best of all, it is MADE IN THE USA.

Installing the frame onto your favorite pack is easy.

The unique ventilation system uses a patented spacer design to create a gap between your back and the backpack. This design won’t collapse on you like other designs, thereby allowing air to flow freely, keeping you cooler and drier.

So, whether you're a seasoned hiker or just starting out, the Vaucluse Gear Ultralight Backpack Ventilation frame is the perfect accessory to upgrade your ultralight backpack. It's lightweight, easy to install, and provides all the support and ventilation you need for a comfortable hike.

Upgrade your backpack today and experience the difference for yourself. As we like to say here, feel the breeze, not the burden.


The Ultralight Backpack Ventilation Frame by Vaucluse

It's your best way to stay cool and dry with a backpack.

This lightweight (less than 4 ounces), soft, durable, and flexible frame attaches directly to your backpack and creates a natural airflow between you and the pack without using mesh or other material that soaks up sweat and retains heat. This design maximizes airflow to keep your back cool and dry.

Sweat Check