CAMINO 2

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 3 customer ratings
(3 customer reviews)

$260

WEIGHT: 52 OZ | 1,474 GM
VOLUME: 4,600 CU IN | 75 L
MAX LOAD: 35 LBS | 16 KG
SHIPS FREE TO U.S. ADDRESSES.

Meet the Camino 2, the most versatile panel loader on the market today. Designed to meet most airline carry-on specs, the Camino 2 measures 22 x 14 x 9 with the extension collar rolled down. It may be compact, but it's still large enough to easily fit all your gear for an extended hike – heck, it will even fit a bear canister!

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Meet the Camino 2, the most versatile panel loader on the market today. Designed to meet most airline carry-on specs, the Camino 2 measures 22 x 14 x 9 with the extension collar rolled down. It may be compact, but it’s still large enough to easily fit all your gear for an extended hike — heck, it will even fit a bear canister!

Made of 100% 400 Denier Robic fabric with dual aluminum stays, the Camino 2 is tough enough to survive even the most aggressive baggage handler, and yet it weighs in at only 52 OZ! NOTE: Original Green, Black, Red, Orange and Purple Blaze packs are sewn with our ULA 400 Robic Fabric, the toughest stuff ounce for ounce we’ve ever seen. The Multicam Camo pack is sewn with 500 Cordura Fabric. The Cordura is not quite as tear resistant and a little heavier than the Robic, adding an extra 2 OZ to the total pack weight.

NEW! Now you can customize the color of your ULA pack! Select “Custom” under the “Pack Color” dropdown, and add your pack to the cart. Then go to our CUSTOM page, select the level of customization you want and use our pack customizer to customize the look of your pack! NOTE: Custom charges are not refundable and returned custom packs will be assessed a $35 restocking fee.

How awesome is the Camino 2? We’ll let Allen from Mississippi handle that question:

“I received my new Camino pack in purple blaze, and I am stoked! What a great job you did in the redesign!! I love my original Camino, but the new one is much better. As you promised, the new roll top added the extra space I needed for a full Winter pack. Perfect!! I also purchased a **INSERT COMPETITORS PACK** for comparison but will be returning it. The new Camino beats it “hands down”! I love the zippered front panel because I can access gear in the middle and bottom of the pack without unloading everything from the top. I don’t know why anyone wouldn’t consider your new Camino pack….you hit a home run!” — Allen from Mississippi

STANDARD FEATURES

Removable features are in bold.

  • 100% 400 Denier Robic Construction
  • Twin Stay Framesheet
  • Contoured Shoulder Straps
  • Front Shock Cord
  • Full-length Front Stretch Mesh Pocket
  • Dual Hipbelt Pockets
  • Solid Robic Side Pockets
  • Rolltop Closure
  • 400 D Robic Bottom Panel

  • 6 External Bottom & Side Compression Straps
  • Heavy Duty Zipper
  • Ice Axe/Trekking Pole Retention Loops
  • Top & Bottom Bungee Cords for Longer Objects
  • Bear Canister Capable
  • Internal Mesh Zip Pocket
  • Internal Retention Straps
  • Water Bottle Holsters (0.8 oz)
  • Handloops (0.8 oz)

OPTIONAL FEATURES

TRAIL NAME EMBROIDERY (+ $15.00): Now you can have your trail name, or your real name, embroidered on your backpack! Not only is it a nice personal touch, but it’s a great way of identifying your pack no matter how or where you travel. Simply write your trail name, or your name, exactly as you want it to appear on your pack, in the text field above. Then, choose your thread color and font, and we’ll personalize your pack for you. Packs that have trail names embroidered on them are still returnable, minus a $35.00 fee. The cost of the trail name is not refundable.

PACK WEIGHT

TOTAL WEIGHT: 52 OZ | 1,474 GM
 
Listed weight is for a size medium torso with size medium hip belt. Our weights are as shipped including all the removable items.

NOTE: MultiCam Camo packs are made with 500 Cordura Fabric Which adds about 2 OZ to the pack weight.

CAPACITY

REC’D MAX LOAD: 40 LBS OR LESS
REC’D BASE WEIGHT: 20 LBS OR LESS
 
“Base weight” refers to the total weight of all gear carried — including the weight of your ULA backpack. This weight also includes things like water bottles and food stuff sacks, but not the weight of water and food as this will vary during each trip. Knowing your base weight will help you determine which suspension system will best handle your load on the trail.

DIMENSIONS

MAIN BODY: 22 x 14 x 9
EXTENSION COLLAR: 11 x 14 x 9

PACK VOLUME

TOTAL VOLUME: 4,600 CU IN | 75 L
IN ‘CARRY ON’ MOD: 3,000 CU IN | 49 L

Breakdown (Cu In):

Main Body: 2,700
Front Mesh Pocket: 280
Left Side Mesh Pocket: 100
Right Side Mesh Pocket: 100
Extension Collar: 1,330
Left Hipbelt Pocket: 100
Right Hipbelt Pocket: 100

MATERIALS

ULA 210 ROBIC

With the exception of the MultiCam Camo (See Below.) Camino 2 packs are sewn with our new ULA 210 Robic fabric, the toughest stuff ounce for ounce we’ve ever seen.

Colors Available: Original Green, Black, Orange, Red, Purple Blaze
CORDURA 500

**The Multicam Camo pack is sewn with 500 Cordura Fabric. The Cordura is not quite as tear resistant and a little heavier than the Robic, adding an extra 2 OZ to the total pack weight.

* Please note that the front mesh pocket is now stretch mesh and no longer has a zippered top.

HIPBELT SIZING MADE SIMPLE

 
MEN
For men, use the waist size of your pants and add 2 inches. The “HIPBELT SIZE” option above includes numbered measurements. The number you calculated (waist size + 2) will determine the size you need. If you are on the outer edge of a size, order the next size up! Example: If you wear a size 36 pant, add 2 to get 38. Since 38 is the last number of the Medium Hipbelt and the first number of the Large Hipbelt, you would want to order a Large.
 
WOMEN
For most women, measure the smallest part of your waist and add 5 inches. If you are straighter through the hips, add 3 inches instead of 5. The “HIPBELT SIZE” option above includes numbered measurements. The number you calculated (waist size + 5) will determine the size you need. If you are on the outer edge of a size, order the next size up! Example: If your waist size is 26, add 5 to get 31. You would need a Small hipbelt.
  

MEASURING YOUR TORSO LENGTH

 
Torso measurement is the best guide we have for proper pack fit, but it isn’t foolproof. Generally we find that if you are between sizes on the torso it’s best to go with the smaller size, if you are between sizes on the hipbelt it’s best to go with the larger size.

To accurately measure your torso length for a correct pack fit, grab a buddy and follow the steps below…

  • Standing upright, tilt your chin to your chest.
  • Locate the largest lump on the back of your neck. It should be located close to the base of your neck proper.
  • From this large bone, measure (with the flexible tape) down the length and natural curvature of your spine to the top of your waist band, the top of which is resting on the top your hipbone. This measurement in inches is your torso length.

 

PACK SIZE TORSO LENGTH HIKER’S HEIGHT
SMALL 15″ – 18″ UNDER 5’6″
MEDIUM 18″ – 21″ 5’6″ TO 6’0″
LARGE 21″ – 24″ 5’10” TO 6’4″

Have any questions or don’t quite fall in the normal range? Give us a call or send us an email!

CHOOSING A SHOULDER STRAP STYLE

 
J STRAPS
The J straps are the traditional straps, and work best on most men with average builds. If you are very large in the upper body you might need XL shoulder straps, give us a call for that. Many men with athletic builds, i.e. strong, square shoulders will find the S straps work better. Swimmers, climbers, weight lifters, surfers, triathletes, XC skiers, etc usually prefer the S straps.
 
S STRAPS
The S straps work best on almost all women and men with square shoulders and good posture. If you are a short torso, but with a larger upper body, give us a call, we may want to give you a slightly longer strap, there’s no charge for it, so don’t be shy, pick up the phone or send us an email.
 

ULA PACK FITTING VIDEO

   

Q: WHAT DOES RECOMMENDED BASE WEIGHT MEAN?

A: “Base weight” refers to the total weight of all gear carried — including the weight of your ULA backpack. This weight also includes things like water bottles and food stuff sacks, but not the weight of water and food as this will vary during each trip. Knowing your base weight will help you determine which suspension system will best handle your load on the trail.

Q: DO I NEED THE S-STRAP OR THE J-STRAP? WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

A: The J straps are the traditional straps, and work best on most men with average builds. If you are very large in the upper body you might need XL shoulder straps, give us a call for that. Many men with athletic builds, i.e. strong, square shoulders will find the S straps work better. Swimmers, climbers, weight lifters,surfers, triathletes, XC skiers, etc usually prefer the S straps.
 
The S straps work best on almost all women and men with square shoulders and good posture. If you are a short torso, but with a larger upper body, give us a call, we may want to give you a slightly longer strap, there’s no charge for it, so don’t be shy, pick up the phone or send us an email.

Q: CAN A WATER BOTTLE FIT IN THE SIDE POCKETS? IF SO, CAN I REACH IT? HOW DO THEY CLOSE?

A: Each side pocket can accommodate two 1-Liter ‘Big Slam’ style bottles. A Nalgene-style bottle will also fit, but in your quest to lighten up, that should have been replaced a long time ago! In general most people can reach back and retrieve a bottle, drink, and return the bottle to the pocket without removing the pack. The top of the side pockets are angled for easier access, and adjust singlehandedly with a cord lock and internal bungee to open and close.

Q: CAN I FIT A BEAR CANISTER INTO THE CAMINO 2? CAN IT FIT HORIZONTALLY?

A: Yes. Every bear canister on the market other than the Bearikade Expedition will fit into the Camino 2 horizontally. Keep in mind it is best to pack something between the hard sided canister and the bottom of the pack.

Q: WHERE DO I STRAP MY SLEEPING PAD?

A: If you are using an inflatable pad, we recommended storing it in the interior of the pack to avoid punctures. A foam pad can easily be secured beneath the top compression strap that goes over the top of the pack or beneath the front shock cord compression. Although not necessary for optimum performance, positioning your sleeping pad into the interior of the Camino 2 (against the back-panel) is also a good solution.

Q: HOW DOES THE TOP OF THE CAMINO 2 STAY CLOSED? IS IT EASY TO ACCESS THE MAIN BODY OF THE PACK BAG?

A: The top of the pack closes like a dry bag (also known as a rolltop) very similar to what river runners use to create a water resistant seal for their gear bags. The back of the collar is slightly taller than the front. Once you are packed, the collar can be rolled down upon itself to effectively create a barrier to water penetration. Once rolled, each side of the collar can be buckled to the sides of the pack or the two yellow buckles on the top can also be fastened to each other.

Yes! The front zip panel loading design allows for easy access to all your gear in an instant.

3 reviews for CAMINO 2

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Randy Howell

    It’s the perfect pack for travel! I got mine a couple of weeks ago, thanks to Rodney’s salesmanship! Not a planned purchase. I’ve since used it on a couple of trips, taking this instead of my roller bag and small backpack. I’m so happy with this pack. I may never use my roller bag again! Excellent work!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ed

    After some deliberation I ordered a ULA Camino 2 for myself and my girlfriend, we’ve both had great experiences with them. I’ve taken mine on a 10 day trip that included a few flights to 3 different cities as well as 3 days of hiking and camping. It worked really well for this kind of travel, and I had more space than I needed. The pack is fairly light, and it carries well, I don’t think I had more than 30lbs in it at any time. The organization is good if you’re living out of it, and it was easy in airports and on planes. The zippers aren’t heavy duty, but the internal strapping system takes most of the strain off of them. The roll top seems kind of weird, and maybe unnecessary, but I did use it a little bit, so the jury’s out on that until I experiment some more. My experience with customer service by email with Chris was great, prompt responses and they shipped the bags very quickly.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ditch Abbott

    i have a number of packs, Some more for travel and some for backpacking. I wish i could give them all away since now that I have the Camino 2 i don’t think I will be using any of the others ever again. It is just that good. I have taken to Iceland, to Norway, to a ferry trip up the Maine coast, to cities across America. You have the room and configuration to travel the world. If you are not getting on a plane that day you can expand it. (if you are then wear more clothes to shrink to carryon size). It is light. It is durable, It is the perfect size for ensuring you don’t bring along too much stuff, which you don’t need. The straps and belt are serious equipment, not just there to make you think you can put this on your back.. I cant think of a single thing they did not get right with this pack. It probably costs more than some others. but had i found this first i would have never needed anything else.

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