Awesome pack! This pack is very comfortable, regardless of load. I use it as a day pack and a cargo hauling pack. It has hauled chain saws for trail work, tools and parts for back country facility repairs, been used for SAR and hauls most of my EMT gear. Sturdy and durable are built into this pack. Yes it's heavier than some packs but it carries a heavy load very well and very comfortably. In 20 years in the USMC I never had a pack that felt this good under load. Perfect for my new job as a Back Country Ranger.
Our most versatile dayhunting pack.
The Crewcab is our variable-capacity, do-anything dayhunting pack. It can be compressed into a low-profile, 1900 cu-in pack for scouting or expanded to 5000 cu-in for pack out. For additional storage, add the Daypack Lid. The Crewcab excels at carrying weird loads well.
- NICE Frame for comfort and stability under the heaviest loads
- Mystery Ranch Load Cells are designed to fit perfectly in the Crewcab
- Compatible with the Daypack Lid to lock on loads that extend above the top of the frame
- Zippered back panel pocket accommodates up to three 100 oz Camelbak reservoirs
- Volume: 1900 cu-in (31 L)- 5000 cu-in (82 L)
- Weight: 7 lbs 14.1 oz (3.57 kg)
- Dimensions: 21.5-81"x12"x6" (55-206x53x15cm)
- Frame System: NICE Frame
- Country Of Manufacture: USA
- Intended Use: Day Hunts
Frequenty Asked Questions
We're moving to a kitted system so that we can design and build packs and frames that are optimized for integration based on the function of the product. There are some cool new things in the works. In the mean time, we may be able to accommodate pack only orders based on available inventory - contact MR Customer Service or call 406-585-1428
As much as we would like to be able to offer our military/LE/ firefighter customers a discount on our packs, we have government contracts in these markets that prevent us from doing so.
The only repair that we can offer on Dana Design products is a replacement back foam pad on packs with the ArcFlex body panel design. We can ship the foam to you and you can easily install it yourself without having to send the pack in to be repaired. Replacement back foam pads are $15.00 plus $5.00 for shipping. For any other Dana Design pack repairs, please contact Marmot or try the following reputable gear repair companies:
Mon - Fri : 7:30am - 5pm (PST)
Boulder Mountain Repair:
2744 47th St.
Rainy Pass Repair:
4415 Stone Way N.
We are not set up to perform custom work on individual orders and no, we cannot build a pack for you in a custom color. If your concern is in regards to sizing please give us a call at 406-585-1428.
Also, please know that modifying your Mystery Ranch pack may void the lifetime warranty, so please think first before you start ripping straps off and cutting holes in your pack to make it more aerodynamic for winged flight.
First, start by washing your pack with hot water in the shower. Use a mild detergent like Dawn to get minor dirt and grime out of your pack. Dry the pack out of direct sunlight. DO NOT USE HARSH CHEMICALS TO CLEAN YOUR PACK. If you need to get odors/blood out of your hunting pack, please use Atsko Sport-Wash Laundry Detergent
We always recommend that you size down for the waist belt. If you fall in-between sizes on the yoke, we recommend that you size up.
Mystery Ranch accepts returns for a refund within 60 days of the original purchase date. Items must be returned in brand new, unused condition, and shipping charges are non-refundable. Please give us a call at 406-585-1428, and we can get you set up with a Return Authorization (RA#).
If you think that you qualify for a pro discount, please give us a call at 406-585-1428. Thanks!
If you are in need of a different size yoke or waist belt, please give us a call at 406-585-1428.
Why did you add a production facility in the Philippines?
We added a production facility at Clark Field in the Philippines because we needed the capacity to build for customers both domestic and abroad who don't require (Berry compliant) U.S. production and / or don't want to pay a premium for products built in the U.S.A
How do I know if the pack I want is made in the US or PI?
It will be noted on the product page on our website and you are always welcome to call us and ask if you don't see the "US" or "world" icons that denote production location.
Is the quality of the packs the same?
Yes. We still seek out the highest quality materials and construction methods available. We have rigorously run through every product and inspected them ourselves to certify the quality of a good matches our US standards. The quality is the same, so much that we have to mark the product so we don't confuse the two ourselves. Our distributors who have received product from the U.S. and from Clark Field have not been able to tell the difference without looking at the label.
How do you ensure the quality is the same?
Our sewers at Clark Field are trained using the same protocol we use in the United States. We spend the time to send our trainers and inspectors to the P.I. to consult and educate the sewers on our methods and quality standards. The short of it: PI production workers are trained by our people, they are our people.
Will Warranty or Repair procedures change?
No, our warranty and repair will remain the same regardless of production location. We hang our hat on being the most durable and comfortable packs on the market and that will not change.
For more information please contact MR Customer Service or call 406-585-1428
I bought the crew cab pack back in 2009 when I was doing trail work up in Alaska. The pack served as a great day pack with endless capabilities for whatever I needed to haul. A 044 chain saw? No problem, strapped tight in and down the trail we go. A full kit of a tu-28 Grip hoist with 75 feet of cable and webbing, weighing over 120 lbs? Open it up, tighten down the straps and off we go. a bunch of random bulk tools that would never fit into a conventional trashbag style day pack? No problem, load them in, and take of. Pionjar Rock drills? Fits right in there snug as a bug. This pack got wet and muddy for days, for months, nothing blows out breaks down. I was hard on it for 3 trail seasons.
I took the pack to backpacking all over the southwest, where friends would look at it with doubt that it could haul as much as there giant floppy packs. But open it up, and fill it with load cells and dry bags, and bam, a weeks worth of gear on your back, easily packed in a few moments and any item I need is only a few buckle openings away, as opposed to others packs who had to take every item out to get that thing in the bottom of their pack when they needed it. And as the days go by and food gets eaten, the pack cinches down, molding to exactly what it's carrying, never floppy and half empty. Always tight, comfortable, and controlled on your back. Where peoples lighter loads with lighter packs would dig into their shoulders or hips causing discomfort, the design of this pack makes heavier loads so comfortable.
So I guess what I am getting at is that to simply categorize this as a pack for hunters doesn't scratch the surface of its capabilities. I've happily taken my laptop to a library in this pack and taken a full eight days of food and gear backpacking in it as well. Its got some fraying in spots and is much lighter in color now from the sun exposure, but its the best pack I've ever owned or seen.