I replaced my crew cab with the metcalf recently and so far it has been the perfect bag. It cinches small for day use but expands enough for multiday trips. It has just the right amount of pockets (one w/o the lid) and the opening are super versatile. The only thing I would add is the lift kit. I'm 5'8 but with the lift kit heavy loads do feel better.
The go-to hunting backpack for big game.
From day trips to week long adventures, the Metcalf hunting backpack does it all. The Metcalf incorporates a top loading shroud with a full length side access zipper entry. Ten compression straps ensure your load is never going to loosen or shift, regardless of the weight. Fully expanded, with the Alpine Lid the bag reaches 4200 cubic inches, fully compressed you won’t even know it’s there.