SKU: Forager Pocket
The new FORAGER POCKET has been designed to fit on the the waist belt of the Expedition packs for Spring 2019 or on the hip by sliding it onto a belt. It also attaches to any MOLLE system.
The essentials at your fingertips
The Forager Pocket provides rapid access to essentials like food, first aid kit, GPS or headlamp and can attach to either side of any MYSTERY RANCH waistbelt. It can also be slid onto a belt or securely attached to any MOLLE system providing multiple attachment possibilities. Available in Small and Large.
- Metal snaps on MOLLE attach
- Pull loops
S: 45 cu-ins
L: 60 cu-ins
L: 60 cu-ins
Rated 1 out of 5 by Hermit from The Small Pocket is Smaller than advertisedThis is a well built little pocket which would work well with small essentials like sunglasses, chap stick and maybe a candy bar. However it is not as large as advertised on the web site. I bought it for my cell phone--a Samsung Note--which is 6.5" long and 3.25" wide (with a case on it). No way it would fit in this little pocket. The zipper is about 5" long. It is a very nice pocket for smaller things and being low profile (depth away from the pack belt) it doesn't tend to hit your swinging arm as you walk. My advice is to go with the large size if you want to accommodate anything larger than very little items.
Date published: 2020-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by zuren from Definitely get the Large pocket!I bought 2 of the "large" pockets in the Shadow color, 1 for each side of the belt on my new MR Glacier pack. My pack is Adobe with what seems to be Shadow trim, straps, harness, and belt, so these were a perfect match. Definitely err on the side of the large pocket; I can't imagine what you can actually fit in the small pocket. My Pixel XL smartphone (1st generation) just fits through the zipper opening if I come in at an angle and maneuver it in. On a recent backcountry ski trip in CO, I had 2 Clif Bars on one side, then small tube of sunscreen, lip chap, and compass on the other, and both pockets where pretty full.
Date published: 2020-01-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by Theron from Good pouchI bought this pouch to place on a MR Metcalf with the older style frame with no molle on the hip belt. This is the small size. There are belt loops behind the pouch that make it easy to mount. However the whole pouch will slide up and down the belt. I placed mine in combination with a water bottle pouch and that took up the slack so it wouldn’t slide as much. Just wish they had more foliage in stock. Never can get that color.
Date published: 2020-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by Madmark from Large pouch is perfect sizeGot a pair of large pouches for my terraframe 50 and the seem perfect so far. Good size to store a large modern cell phone (I have a pixel 3 xl) plus some other small items. The large is definitely not too much to use on a pack waist belt, seems like a more useful size than the small based on dimensions.
Date published: 2020-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ridge from Perfect additionI purchased the forager pocket and quick draw rangefinder holder to put on my new Mule pack for a recent high country muzzleload elk hunt in Colorado. They were the perfect additions to a great day pack. Was able to fit all my extra loads and bullets in the pocket and having the rangefinder right at my chest when a bull walked in to 48 yds was crucial. Would definitely recommend these add ons for the Muke, as it only had 2 large compartments that would be difficult to access quickly. The load shelf on the pack works killer as well. Very pleased with the overall performance of this pack. Perfect day hunt pack from spike camp, could even do a two nighter with the load shelf if you were ounce counting. Well done!
Date published: 2019-10-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by bwhtnr7 from Forager Pocket - Great Add OnI test ran a small forager pocket on my old NICE frame belt for a spring bear hunt in Alaska. It turned out being a great addition to the pack to store my back up release and a couple other items I always wanted at arms reach but organized and out of the way. Worked so well I got the larger version for the other side of the belt. Only complaint is I'd like a more robust connection point vs. the heavy duty snaps. They worked great but at one point one of the snaps came loose. Would have been a bad deal if I had lost that in the bush. I did end up using small zip ties as an insurance policy in case the buttons opened up.
Date published: 2022-10-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by MTgust from Large size is nice. Snaps are fair/poor qualityI would love to write a better review as I love the overload feature on my Metcalf. However, the pack has minimal storage and none on the waistbelt (which for archery is almost necessary). So I bought the forager pouch. The large size works well for what I need, but the snaps like to come undone. Especially when don/doffing the pack. I would prefer a pouch be built into the belt and/or the pouch be better secured.
Date published: 2021-09-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by Jamie from Good quality but it doesn't fit on my Popup 38!!!They are nice quality but the spacing between the MOLLE attachment point in the pack belt and the distance between the attachment straps on the pouch are not the same. This causes the pouch to bunch up and makes it hard to unzip or put anything in it.
Date published: 2022-08-11