Front Utility Pack Accessory

66 reviews
$74.95 Weight 2.9 oz / 81.0 g

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Really glad I bought this pouch—it works with my pack’s waist belt, it’s practically weightless, and it’s the perfect size for phone, compass, map and a few snacks.

– Charles Y., ★★★★★

From the summit to the streets, the versatile Front Utility Pack Accessory provides quick and easy access to all your essentials.

With plenty of space for your phone, a camera, a jacket or snacks, the ultralight F.U.P.A. can be worn as a stand-alone item while bagging a peak or for a night out on the town.

Leave the webbing belt at home and connect the F.U.P.A. directly to one of our backpacks for the ultimate pack accessory.

  • Spacious Interior - 1.7L Main pocket

  • Interior Mesh Pocket - Perfect for storing your wallet or keys

  • Exterior Rear Pocket - Designed to stow your phone or maps

  • Adjustable Webbing Belt - Removable 1” webbing belt, adjustable up to 50" 

  • Compatible with Our Backpacks - Attaches directly to our backpacks

  • Padded Back - Keeps the F.U.P.A. comfortable against your body

  • Highly Water Resistant - It has a #3 Waterproof YKK zipper and the DCF and Ultra versions feature seams taped with Dyneema® Composite Fiber tape to keep most water out. (Line it with a 1 gallon zip lock as a precaution if carrying electronics.)

  • All Zpacks gear has a two year limited warranty against defects in materials or workmanship. Please see our return / warranty policy.

  • Made in the USA

Pack Weight: 1.6oz / 46g

Webbing Weight: 1.1oz / 33g

Total Weight: 2.8oz / 79g

Dimensions: 2” x 6” x 8.5” (5 cm x 15.25 cm x 21.5 cm )

Volume: 1.7L

Made with Bio-Based Dyneema® Fiber

Reduce your carbon footprint with DSM’s bio-based Dyneema® fiber technology. Sourced from renewable, bio-based feedstock, it is the first ever bio-based ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (HMPE) fiber. Commit to sustainability and help reduce our reliance on fossil fuel resources and rely on the trusted performance of the world’s strongest fiber™. Click here to learn more about our sustainability initiatives.

Made in the USA.

3.1 oz/sqyd Dyneema® Composite Fabric Hybrid

Dyneema® Composite Fabric is composed of high strength Dyneema® fiber laminated inside a polyester membrane. It is inherently waterproof and does not require any coatings or DWR treatment. Dyneema® Composite Fabric has very high tensile strength for its weight and does not stretch.

This hybrid version is made from 1.6 oz/sqyd Dyneema® Composite Fabric on the inside, with an extra layer of protective 50 denier polyester on the outside. The outer layer gives it more strength and abrasion resistance, prevents fraying, and gives it a nice solid color. 

Tensile Strength:
 245 lb/in (2150 N/5cm)

Puncture Strength: 
7.3 lb (32 N)

Water Resistance:
 >20,000 mmH₂O

Made in the USA.

3.5 oz/sqyd Ultra 200

Ultra 200 is composed of a woven 200 denier Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) face fabric laminated to a waterproof lining. It is inherently waterproof and has extremely high tear and abrasion resistance. This is the strongest fabric we carry.

Our Repair Tape and Adhesive products stick extremely well to the interior of this fabric.

Tear Strength:
 103 lbs. warp; 133 lbs. fill

Water Resistance:
 >20,000 mmH₂O

3.7 oz/sqyd 100D ROBIC®

ROBIC® nylon has very high tensile strength for its weight. The material features a fully waterproof polyurethane coating. The exterior is treated with a C6 durable water repellent. This material is used for the main body of the Arc Air.

Weight: 3.7 oz/sqyd (125 g/m²)

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travis s.
United States United States

Great addition

Great pouch for addition easy to get to items. Be mindful of your belt size, you may need to size down when using this.

Jim M.
United States United States

Very Convenient...Mostly

This is proving to be a very useful and perfectly sized addition to my Zpacks Arc Haul...but it is a bit difficult to snap the belt clips together. I wanted to use it with my pack's waist belt, but it was too difficult to cinch the pack's belt tight with the Utility Pack on it -- too many same-sized black straps too close to their respective adjusters. I've ended up using the belt that came with the Utility Pack which seems to be working fine.

Jeffrey F.
United States United States

Great for hiking.

Love this thing. Lightweight and solid.

Jeremy B.
United States United States

front Utility Pack

Used on a multi day walk and it proved to be very useful - carried days food + PLB + light weight jacket - no need to remove / open pack for most of the day - VG

David L.
United States United States

Pretty good to great utility pack depending on how much you carry

I bought this to use as a backcountry fishing kit pack. I fly fish so there’s a bunch of misc small things that I use. The thing I liked about this pack is it is it has a large flat face. So you can buy zpack attachments for additional loops. Because it’s dyneema it’s also fairly weather resistant. But that’s where my two quirks also start. I’m guessing they use two zippers to allow left or right hand opening. But that also creates a small gap between them. Which means water can get in there much more easier than if it was a single zipper with a rubber stop. The thing that impacts me the most is the belt loosens pretty easily. Probably due to it’s only 1 inch wide and I’m prob carrying more than what was intended for it. But I can see it still loosening with a smartphone and snacks bouncing around. Adding one of those elastic loops would prob help reduce this.