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Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60

(Please measure torso size correctly before purchasing. Contact us for further enquiries)

The Mariposa 60 litre backpack is ideal for lightweight backpacking trips where capacity is a top priority. Featuring seven built in pockets (two are easy access side pockets) and enough space in the main pocket to fit all your gear. It hits the sweet spot blend of toughness and weight.


A while ago, we mentioned to a well-travelled friend that we hoped to stock Gossamer Gear's tried and proven Mariposa 60 backpack. On hearing this, they pondered and slowly revealed it as their ‘pack crush’. Certainly, the first time we had heard a backpack described in such a way but completely relatable. Their crush proved a worthy one! Our test trialling ambassadors love the 7 extra pockets, overall comfort and balanced load carrying ability.

Please contact us if your hip belt size is not available.


100D Robic high tensil strength nylon
200D Robic high tensil strength nylon
70D Double-rip ripstop nylon

Darlington Mesh
Supreme Air Mesh


  • New belt with added stiffener and stay integration for superior load transfer and comfort
  • New unisex ergonomic belt shape
  • New larger more functional integrated hipbelt pockets
  • Unisex ergonomic harness for both men and women
  • The Mariposa is best with loads under 13.6kg/30lbs but will handle up to 15.8kg/35lbs just fine
  • Made of our custom 100 and 200 denier Robic nylon
  • It comes with a SitLight pad and a removable stay
  • The belt is selected separately to allow customers to choose the size they need
  • OTT (Over-the-Top) closure system provides an easy secure closure
  • Rear mesh pocket great for drying gear and other gear storage
  • Custom air mesh fabric on shoulder straps and hipbelt for less friction and more comfort
  • New trekking pole hardware for storing them outside the pack
  • Right side bottle pockets accessible without taking off pack
  • Internal hydration sleeve and drinking tube keeper loops on both shoulder straps
  • Harness includes multiple attachment points for accessorising
  • Lashing loop doubles as ice axe holder 
  • Updated hipbelt includes new removable internal stay system


Volume: 60 litres
Torso: 29 - 41cm (generally fits people 5'6" and under)
Belt: 61- 86cm (181g)

Weight: 795g (inc. small belt) 
Max. Load capacity: 15.8kg

Volume: 60 litres
Torso: 41 - 50cm (generally fits people 5'5" to 5'11")
Belt: 76 - 101cm (199g)

Weight: 865g (with medium belt)
Max. Load capacity: 15.8kg

Volume: 60 litres
Torso: 49 - 60cm + (generally fits people 5'10" and up)
Belt: 91.4 - 127cm (218g)

Weight: 944g (with large belt)
Max. Load capacity: 15.8kg

When using this pack without the belt you must remove the internal stay.

Please measure your torso length and hips for the correct pack size.

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