Gear Review: Mobius pack and small medical pack by Vanquest
By Eve Flanigan
The Mobius 2.0 VPacker — a reliable sightseeing partner. (Photo: Team HB)
Vanquest, with their distinctive rhinoceros logo, is a recent entrant onto the tactical bag scene. In this field trial, we took their Mobius 2.0 VPacker gear bag, some of the brand’s accessories, and their small medical pack, on loaded-down adventure in Utah’s Valley of the Gods and Canyonlands National Park. It turned out, in this writer’s estimation, to be an ideal partner for a day hike in rough country, but lacking in one aspect that some may consider critical.
The pack, an update from the original Mobius, has the offset-teardrop shape typical of the sling pack category. The camo models of are constructed of 500 denier Cordura; solid colors are 1000 denier. There’s a well-padded shoulder that can be switched for right or left side carry, and very adjustable waist loop. Against the body is padded mesh.
The Mobius V2.0 VPacker with Fatpack. (Photo: Team HB)
Heavy-duty zippers, each with elastic cord on the pulls, secure numerous pockets. The main compartment features an inner drawstring closure. The main and a couple secondary compartments are subdivided with interior loops and/or sleeve pockets of all sizes. The outside is likewise generously equipped with both