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Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Palisades™ Dog Ba
Palisades™ Dog Ba
Palisades™ Dog Ba
Palisades™ Dog Ba
Palisades™ Dog Ba
Palisades™ Dog Ba
Palisades™ Dog Ba
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
Red Sumac
4.6
Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars
28 Reviews

Palisades™ Dog Backpack

multi-day backpacking pack

Color

Selected: Red Sumac

4.6
Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars
28 Reviews

Palisades™ Dog Backpack

multi-day backpacking pack

Color

Selected: Red Sumac

The Palisades Pack puts the deepest of backcountry within reach for you and your dog. Our highest-volume pack, it's designed for multi-day treks with roomy saddlebags that host a cross-load compression system for stable, comfortable gear carry. The saddlebags attach securely to a breathable harness chassis, and can be removed at camp to lighten the load for side-excursions.

Multiple pockets and an external daisy chain store and organize your dog's trekking necessities like a sleeping system, food, and even two collapsible hydration bladders that come with the pack.

It’s recommended that your dog carry no more than 25% of their body weight, including pack weight and its contents. If your dog is new to dog packs, start with a light load and work up to a heavier load as your dog gets used to wearing the pack.

What's New: The Palisades has a long history in the Ruffwear pack lineup, and this season's updates were inspired by customer feedback. More breathability and flexibility with a perforated, molded foam chassis; improved fade-resistance with new materials; updated "flopper stopper" system for easier use when stabilizing saddlebags, new stash pocket configuration.

Check out this article if you need help choosing the right pack.

The Palisades Pack puts the deepest of backcountry within reach for you and your dog. Our highest-volume pack, it's designed for multi-day treks with roomy saddlebags that host a cross-load compression system for stable, comfortable gear carry. The saddlebags attach securely to a breathable harness chassis, and can be removed at camp to lighten the load for side-excursions.

Multiple pockets and an external daisy chain store and organize your dog's trekking necessities like a sleeping system, food, and even two collapsible hydration bladders that come with the pack.

It’s recommended that your dog carry no more than 25% of their body weight, including pack weight and its contents. If your dog is new to dog packs, start with a light load and work up to a heavier load as your dog gets used to wearing the pack.

What's New: The Palisades has a long history in the Ruffwear pack lineup, and this season's updates were inspired by customer feedback. More breathability and flexibility with a perforated, molded foam chassis; improved fade-resistance with new materials; updated "flopper stopper" system for easier use when stabilizing saddlebags, new stash pocket configuration.

Check out this article if you need help choosing the right pack.

REMOVABLE SADDLEBAGS

Lighten the load when you get to camp with saddlebags that remove from a harness with a breathable chassis.

STABLE GEAR CARRY

Cross-load compression system and "flopper stoppers" stabilize pack and contents and minimize bounce.

INCLUDES WATER BLADDERS

Includes two 1-liter collapsible, BPA-free hydration bladders.

Additional Features

  • Five points of adjustment for an optimal fit

  • Two leash attachment points: aluminum V-ring and reinforced webbing loop

  • Padded handle and girth straps offer even load dispersion for controlled and comfortable lifting

  • Cross-load compression system and flopper stoppers secure pack contents

  • Two 1-liter collapsible, BPA-free hydration bladders

  • Vertical stash pocket for organizing gear and storing heavier items closer to dog

  • Internal mesh pocket and external gear loops

  • Reflective trim for visibility in low-light conditions and light loop for attaching The Beacon™️

  • Materials

    • Shell: 150 denier ripstop polyester
    • Harness chassis: Laminated, molded bonded mesh and perforated foam
    • ITW Nexus Airloc side-release buckles
    • Hypalon reinforced with aluminum pass-through buckle
    • Anodized 6061-T6 aluminum V-ring
    • YKK reverse coil zipper
    • Made in Vietnam
  • Care

    • Hand wash
    • Mild detergent
    • Air dry

Features

REMOVABLE SADDLEBAGS

Lighten the load when you get to camp with saddlebags that remove from a harness with a breathable chassis.

STABLE GEAR CARRY

Cross-load compression system and "flopper stoppers" stabilize pack and contents and minimize bounce.

INCLUDES WATER BLADDERS

Includes two 1-liter collapsible, BPA-free hydration bladders.

  • Five points of adjustment for an optimal fit

  • Two leash attachment points: aluminum V-ring and reinforced webbing loop

  • Padded handle and girth straps offer even load dispersion for controlled and comfortable lifting

  • Cross-load compression system and flopper stoppers secure pack contents

  • Two 1-liter collapsible, BPA-free hydration bladders

  • Vertical stash pocket for organizing gear and storing heavier items closer to dog

  • Internal mesh pocket and external gear loops

  • Reflective trim for visibility in low-light conditions and light loop for attaching The Beacon™️

Materials & Care

  • Materials

    • Shell: 150 denier ripstop polyester
    • Harness chassis: Laminated, molded bonded mesh and perforated foam
    • ITW Nexus Airloc side-release buckles
    • Hypalon reinforced with aluminum pass-through buckle
    • Anodized 6061-T6 aluminum V-ring
    • YKK reverse coil zipper
    • Made in Vietnam
  • Care

    • Hand wash
    • Mild detergent
    • Air dry

Find The Right Size For Your Dog

Use this fit guide to select the right size for your dog. Measurement is around the widest part of the rib cage.

Sizing Chart & Pack Volume/Weight

Use this sizing chart to select the appropriate size for your dog. Measurement is around the widest part of the rib cage.
In between sizes? We recommend sizing down.
Product sizing chart table
Size Girth Weight Capacity
S 22 - 27 in (56 - 69 cm) 1.75 lb (0.8 kg) 854 in³ (12.5 L)
M 27 - 32 in (69 - 81 cm) 1.85 lb (0.84 kg) 1068 in³ (17.5 L)
L/XL 32 - 42 in (81 - 107 cm) 2.15 lb (0.98 kg) 1465 in³ (24 L)
Find The Right Size For Your Dog chart
Select Size

22-27 in (56-69 cm)

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Trail Tested Promise

All of our products are rigorously field tested and we proudly guarantee against defects in materials and craftsmanship.

Ratings & Reviews

4.6
Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars
Based on 28 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 20 Total 4 star reviews: 6 Total 3 star reviews: 2 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
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28 reviews
  • Mary M.
    Verified Reviewer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 weeks ago
    Super sturdy

    I can fit about 5 days worth of food (a large breakfast, small lunch, and large dinner) for my dogs in their packs, plus some snacks, and wet food packets.

  • Mélanie D.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 weeks ago
    Dog backpack

    Très bonne qualité, mon chien semble très confortable et la couleur permet un repérage en forêt. Nous sommes très satisfait!

  • Walter B.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Great product

    Only had it a week so far. Stitching seems well constructed. I like the removable pouches. The harness has good padding and breathability for my Husky. The main attachment point is solid. Great adjustability in all the straps. Used it a few times and the harness distributes the forces very well as not to affect my dog balance or comfort.

  • Michael P.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Even Fits Giant Breed Great Dane!

    That sweatshirt he is wearing is a 9x. The dog is big. Yet the Palisades pack, when fully extended, fits him like a champ. He seems to love wearing it.

  • Katie
    Verified Reviewer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 months ago
    Best Hiking Backpack for Dogs

    I graduated to the Palisades pack from the Approach and couldn't be happier. I love that you can take off the bags (Especially in river crossings). Definitely important to distribute the weight evening. My dog and I did a 3 day 40 mile hike in New Zealand and he chafed pretty bad on one armpit (it was also very wet the entire hike, so I'm sure that contributed). The quality and design of the bag is exceptional as usual. I love the new additions of the flopper stopper and organization in the bag. If you are an avid back packer I highly recommend this bag.

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