Built for the fireline ground pounders, the Operator wildland fire pack provides excellent comfort and load support for grueling shifts. Internal aluminum stay structure and high-quality materials provide a stout and sturdy foundation. Closed cell foam structuring throughout with an ergonomic PALS hip-belt finishes off the pack framework. Water/fuel bottle side pockets with internal fusee loops and webbing sheath for files. Side pockets cinch and compress with G-Hook compression straps. Access main pocket quickly with dual zip spine opening and/or full zipper opening to entire main pocket. Flagging tape dispensers below each side pocket with fire shelter case that can load for right or left handed deployment. PALS webbing throughout for MOLLE/P-cord/carabiner attachment capabilities. 15 (6 internal/9 external) pockets keeps gear easily accessible and organized.