Frontier Gear of Alaska Freighter Frame


UPDATED! We have upgraded our hip belt assemblies to incorporate a forward “power pull” design. All packs that ship in 2021 will include our new hip belt.

Frame Weight

  • 4 lbs 8 oz

Hip Belt Sizing

  • Small- 32″ and under
  • Regular- 32″ and over

What’s Included

  • Frontier Gear of Alaska Freighter Frame With desired belt size
  • Meat Shelf
  • Top Bar


Over the years we have researched the lightest and strongest weight materials on the planet to construct his packs to stand up against Alaska’s rugged backcountry. Our Freighter Frame is constructed of 6061 grade aircraft aluminum that uses “V” truss technology to prevent frame torsion when dropped and also leaves more room for your head to swivel when glassing the high peaks of Dall country.

We use our custom shoulder suspensions system made of a three layer memory foam for supreme comfort when packing out that trophy of a lifetime. The shoulder suspensions operate on the “yoke” system which allows our staff to completely customize each pack to the hunter, accounting for both height and weight dimensions. The smart, anatomical design gives the user the most comfortable and functional fit, even under heavy loads. We also customize our own contoured “free floating” hip belt with non slip grip to prevent the pack from moving up on down. The hip belt is tapered, meaning that it is wider at the bottom than the top, which matches the contours of the body.

The backbands can be often be a weak link in a pack. When these critical pieces start to fail your body is no longer protected from the frame, leading to pressure areas and rubs. Our backbands are made of materials used in conveyor belts, materials that will not stretch even under continual loads.

Our custom meat shelf integrates the frame in to a completely versatile meat hauler that is a necessity in Alaska’s lowland moose country. From the shoulder suspensions, hip belt, and back bands, nearly every piece of this custom pack is made for us right here in the heart of the United States. The work horse of the hardcore hunter the freighter frame was built to handle heavy loads with ease, from elk or moose quarters to your whole camp on a walk-in sheep hunt the freighter frame can take it all and be back for more.

-Formerly known as the carnivore frame

Additional information


Hip Belt Size

Small 32" and under, Regular 32" and over