Available for order. 3-5 week lead time.


With this option you can choose the canvas color, leather color, and add-ons you want. This will add 3-5 weeks to the production of your order before shipping. If you are looking for something available now please visit the Packs section of the website to see what's in stock. New in-stock packs are added on a regular bases.

The streamlined cousin of the Meandering Maker Day Pay, the River Ruck is made for adventure wandering through the woods, slipping in and out of a canoe, or anywhere that tight spaces and ease of movement are key to keeping up the pace and keeping things simple.

Please note: product images are representative of the product at the time the photo was taken and may vary slightly from the product you receive.


  • Main pack: 18"H x 5"D x 12"W, approximately 18 Liters
  • Front pouch: 9H" x 3"D x 10"W
  • 9" slip pockets on each side. One side is sewn closed at the bottom for carrying poles, saws, or other items that need to be kept from slipping through. The other side is open, allowing an axe, paddle, etc to slide through. 
  • Behind the open-bottom side slip through is a 4" pocket that is designed to "catch" gear that you don't want to slip through, effectively giving you the convenience of an axe sleeve but also an extra compartment for thin objects that need to be held at the bottom.
  • Buckskin-covered shoulder pads
  • Main compartment draw-string closure with 750lb paracord
  • Water and UV resistant 15 oz. waxed canvas
  • All leather is top quality English bridle leather
  • Solid brass buckles and rivets