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Looking for that balance between lightweight and rugged, perfectly sized for a day trip? You've found it.

The Pioneer 12 ups the ante with extra capacity and a few key upgrades. This modular piece can be a hip pouch, a bicycle handlebar bag, a crossbody sling, or even a dopp kit to organize your toiletries and essentials.

This bundle includes our standard removable belt.

The Pioneer 12 is also compatible with a handlebar kit you to quickly mount on your bicycle handlebars, or the light-duty shoulder strap to upgrade your pack to crossbody functionality.

features & specs

12” wide x 7.5” tall x 4” deep | 350 cubic inches | 10oz

30cm wide x 19cm tall x 10cm deep | 5.7 liters | 266g

Pioneer 12 Hip Pack with Belt standard build includes: 

  • Adjustable 1.5"/ 38mm removable nylon belt included
  • Standard back straps compatible with optional handlebar kit accessory - add now or later
  • Clamshell zipper opens fully to lay flat for packing or as a field kit
  • Easy access external front zipper pocket
  • Internal zipper pocket with sub organizers
  • Internal velcro strips for modular pocket system
  • Handy side grab loops with compression buckles
  • Choose from EcoPak EPX or 1000d Cordura nylon
  • Bright yellow lining for EPX Teal, EPX Ocean and all 1000d color options


Which fabric is right for me?

EcoPak EPX 1000d Cordura Nylon


Highly water resistant; waterproof laminate face fabric; rain shedding design


DWR coating; suitable for light showers


Suitable for everyday use in commuting, on the trail, and on bike


Ballistic nylon; durable enough for highly abrasive activities


100% Repreve recycled polyester, primarily made from plastic bottles

US manufactured virgin Cordura nylon


Spot wash with bio detergent by hand and air dry; reapply DWR coating

Spot wash with bio detergent by hand and air dry; reapply DWR coating

EPX Teal, EPX Ocean and all 1000d fabrics come with a bright yellow lining material


belt sizing

North St. bags is built to fit your life. We offer inclusive sizing ranges, adjustable belts, and custom belt sizing so you can find your perfect fit. Don’t see the size range you need? Reach out and we’ll make it happen!

  • XS / S - 21" to 37"
  • M / L - 27" to 47"
  • XL / 2XL - 45" to 63"