Mystery ranch Metcalf vs exo 3500

Craig Holland

New Member
Apr 25, 2018
I currently have a mystery ranch Metcalf and on my first elk hunt. Pack seems decent carrying heavy load but pack also seems a touch heavier than it could be. Thinking of selling my Metcalf to get and exo. Anyone have any experience with these two packs?
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Veteran member
Oct 12, 2014
Woodland Park, Colorado
I tried on a Metcalf, EXO, Kuiu and a Kifaru before I spent the money and ended up with the Kifaru. Just felt better on my hips and the lumber pad was just a little different. That being said.....both that Metcalf and Exo3500 are being used by my friends and I hear zero complaints from them.