MindShift Gear Intros Bigger rotation180° Horizon Backpack for Outdoor Photographers

Aimed at outdoor photographers, MindShift Gear just launched the new, higher volume rotation180° Horizon rotating backpack. The larger-sized (compared to the previous model) rotation180° Horizon backpack (with a rotating beltpack) allows for instant access to cameras, lenses, food, binoculars, and other essential gear.

There is also added extra space in the main pack for larger gear including clothing, climbing gear, and a 13-inch laptop. Daisy chains and ice ax loops provide additional lash points.


• An integrated rotating beltpack allows accessing trail essentials: camera, 10-inch tablet, binoculars, maps, guidebook, and more.

• A dedicated zippered hydration compartment on side fits most 3 liter reservoirs.

• 2 bags in 1: the removable beltpack can be worn separately for shorter outings.

• A 13-inch laptop fits in main compartment.

• Backpack holds jacket, layers, hat, gloves, lunch, etc.

• Front zippered pocket provides quicker access to smaller items, such as climbing gear, field instruments, first aid kit, and climbing shoes.

• Small trekking tripod, or fly rod/reel carry easily on the front or side panels.

• Load–lifter straps adjust the weight distribution for comfortable fit.

• Side water bottle pocket fits most 32 oz. water bottles.

• Two rows of daisy chains for additional attachment points.

• Beltpack compression straps adjust for custom fit.

• Integrates with MindShift’s Tripod Suspension Kit.

• Webbing rail for attaching additional components to waist belt.

• Breathable padded airmesh shoulder harness with adjustable sternum strap.

• Aluminum stay in frame sheet, provides for custom fit.

• Optional seam–sealed rain cover.

The beltpack can fit:

• A Sony a7 with 24–70 mm f/4 attached + 70–200 mm f/4 +16–35 f/4 + tablet.

• A Canon 5DMIII with 24-70mm f/2.8 attached + 16–35 mm f/2.8 + tablet.

• A Nikon D810 with 70–300 f/4.5–5.6 attached + 18–35 mm f/3.5–4.5 + Flash + tablet.

• 1–3 GoPro bodies, LCD BacPac, remote, batteries, SD cards, various mounts and adaptors + tablet.


For water–resistance, all of the exterior fabric has a durable water–repellant coating, plus the underside of the fabric has a polyurethane coating. It also has high quality YKK zippers, 420D velocity nylon, 420D high–density nylon, 100D shadow Ripstop nylon, 210D velocity nylon, Ultra–Stretch fabric, nylon webbing, 350G airmesh and 3–ply bonded nylon thread.

The larger MindShift Gear rotation180° Horizon rotating backpack sells for $259. More info here