First Look: ALPS OutdoorZ Ghost 30 Backpack

posted on August 12, 2021
ALPS OutdoorZ backpack.

ALPS OutdoorZ is known for making extreme-duty packs and innovative gear for hunters, and now they are rolling out their first "everyday carry" solution for people who carry a defensive handgun, the ALPS OutdoorZ Ghost 30, which was developed to provide discreet carry options in a practical, daily use platform.

The Ghost 30 is built to satisfy both daily- and work-related needs as well as recreational activities. By incorporating firearm carry options within the pack, the Ghost 30 allows personal defense and 2A advocates to maintain a defensive condition anywhere they go.

The pack is built to the same high level as ALPS OutdoorZ's hunting packs and is ergonomically designed to wear comfortably and to withstand hard use. Padded shoulder straps with an integrated sternum strap and a padded back panel provide optimal load distribution and a custom fit for comfortable carry. Also included are multiple interior and easy-access pockets for storing up to two laptops and other essentials.

The heart of the Ghost 30 is the ability to accommodate a personal defense handgun. There is an ambidextrous-access carry pocket which is positioned behind the back panel and secured via left- and right-side zippers. The material inside the pocket is lined with loop fabric, allowing holsters with hook-and-loop backing material to attach inside the pocket for quick deployment of your gun. The Ghost 30 front panel also features loop fabric so that users can position their holster for front-panel access, or adding additional accessories.

ALPS OutdoorZ Ghost 30 Specifications

  • Ambidextrous concealed carry pocket will accommodate hook and loop style holsters
  • Rugged, lightweight Cordura fabric
  • Two padded laptop sleeves for versatility
  • The front panel is lined with loop fabric for attaching accessories
  • The top lid offers additional storage
  • Padded sunglasses case pocket located on top of the pack
  • Hidden daisy chain
  • Interior pockets for extra magazines and writing utensils
  • Five interior zippered mesh pockets to make it easy to keep items organized and visual
  • Side pockets with compression straps
  • Unique full-access zipper path
  • Hydration compatible with two side-outlet hydration ports
  • Rain cover included


MSRP for the Ghost 30 is $169.99, and for more information about this and other products from ALPS OutdoorZ, please visit


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