Definition of packframe in English:



  • A frame to which a backpack is attached to make it easier to carry.

    ‘I'm also in the process of developing a ‘keeper’ attached to jacket or hunting shirt to hold the sling in place when I'm not toting a packframe.’
    • ‘For me, carrying the pistol in the field means a narrow strap, not a military type sling, the strap retaining the pistol on a hook integral to the strut of my modified Camp Trails Freighter packframe.’
    • ‘If you're going to be carrying the load on your back for any distance, the weight distributing qualities of the packframe are much more important than the bag that's attached.’



/ˈpakfrām/ /ˈpækfreɪm/