Berkeley Backpacking Biz - Old School, New School, No School

From the Closet of Dr John Bouman: the Goonies pack

Powered by Drupal
Goonies Pack from John's Closet

A Conversation 12/10/2015

John Bouman:

I just found a North Face Pack in the closet. I remember that Ki Pong told me it was the same one that The North Face made for the Goonies movie, (1985), she said that they only made a few of them that they sent most of them to Hollywood and she got to keep one. Does anyone remember this???

Martin Zemits:

Hi John! 

I designed the pack according to the specs I was given and Ki Pong made it. Large o-rings were added to the shoulder straps on the pack that was used in the film.

I never believed the pack would actually be seen in the film. The pack seems so large for the little actor.

John Bouman:

I just found these photos..

The North Face Goonies Pack

The North Face Goonies Pack  The North Face Goonies Pack

For more from John's closet: http://www.outinunder.com/content/oval-intention-walkthrough-lp-version

by Author
JohnBouman JohnBouman's picture

This Story is part of a Series...

The North Face early tents : A Conversation 9/16/2015 [See our walkthrough of the Oval Intention... Read Story
A Conversation 12/10/2015 John Bouman: I just found a North Face Pack in the closet. I remember... Read Story
The North Face Eighties Odds and Ends John Bouman: Here are two more from the early days at TNF.... Read Story
There are a few interesting pieces of luggage.. The first is a mammoth “Mason” Bag, this thing is... Read Story
JohnBouman's picture
by Author JohnBouman

Your comments are loved and appreciated.

Start a Story of Your OwnStart a Story Icon

 

The text of your story.
You can upload audio and video here.
By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.

Do us a favor - 
Please take 2 minutes and give us feedback. Thanks!

Story Copyright
12/19/15