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Nov 14|Matador

Advanced Adventure: Matador Launches Hydration-Compatible Waterproof Backpack

Matador upgrades one of its best-selling products with newest addition to its Advanced Series

BOULDER, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2019) – Matador Packable Adventure Gear, the award-winning producer of portable travel gear, today introduced the Freerain32 hydration-compatible waterproof backpack, the largest and most technically-advanced bag in its product line. The Freerain32 joins Matador’s Advanced Series, which boasts industry-leading technology in products designed to withstand the demands of adventure travel.

“The Freerain32 is the lightest, most capable, fully waterproof packable backpack on the market,” said Chris Clearman, Founder and CEO of Matador. “We upgraded the features of our Freerain24 and added hydration capabilities, offering more volume and features than ever before. Whether you’re exploring a new city, backpacking for a night, or keeping a pack on hand for whatever adventures could arise, the Freerain32 should be in every traveler’s quiver.”

The Freerain32 features waterproof CORDURA® fabric, sealed seams and sealing zippers to withstand extreme elements. The zippered main compartment expands to nearly 40 liters when waterproof capabilities are not required, and when the rolltop design is activated, the compartment offers waterproof protection for 32 liters of gear. Additional features include a waist belt with pockets, an adjustable sternum strap, compression straps, tether points and hooks for trekking poles and breathable weight-distributing shoulder straps. The Freerain32 can compress to fit in the palm of a hand and the storage bag’s rolltop design is elongated for efficient packing.

The Freerain32 (MSRP: $89.99) is are available now at select retailers and online at


About Matador Packable Adventure Gear

Matador is a proudly-bootstrapped startup nestled in the recreational mecca of Boulder, Colorado. With its launch in 2014, Matador created a brand-new market niche – packable adventure gear. Each product is designed in-house by a team of passionate adventurers and then thoroughly tested in the great outdoors. For more information about Matador, visit

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