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Hip Belt (Robic) - Mariposa / Gorilla

Our Price:  £28.99(Inc. 20% VAT)Earn 28 Loyalty Points

Product Code:  UA243
Brand:  Gossamer Gear

The removable hipbelt with stiffer construction, stay coupler and larger pockets is designed to carry weight more comfortably in the hips. This belt fits any of the previous model Dyneema and Robic Gorilla and Mariposa packs!

This hipbelt is designed specifically to be used on the latest version of Gorilla and Mariposa backpacks as the aluminium stay locates into the rear of the pocket, thus enabling better weight transfer.  Available in a variety of sizes and featuring our updated and larger integrated zippered pockets. The aluminum stay can now connect from the pack into this belt, making weight transfer more comfortable.

The belt can be used with any 2012 and newer Robic or Dyneema fabric packs without any modification.

Please note: The minimum measurement reflects the smallest waist adjustment to belt reduces to.

Hip Belt Size

  • Small (25"-32") 64-81 cm

Average Weight Hipbelt

  • Small: 7.1 oz / 200 g
  • Medium: 7.7 oz / 218 g
  • Large: 8.4 oz / 236 g


  • 100d Robic High tensil nylon
  • Selected use of Darlington Mesh
  • Selected use XTC harness liner fabric

NB: Please see the new video which will show the easiest way to fit the stay into the hipbelt. A little patience may be required.

NB: This belt will not fit  2011 and older silnylon Gorilla and Mariposa model packs.

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Perfect Product
Sunday, 27 August 2017  | 

This belt is an excellent fit for the Mariposa purchased at the same time. Highly recommended

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New hipbelt
Friday, 28 October 2016  | 

Phoned and chatted before hand,answered all my questions .Arrived quickly.

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Mariposa hipbelt
Monday, 17 October 2016  | 

Good padding and pockets let down by poor tensioning system.

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