Eberlestock JP9 Blue Widow Pack Review: Amazing Go To Pack?

Greetings Hunter,

I know you always find it weird that all hunting backpacks comes with a scabbard. Sometimes, say when hunting with your bow, you might not need the rifle scabbard at all.

Good news is that Eberlestock, the market leader in the production of top quality packs has honored your thoughts and designed a bag without the scabbard. This is the beautifully crafted Eberlestock JP9 Blue Widow Pack. It allows you to attach the casing only when you need it.

Removal of the scabbard layer in this bag gives room for a more enticing design.

You’ll love how the designer attaches the utility expansion compartment and the vertical pockets directly to the main frame panel. The Flex Chassis size has been made bigger, and you can even use it as a seat.

Let me take you through other greater features that make this bag the ideal choice for every hunter out there…


  • Ample storage space
  • Hydration compatible
  • Durable design
  • Extremely comfortable
  • Different colors available
  • Bigger Flex chassis that also acts as a seat
  • Padlock system for attaching additional accessories


  • Pricey
  • Could have been made a bit lighter

Key Features and Benefits:

Expandable Storage Space

Much like its brothers, Eberlestock jp9 blue widow pack offers you a primary storage capacity of 2200 CI, which you can expand up to 7000 CI to get a room for more items.

How to expand it to such a significant volume?

It’s pretty simple. When you unzip the pack at the center, the size rises to 4700CI. And when you add the Super Spike Duffel, the volume soars to 7000CI to allow you to accommodate more loads.

Hydration Bladder Support

As long as every hunter carries a water bladder, a pack that lets you carry the same conveniently is necessary.

Eberlestock jp9 blue widow again proves to be your faithful companion by offering you up to 3 safe places to store your hydration bladder. One such location is on the removable top lid. Here, you can fit a bladder with 3liters capacity.

The other hydration pockets can hold bladders of 2-3l capacity. You can also attach additional hydration bladder pouches, thanks to the padlock system.

Removable Top Storage Support

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You might not get to know the importance of this top compartment until you starts looking for the perfect pocket for placing items that you need access to (but not frequently) e.g. sunblock, sunglasses, etc.

The top lid comes with a total of 3 zipped pockets that allows you to carry such items. But remember that one pocket acts as hydration pocket. If you feel that you don’t need this lid, no problem.

Just remove it and you’re ready to go!

Maximum Comfort Experience

When I say maximum comfort, I mean it. Look at the internal frame/suspension system used in this bag. It performs excellently and lets you experience the maximum comfort you always wish for.

This frame is a combination of plastic frame sheet and nicely contoured aluminum. One thing every hunter loves about the suspension is how it’s ergonomically designed to enable it to stay close to your body while offering excellent ventilation.

Other amazing characteristics of this suspension: it’s fully adjustable and well padded to allow you to carry heavy loads in maximum comfort.

The ultimate comfort is further enhanced by the thinner, huge shoulder straps with a PSI spread all over them to act as padding.

We can’t also fail to mention the thick lumbar pad that is beefy to make you feel comfortable when carrying heavy loads.

Heavy Duty Design

Still enjoying our Eberlestock jp9 blue widow review?

Good. Next, we discuss the durability of this bag. I know you expect such a high-quality bag to be extremely sturdy and long-lasting.

Luckily, it does not turn down your expectations. The pack is made of the NT-7 premium microfleece fabric in addition to the ultra rugged, military-grade 1000 denier nylon material. Such a combination gives the bag the maximum durability and hence the ability to endure the toughest environments.

Note that these materials are quiet when operating the bag.

Weather Resistant

The above NT-7 premium microfleece material used to manufacture this bag is waterproof.

This automatically qualifies the pack to appear on the list of similar products that will keep all your items safe when you’re working in the rains.

Eberlestock Blue Widow vs. J34:

Just like the J-series J3 pack (also from Eberlestock), Blue Widow comes with a broad range of configurations. It allows you to extend its carrying capacity from 2200CI to 4700 CI and even 7000CI with the help of accessories.

But unlike Eberlestock J34, this pack presents you with unmatched features such as four-way compression straps, Flex Chassis, etc., which gives it an outstanding performance in all configuration you make.

While J34 comes with a rifle scabbard, Blue Widow has none. For this reason, it’s ideal for bow hunters who don’t carry guns along. But note that the pack is designed in such a way that you can attach a scabbard if you need it.


1. How does this bag differ from the Dragon backpacks from Eberlestock?

The main difference between this bag and the Dragon is that the former does not feature a rifle scabbard whiles the latter comes with one.

2. Is this pack hydration compatible?

Yes, the pack allows you to carry up to 3 water bladders conveniently.

3. What colors are available for this product?

The 3 top colors available for this bag are Mossy Oak Brush, Hide-Open Rock Veil, and Hide-Open Western Slope.

Final Verdict:

Everything you need to carry to the woods is now possible with Eberlestock jp9 blue widow. The pack is one of a kind, offering you an expandable storage capacity of up to 7000CI. Plus side pockets where you can attach some items for quick access.

When you get that game down, as heavy as it is, you can conveniently carry it in this bag. Even when carrying the heaviest loads, this bag offers you maximum comfort.

The pack is worth every cent you spend on it. It’s worth your time. It simply NEVER disappoints. Place your order today and get to experience the benefits of using a REAL hunter’s backpack.

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