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Give your child a parent's-eye view of the world when you put them in the comfortable and secure slate/cobalt Sapling Elite Child Carrier with Removable Backpack from Thule. Kids will love the height adjustable seat, stirrups, and included sunshade. And because parents get thirsty too, there's a hydration reservoir sleeve and tube. Both parent and child will appreciate the dual access, side and top passenger loading options, and bar for balancing the carrier in an upright position. Two, large, zippered compartments and several mesh pockets are useful for transporting all the stuff parents can never leave home without – such as extra clothing, snacks, bottles, diapers, toys and other essentials. Once loaded, on-the-go load stabilizer straps keep everything comfy.
One of the best features of the Elite Child Carrier is the removable backpack. This provision is especially useful in restaurants and other places where one might wish to store the carrier, yet still be able to bring necessities such as a bottle and valuables with them. The backpack has shoulder straps, chest connector, pockets and compartments for organizing gear. When attached to the carrier, the backpack forms a sleek, attractive and aerodynamic package.
Parents will appreciate the rear view mirror that enables them to make eye contact with their child and make sure everything's okay. An adjustable, padded hip belt with zippered pockets helps reduce fatigue and provides a convenient place for storing your phone, wallet, glasses and perhaps an energy bar or two. The shoulder straps and back panel are adjustable and padded as well. Grooves and air mesh on the back panel promote airflow and help wick-away moisture to keep you cool and comfortable. For added stability, there's an adjustable sternum strap.
Removable backpack with adjustable, padded shoulder straps and chest connector
Fully adjustable back panel and hipbelt provide a perfect fit for a comfortable carry and make the transition between parents quick and easy
Mesh pockets, hydration reservoir sleeve and two large zippered compartments store clothes, water, diapers, rain gear, and other essentials
Keep essentials close at hand with two roomy zippered hipbelt pockets that store toys, snacks and gadgets
Mirror lets you monitor your child
Load stabilizer straps allow on-the-go adjustments to the backpack's center of gravity by pulling the child closer to the parent for a more comfortable carry
Deployable sunshade keeps your child cool and protected from the harsh sun
Plush, height adjustable, ergonomic seat efficiently distributes the child's weight by providing inner thigh support
Dual access loading allows you to load your child from the top or side of the carrier
Removable stirrups let your little one rest their legs and readjust themselves on the trail
Breathable back panel provides padding and support at critical contact points, allowing air to circulate around your back, keeping you cool
In the Box
Thule Sapling Elite Child Carrier with Removable Backpack (Slate/Cobalt)
Limited Lifetime Warranty
Table of Contents
210D & 420D Cordura nylon
Adjustable: 27-49" / 69-130 cm
28.75 x 12.25 x 13.75" / 73.02 x 31.12 x 34.92 cm
7.9 lb / 3.6 kg
Thule Sapling Elite Child Carrier with Removable Backpack (Slate/Cobalt) Review