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No Dancing Monkey

The Award Winning NDM Harness

Since the dawn of the traditional backpack, people all over the world have experienced the same uncomfortable sensation. Like there is a wild monkey pogo dancing inside the backpack. A monkey that makes the pack bounce up and down and swing from side to side. For decades, the industry has tried to stop the monkeys but with very limited success. Of course, we are not talking about real life monkeys!

But it’s the perfect way to explain the difference between a USWE pack and all the other traditional backpacks. That is why USWE call their patented harness technology “No Dancing Monkey™”.

It is the unique shape and suspension of the No Dancing Monkey™ (NDM) harness systems that make USWE packs 100% bounce free.

Its construction allows you to snug the packs really tight to the body, without affecting your breathing capacity or body movement. It is almost like wearing no pack at all. 

To make this work in different sports/activities, USWE offer three different NDM™ harness systems, designed to maximize the performance of the pack matched to the sport/activity.