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John Fabel, Ecotrek Backpack Inventor
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John Fabel hiking in the mountains

John Fabel hiking in the mountains

Ecotrek™ Backpack Inventor

During a trip to New York City, John Fabel marveled at the suspension bridges there and found the answer to a problem he’d been trying to solve.

After long hours of cross-country skiing, the straps on Fabel’s backpack bruised his shoulders. So he wanted to design a better backpack. Fabel wondered if he could create one that he could carry without shoulder straps.

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