Mountain Equipment Company

Thule Sapling Child Carrier


Colour: Agave

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Suit up for a hike in a tricked-out carrier equipped with safe and functional design details for your most precious cargo. The kid’s cockpit includes a plush, ergonomic and height adjustable seat, padded 5-point harness, sun hood and removable stirrups. Meanwhile a breathable back panel, hydration sleeve, and plenty of cargo space make captaining this rig fun and easy.

  • Fabric is 420-denier nylon and 600-denier recycled polyester
  • Adjustable back panel with height adjustment and a hipbelt ensures comfort and an easy transition between wearers
  • Breathable, padded back panel provides support at critical contact points allowing air to circulate, keeping you cool
  • Load stabilizer straps adjust the pack's center of gravity for a more comfortable carry
  • Removable ErgoRide child seat and drool pad are machine washable
  • Seat has ventilated back panel and ample under leg support to keep your child comfortable
  • Padded 5-point harness
  • Dual access loading – load from the top or unbuckle the side straps and load from the side
  • Large zippered compartment under kids cockpit for diapers, rain gear and bulky gear, 2 large hip belt pockets for toys, snacks or electronics
  • Hydration sleeve and tube routing loops on shoulder straps (reservoir not included)
  • UPF 50 sunshade with its own stow pocket
  • Metal kickstand legs open outwards to support the carrier when placed on the ground for loading
  • Child must be able to sit upright without assistance and must weigh at least 7.3kg/16lbs
  • Max load is 22kg/48lbs (combined weight of child and gear)

Tech specs

Weight3.2kg (Agave)
3.2kg (Black)
Ideal for
  • Day hiking
Main fabric
  • 420-denier nylon
  • 600-denier recycled polyester
Child harness5-point harness
Frame materialAluminum
Additional feature(s)
  • Hipbelt pocket(s)
  • Hydration compatible (reservoir sold separately)
  • Sun hood included
Product sustainability
  • Recycled content
  • PVC free
Made inVietnam

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