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Backpack Overhead Storage Solution

Welcome to the seventh entry in June’s Mini Mod Contest.  One Mini Mod will be published in every Email Alert in June.  At the end of the month, we’ll hold a reader vote to determine June’s winner.  Click here for information about the 2023 Mod Contest, including how to enter.

Backpack Overhead Storage Solution With Carabiners

Robby Rowe, Commerce City, Colorado
Backpack Overhead Storage Solution
1997 Ford Ranger
2023 Phoenix Stealthy-Mini

We’re always looking for more storage and organization ideas. This is an easy way to do both.

Hooks On Ceiling To Hold Backpacks

For this mod, I first mounted and screwed strong metal loops to the ceiling. Use a carabiner to attach the bags to the loops.

Carabiners To Hang Backpacks From Ceiling

For organization, you can get some different colored backpacks.

Hooks On Ceiling Holding Backpacks

The packs I found on Amazon have lots of pockets and pouches, so they hold a lot of stuff. When we camp, we put certain types of gear in each pack color. Then, it’s easy to find the gear we need. And being able to remove the packs and take them into the house to fill and empty is nice.

Easy Way To Hang Backpacks From Ceiling

You can get all the materials from I used four marine deck loops with screws, four small colored backpacks, and four carabiners. Of course, you can put up as many or little as you want.

Carabiners For Easy Backpack Overhead Storage

It took me one hour to complete this modification and cost me $160.  In my opinion, the skill level of this modification is easy.

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