Tumpline

A tumpline is a long leather strap or sling, broad at the middle and tapered at both ends, which crosses the chest or forehead and attaches to a pack or other load.
A tumpline is a long leather strap or sling, broad at the middle and tapered at both ends, which crosses the chest or forehead and attaches to a pack or other load.


Tumpline [Algonquian tump, "pack strap"], a long leather strap or sling, broad at the middle and tapered at both ends, which crosses the chest or forehead and attaches to a pack or other load. It was used to portage loads of fur-trade goods.


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