Originally Posted by darryl gesner
Ummm...one more thing:
The hip belt and chest strap, as well as bearing the load, keep the pack from shifting, which actually increases your agility.
I'm sure it will keep the pack from shifting,
it's what a cinch strap does best.
As far as loosening the shoulder strap and feeling the weight on your hips,
that ain't going to fly in all day use. Hardly much use at all to be honest.