Breathable, stable contact vent V-frame suspension system. 40-liter plus 7-liter volume across compartments. Vertically-adjusted back panel. Top lid adjusts to fit more gear for longer trips. Pairs with hydration reservoir. Detachable rain cover. Removable bottom compartment stows compressed sleeping bags. Assorted gear loops, carry loops, and pockets. Base is 420-denier nylon with 210-denier nylon ripstop body. Padded shoulder strap and waist belt.
Not enough room for a fully-loaded winter trip, but it's a good size for summer or a lighter trip in any season.
Large vertical zip front pocket. Front zipped compartment is organizable with separated sections. Padded laptop compartment is separately accessible for safety. 2 mesh side pockets. Reflective straps. Fits laptops up to 15 inches. Comfortable and roomy. Durable. Weighs half a kilogram. Polyester. Features chest strap. 22-liter capacity.
Definitely not a mountain pack. Watch the mesh – it's slightly rough to the touch and might snag nicer clothing.
Thick material with reinforced stress points. Larger backpack that can double as a duffle. Broad straps help distribute the load over a wide area. Generously-sized main compartment with internal pocket on underside of flap. Wide handles at both ends. Daisy chain gear carrier includes 2 stowable upper compression straps. Heavy-duty abrasion-resistant EPO nylon floor. Choice of sizes.
Mesh shoulder straps are covered in mesh that catches on hook-and-loop handle wrap. The mesh can become frayed in a short time if you're not careful. To attach and detach items from the straps, you must dethread the webbing, which can be time consuming.
Options for rope and ice axe storage. Sturdy suspension system. Aluminum motion V-frame lets you carry gear with comfort and stability. Padded EVA shoulders and hip belt give lightweight cushioning. Detachable, narrow hip belt. Increase your stability by cinching your load with compression straps. Large zippered flap opening gives great gear access. Pairs with hydration reservoir.
Not a lot of internal organization options.
Roll-top closure and nylon construction with multiple compartments. Water-resistant work compartment includes padded fleece laptop sleeve. Climb compartment stows climbing equipment for a trip to the gym before or after work. Front pocket. 30-liter capacity. Anatomically-shaped shoulder straps.
Few external pockets for quick, convenient access.
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