ALPS Mountaineering Caldera 4500
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Explore with the freedom of well-equipped comfort with the ultra-capable ALPS Mountaineering Caldera Backpack. With tons of smart design and organized cargo space, you can carry all your needs and wants for a trip of epic proportions. Aluminum stays, PE backing sheet, and a fully padded harness system support, stabilize, and distribute the load for optimal carrying comfort. Air-channel mesh pads at back, a contoured lumbar pad, and the three-layer modular hip-belt ensure fine-fitting support at high-stress areas, and a handy internal horizontal divider keeps your load organized and easily accessible.
When you compare ALPS Mountaineering's external frame packs to some of their competitors, you'll quickly notice that you get more features and a lower price with ALPS... without sacrificing quality. As ALPS's reputation for quality packs has grown, they've had numerous requests for external packs, so they've designed 3 models that are worth checking out. The Red Rock is designed with a younger crowd in mind. There is top loading access with a "hold-open" bar. The Red Rock uses large #8 zippers, has top lid lash tabs, and has a daisy chain with a carry handle which are all features that you will appreciate when you're enjoying the great outdoors. The various pockets ensure that you will be able to organize your gear and keep water bottles and smaller items handy. The padded shoulder straps have multiple positions so you can custom fit the pack to fit your body. You're sure to enjoy the great outdoors with this great external frame pack!