ALPS Mountaineering Caldera 5500

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CLOSEOUTS . Designed for extended adventures -- the kind that may even include the kitchen sink -- Alps Mountaineeringand#39;s Caldera 5500 backpack offers a whopping 90-liter capacity. Youand#39;ll be tempted to overpack, what with the extendable lid, spindrift collar, Over-the-Top compression strap and multiple side straps. When your base camp is set, the top lid conveniently converts to a fanny pack for a day hike to a ridge-top lunch. Available Colors: RUST.

- Sierra Trading Post

When you hit the trail you expect to discover uncharted territory and uncover gems of the Earth., but do you expect to carry your voluminous pack in comfort' You do when you take all your essentials in the capacious and capable ALPS Mountaineering Caldera 5500 Backpack. Stable, supportive aluminum stays and fully padded suspension system provide fine accommodations like ventilation, contoured lumbar pad, and triple-layer modular hip-belt. Ample adjustable features, including torso size, ensure efficient fit and comfort. An internal horizontal divider, hydration pocket and port, and smartly placed pockets keep everything organized and easily accessible.


With a cavernous 90-liter capacity and included features such as a detachable waistpack and raincover, the ALPS Mountaineering Caldera 5500 pack outfits you for extended-day treks at a great value. Adjustable suspension system allows quick, easy adjustment of torso length to personalize the fit. Back panel, shoulder straps and waistbelt feature padded, moisture-wicking fabric to enhance cooling comfort on the trail. Top-loading pack with front panel access features an extendible lid and cinchable spindrift collar for large loads. Removable top lid doubles as a waist pack for short jaunts when you don't need a lot of gear. Front mesh pocket keeps essential gear within easy reach. Hydration-compatible design features a reservoir pocket inside and drink tube exit port for on-the-go hydration (reservoir not included. Side compression straps cinch down loads for jostle-free carrying. Side mesh pockets secure standard 32 oz. water bottles (water bottles not included). Bottom zippered opening offers easy access to sleeping bag or gear at bottom of the pack; cinch cord divider separates contents from main compartment. Detachable raincover in lower compartment can be deployed to protect your pack in sudden downpours. The ALPS Mountaineering Caldera 5500 pack features dual gear loops and daisy chain. Special buy.