ALPS Mountaineering Orizaba 3900
I took this pack out last weekend on a 5.5 day climbing…
Max. Load Carried: 45 lbs
Height of Owner: 6'0"
Price Paid: $42 steep & cheap
I took this pack out last weekend on a 5.5 day climbing trip in the n. cascades. I weighed it leaving the house at 45 lbs in the pack. I found it to work well even with that weight. I know it was pushing the pack beyond what it was made for but it held up well. No complaints.
Here's what other sites are saying:
Ideal for short ventures into the wilderness, the Alps Mountaineering Orizaba 3900cu in Backpack utilizes aluminum frame stays, padded shoulder straps, and a padded waist belt to support your gear. Your torso will need to be at least 17 inches long (43.18cm) and your waist size has to be between 27-50in (68.5-127cm) to wear the Orizaba comfortably. A hydration pocket allows you to carry all the water you'll need to stay hydrated until you reach a new source, while top, front, and lower access options allow you to reach any gear you desire on the fly.
- Backcountry Outlet
Load up the Orizaba trail pack and discover your inner voyager The 3900 cubic inch Orizaba is designed for shorter treks, but still has all the features everyhiker wants! The shoulder straps are padded and have load lifters for easy adjusting A center aluminum frame stay and a HDPE framesheet provide for great support It does have a lower zippered access to make it easier to get to your items throughout your hike An internal hydration pocket allows you to carry plenty of water to keep you hydrated on your excursion In addition to the largemesh front pocket, there are side mesh pockets with bungy cord to store your small items Torsos should be at least 13" long to wear this pack fits waist sizes 26"-38" So now you're ready for your trip and your pack is full, but you still have a few things to take along, don't worry! The top of the Orizaba pack extends with a spindrift collar, so you can "over pack " This pack has an exceptional combination of durability, comfort, and affordability what else could you ask for?
Featuring a slender profile and comfortable suspension, the full-featured ALPS Mountaineering Orizaba pack is a comfortable choice for your multiday outings. Pack body is constructed of rugged ripstop nylon for durability and light weight on the trail. 2 aluminum stays provide support for heavy loads. Padded waistbelt, back panel and shoulder straps up the comfort level on long carries. Air channel mesh pad back panel keeps your back well ventilated as the temperature rises. Top-loading design has an extendable collar and lid to accommodate bulky loads; compression strap over the top keeps things contained. Sleeping bag compartment with front zippered access allows access to your sleeping bag without having to dig through all the other contents of your pack. Internal pocket holds 3 liter hydration reservoir (sold separately) for hands-free drinking on the trail. Side and top bungee compression straps help stabilize the load and provide a great spot to stash a rain jacket. Zippered lid pocket, 2 side mesh pockets and a large front mesh pocket allow for easy access to trail essentials such as a map, GPS unit or snacks. Special buy.
ALPS extremely popular Orizaba pack is now available in 3 different sizes and capacities. The shoulder straps are padded and have load lifters for easy adjusting. Two aluminum frame stays provides great support. It does have a lower zippered access to make it easier to get to your items throughout your hike. An internal hydration pocket allows you to carry plenty of water to keep you hydrated on your excursion. In addition to the large mesh front pocket, there are side mesh pockets with bungee cord to store your small items. The top of the Orizaba pack extends with a spindrift collar, so you can over pack. This pack has an exceptional combination of durability, comfort, and affordabilitywhat else could you ask for?
- Altrec Outdoors