ALPS Mountaineering Orizaba 4500


Weight 3 lb 14 oz
Capacity 4500 cu in
Torso Range 14 in to 21 in
Waist Belt Size 26 in to 38 in

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit ALPS Mountaineering's Orizaba 4500 page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

A vacation south of the border doesn't necessarily have to involve palm trees and sunny beaches. Gear up for high-altitude adventures off the beaten path with the trusty ALPS Mountaineering Orizaba Backpack at your back. Fully outfitted for shorter treks, the Orizaba demonstrates intuitive design and a commitment to comfort no matter where your itinerary takes you.


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

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 sleeve accommodates your favorite hydration reservoir for on-the-go hydration; hydration reservior not included. 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 easy access to trail essentials such as a map, GPS unit and snacks. Special buy.