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Designed in ultra lightweight silicone coated Mini Ripstop nylon, the new Arc'teryx Altra 65 Backpack - Men's is dialed for those trekking or multi-day enthusiasts who are passionate about weight-saving. During a traverse of Backbone Ridge or a light and fast Na Pali Coast out and back, this lightweight pack combines a AC2 (Advanced Composite Construction) technology with GridLock suspension that features anatomically shaped shoulder straps, a modular sternum strap, breathable shoulder straps and hipbelt, adjustable shoulder straps, and a thermoformed triple-density hipbelt for the ultimate in gear carrying. Four compression straps stabilize the load, while stretch-mesh stash pockets on the hipbelt, a map pocket, kangaroo pocket with top compression strap, and two stretch-mesh pockets stow easy to reach essentials. Delivering maximum load control and warm weather comfort, the Altra 65 pack also includes a full length inverted U-zipper for quick panel-loading access.
- Altrec Outdoors
The Arc'teryx Altra 65 LT Pack is a hiking pack for weeklong trips into the backcountry. The Altra 65 is made with a lightweight, durable fabric to stand up to extended time in the Woods. The Altra series is built to be efficient, with easy access to Items via the side zippers and WingMan pockets, which Are accessible without having to remove the pack. The C2 suspension system has adjustable shoulder straps so you can fine tune the Fit and a load transfer hipbelt, which rotates slightly while you move, taking stress off of your back. The front kangaroo pocket separates Items like your rain jacket and pants or even a damp rain fly, so your other gear stays protected. A separate zipper at the top of the bag allows you to refill your hydration bladder on the fly. Pack the top lid with small essentials or lighten the load by leaving it at home. Features of the Arcteryx Altra 65 LT Pack C2 (composite construction) suspension system Twin 6005 T-6 extruded aluminium M-bar stays Double chamber top lid for easy gear organization and access Extendable top lid and extension collar for larger loads Hydration sleeve external access point Double-pull, easy open collar cord lock systems GridLock shoulder straps adjust for both height and width Back panel sits away from back and provides ventilation U-shaped zipper for easy access Large front kangaroo pocket for frequently used Items Wingman one-handed easy access pockets Rotating Load Transfer Disc distributes load to hips Stretch Mesh waist belt pockets Hydration bladder compatible with external access for easy refills while the pack is loaded Ventilated back panel for comfort Stretch-mesh stash pockets on hipbelt Anatomically shaped shoulder straps Arcteryx C2 (Composite Construction) suspension system Extendable collar with drawcord for additional capacity Large, webbing pull-tabs for quick and easy, glove-friendly access Top loading lid closure with two buckles to secure pack contents Four compression straps two on each side
Whether you are trekking your favorite local trails or spending multiple days in the woods, discover passion and freedom with the women's specific Altra 62 LT Backpack from ARCTERYX. This mid-range volume pack offers the perfect balance of weight-to-carry ratio and provides a plethora of energy saving features including GridLock shoulder straps, Rotating load transfer disc, extruded aluminum M-Mar stays and comfortable Spacermesh waist belt pockets. The Altra 62 is one of the lightest fully featured packs in its class that will stand-up against the roughest environments you may find yourself in.
- Mountain Gear
Arc'Teryx Altra 65 Men's - Closeout - The larger volume Altra packs (Altra 62 through 85) have a Load Transfer Disc(TM) that pivots to increase agility and stability on rough terrain and combine the C2 (Composite Construction) suspension with Gridlock(TM) shoulder straps that adjust for custom fit. The smaller volume Altra packs, (Altra 33 through 50) keep weight to a minimum by using the efficient C2 (Composite Construction) system. Composite Construction (C2) eliminates back panel layers to reduce weight without compromising on structure or comfort. The pear-shaped Altra design holds the pack close to the body, minimizing load movement and backward pull for extended comfort and energy efficient movement under weight. All Arc'teryx packs use premium fabrics. The textiles used in the Altra series are chosen for durability. 210D nylon 6,6 ripstop fabric is tear-resistant and long lasting; heavier weight 500D aty nylon 6,6 protects high wear areas and resists contamination from dirt, snow and water pick-up. In larger volumes, 62-65L, 72-75L and 85L Altra packs offer full adjustment of the shoulder straps with GridLockTM, a unique system that adjusts straps for both width and height. All volumes have the rotating Load Transfer Disc(TM) that distributes weight to the hips on uneven terrain. Space efficient compartments, one-handed timesaving closures and pocket configurations make Altras the lightest weight, fully featured bags in their class. Wingman(TM) side pockets wrap over the hip and are accessible without taking off the pack. PACK MATERIALS Pack Body: 210D nylon 6,6 ripstop is a high density single ripstop fabric coated with silicone to shed moisture and increase waterproofness. Used in the body for its light weight, the textile's construction is a balanced weave that is durable and tear-resistant. Reinforced in the high wear areas with extremely durable 500D ATY nylon 6,6 silicone treated PU fabric that resists dirt, snow and water pick-up. Collar: 100D nylon 6,6 mini ripstop has a high thread count in a mini ripstop weave that has incredible tear resistance. Coated with silicone to shed moisture and for waterproofness. Stays: 6005-T6 extruded aluminum M-bar stays are rigid and lightweight to provide structural support. Back Panel: HD 80 foam is high density polyethylene foam that provides support and structure to the bag, plus comfort against the back. Shoulder Straps: 500D ATY nylon 6,6 silicone treated PU is an air textured yarn used in shoulder straps for its durability and aesthetic properties. Silicone treatment helps prevent dirt, snow and water pick-up. Hypercell foam has the benefit of being open cell polyurethane foam that provides stability and comfort. Spacermesh(TM) lining provides airflow. Polyester yarn is hydrophobic by nature, to repel water. Construction Top grab handle Twin aluminum stays for durable support Zippers & Fly Configuration Side zipper access Webbing zipper pulls Pack Pocket Configuration Kangaroo pocket with top compression strap and snap closure Stretch-mesh stash pockets on hipbelt Two Wingman(TM) one-handed easy access pockets Pack Hydration Hose clip Designed to fit up to 2L bladder Internal hydration pocket with zip Pack Suspension Configuration GridLock(TM) shoulder strap adjustment system Anatomically shaped shoulder straps Adjustable, removable sternum strap Thermoformed hipbelt Breathable backpanel Padded, contoured shoulder straps Arc'teryx C^2 (Composite Construction) suspension system Load level adjusters Rotating Load Transfer Disc(TM) distributes loads to hips Pack Loading & Closure Configuration Extendable co
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