Arc'teryx Khamski 38

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You can carry all you need for a full day of backcountry riding with the Arc'teryx Khamski 38 Backpack and do it in comfort. The double aluminum stays and high-density foam back panel keep the load stable and supported on your back. Hypercell anatomic shoulder straps with Spacermesh and a laminated padded hip-belt ensure distribution on the hips for back- and shoulder-saving comfort. An adjustable sternum strap helps with stabilization. Construction-wise, this pack is burly as they come, with abrasion-resistant body and waterproof, air-permeable urethane coating on both sides. The back panel has stretch woven fabric for next-to-body comfort, and the collar is coated with silicone for water-resistance. Talk about features: this pack has designated pockets for shovel, probe, snow saw, and snow-science kit. Attach your board(s) with A-frame or diagonal carries, and put your ice tool in the Dual P'Ax system. Access all your goods with the full-length zip or from the top flap. Now just cinch down the compression straps, and break trail.


The Arc'teryx Khamski 38L Backpack is a Snow backpack for exploring the backcountry with skis or SnowBoard. A-frame, diagonal or vertical, choose the most comfortable way for you to carry skis or Board, then head out into the wilderness. Built with durable materials to withstand the abuse of ever-changing winter weather, plus Arc'teryx C2 suspension for sturdy support. Padded shoulder straps and a winged waistbelt keep the load close to the body and comfortable. Use the front section to keep tools such as shovel and probe organized and separate from your dry Items like extra layers in the main compartment. Load up and search for the freshest powder on the mountain. Features of the Arcteryx Khamski 38L Backpack Polyethylene framesheet and Dual aluminum M-bar stays for lightweight, effective weight distribution Removable extendable top lid can be used to store goggles, keys, spAre hat, food, etc. Glove friendly main opening Dual haul loops / carry handles permit clipping off at Snow anchors Skis can be carried diagonally or in an A-frame; SnowBoards store vertically Full length side zipper eases access to the pack's interior Front pocket built from AC2 waterproof fabric; stores shovel and probes with space for ski / splitBoard skins Internal Snow science pocket Carries two ice / mountaineering tools Lightly padded winged waistbelt Fully seam-sealed for waterproofness Rigid, formed backpanel provides support and structure while remaining comfortable against the back Adjustable sternum strap Padded, contoured shoulder straps Extendable collar with drawcord for additional capacity Large, webbing pull-tabs for quick and easy, glove-friendly access Arcteryx C2 (Composite Construction) suspension system Side access to main compartment during transit Top loading lid closure with two buckles to secure pack contents Four compression straps-two on each side A-Frame or diagonal ski / split SnowBoard carry options Dual P'ax one-hand axe attachment system-allows for one-handed access to tools

- Moosejaw

The new Arc'teryx Khamski 38 Backpack is a backcountry ski and splitboard specific backpack which effortlessly transitions from day tour mode to lightweight overnight hut pack. Removable aluminum M-bars stays distribute the weight of added overnight gear while a floating top lid and extendable collar offer an addition 9 liters capacity.-- C^2 (Composite Construction) system-- Body features 420D ACT Fabric(TM) which is coated with urethane on both sies for an air-impermeable textile that is durable and 100% waterproof-- Removable 6005-T6 extruded aluminium M-bar stays transfer weight-- Removable top lid with zippered compartment and key clip-- Extendable collar and floating top lid add additional capacity-- Dual haul loops/carry handles permit hauling or clipping off at an anchor-- Hypercell foam anatomically shaped shoulder straps mold to your body and feature Spacermesh(TM) for moisture management (6 mm thick)-- Laminated 50 mm webbing hipbelt-- Adjustable position sternum strap-- Four compression straps-- Dual P'ax ice tool carry system-- Front kangaroo pocket fits shovel and handle, prove and snow saw-- Small organizing pocket fits additional snow science tools inside the side zip-- Full length side zipper-- Hidden pocket inside the bottom of the pack-- Laminated hipbelt with 50 mm webbing-- A-frame or diagonal ski/split snowboard carry options-- Reinforced front panel protects pack from ski edges or abrasion

- OMCgear

A classic patrol-style pack with a waterproof twist, the Arc'teryx Khamski 38 ski pack will delight backcountry purists with moisture-shedding fabric and a carry system for skis and splitboards.


The classic patrol style of the ARC'TERYX Khamski 38 Ski Backpack is enhanced a carry system for skis and split boards, while transferring weight to the hips for all day comfort. Remix. For the true backcountry user, the new ARC'TERYX Khamski is a classic patrol style pack with a twist: revolutionary pack fabric technology and a carry system for skis and split boards only, intended for the modern purist. Technical Heritage. AC2 technology fabric in the top and front panel easily manages all snow conditions without concern for moisture absorption or snow accumulation. In combination with 420D nylon 6,6 plain weave main body textile, the result is a hardwearing premium backcountry pack that will stand up to long term use. Game Changer. The back panel on the Khamski is a thin, flexible yet comfortable C2 system. Comfortable and light, M-bar stays transfer the weight to the hip for stable carrying when the body is in motion but can be removed for lighter loads and a greater range of movement. Professional. The Khamski is a guide's best friend. It can overstuff, carry extra weight and yet maintain instant access to safety tools, first aid kits and snow equipment without feeling the burden. Includes organizational pockets for aid access & speedy transitions. Technical Features: Weather resistant, Durable. Construction: Fully seam-sealed for waterproofness; Rigid, formed backpanel provides support and structure while remaining comfortable against the back. Pack Pocket Configuration: Kangaroo pocket, Main compartment pocket, Internal security pocket with key clip, Hidden pocket inside bottom of the pack. Pack Design & Construction: Dual haul loops/carry handles permit hauling or clipping off at a snow anchor. Pack Suspension Configuration: Adjustable sternum strap, Padded, contoured shoulder straps, Arc'teryx C2 (Composite Construction) suspension system, Removable aluminum stays, Laminated hipbelt. Pack Loading & Closure Configuration: 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; Side access to main compartment during transit; Corded zipper pulls; Full length side zipper. Pack Lid Configuration: Removable/ extendable top lid with zippered compartment, Key clip in lid pocket. Pack Compression Strap Configuration: Four compression straps - two on each side. Pack Attachment Configuration: Dual P'ax one-hand axe attachment system-allows for one-handed access to tools, A-Frame or diagonal ski/split snowboard carry options. Materials: 420ACT fabric; 420D HD Plain Weave with PU coating; 100D nylon 6,6 mini Ripstop with silicon and PU coatings; Hypercel Foam; HD 80 foam back panel; Spacermesh; Burly Double Weave; Composite (C2) framesheet (8mm); Extruded aluminum M-bar stays are rigid and lightweight. Care: Surface clean only. Torso Length Regular (in): 20.5. Torso Length Tall (in): 22. Available Color(s): Phoenix, Black

- Tahoe Mountain Sports