Arc'teryx Nozone 55

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Lightweight, comfortable and robust backpack constructed using super-light, technical textiles, designed for climbing specialists or expert alpine users to haul larger loads. Short1.35 kg / 48 oz 53 L 63 L maxRegular1.4 kg / 49 oz 55 L 65 L maxTall1.45 kg / 51 oz 57 L 67 L maxA mid-size climbing specialist designed for the traditional alpine approach. Minimalist alpine features include the ability to strip it down to bare essentials or load it up for bigger exploits. Super-light technical textiles are designed to withstand long-term abuse and the ultra light Arc'on(TM) laminated frame system brings a sure-footed ride.Overall Lightweight The lightest weight, most comfortable alpine backs in the Arc'teryx line-up, Nozone backs use C2 (composite construction) suspension, a construction technology that uses fewer layers in a laminated back panel that is fused directly into the bag.Framed for ComfortNozone packs have removable aluminum stays - rigid and lightweight bars that provide additional structural support. These stays can be removed to reduce overall weight without compromising comfort.Climbing HeritageA tough and tested traditional alpine specialist, the Nozone puts climbing first. Extendable collar and removable top lids accommodate extra gear and the opportunity to reduce weight. P 'ax ice tool carry systems are simple, efficient and can be fastened with one hand.MountaineeringAn A-frame configuration for carrying skis on all three Nozone volumes: 35L, 55L and 75L. Bora series hipbelt is thermoformed, comfortable with weight over long distances. Dual haul loops, compression straps and bungee system on the front make it easy to carry, compress and stash layers en route. Technical FeaturesLightweight DurableConstructionTwin removable aluminum stays for durable support Top grab handle Dual haul loopsPack Pocket ConfigurationStretch-mesh wand/probe pocketPack Suspension ConfigurationThermoformed shoulder straps Modular sternum strap Arc'on(TM) laminated suspension systemPack Loading & Closure ConfigurationTop loading Extendable collar with drawcord for additional capacity Large, webbing pull-tabs for quick and easy, glove-friendly accessPack Lid ConfigurationRemovable/ extendable top lid with zippered compartmentPack Compression Strap ConfigurationFour compression straps - two on each sidePack Attachment ConfigurationP'ax one-hand axe attachment system-allows for one-handed access to tools Key clip Micro daisy chains Includes bungee front attachment system for carrying campons or additional itemsMATERIALS100D Invista HT Mini Ripstop(TM) with silicone and PU coatings EV(R)50 foam 210D Ripstorm(TM) with silicone and PU coatings 420D Cordura HT Plain Weave 6061 aluminum stays Plastazote(R) HD80(R)CARESurface clean only.

- Mountains Plus

The mid-sized climbing pack in the Nozone series, the Arc'teryx Nozone 55 Backpack is a little more built out than the smaller 35 liter version, making it a great 3-5 day alpine pack, and keeping it versatile enough to strip down and use for day trips and quick hits. The Nozone 55 weighs 1400 g fully loaded, and is strippable to just over 1000 grams. The Arc'on suspension system is a high density polyethylene foam based framesheet with aluminum stays, allowing the bag to be extremely light and rigid enough when you need stable weight distribution, and if you're going lighter and want to pop out the stays, the framesheet is flexible but won't barrel out.A removable padded hipbelt and a padded lumbar region provide for a comfortable carry and keep the Nozone 55 streamlined for easy snow shedding. The innovative P'ax axe attachment system allows for one-handed access to your ice axe or technical tools and the pull tab on the drawcord up top lets cold, stiff fingers or gloved hands access the top loading main compartment quickly with minimal dexterity needed. As can be expected from a brand like Arc'teryx, the Nozone 55 pack is modern, lightweight, highly functional and made from premium materials for durability on your toughest adventures.

- Altrec Outdoors

A pack after an alpinist's own heart, The Nozone 55 from Arc'teryx is well suited for your high altitude adventures. The Arc'on frame combines the harness and framesheet to be light weight and reduce pack movement so you feel more stable no matter what your path looks like. The ability to strip away unnecessary features when you need to save weight and a new one-handed ice axe attachment system makes this pack a no-brainer for the serious technical alpinist.

- Mountain Gear

Free Shipping. Arcteryx Nozone 55 Backpack FEATURES of the Arcteryx Nozone 55 Backpack C2 (Composite Construction) suspension system Twin 6005-T6 extruded aluminum M-bar stays (removable on 55 L) Top loading with double-pull, easy open collar cordlock system Removable top lid with zippered compartment and key clip Extendable collar and top lid adds additional capacity Dual haul loops permit hauling on route or clipping off at the belays Thermoformed anatomically shaped shoulder straps Adjustable position sternum strap Four compression straps - two on each side Stretch-mesh wand pocket Reinforced high wear areas for greater durability Dual P'ax ice tool carry systems Bungee front attachment system for carrying crampons or stashing layers Skis can be carried in an A-frame configuration Thermoformed hipbelt for long-haul comfort Removable 50 mm / 2 inch webbing hipbelt SPECIFICATIONS of the Arcteryx Nozone 55 Backpack N210r-HT nylon 6, 6 plain weave N420p-HT nylon 6,6 plain weave N100mr-HT nylon 6 6 mini ripstop 6005-T6 extruded aluminum M-bar stays, HD 80 foam, Burly Double Weave, N500p-HT ATY nylon 6, 6 silicone treated with PU, Hypercell foam, Spacermesh SPECIFICATIONS for Short Weight: 46.6 oz / 1320 g Volume: 3234 cubic inches / 53 liter Extends To: 3844 cubic inches / 63 liter SPECIFICATIONS for Regular Weight: 47.6 oz / 1350 g Volume: 3356 cubic inches / 55 liter Extends To: 3966 cubic inches / 65 liter SPECIFICATIONS for Tall Weight: 48.9 oz / 1385 g Volume: 3478 cubic inches / 57 liter Extends To: 4088 cubic inches / 67 liter This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.

- Moosejaw

Whether you're stripping it down to bare essentials for a day of climbing or loading it up for three to five days on the trail, the Arc'teryx Nozone 55 Backpack is ready to accommodate your alpine agenda. Arc'teryx built the Nozone with ballistic textiles, the advanced Arc'on suspension system, and a careful collection of features get you where you're going without loading you down with unnecessary weight.