Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 40
Price Paid: 80 Brittish pounds
The internal frame is simple and functional
The tiedowns are good
the overall weight is good
The weight capacity is adequate
Its very comfortable.
1) The top compartment will not accomodate a standard OS map.
Suggestion: An expandable compartment. An inward fold on either side (left and right) with a small cinch down for each. The top compartment remains the same size as original design unless the folds are released to accommodate a map. Either this method or a wider bottom tin the top compartment, (tapered). it would only require about 2 inches total expansion. It sucks to have to open the main compartment to stow a map.
2) The section material should be slightly heavier with a thicker internal waterproofing.
Either of these two modifications would not add enough additional weight to cause concern.
Overall Lowe Alpine is superb and generally surpasses its competitors. Its two strong points in my opinion are clothing and packs.
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CLOSEOUTS . With an array of gear storage options and a durable, comfortable design, the Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 40 backpack is ideal for ski touring, mountaineering and treks in high or low country. Large main compartment with rain hood Extendible lid with internal and external pockets Adjustable Torso Fit Centro ventilated back system Stiffened back system with light framesheet and aluminum mono stave Hydration compatible with tube flap (bladder not included) Side slots for mountaineering tools Slots for carrying skis and an ice axe Reinforced haul loops Dual daisy chains Rope compressor Waistbelt gear loops Bonded side protection panels Welded wand pockets SOS panel Sliding sternum strap Adjustable, anatomic shoulder straps with D-rings Mitt-friendly stopper zipper pulls Key clip Internal frame with HDPE frame sheet and a single aluminum stay Padded, removable waistbelt: Adjusts to 52andquot; Fits torsos: 16-21andquot; Dimensions (HxWxD): 22x10x7andquot; Capacity: 2400 cu.in. Weight: 3 lb. 11 oz. Material: Ripstop nylon, 600 denier polyester, 1680 denier ballistic nylon Made in China Visit our Backpack Guide Available Colors: HOT ORANGE/SLATE GREY, LIZARD GREEN/SLATE GREY, COBALT/BLACK.
- Sierra Trading Post
Wth convenient features and superior comfort, the Lowe Crag Attack 40 pack is a technical pack perfect for heading to your favorite crag and multi-day alpine climbs. Double ripstop nylon and polyester fabric stands up to wear and tear. Torso Fit Centro back system provides a customizable, easy fit that suits a wide range of torso lengths. Body-shaped shoulder straps offer all-day comfort; padded hipbelt can be removed when wearing a harness. Lightweight HDPE framesheet provides support. Extendable lid features both external and internal pockets; spindrift collar keeps contents in and the weather out. Pack also has pockets for wands, tent poles or trekking poles; dual daisy chains, removable ice axe loops and attachment let you lash on gear. Side compression system cinches down loads and improves stability; removable rope compressor. Special buy.
Lowe Alpine's Peak Attack 40L Backpack gives you a comfortable, custom fit for your day-long mountaineering trek. Pull on Lowe Alpine's non-slip buckle to lengthen or shorten the back panel of this mid-sized pack. Lowe Alpine's body shaped shoulder straps fit comfortably, and hipbelt gearloops provide easy access to your climbing gear. Make the skis-on-and-off transition easily with the outer ski-attachment's cam-lock buckles, and remove the Peak Attack's hipbelt when you're using your harness. Pack a few extra layers, snacks and plenty of water into the 40 Liter Peak Attack Backpack and hit the trail.
- Backcountry Outlet