Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 65+15
The way I see it, no pack is going to be right for…
Design: top-loading internal frame
Size: 4900 ci
Number of Pockets: 5
Max. Load Carried: 60lbs
Height of Owner: 5'7"
The way I see it, no pack is going to be right for everyone. But this one might come close. It has a few features that I don't use but someone else might. Like the lid can be used as a lumbar day pack. Cool, but I've never used it. The hip belt moves with you very easy, and the pack stays centered really well.
I got mine just about 2 years ago and have used it for everything from backpacking to rock climbing and mountaineering. All and all, go to a pro pack fitter, talk to your local shop, and think about this pack. It could be the one.
I bought this pack for a long trip, which involved…
Height of Owner: 5'11"
Price Paid: £140 (ish)
I bought this pack for a long trip, which involved varying terrain. It served me pretty well throughout, unlike other packs I've used in the past, and was comfortable and balanced well. I think it's quite reasonably priced for what you get as well. For some good pics of it and a detailed spec, check out:
Here's what other sites are saying:
Lowe Alpines TFX Summit is ruggedly designed for the long haul in the woods, on the trail or near the summit. The adjustable back panel will fit a wide range of backs, but Lowe cleverly crafted hidden adjusters and lengthener so everyone will get a great fit.
- Mountain Gear
Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 65+15 Internal Frame Pack - TFX SUMMIT 65+15 - Built for the long haul, the TFX Summit carries expedition loads with ease no matter how intense the pace or terrain. The TFX 9 back with Micro Adjust gives perfectcomfort and load control - Features: TFX 9 adjustable back with micro adjust Radial side compression controls the load and creates stability Extendible lid converts into a beltpack Extendible and removable lid with elasticized insert Reinforced top panel with lash points 3 internal and external zippered lid pockets New molded Noggin Notch for head space Body-shaped harness Harness GPS pocket Sternum strap 2 compartments with zip-out divider Rope compressor Extendible spindrift collar Front and back haul/grab loops Ice-axe/trekking pole attachment allows access to lower compartment Additional lash points Reinforced wand pockets Rain cover Tuck-away mesh water bottle pocket Trekking pole attachment Compression extends across base Hydration system compatible Mitt-friendly zipper pulls SOS panel Key clip
- Massey's Outfitters