Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 75+20
Design: internal frame
Number of Pockets: 1 on top
Max. Load Carried: 22kg
Height of Owner: 1.80m
Price Paid: + 300 euro
Brilliant backpack, used it in Patagonia. Excellent during long hikes (+15 km) cause very comfortable even with 18 kg on your back. Even the pump systems works (not a gadget).
If needed you can put a lot in there, but I do miss 2 small side bags...and zippers could be working better (new?).
Design is ok, not too fancy or technical just cristal clear what you get. I owned another Alpine Lowe before this one, a Kangtega. Used it for 15 years and never let me down. The fabric itself in the '80 seems to be more sturdy if I compare with the recent Summit.
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Carry expedition-sized loads with daypack comfort by using the Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 75+20 pack. Micro adjust allows for precise adjustment of your load and fit for long-haul comfort. Radial compression controls even the most cumbersome of loads.
- Mountain Gear
CLOSEOUTS . Embedded with an appetite for adventure, Lowe Alpine's TFX Summit 75+20 backpack is equipped to handle larger loads on rugged terrain. Torso Fit Expedition system adjusts for a custom fit Padded hipbelt has a micro-adjust air lumbar pad and built-in air pump to create a custom fit Spindrift collar extends to add 15L of space Removable, extendible lid converts to a waist pack Hydration compatible (bladder not included) Padded back panel, straps, harness and waistbelt Zip divider between the main compartment and lower sleeping bag compartment Body-shaped harness with GPS pocket Dual ice axe/trekking pole loops Sternum strap with whistle Side wand/pole pockets and water bottle pockets Internal frame Fits torsos: 16-23 Dimensions (HxWxD): 26x14x11 (39 expanded) Capacity: 6700 cu.in. Weight: 7 lb. 6 oz. Material: Ripstop nylon Made in Vietnam Visit our Backpack Guide
- Sierra Trading Post
Free Shipping. Lowe Alpine Summit 75+20 Pack (Fall 2007) The Summit 75+20 Pack by Lowe Alpine is 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 perfect comfort and load control.Specifications: Torso: 16-23 Volume: 75+20 lt / 4500+1200 cu. in Weight: 7 lb 4 oz Features: TFX 7 adjustable back Extendible lid converts into day pack Noggin Notch for head space 2 Compartments w/ zip-out divider Rain Cover included
With Lowe Alpine's new torso and lumbar adjustment system, the 75-Liter TFX Summit Backpack gives you a custom fit for your gear-filled weeklong adventures. Using the hip-belt mounted hand pump, inflate or deflate the lumbar pad to fit the curve of your lower back. Easily adjust this pad's volume as you change into bulkierclothes on the trail. The TFX Summit pack's back length adjusts from 16 to 23 inches to fit your torso, and Lowe Alpine's internal frame flexes and rotates with your natural motion. This allows the hip-belt to move while maintaining stability, so you can hike up rocky terrain without losing your balance. Stash your GPS in the harness pocket for easy access, and keep your odds and ends organized in the two zip-out divider compartments. Once you hit base camp, access your gear from the top or bottom of the Summit Backpack. If you've got a ton of stuff, use the top lid to pack in an extra 20 liters of food, clothes or tools.