Marmot Alpha 25


Weight 2 lb 1 oz / 935 g
Capacity 1550 cu in / 25 L
Material 100d 100% Nylon Shadow Box, 210d Nylon Double Ripstop, 70d 100% Nylon Double Ripstop



I used this back on a wet wind Scottish trip up two…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Design: Top loading
Size: 25 L
Number of Pockets: 1 large with 2 side and 2 belt compartments plus a secured flap for helmets
Max. Load Carried: 10 Kilos
Height of Owner: 5' 7''

I used this back on a wet wind Scottish trip up two Munros. The capacity was excellent for a day's walk and the belt pockets gave good assess for nibbles and the compass. By the end of the 6 hour trip the pack was worn without noticing it was on my back.

On the down side an outlet point for a bladder would be useful and I was also concerned about the gaps where the shoulder straps entered the pack potential for water ingress. I drypac all my gear and don't use a bladder so no issues for me.

Marmot Alpha 25


The Alpha 25 has been discontinued.


The Marmot Alpha 25 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen July 12, 2015 at SunnySports.

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