Mountain Hardwear South Col 70
|Weight||3 lb 9 oz / 1.62 kg||3 lb 12 oz / 1.70 kg||4 lb / 1.82 kg|
|Capacity||3975 cu in / 65 L||4275 cu in / 70 L||4575 cu in / 75 L|
|Dimensions||-||30 in X 14 in X 13 in / 76 cm X 37 cm X 34 cm||32 in X 15 in X 14 in / 81 cm X 38 cm X 36 cm|
|Waist Range||27 in - 31 in / 69 cm - 79 cm||30 in - 35 in / 76 cm - 89 cm||-|
|Torso Range||15.0 in. - 18.0 in. / 38 cm - 46 cm||17.0 in. - 20.0 in. / 43 cm - 51 cm||19.5 in. - 22.5 in. / 50 cm - 57 cm|
|Materials||100D HT Ripstop Dobby Nylon, HardWear™ X-Ply Dyneema®, 840D HT Ballistic Nylon||100D HT Ripstop Dobby Nylon, HardWear™ X-Ply Dyneema®, 840D HT Ballistic Nylon||100D HT Ripstop Dobby Nylon, HardWear™ X-Ply Dyneema®, 840D HT Ballistic Nylon|
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Sporting a removable suspension and a waterproof membrane, this versatile pack helps keep your shoulders comfortable on gear-heavy climbs and extended backcountry escapes, and your contents dry.
The Mountain Hardwear South Col 70 Outdry Backpack is the perfect expedition pack. The flexible design and highly evolved compression system lets you add and remove components as well as shrink and expand the pack as needed. Even in the wettest conditions the OutDry construction will keep your gear safe and dry.-- OutDry membrane construction main compartment keeps your gear safe and dry-- Flexible design concept allows removing or adding pack components for optimal versatility-- HardWave suspension conforms comfortably to the curve of your back and distributes weight evenly but is removable for carrying light loads-- Multiple lash points and long compression webbing allow for overloads while effectively reducing volume as needed to keep any size load stable-- Large zippered front pocket allows storage of frequently needed items or tools and maintains volume even when main compartment is full-- Easy access crampon stash pocket-- Intuitive, easy to secure and adjust ice-ax / ice tool carry system with pass through sleeve to conceal picks-- Super-strong X-Ply Ripstop front panel offers extreme abrasion resistance and tear strength at an incredibly light weight-- Great load transfer through an aluminum perimeter stay that locks into hipbelt while allowing slight pivoting-- Dual-density shoulder straps carry in comfort-- Removable padded waist belt, with gear loops, adds stability-- Swap the padded waist belt for a webbing belt (included) when carrying lighter loads-- Removable top pocket with zippered security pocket inside for valuables-- Reinforced grab handle ensures safe hauling when neededDeep wand or picket pockets with hook and loop closure
Go ahead, buy three different packs for different sections of your ascentgood luck carrying them all. If you'd rather not strap packs onto your packs, you can just bring the lightweight Mountain Hardwear South Col 70 Outdry Backpack, which is basically three packs in one. It's got plenty of space for a two-day winter mountaineering trip, and strips down to the basics to help on the summit push--you can pop off the top pocket, slide out the padded Hardwave suspension framesheet and aluminum stay, reduce the padded waist belt to a simple nylon webbing belt, and go fast 'n' light all the way to the top. When you're carrying a heavier load, leave the suspension in and walk cross-country in comfort. Along with rugged nylon fabrics, the South Col is kitted out with an OutDry waterproof membrane, which will keep all the gear in the main pocket dry as a bone, and features a front zip pocket that's easily accessible and maintains its volume, even if the bag is stuffed full. There are tons of lash points and straps for carrying skis, ice axes, and poles, an easy-access crampon stash pocket, and a top skirt that extends to give you an extra 300 cubic inches of space. Never bring two packs again.
The Mountain Hardwear South Col 70 Outdry is a one-pack solution for mountaineering expeditions on the world's highest peaks. The flexible design and highly evolved compression system lets you add and remove components as well as shrink and expand the pack as needed. OutDry construction bonds a durable waterproof membrane to the main compartment so that your gear stays safe and dry in even the wettest conditions.
- Mountain Gear