Mountainsmith Ivy

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Mountainsmith’s Ivy (women’s) and Needle (men’s) classic alpine packs are designed to carry skis, snowboards, snowshoes, climbing gear, and backcountry tools with comfort, bombproof reliability, and minimalist design. The packs’ multi-use compression system can carry snowboards and snowshoes (vertically) and skis (diagonally or with an A-frame carry).

The Ivy and Needle both feature gear attachment points on the front side, tool attachment points, and dual ice ax loops that tuck away. The detachable lid converts to a lumbar pack and there’s a gear loop inside the lid and dual-collared storm shield with draw cord closure. Hydration-compatible with a single exit port, the Ivy and Needle have hydration sleeves and a bite-valve catch on their sternum straps.


Small 12-16" torso
- Capacity 1526 cu in / 25L (extends to 1709 cu in / 28L)
- Weight 2 lbs 10 oz / 1.19 kg
Regular 15-19" torso
- Capacity 1770 cu in / 29L (extends to 1953 cu in / 32L)
- Weight 2 lbs 12 oz / 1.25 kg

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The Mountainsmith Women's Ivy Backpack gives female mountain lovers comfortable simplicity, full alpine functionality, and an eco-friendly design. The streamlined bag features recycled PET fabric made from plastic bottles, and the women's-specific fit rides comfortably during long outings. An internal hydration sleeve helps you stay well watered, and attachments for your skis, snowboard, ice tools, and snowshoes make the Ivy your pack quiver of one.

- Backcountry Outlet

CLOSEOUTS . Mountainsmith's Ivy backpack, designed for the female snow sport enthusiast, offers attachments for skis, snowboards and climbing gear for portability, comfort and ease. Hydration compatible with single exit port Dual ice axe loops that tuck away Gear loop inside lid Gear attachment points on front Tool attachment points Diagonal ski carry and A-frame ski carry Vertical snowshoe and snowboard carry Multi-use compression system holds snowboards and skis Dual collared storm shields with drawcord closure Detachable lid converts into lumbar pack Mesh sleeve on waist belt Pivoting waist belt with dual-density foam Channeled Air Mesh back panel Elastic sternum strap and bite valve catch Internal frame Regular: Fits torsos: 15-19” Size (LxWxD): 26x13x11” Capacity: 1770 (1953 expanded) Weight: 2 lb. 12 oz. Small: Fits torsos: 12-16” Size (LxWxD): 24x11x11” Capacity: 1526 (1709 expanded) Weight: 2 lb. 10 oz. Material: Velocity nylon with ballistic nylon reinforcements Single aluminum stay CLOSEOUTS . Vietnam.

- Sierra Trading Post

Free Shipping. Mountainsmith Ivy Pack (Fall 2007) The Ivy Pack by Mountain Smith has a classic alpine style, updated with today's best materials and technology. Designed for the woman carrying skis, climbing gear and back country tools who wants comfort, bomb-proof reliability and minimalist design. Specifications: Standard Volume: Reg: 1770 cu. in. (29 liters); Small Torso: 1526 cu. in. (25 liters) Extended Volume: Reg: 1953 cu. in. (32 liters); Small Torso: 1709 cu. in. (28 liters) Dimensions: Reg: 26 x 13 x 11 (66cm x 33cm x 27cm); Small Torso: 24 x 11 x 11 (61cm x 27cm x 27cm) Weight: Reg: 2 lbs 12 oz (1.25 kg); Small Torso: 2 lbs 10 oz (1.19 kg) Fit Range: Reg: 15 -19 (38cm-48cm); Small Torso: 12 -16 (30cm-41cm) Features: Designed specifically for a women s frame Dual density foam shoulder straps Elastic sternum strap and bite valve catch Channeled air mesh back panel Pivoting waist belt with dual density foam Mesh sleeve on the waist belt Tool attachment points Detachable lid that converts into a lumbar Dual collared storm shields with draw cord closure Multi-use compression system holds snow boards and skis Vertical snowshoe & snow board carry A-frame ski carry Diagonal ski carry Gear attachment points on the front side Dual ice axe loops that tuck away Gear loop inside of the lid Full width hydration or layers sleeve Hydration compatible with single exit port Construction: Single .75 aluminum stay with die cut HDPE frame sheet YKK zippers 420d Velocity nylon body fabric 840d Ballistic nylon reinforcements Bar tack & Hypalon reinforcements

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