Mountainsmith Orchid

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Besides being just plain cute, this is a great pack!

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Size: 2685 cu in
Max. Load Carried: 60 lbs.
Height of Owner: 5,3
Price Paid: $114

Besides being just plain cute, this is a great pack! I can get to all of my gear easily, and it is very comfortable to carry. The only issue is that it is a little on the small side, and I wouldn't recommend it for any trips where you have to carry your own tent.

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Mountainsmiths Orchid Womens Pack is a multi-purpose pack designed for those who want a little bit more versatility in their pack.Take the Orchid climbing, sking, scrambling or backpacking, the Orchid can do it all.The Mountainsmith Orchid features duel gear loops for attaching axes, poles or other mountaineering hardware.The Orchid is a comfortable, versatile pack intended for 3-5 days that follows exceptional quality found in Mountainsmith Packs.For the Mens version of the Orchid, checkout the Mountainsmith Crux pack.


Not only do you get the slim Mountainsmith Orchid pack for a weekend's worth of gear, you also get a free pair of trekking poles. What a deal! HDPE framesheet and two aluminum stays give the pack vertical form and help transfer the weight of the load to your hips. Suspension system easily adjusts for a comfortable fit; hipbelt and shoulder straps are lined with moisture-wicking mesh. Padded hipbelt has rigid reinforcements to help comfortably distribute the weight of the pack to your hips. Top-loading design also features a weather-resistant zipper along the side for easy access to contents in the main compartment. Hydration-compatible design features reservoir pocket and drink tube exit port for on-the-go hydration (reservoir sold separately on Large, removable top lid easily converts into a lumbar pack with plenty of space for essentials; underside features a zippered clear pocket for a map. Sleeping bag compartment is externally accessible and features a divider to separate it from gear and clothes in the main compartment. Front stash pocket unzips down the middle to provide quick retrieval of items. Each of the two angled side mesh pockets easily accommodates a water bottle. Multiple compression straps secure both large and small loads for increased stability. Lash straps let you easily attach your sleeping pad to the underside of the pack. Three-section Pyrite trekking poles are constructed of lightweight yet strong 7075 aluminum for dependability on the trail. Rubber grips provide reliable handling, while the adjustable nylon straps add stability and control. Simple twist locks let you quickly adjust the length of the poles to meet your needs. Carbide tips ensure durability and optimal grip on ice and rock surfaces; comes with rubber tips to protect the carbide when off-trail. Closeout.


Free Shipping. Mountainsmith Women's Orchid Pack (Fall 2007) The Orchid Pack by Mountainsmith is designed to satisfy the the woman who embraces technology, revels in organizational capabilities, and traverses the backcountry with load control and grace. Volume: 2929 cu. in. / 48 L Weight: 3lb 14oz / 1.8 kg Torso: 15in.-19in. / 38-48 cm Size: 30 x 17 x 15.5 / 76 x 43 x 39 cm Features: Includes all Key Shared Features Top access with separate sleeping bag compartment access Top lid contains a clear map/valuables pocket, key clip and converts into lumbar pack Pass-thru tent pole sleeves Internal sleeping bag divider Interior hydration reservoir sleeve with dual exit ports Side and bottom compression Ice axe and daisy chain loops Top climbing rope compression strap Dual water bottle pockets Construction: Twin 1in. T6 6061 Concave Aluminum stays 420D Nylon Velocity body and 840D Nylon Ballistic fabric with 3xPU coating

- Moosejaw

CLOSEOUTS . The top-loading Mountainsmith Orchid internal frame backpack is ready for the backcountry with a breathable molded back panel, multiple-organizational elements, hydration compatibility and a lid that converts into a lumbar daypack. Load-dispersing suspension system is specifically designed for a woman's torso Water-resistant welded side zip for access to pack contents without removing lid Perfect for multi-day outings HDPE reinforced, pivoting hip belt for all day comfort Fully-adjustable padded shoulder straps Sternum strap with hydration bite valve catch Sleeping bag compartment Collared storm shield with drawcord closure Trekking pole mounts Sleeping pad lashing straps with click buckles Safety whistle Hydration pocket with dual port design Compression straps Vertical front zip pocket Water bottle pockets on each side Internal frame Fits torsos: 15-19” Size (LxWxD): 29x14x12” Capacity: 2685 Weight: 4 lb. 3 oz. Material: Nylon with ballistic nylon reinforcements; two aluminum stays CLOSEOUTS . Vietnam.

- Sierra Trading Post

Mountainsmith's orchid sleek silhouette provides the backcountry traveler with exceptional comfort and load control. This pack is designed specifically for women and it is ideally suited for climbing or backpack trips.

- RockCreek

Mountainsmith Orchid


The Orchid has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$89.48 - $189.00

The Mountainsmith Orchid is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen November 26, 2008 at

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