Lowe Alpine Reviews

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Lowe Alpine Netherworld 90

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I've had this pack since the early '90s and it has served me well. I ended up getting Deuter's Act Lite 65+10 and shaved off about 3 pounds…
Lowe Alpine Netherworld 90
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Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket

rated 1.5 of 5 stars I would not recommend this jacket because the lining has completely flaked off and looks like dandruff which gets on everything. The jacket…
Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket
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Lowe Alpine Appalachian 60+15

rated 5 of 5 stars Got this used from work the other day and it will now be my primary pack. It is by far better then my North Face, and it was free. Great pack,…
Lowe Alpine Appalachian 60+15
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Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 42

rated 4 of 5 stars The Lowe Alpine Peak Attack is a 42L classic, single compartment mountaineering -inspired pack. With those uses in mind the pack boasts added…
Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 42
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Lowe Alpine Vision 40

rated 5 of 5 stars A 1-2 night fast and light pack. I am 5'11" 190 and this pack has fit me very well, it is somewhat adjustable.  The hip belts and shoulder…
Lowe Alpine Vision 40
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Lowe Alpine AirZone Quest 27

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Best daypack I have ever owned. It actually works well for a person with a longer torso, and no other trampoline suspension backpack I have…
Lowe Alpine AirZone Quest 27
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Lowe Alpine Axiom Alpamayo ND55:75

rated 3 of 5 stars Features upon features upon features! For the right person, this pack can handle up to 70 pounds. Its feature-rich design can handle the weekend…
Lowe Alpine Axiom Alpamayo ND55:75
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Lowe Alpine Saracen

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Though this is no lightweight pack it is a comfortable pack that can easily handle loads well north of 80 lbs. It has lots of straps to help…
Lowe Alpine Saracen
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Lowe Alpine TFX Cerro Torre 65+15

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I am very satisfied with this backpack, I've owned it for two years now and it survived many journeys in Central America. It could be a problem…
Lowe Alpine TFX Cerro Torre 65+15
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Lowe Alpine Contour Mountain 40

rated 5 of 5 stars The Lowe Alpine Contour Mountain 40 is the best day pack ever designed. It's my favorite! I have two. I use it everyday. I use it for biking,…
Lowe Alpine Contour Mountain 40
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Lowe Alpine Airzone 35

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A simple, effective and comfortable day pack that can also be used for longer trips. The Airzone 35 is comfortable and practical. I really can't…
Lowe Alpine Airzone 35
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Lowe Alpine Nanon ND 50:60

rated 4 of 5 stars A rugged multiday/weekend pack. It weighs nothing, and held everything. I bought this pack initially because I needed one that I could use traveling…
Lowe Alpine Nanon ND 50:60
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Lowe Alpine Zepton 50

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Light, good features, waistbelt could be improved. Fit: Could have been a little longer for me, straps were still tight at their longest length.
Lowe Alpine Zepton 50
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Lowe Alpine Zepton 50

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Awesome comfortable lightweight pack. This pack is very comfortable and carries as well as a full feature pack. It is very lightweight and durable.
Lowe Alpine Zepton 50
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Lowe Alpine AirZone Pro 45:55

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The Lowe AirZone Pro is a lightweight internal frame pack that can serve a lot of different purposes. Because it has the "Airzone' back that…
Lowe Alpine AirZone Pro 45:55
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Lowe Alpine AirZone Centro 30Z

rated 5 of 5 stars Great access to main compartment; comfortable; adjustable. Keeps your back dry. Excellent for overnight trips I use the Airzone Centro for flyfishing:…
Lowe Alpine AirZone Centro 30Z
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Lowe Alpine Contour Mountain 50

rated 5 of 5 stars Rare teardrop design that allows maximum upper torso movement. Probably not a good pack if your only one, but an xlnt secondary pack. Originally a…
 
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Lowe Alpine Tallus Glove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great glove doesn't soak up water like the majority of all gloves on the market. Fit is great and very comfy. Don't go anywhere without these…
 
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Lowe Alpine Fall Line 35

rated 5 of 5 stars I have had this pack for four seasons now and this unit is awesome. This pack will haul any type of winter gear that you want to put on it,…
Lowe Alpine Fall Line 35
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Lowe Alpine TFX Horizon ND 65

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Wasn't worth the price. Used on 2-5 day treks and as the main pack while traveling abroad
Lowe Alpine TFX Horizon ND 65
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Lowe Alpine Contour III 70+15

rated 4 of 5 stars Used for an overnight trip to Echo Lake, Wash. Found that the pack has a lot more room than I need and I couldn't get it to compress down enough.
 
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Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The dandruff and degradation problem is due to the wash detergent used to clean the fabrics. My jacket is now 10 years and still in optimal…
Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket
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Lowe Alpine TFX Appalachian 65:85

rated 5 of 5 stars Excelent. Has everything I need and where I need. In simple terms, I am very happy with it. Lowe Alpine has always made very good backpacks.
Lowe Alpine TFX Appalachian 65:85
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Lowe Alpine TFX Cerro Torre 65+15

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Amazing bag. love the internal frame and space and comes with a raincover. the only part i didn't like is if you stick your sleeping bag at…
Lowe Alpine TFX Cerro Torre 65+15
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Lowe Alpine Crossvent Centro 35+5

rated 5 of 5 stars A well-ventilated, versatile pack with an impressive set of features designed to fit a wide range of body types. Substantial enough design to…
Lowe Alpine Crossvent Centro 35+5
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Lowe Alpine Vision 25

rated 4 of 5 stars I'm a mountain guide and have owned a Vision 25 for about 5 years, having a great experience as a comfortable day backpack, easy to stuff on…
 
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Lowe Alpine Fall Line 35

rated 5 of 5 stars I have the smaller one Powder Line 22, and I borrowed this from my friend which is practically the same cut and design but bigger. The feeling…
Lowe Alpine Fall Line 35
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Lowe Alpine Powder Line 22

rated 5 of 5 stars This pack is so good that when you carry it on your back, it feels like it's born with you. The best feel that I ever had with any pack. It…
Lowe Alpine Powder Line 22
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Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket

rated 1 of 5 stars I agree with the above reviewer...the lining is completely flaking off of my jacket. Shouldn't the company warranty this products and replace…
Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket
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Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket

rated 3 of 5 stars Nice looking jacket, very comfortable to wear and completely waterproof. What more could you ask for? Maybe that the ceramic coating didn't…
Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket
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Lowe Alpine Attack MX 42+10

rated 3 of 5 stars Looks like a very good backcountry ski pack. For longer winter trips I use my old Dana Designs Terraplane. For day trips I use a Camelbak Commander…
Lowe Alpine Attack MX 42+10
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Lowe Alpine Attack MX 42+10

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great pack! I've used mine extensively for the last three years (and picked up two more while they are still around). I work as a…
Lowe Alpine Attack MX 42+10
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Lowe Alpine Austrailis 80

rated 4 of 5 stars I've been using my Lowe Alpine Austrailis 80 for over twelve years and it's still going strong.  I've done numerous two day trips over varied…
 
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Lowe Alpine Paradigm Pant

rated 4.5 of 5 stars These pants are made of LA's proprietary Stormweave Softshell Fabric, with a very soft brushed interior. It wicks/breathes voraciously, better…
Lowe Alpine Paradigm Pant
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Lowe Alpine TFX Expedition 75:95

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I feel ambivalent about this pack. I love the simple design and the fact that it can swallow a full summer load with 10 days worth of food.
Lowe Alpine TFX Expedition 75:95
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Lowe Alpine Attack MX 42+10

rated 4 of 5 stars Purchased this pack on the internet at a good price while looking for a winter/ski/climbing pack. Have done only one trip on the north side…
Lowe Alpine Attack MX 42+10
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Lowe Alpine TFX Expedition 65+15

rated 1.5 of 5 stars compre esta mochila pensando que era la mochila, mi ultima mochila que me iba a compar. pero despues de usarla con 20 kilos y durante algo…
Lowe Alpine TFX Expedition 65+15
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Lowe Alpine TFX Appalachian ND 55+10

rated 4.5 of 5 stars My dad has this pack. He says he loves it but the mesh pockets on the sides need to be bigger. They don't fit the 32 oz nalgene bottles you…
Lowe Alpine TFX Appalachian ND 55+10
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Lowe Alpine TFX Ama Dablam ND60:75

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this pack on sale in the green color... even though I dislike the color and how obnoxious it is, the pack is incredible. I took it…
Lowe Alpine TFX Ama Dablam ND60:75
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Lowe Alpine Cholatse 45

rated 5 of 5 stars I have had this pack for 4 years and love it. I've used it to the point that it is falling apart. I have taken it on countless climbing trips…
 
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Lowe Alpine TFX Appalachian 75:95 XL

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is my initial review of this cavernous pack. I needed a well-rounded, large capacity pack for the long trips I plan for the future, but…
Lowe Alpine TFX Appalachian 75:95 XL
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Lowe Alpine TFX Tundra 65+15

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This really is a great pack, as are all the Lowe Alpine packs I've owned. However the major disadvantage with this pack is the shoulder straps.
Lowe Alpine TFX Tundra 65+15
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Lowe Alpine Universal Side Pocket

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought these to add space to my Golite Pursuit pack for longer excursions. Each pocket (sold in pairs) comes with "universal" 1" and 1 1/2"…
Lowe Alpine Universal Side Pocket
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Lowe Alpine Mountain Gaiter

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent, breathable upper on these rare (in the States) gaiters. Nothing gets in these babies, and the Cordura is plenty thick. Plenty of…
 
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Lowe Alpine Power Stretch Glove

rated 5 of 5 stars I have the large. The combination of Power Stretch coupled with ample finger length make for an excellent fit. Impeccably made, shed moisture…
Lowe Alpine Power Stretch Glove
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Lowe Alpine Warm Zone Ninja Hoodie

rated 5 of 5 stars I have had superb wear and performance out of my merino hoody with thumbholes, and will continue to use it. I was looking for one with a little…
Lowe Alpine Warm Zone Ninja Hoodie
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Lowe Alpine Alpamayo 50+15

rated 5 of 5 stars I started hiking in 1982 and climbed most major peaks in the Philippines. Over the years, I've had no fewer than 10 backpacks ranging from the…
 
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Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 65+15

rated 5 of 5 stars The way I see it, no pack is going to be right for everyone. But this one might come close. It has a few features that I don't use but someone…
Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 65+15
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Lowe Alpine Contour Runner 30

rated 5 of 5 stars I have been using this pack for several years for commuting by train and by bicycle. The side mesh pockets actually hold a metal coffee container…
 
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Lowe Alpine Frontier 75+20

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have owned this pack for three years now. I bought it off Sierra Trading Post at an incredible discount, only cost me a little over $90 since…
 
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Lowe Alpine Attack MX 42+10

rated 5 of 5 stars I am a member of Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Team and a professional mountaineering instructor, based in North Wales U.K. I find this pack…
Lowe Alpine Attack MX 42+10
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Lowe Alpine Whirlwind Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I've had this jacket for at least 4 years-can't remember exactly when I bought it. The review is mostly about the performance of the Polartec…
 
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Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 40

rated 4 of 5 stars The internal frame is simple and functional The tiedowns are good the overall weight is good The weight capacity is adequate Its very comfortable.
Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 40
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Lowe Alpine TFX Appalachian 65+15

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I did a lot of research before buying this bag and I absolutely made the right choice. I decided that this was the bag I wanted and then I happened…
Lowe Alpine TFX Appalachian 65+15
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Lowe Alpine Appalachian 55+10

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I did a lot of research before buying this bag and I absolutely made the right choice. I decided that this was the bag I wanted and then I happened…
 
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Lowe Alpine Mountain Attack Pro 35+10

rated 5 of 5 stars I've made mistakes in the past in my choice of rucsacs. The alpine attack has everything to store all my gear including group shelter, first…
Lowe Alpine Mountain Attack Pro 35+10
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Lowe Alpine Mountain Cap GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars I have two, a red and dark green one, both bought much reduced in sales. This is THE finest mountaineering hat on Earth. I have worn mine all…
Lowe Alpine Mountain Cap GTX
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Lowe Alpine Liberty ND75

rated 5 of 5 stars I absolutely love this pack for my holidays. It accommodates everything including my stretcher for camping on. I have even put stuff in it for…
 
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Lowe Alpine Fusion GTX jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars This type of hard-shell can be dangerous, because it bolsters my confidence in extreme-condition activities far beyond my skill level. Like…
 
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Lowe Alpine Volition Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars The best soft-shell I've ever owned. Couldn't believe the deal at STP. Still some left! Get one! PowerShield is super-stretchy, but tough! I've…
Lowe Alpine Volition Jacket
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Lowe Alpine Armor Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This jacket is beautifully crafted and purpose built. The Wind Pro fleece material is beautiful, durable and next-to-skin soft. Super technical,…
 
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Lowe Alpine Mountain Cap GTX

rated 5 of 5 stars Amazing cap. Water and wet snow don't stand a chance. Warm and so soft inside w/ L.A.'s Aleutian Fleece. Breathes well. Packs down to nothing.
Lowe Alpine Mountain Cap GTX
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Lowe Alpine Frontier APS 75+15

rated 5 of 5 stars My Frontier 75+15 is the best piece of backpacking equipment I own. I'm a fairly small guy (150 lbs, 5' 9"), have had the pack for 6.5 years,…
 
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Lowe Alpine Crossbow 70+15

rated 5 of 5 stars I've used and abused mine for twelve years and it is still going strong, though it could use a bath. Fits like a glove. Lots of room for bulky…
 
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Lowe Alpine TFX Cerro Torre 75+20

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this pack on a whim on Steep and Cheap. I normally would never buy a pack online without trying it on and testing it out at a store…
Lowe Alpine TFX Cerro Torre 75+20
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Lowe Alpine Airzone 45

rated 4 of 5 stars I purchased this pack for my daughter for summer hiking but have somewhat taken it over for mountain biking. My thoughts for purchasing this…
Lowe Alpine Airzone 45
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Lowe Alpine backpack

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this backpack 5-6 years ago from BassPro Shop. It's the only one I've ever owned. I am 6'3" and it fits me like a glove. I have hiked…
 
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Lowe Alpine TFX Tundra 65+15

rated 5 of 5 stars I don't know what the previous reviewer did wrong, but this pack is amazing. I barely even know where to start. I believe the reviewer may have…
Lowe Alpine TFX Tundra 65+15
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Lowe Alpine Old Faithful Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars A brilliant item.
 
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Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars Almost all of my walking and climbing is done in the mountains of the UK and as a consequence a good hard shell is a must (due to huge amounts…
Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket
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Lowe Alpine Ion 50

rated 5 of 5 stars This pack is pretty much perfect. Exactly the right size and combination of features I have been looking for. And I love the metal buckle. Good…
 
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Lowe Alpine Contour III 70+15

rated 5 of 5 stars I have had this pack for 6-7 years. It's been submerged, dragged, and trampled. Unfortunately I was strapped to it on all of these occasions…
 
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Lowe Alpine Warm Zone Top

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought Warm Zone Top in the summer sales and I was looking forward for the cold to come to my city in Thessaloniki Macedonia Greece. I test…
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Lowe Alpine Snow Attack 35

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome pack. Although listed as a daypack this pack sports almost 2200 cu inches of space and has all the extras you could want in a 4 season…
 
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Lowe Alpine AirZone Centro 45+10

rated 4 of 5 stars Overall pretty nifty pack. Similar to the Gregory Z55 in some ways. More options and pockets, however I don't think it is as "bomb proof" as…
Lowe Alpine AirZone Centro 45+10
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Lowe Alpine Contour Runner 30

rated 4 of 5 stars I've owned this backpack since 1996 - nearly 13 years - and I still use it all the time. I'm guessing the 30 refers to liters and that's roughly…
 
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Lowe Alpine Liberty 75

rated 5 of 5 stars I already had a backpack of 45 liters and I always wanted a bigger one. I bought the Lowe Alpine Liberty 75+15. It’s a great backpack. I test…
 
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Lowe Alpine Sirocco II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I've taken this pack on an 8-day trip into the Sierras where we averaged 7 miles per day and had only one layover day. We did lots of elevation…
 
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Lowe Alpine Sirocco II

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This was my first backpack ever, and it's a good one. I've been all over the place with it. I've gone to Australia, Dominica and Italy for months…
 
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Lowe Alpine TFX Tundra ND 65+15

rated 1 of 5 stars This is an intensely uncomfortable pack. It feels like you have a big dictionary smashed into the small of your back. I can't imagine what the…
Lowe Alpine TFX Tundra ND 65+15
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Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars My first TPCJ jacket I wore in the mountains of the UK (lots of rain) for a couple of years of hard use. I then took it to Patagonia where I…
Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket
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Lowe Alpine Liberty 75

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this pack for hiking the Fundy Footpath after my first year set-up was murder on my body. This is my first "big" pack. I always hiked…
 
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Lowe Alpine Cholatse 45

rated 5 of 5 stars Love, love, love this bag. I used it every day in the field doing work in the hot Okanagan sun for a full summer season and it never let me…
 
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Lowe Alpine Couloir ND 65+15

rated 2.5 of 5 stars This is a decent pack, but I may be swapping this one after just a couple of treks. The pack has some fine qualities, like lots of pockets and…
Lowe Alpine Couloir ND 65+15
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Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 75+20

rated 5 of 5 stars Brilliant backpack, used it in Patagonia. Excellent during long hikes (+15 km) cause very comfortable even with 18 kg on your back. Even the…
Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 75+20
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Lowe Alpine Legend Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this jacket four or five years ago and it is STILL my most favorite jacket in the world. Granted, the elastic cuffs are starting to…
 
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Lowe Alpine Alpine Attack 25+5

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This pack has been wonderful. I bought this pack primarily for shorter day hikes and trail runs but it has proven extremely durable, functional…
Lowe Alpine Alpine Attack 25+5
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Lowe Alpine Walkabout 35 Hyperlite

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this as a light overnight/weekend pack, and it fits my needs very well. It's extremely light, but is still big enough to carry everything…
 
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Lowe Alpine Eclipse Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars This fleece is great and lightweight. I even wear this fleece in the winter and it keeps me pretty warm. It is pretty good at keeping the wind…
 
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Lowe Alpine Contour Mountain 40

rated 5 of 5 stars I think this is a great pack. I've used it as a weekender a number of times and have had it out twice for about 5 days at a time. I've carried…
Lowe Alpine Contour Mountain 40
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Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 65+15

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this pack for a long trip, which involved varying terrain. It served me pretty well throughout, unlike other packs I've used in the…
Lowe Alpine TFX Summit 65+15
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Lowe Alpine Frontier 65+15

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a perfect backpack for anyone going out for a week or two, loads of space for a tent (mine is a Vaude ultralight). It is very simple…
 
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Lowe Alpine Netherworld 90

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this pack way back in 1999, apparently after it had ceased to be adequate, and so I paid relatively little for it. I have had it out…
Lowe Alpine Netherworld 90
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Lowe Alpine Beartooth 35

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I like the pack's fetchers and overall it's a good strong pack, but it has a very big drawback if you're climbing up steep hills you can't lift…
 
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Lowe Alpine Saracen

rated 5 of 5 stars If you are really strong...this pack will outlast by far the poor guy who has to carry it--it's heavy and expensive, but if you are never coming…
Lowe Alpine Saracen
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Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars I agree with all other reviewers I've read on your columns, this Alpine jacket is fantastic, well shaped, comfortable, roomy, great adjustable…
Lowe Alpine Triple Point Ceramic Jacket
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Lowe Alpine Appalachian 65+10

rated 4 of 5 stars After a month on the Appalachian Trail plus numerous extended weekend trips I can say that this pack is a durable and comfortable as any I have…
 
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Lowe Alpine Couloir ND 65+15

rated 5 of 5 stars I purchased this pack a week ago and used it on a hike last weekend. I am new to hiking and backpacking so I don't have a lot of experience…
Lowe Alpine Couloir ND 65+15
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Lowe Alpine Echo 20

rated 3 of 5 stars Nice pack by Lowe Alpine. 20L or 1,200 in2, plenty for most day hikes. Hip belt is there to keep the pack in place, NOT to absorb weight. Chest…
 
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Lowe Alpine Frontier 75+20

rated 5 of 5 stars Excellent multi-day backpack. I bought '07 model and it's wonderfully re-designed. Depicted one has bungee on front. 07 doesn't. Instead, it's…
 
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