Lowe Alpine Attack 40
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Historic Range: $69.95
HDPE frame sheet in contour padded back
Removable foam/backpad/blvy pad *
Hydration system *
Ovalesque™ padded waistbelt *
Curved padded shoulder straps with top stabilizers *
Removable chest strap *
Front bellows crampon pocket *
Gear loops on harness *
Removable gear slings *
Ski/tool holsters *
Extendible top lid with zippered pocket *
Zippered inside lid map pocket *
Top compressor strap/rope strap *
Quick release ski stabilizers *
Front daisy chains *
Two internal side organizer pockets
Two ice axe loops with lashes *
Three point haul loop system *
One word... brilliant.
The attention to detail on this pack for climbers is a dream. With gear slings built into the shoulder straps, and an easy to operate hydration system this pack turns you into a non-stop climbing machine!
Excellent design allows the pack to be cinched down tight once you've removed your gear and begin climbing. Tough AND water repellent fabric round out the mix.
Light suspension (non-padded hip belt) does not interfere with harness.
One thing to note: Lowe's suggestion that this is a 1-2 day pack may be stretching things. Even with only a bivy shelter and super-light bag, I doubt I'd be able to fit overnight gear into 40L. Best check out the 50L for multi-day.
Design: Internal/ Technical Climbing Pack
Number of Pockets: 2
Max. Load Carried: 30LBS
Height of Owner: 5" 7 1/2"
Price Paid: $150 Cdn