Mammut Nirvana Flip


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If your idea of enlightenment is cruising up skintracks and mobbing down long descents in perfect pow, Mammut's Nirvana Flip 18 Backpack is your gateway to elevated consciousness. That might sound a little wishy washy, but the Nirvana is anything but, seeing as it's made from 300D HD fabrics that can scrap against rocks, power through trees, and stand up to lots of travel without batting an eyelash. It's not huge--at 1100 cubic inches, it's perfect for short day tours or hops outside the resort--but Mammut still gave the Nirvana a full-zip back panel for easy access to all your gear, along with top access and a front compartment that can hold your shovel and probe. The Nirvana's compression straps are designed to carry a snowboard vertically or skis diagonally, and there's also a system that locks down ice axes and trekking poles for easy storage when they're not in your hands. You can probably figure out what the padded internal goggle pocket and hydration sleeve are for, too, so we won't waste words explaining them to you.


The Mammut Nirvana Flip is a compact freeride backpack with extensive features - it also sits perfectly. In particular, its fully opening back access and jacket-carrying system make this pack a comfortable, user-friendly off-piste companion. A compact design that carries your gear and keeps you hands-free, the Nirvana Flip 18L Backpack offers EVA high-density back padding that eases fatigue over the course of a long day, The Nirvana Flip 18 is a compact, unobtrusive freeride pack with extensive features, and it also sits perfectly on your back. It has fully-opening access to the main compartment through the back panel and a convenient jacket-carrying system. Aluminum V-frame suspension system. Two-layer EVA back padding with stretch fabric cover. U-zipper access. Removable waist belt. Cyclepet fabric. Side or diagonal ski carry, vertical snowboard carry. Hydration system compatibility. Insulated tube cover. One front, One inner compartment with helmet, goggle pockets. Ideal For: Winterhiking / Snowshoeing, Freeriding / Boarding, Skitouring / Backcountry Skiing. Suitable For: Alpine Skiing. Weight: 1020 g (36.0 oz). Gender: Men's & Unisex. Size: One Size. Cubic Inches: 1098. Liters: 18. Material Main: 300D HD Kodra Twill. Base: 300D HD Polyester Velocity. Other Features 2-layer, high-density EVA back padding, hip and shoulder belts with stretch fabric cover. Fully zipped access into main compartment from the back. Front pocket for avalanche safety equipment. Padded goggle pouch. Snowboard carrier. Diagonal ski carry system (one-sided). Ice axe straps and trekking pole straps. SOS label with emergency instructions. Hydration system compatible. Available Color(s): Black, Dark Cyan

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

The Mammut Nirvana Flip Backpack is a compact freeride pack with extensive features made to keep backcountry skiers happy. The completely accessible back panel and the jacket carrying system make this comfortable pack a perfect companion in any off-piste terrain. Additional features like a soft-lined goggle pocket and snowboard/ski attachment make it easy to find your favorite stashes.

- Mountain Gear

Features of the Mammut Nirvana Flip 18 Pack 2-layer, High-Density EVA back padding, hip and shoulder belts with stretch fabric cover Fully zipped access into the main compartment from the back Front pocket for avalanche safety equipment Padded goggle pouch SnowBoard carrier Diagonal ski carry system one-sided Ice axe straps and trekking pole straps SOS label with emergency instructions Hydration system compatible

- Moosejaw

The low-profile Mammut Nirvana Flip 25 snow pack carries your daily essentials and safety gear when the wilderness calls and you venture out of bounds, into the powdery bliss of the backcountry.