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Ortovox ABS packs are the most versatile women's avalanche airbag backpacks for backcountry skiing and riding, and is ready to accept the ABS airbag system. This Ortovox Free Rider 24 ABS Ready Backpack for women is designed for a close to the body fit for fast motion and features a removable back protector and all the attachment options you'll need. M.A.S.S. - MODULAR AIRBAG SAFETY SYSTEM: Ortovox places trust in their system partner's 28 years of ABS airbag expertise and their tried and tested twinbag technology. The versatility of the system is both innovative and unique. Just a few motions and only three minutes is all it takes to install the M.A.S.S. unit into an Ortovox ABS pack. If conditions allow, installing the airbag system can be entirely avoided. In such cases the backpacks are up to 1880 grams lighter and gain several liters in additional volume - making them suitable for a broader spectrum of uses. What's more, the adjustment options prove just as versatile as the system itself. The release grip can be installed for either right or left-handed users and the height and angle can be freely adjusted. Removable Airbag ready for the M.A.S.S.- Modular Airbag Safety System and the ABS Avalanche Airbag Activation Unit which are sold separately. A stowable aluminum bracket protects the grip from unintended release. In addition to its unmistakable silhouette, the highlight here is the new removable SPS PRO2 back protector. It provides TUV-certified safety and can also be used separately with the included attachment straps. Weighing in at only 300 grams, it affords optimal ventilation courtesy of its ventilation holes. The ergonomically designed straps and the wide elastic hip belt with an innovative aluminum locking clasp ensure the protector fits per-fectly and thus provides optimum protection. It provides additional safety and ease of use even when wearing thick gloves. What's more, Ortovox relies upon robust aluminum and abrasion-resistant hypalon for their new multi-functional X-SKIFIX ski fastening system. Secured by locking aluminum clasps, the skis can be attached either diagonally or crossed, as can snowboards or snowshoes. X-Skifix. Airbag inside. Release grip; Height and angle are adjustable. D-Skifix. SPS-Pro2 back protector (removable). TUV-certified. Separate Safety compartment. Locking Aluminum clasps. Chest strap with signal whistle. Camera/phone pocket. Polygiene treated. Compression strap. Rope attachment. Water-resistant zipper. Gear loops. Weight: 6.94 lb / 3150 g. Dimensions: 27 x 51 x 20 (cm). Back length: 38-44 cm. Body size: 155-175 cm. Material: Nylon 420D ballshadow + Nylon 840D ballistic + Hypalon. Made in Vietnam. Available Color(s): Black/Anthracite/Pink

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

Free Shipping. Ortovox Women's Free Rider 24 ABS Pack DECENT FEATURES of the Ortovox Women's Free Rider 24 ABS Pack Airbag inside Release protection Release Trigger height and angle are adjustable Locking clasp (hip belt) Safety leg strap SPS Pro2 back protector (removable) Separate safety compartment Chest strap with signal whistle X-Skifix (diagonal, crossed or vertically) Locking aluminum clasps Snowboard and snowshoe holder Ice axe and hiking pole loops Helmet net Big Hip belt Access to Main Compartment: Front Camera/phone pocket Goggle case (cushioned and removable) Bright inside Water-resistant zippers Polygiene treated The SPECS of the Ortovox Women's Free Rider 24 ABS Pack Weight: 4 lbs 1 oz / 1850 g (without M.A.S.S.-Unit) Weight: 6 lbs 15 oz / 3150 g (incl. M.A.S.S.-Unit) Volume: 1464 cubic inches / 24 liter Back Length: 19in. / 48 cm Torso Length: 14 - 16in. / 35 - 40 cm Waist Circumference: 35 - 50in. / 89 - 128 cm Dimension (W x L x H): 10.5 x 20 x 8in. / 27 x 51 x 20 cm Compartments: 9 Wide Ski Fastener (mm): 150 Hip Belt Width (middle of abdomen in inches/mm): 4in. / 100 mm

- Moosejaw

The Ortovox Women's Free Rider 24 ABS backpack combines maximum performance, flawless fit (and style!), and airbag compatibility to keep you comfortable and safe in thebackcountry.This product will be shipped directly from Ortovox and will leave their warehouse in 2-3 business days. Eligible for UPS ground shipping only.. . . SPS-PRO2 back protector is certified by the German Technical Inspection Association to provide lightweight, ergonomic back protection and is removable for use with other carrying systems. Safety leg straps and locking clasp on the hip belt provide the highest possible level of security in the event of an avalanche. Removable Modular Airbag Safety System (M.A.S.S.) unit uses twin-bag technology to greatly increase your chance of survival in the event of an avalanche~ Each airbag has an inflated volume of 85 L~ Stowable aluminum bracket helps prevent accidental ABS release~ Release grip height, angle, and orientation (right- or left-side) can be easily adjusted~ M.A.S.S. unit can be installed in the pack in just three minutes or left at home if conditions allow~ M.A.S.S. unit weighs 2 lb. 13 oz. (1.3 kg)~ M.A.S.S. unit and required ABS Activation Unit sold separately. Multi-functional X-SkiFix system lets you carry your skis diagonally, crossed, or vertically and uses virtually indestructible, locking aluminum clasps to keep your gear secure; can also be used to attach a snowboard or snowshoes. Ice axe/trekking pole attachment keeps your tools secure when not in use. Small zippered pocket on the hip belt keeps your camera or phone close at hand. Padded, reinforced, and removable goggles case stores delicate items without damage.


There are tons of reasons to head into the backcountry, and even more reasons to make it home safely every time you do. Skiing virgin powder and steep lines is an incredible way to spend your day (or year, or life), but it doesn't come risk-free--avalanches are an ever-present danger, difficult to predict and even harder to escape. The Ortovox Free Rider 24 Women's ABS Airbag Backpack doesn't replace education, experience, and careful decision making, but it does offer proven life-saving technology that can make the difference between being buried and coming home safe at night. The Free Rider 24 is designed for users with a 14-16in torso, and features an ABS Modular Airbag Safety System (M.A.S.S.) that comes with removable twin airbags, one on either side of the pack, with a combined volume of 170L to help you rise to the top of the debris when caught in an avalanche. An adjustable trigger can be set up on the left or right shoulder strap for easy access, and an aluminum safety bracket zips into a compartment on either strap to prevent accidental releases. (The trigger can also be released from the zippered position, but requires a strong, deliberate action.) When deployed, the airbags fill within seconds, working to keep the wearer on the surface on the slide and acting as brightly-colored locators during rescue. If you're wearing the pack in-bounds or otherwise out of danger, the airbags, trigger, and refillable canister are removable, reducing the weight by nearly 2 pounds. Once you've deployed the airbags, you must replace the Activation Unit, which consists of the trigger, the small internal trigger canister, and the larger airbag-inflating canister (replacement must be done through ABS or a certified dealer). Ortovox didn't stop designing once the Free Rider was a top-notch avalanche pack. It also comes equipped with a breathable SPS Pro removable back protector that you can wear on its own if you're planning on getting crazy, or remov...

- Backcountry.com

Ortovox Women's Free Rider 24

previously retailed for:
$318.95 - $954.36

The Ortovox Women's Free Rider 24 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen March 28, 2016 at Tahoe Mountain Sports.

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