Open main menu


Outdoor Products Apex Pack

rated 2.0 of 5 stars

The Apex Pack has been discontinued. If you're looking for something new, check out the best expedition packs for 2022.

Specs

Price Historic Range: $87.95
Reviewers Paid: $100.00

Reviews

1 review
5-star:   0
4-star:   0
3-star:   0
2-star:   1
1-star:   0

I bought this back after completing a long through hike and deciding that I wanted to go with an internal for the increased mobility. I have since carried it on many 2 or 3 day trips (mostly in the Grand Canyon) and every time I wear it I swear it's for the last time.

The pack has suspension but it is a complete waste. The hip belt makes no difference at all when worn and the sternum strap just makes it uncomfortable, the shoulder straps do a very poor job of allowing for a customized fit, something that is essential as every hiker and every trail demands a slightly different weight distribution. The design of the pack makes for a top heavy load and there is no place to put a h2o bottle so that it can be accessed while the pack is worn.

The only good thing I have to say about this pack is that it has not failed me on the trail. It was cheap, but next time I will spend a little more money and buy a proper one.

Design: Top loading
Size: 4500
Number of Pockets: 2 main and 2 mesh with a slim map pouch
Max. Load Carried: It can take a lot of weight, but it's gonna cost ya
Height of Owner: 5'9'' (175c)
Price Paid: >100

You May Like

Recently on Trailspace

Congratulations, Top 25 Reviewers of 2021

Big Agnes Danvers Pullover Review

Sierra Designs Whitney Hoodie Review

Forclaz Inflatable Hiking Pillow Review

Marmot Guides Down Hoody Review