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Alpine 60

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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The pack carries superbly. Load transfer from shoulders to hips is eased by the combination of an H-shaped triple-stay internal frame and a stiff polyethylene framesheet. The thermo-moulded backpad doesn’t absorb perspiration. The stamped, thermo-moulded hipbelt is trimmed with edge binding for a clean look, and its stabilizer straps pull the pack load close to your body. The comfortable, sewn-in, triple-density padded shoulder straps save weight, and have an adjustable sternum strap to further stabilize your pack load.

Pack body is made of 420-denier Skid® ripstop nylon with a 210-denier and 1000-denier Cordura™ bottom. Full-length Uretek® zipper gives easy access to pack contents. Floating top lid can be tightened down on either side to keep out the elements. Dual spindrift collar opens and closes with an oversized pullcord. Uretek-zippered exterior lid pocket. Internal map pocket under the lid with hidden key clip. Webbing strap atop packbag secures a rope or extra gear. Mesh pockets on both sides snug up with a one-handed pull cordlock system. Quick-release Rock Lockster® buckles snap positively into place. Uretek daisy-chain and heavy-duty crampon patch feature Imbedded Thread Technology™ to protect stitching against tearing or fraying. Removable shockcord system on the outside of the packbag allows for lashing on of extra gear. Four canted compression straps on each side for snugging up undersized loads. Uretek ski holders and dual ice-axe loops/holders.

  • Fully thermo moulded hipbelts, shoulder straps and backpad for superb comfort. Shoulder straps and hipbelts are a tri-laminate Evazote ® foam laminated to Schoeller® stretch fabric.
  • A 0.060" high density polyethylene stiffener adds rigidity to the hipbelt and maximizes load transfer.
  • Urethane coated, water resistant, beefy #10 zipper gives side access to the main compartment.
  • Constructed of High Tenacity, 420 denier Ripstop Packcloth with fully taped seams and bartack reinforcements.
  • "Embedded Thread Technology" crampon patch. Urethane coated fabric is sewn to the pack and urethane daisy chain is welded over the top of the stitches to give suburb wear resistance.
  • Mesh side pockets have shock cord closures for securing water bottles and other items.
  • Long spindrift can be rolled down and held by Velcro®.
  • Shock cord attachment system can be used for crampons or other gear.
  • Lid sides adjust to fit varying load sizes.
  • Clear urethane map pocket under the flap.
  • Skis are attached using compression straps combined slots for positioning.
  • Optional Shovel and Snowboard attachments available.
  • Two stay bars with advanced technology cross section and high density polyethylene stay sheet.
  • Four side compression straps on each side adjust the pack to fit any load size.
  • Handy tool loops.

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    Review 5 out of 5 stars

    Review by: e_wire, 2004-03-12

    I've used nemerous packs in the past, including ArcTeryx Bora 60lt and Kashmin 52, I must confess, the Serratus is the best I've used to date, at about 30% less then other packs. It has every little detail one would want in a pack. It's confertable and rugged. It will perform as well or better then any other "renown" packs out there. I strongly recommend this pack.

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