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High Peaks Alpamayo 55 BackpackThe Alpamayo 55 is a solid performer at a competitive price.
Photos and text by Joel Nyquist.
For $120 you get a simple, top loading pack ideally suited to light (30 pounds or less) weekend loads. I tested this pack on a winter climb of 14,225-foot Mount Quandary in CO, through Snoqualmie Pass in WA's Cascades, and over and around Sugarloaf in VA.