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Gear Details: Backpacks

Arrakis 50

Manufacturer: ARC'TERYX

Product Details:
Product Year2012
For Women:
Frame Type:internal
Load Type:hybrid
Fixed Capacity (cubic inches):
Expandable Capacity (min):3057 cu. in.
Expandable Capacity (max):3057 cu. in.
Sizes Available:3
Smallest Size (Torso Length):16
Largest Size (Torso Length):23
Features:Hydration sleeve (no bladder included), Shove-it (or shovel) pocket
Weight (lbs, oz): 4,8
Price:$499
This weather resistant multi-sport pack is sized for light overnight skiing/hiking trips or gear-heavy climbing days. A dual-stage RollTop closure compresses small or extends for an additional 10 litres of volume. Our customizable Lash-Ladder™ system accommodates skis/boards, ropes, or camping gear. Featuring a full-length side zip, external probe pocket and extra large kangaroo pocket. Weather resistant and durable • Extendable RollTop closure • Fully seam sealed • Laminated moulded AC2 Fusion Points • Load Transfer Disc • MonoFrame backpanel • GridLock adjustable shoulder-strap suspension system • Side and front Lash-Ladder Fusion Points with removable webbing • Radially formed shoulder straps • Full-length side zip • Large side access kangaroo pocket with drain hole • Top pocket with key clip • External probe/tool pocket • Laminated pigment-dyed WaterTight zips • Hydration bladder sleeve and hose exit • Hose clip • Adjustable/removable sternum strap • One Axio ice tool holder • 3D shaping • Mini-security pocket for ID cards or Reccoฎ System

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