New model for this year (Do not check this option if this model was listed as new in last year's Gear Guide)This hydration ready, technical top-loader rides close and stable without sacrificing stability and comfort.
OTF (On-The-Fly) Compression lets user adjust load stability while wearing the pack without restricting motion. HardWave framesheet keeps backpanel flat for a stable fit without compromising flexibility. Center 7075 high strength alloy stay for load support. Breathable spacer mesh backpanel with air channels for cooling ventilation. Soft-edge shoulder straps with ventilated foam are comfortable on bare skin. Padded, ventilated waist belt with zip pockets adds stability and quick access storage. Fixed top lid with large main compartment and smaller mesh security pocket for keys, headlamp, etc.. Pleated front compression pocket fits helmet, extra clothing. Stretch woven side pockets offer quick storage/access for water bottles, hat/gloves, etc. Hydration sleeve with external access for easy refilling. Removable accessory straps. Ice axe loop.