MEC Alpinelite 45 Backpack


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An ultralight top loading pack for serious alpine climbing or skiing. A weatherproof full-length zipper on the main body provides loading options and easy access. Features an integrated Uretek lined crampon pouch and gear loops on the belt that double as tool holders. A removable foam pad provides some comfort for bivies or belaying.

  • 210-denier Tommen Dyneema nylon body, with a rugged 630-denier nylon bottom.
  • Weatherproof Uretek coated zippers on main body and top lid.
  • Two pairs of compression straps for load management.
  • Plastic framesheet with twin stays carries the load comfortably to the hips.
  • Fully contoured waistbelt and shoulder straps.
  • Thermo-moulded back pad with lumbar pad for superb comfort.
  • Two ice axe loops.