MEC Alpinelite 45 Backpack

Product code 5008-504

MEC Alpinelite 45 Backpack

Product code 5008-504


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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.

Tech specs

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Main fabric 210-denier nylon
Secondary fabric 630-denier nylon
Lid type

Some pack lids can be adjusted to compensate for overloaded packs, or even removed, and some removeable lids have tuck-away hipbelts that allow youto use them as a waistpack.

  • 44L (short)
  • 45L (standard)
  • 47L (long)
  • 62cm (short)
  • 72cm (standard)
  • 82cm (long)
  • 30cm (short)
  • 30cm (standard)
  • 30cm (long)
  • 24cm (short)
  • 24cm (standard)
  • 24cm (long)
Hipbelt circumference
  • 66-144cm (short)
  • 74-149cm (standard)
  • 84-152cm (long)
Torso length

Torso length is measured from the most prominent vertebrae at the back of your neck (top of shoulders) to the spot on your lower spine that lines up with the top of your hipbone.

  • 41-49cm (short)
  • 46-53cm (standard)
  • 51-59cm (long)
Dynamic suspension

The hipbelt and/or shoulder straps of the pack are designed to move, pivot or flex to follow your body’s movements. Each brand uses their own technology.

Adjustable shoulder harness

An adjustable harness lets you change the height of the shoulder straps to fit your specific back length.

Ventilated back panel No
Made in Vietnam