MEC Mistral 40 Backpack - Women's

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MEC Mistral 40 Backpack - Women's

  • Available prices Clearance price $129.00 From $129.00 to $144.00 $129.00 – $144.00

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On give ‘er day hikes and light overnight trips, this pack wins. Sized for women, it's water-resistant, has reinforced webbing to protect your back, padded stabilizer fins and straps, attachment points for your stuff and hydration-ready sleeves and pockets. The pack uses MEC's Cross Wind back system: a 4mm steel wire to create a trampoline panel against your back. Lined with airmesh, it channels air into a space between the pack and your back to keep you cool as you ascend steep sections.

  • Made of 210-denier nylon with a 1500mm water-resistant PU coating.
  • Lined with 210-denier nylon oxford lining with a water-resistant coating.
  • Women's version has a shorter back length, sculpted shoulder straps and flared hip pads.
  • Bottom panel at back is reinforced with webbing to protect from rubbing your back.
  • MEC Cross Wind trampoline style backpanel uses tension to create space between the pack and your back for serious ventilation.
  • Backpanel is lined with airmesh.
  • Padded, contoured shoulder straps with height adjustable sternum strap with integrated whistle.
  • Strap keepers to prevent dangling.
  • Padded hip stabilizer fins.
  • Load lifter straps on shoulder straps.
  • Colour contrast bartacks and YKK zippers.
  • Front stuff-it pocket with internal zippered pocket.
  • Dual side mesh pockets for water bottles, bars or gear.
  • Top zippered pocket with internal key clip.
  • Compression straps on each side.
  • Removable dual ice axe upper hook and loop straps attached to daisy chain.
  • Hydration compatible with internal hydration sleeve, hanger hook elastic tube routing straps on right shoulder strap.
  • Rain cover made of 75-denier polyester with a TPU water-resistant coating.

Tech specs

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  • 1.32kg (Short/Standard)
  • 1.33kg (Standard/Long)
Ideal for
  • Backpacking
  • Day hiking
Main fabric 210-denier nylon

The location of all access points into the main compartment of the pack.

Hipbelt Padded
  • 38L (short/standard)
  • 40L (standard/long)
  • 51.5cm (short/standard)
  • 58cm (standard/long)
  • 29cm (short/standard)
  • 29cm (standard/long)
  • 24cm (short/standard)
  • 24cm (standard/long)
Ventilated back panel Yes
Adjustable shoulder harness

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

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.

Carry-on sized

Size restrictions vary among airlines. Just to be sure, check with your carrier for their specific restrictions.

Additional feature(s)
  • Compression straps
  • Rain cover included
  • Hipbelt pocket(s)
  • Hydration compatible (reservoir sold separately)
  • Ice axe/pole attachment
Made in Philippines