MEC AlpineLite 22 Backpack - Unisex 5042-078

MEC AlpineLite 22 Backpack - Unisex

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We overhauled the venerable AlpineLite Packs. Now they're leaned out and stripped back to the bones. Minimal padding, durable metal buckle, and no extra gack – designed for alpinists, climbers jetting up long routes and anyone aiming to cover serious distance in a day.

  • Made of lightweight, strong 210-denier high tenancity nylon with a double layer bottom panel of 420-denier high tenacity nylon.
  • Back panel and shoulder straps have minimal padding to reduce weight and bulk.
  • Webbing waistbelt and sternum strap with built in whistle are removable.
  • Low-profile lid is seam sealed and laminated to make it weather-resistant.
  • Low-profile metal buckle on lid is much more durable than plastic.
  • One-handed drawcord closure on main compartment is glove-friendly.
  • Zippered internal pocket holds your wallet, keys and small essentials.
  • Single ice axe holder with slim toggle to hold the axe head.
  • Front daisy chain for lashing extra gear.
  • Compact loops on sides let you add accessory cords.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Day hiking
Main fabric 210-denier HT ripstop nylon
Secondary fabric 420-denier nylon

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

Hipbelt Removable waistbelt
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.

Volume 22L
Length 59.5cm
Width 24cm
Depth 17cm
Ventilated back panel No
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)
  • Ice axe/pole attachment
  • Ultralight
Made in Vietnam