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In 1967 Greg Lowe was desperate for better gear for his climbing & mountaineering exploits. He needed a backpack that could carry his gear securely but let him move freely on technical and demanding terrain. He designed ‘The Expedition Pack’, it featured an internal frame, compression straps and other never seen before features. Our first product is now considered the blueprint from which all modern, technical backpacks are derived.

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Lowe Alpine Rogue 48L  © UKC Gear

Lowe Alpine Rogue 48

"The Rogue is a brilliantly designed crag pack " says Alan James. "In fact I'd go as far as stating that this is the pack I have been wanting for my entire climbing career..."


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Manaslu 50 montage  © Dan Bailey

Lowe Alpine Manaslu ND 50-65

There's nothing particularly special or ground breaking here, says Pegs Bailey, but the Manaslu is a sturdy and comfortable women's load carrier with enough features to keep most backpackers happy.

20L packs montage  © UKC Gear
20L packs montage  © UKC Gear

Day Packs Around 20 Litres

We check out 11 smaller rucksacks for lightweight days.

...or you could wear it like a giant silver scarf  © UKC Gear
...or you could wear it like a giant silver scarf  © UKC Gear

OutDoor 2019 - Best in Show

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. Over three long days we saw a lot (and we mean a lot) of gear - and as ever, among the many new products shown to us by attending brands a few particularly caught our eye.

The Cerro Torre 80:100 on a two-day traverse of the Black Mount  © Dan Bailey
The Cerro Torre 80:100 on a two-day traverse of the Black Mount  © Dan Bailey

Lowe Alpine Cerro Torre 80:100 Trekking Pack

Outdoor brands often trade on their heritage, but with 35 years as Lowe Alpine's top of the range load carrier, the...

ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown
ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown

ISPO 2019 - Best in Show

The annual ISPO outdoor trade show has just wrapped up for 2019. Among the many new products shown to us by attending brands, a number...

Giving it a winter workout in the Cairngorms  © Dan Bailey
Giving it a winter workout in the Cairngorms  © Dan Bailey

Lowe Alpine Altus 42 Pack

Sturdy, comfy and built for big loads, the Altus might not be light but it is likeable says Dan Bailey

Aeon 27 montage  © Toby Archer
Aeon 27 montage  © Toby Archer

Lowe Alpine Aeon 27 Pack

Having used this versatile little pack for everything from hillwalking and mountain rock to the daily cycle commute, Toby Archer finds he...


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Equip CEO Matt Gowar visiting a factory in Myanmar.   © Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd.

Rab and Lowe Alpine join Fair Wear Foundation

British outdoor brands Rab and Lowe Alpine, owned by Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd., are excited to announce that they are now an approved member of Fair Wear Foundation. Fair Wear is an independent multi-stakeholder organization th...

ISPO 2020 FINAL ROUNDUP  © UKC
ISPO 2020 FINAL ROUNDUP  © UKC

ISPO 2020 - Final Report

We spent the start of the month catching up with brands at the big winter gearfest: ISPO. Despite the fact the show was quieter than usual, this in no way detracted from the quality of the clobber on show and hitting the shops in the near future. Below is a...

Lowe Alpine at Kendal Mountain Festival 2018  © Lowe Alpine
Lowe Alpine at Kendal Mountain Festival 2018  © Lowe Alpine

Lowe Alpine are ready to #MOVEYOURWORLD at Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

Team Lowe will be at the infamous Lowe Alpine Yurt at the festival Basecamp at this years' Kendal Mountain Festival for a jam-packed weekend of adventure talks and activities to #MOVEYOURWORLD.

Halcyon Features  © Lowe Alpine
Halcyon Features  © Lowe Alpine

Halcyon Pack

Whether you're scaling glaciers or projecting a summer rock route, the Halcyon 35:40 alpine mountaineering pack has everything you need for a...

OutDoor 2019 - Clothing and Packs  © UKC
OutDoor 2019 - Clothing and Packs  © UKC

OutDoor 2019 - New Clothing and Packs

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. As Europe sweltered in the heat the...

ispo 2019 Footwear and Packs  © UKC
ispo 2019 Footwear and Packs  © UKC

ISPO 2019 - New Footwear and Packs

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of gigantic...

Alpine Superlight 30 in use on the Cosmiques Arete  © Lowe Alpine
Alpine Superlight 30 in use on the Cosmiques Arete  © Lowe Alpine

Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight 30

The Ascent Superlight 30 is the pack of choice for the modern alpinist, the ultimate lightweight backpack for fast and...


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Lowe Alpine Altus  © Lowe Alpine

Competition Lowe Alpine is here to MOVE YOUR WORLD

In 2019 Lowe Alpine are taking their pack selection to the next level with the release of three new ranges designed to improve life on the move.

Fuse 20  © Band of Birds
Fuse 20  © Band of Birds

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 2 Lowe Alpine Fuse + Ignite Packs

The Fuse and Ignite daypacks are lightweight, packable and full of energy. They are perfect fuel to get you moving in the mountains. Find a spark - climb, run, jump, swim - start a fire and let it burn brightly.

Aeon Lifestyle  © Lowe Alpine
Aeon Lifestyle  © Lowe Alpine

Competition WINNER - Win a Women's Fit Lowe Alpine Aeon

The Aeon is a new lightweight, multi-activity daypack from Lowe Alpine. Tough, light, packed with features - A pack with Infinite Possibilities for every outdoor activity you do. Take it climbing, hiking, running or mountain biking, heck, it...

Aeon Lifestyle  © Lowe Alpine
Aeon Lifestyle  © Lowe Alpine

Competition WINNER - Win a Lowe Alpine Aeon Pack

The Aeon is a new lightweight, multi-activity daypack from Lowe Alpine. Tough, light, packed with features - A pack with...

Celebrate 50 years of Lowe Alpine. Win a pack from the Ascent Range  © Lowe Alpine
Celebrate 50 years of Lowe Alpine. Win a pack from the Ascent Range  © Lowe Alpine

Competition WINNER - Celebrate 50 years of Lowe Alpine. Win a pack from the Ascent Range

For 50 years Lowe Alpine have revolutionised the way we carry gear on the...

Ascent Superlight Hero Shot   © Lowe Alpine
Ascent Superlight Hero Shot   © Lowe Alpine

Competition WINNER - Win a Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight

The Ascent Superlight 30 is the pack of choice for the modern alpinist, the ultimate lightweight backpack for...

Lowe Alpine Competition  © Lowe Alpine
Lowe Alpine Competition  © Lowe Alpine

Competition WINNER - #MakeWinterCount with Lowe Alpine: Win a Cholatse 35 Pack

Get up, get moving and get inspired by what's around you this winter with Lowe Alpine and...

Lowe Alpine Eclipse Competition Montage  © Lowe Alpine
Lowe Alpine Eclipse Competition Montage  © Lowe Alpine

Competition WINNERS - Win a Lowe Alpine Eclipse 35 and Eclipse

Lowe Alpine Airzone Montage  © Lowe Alpine
Lowe Alpine Airzone Montage  © Lowe Alpine

Competition WINNER - Win a Lowe Alpine AirZone Pro 35:45

Lowe Alpine Manaslu  © Lowe Alpine
Lowe Alpine Manaslu  © Lowe Alpine

Competition WINNER - Win The Lowe Alpine Manaslu 55:65 Backpack

90L Lowe Alpine AT Kit Bag Competition  © Lowe Alpine
90L Lowe Alpine AT Kit Bag Competition  © Lowe Alpine

WINNER - Win a 90L Lowe Alpine AT Kit Bag


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