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Group Test Mountain packs around 40 litres

For year-round climbing, mountaineering, hillwalking and even overnight backpacking, packs around the 40 litre mark are a versatile do-it-all size. Here we put ten of the best mountain all-rounders through their paces.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Montane Azote 32 pack

Dan Bailey tries a new hillwalking daypack from Montane. His feelings? It's a love/hate thing. Well at least it didn't leave him indifferent.  

Trekmates Drypack RS 30L

This is a simple, lightweight and well designed roll-top rucksack, says Toby Archer. Aside from its reasonable price tag, the chief selling point is that it is waterproof, saving you using drybags or a liner, and making it particularly suitable for wet pursuits...

Lowe Alpine Halcyon 35-40 Pack

Whether you're winter or alpine climbing, hillwalking or out on a minimalist backpacking trip, the Halcyon is a tough and well-designed all-rounder at a price it's hard to argue with, says Toby Archer. But it'd be good if they could improve the axe...

Deuter Guide Lite Pack

If you're after a mid-sized lightweight technical day pack for hillwalking, scrambling, summer alpine trips or mountain rock, the Guide...

Osprey Archeon 45 Pack

Made to last, and with more than a nod towards sustainability, the Archeon is an easy pack to like. The high weight is a forgivable...

Deuter Guide 44+ Pack

Part of a major revamp to Deuter's Guide range, the new Guide 44+ is proving an excellent all-round mountain pack, equally at home on hill...

Montane Fast Alpine 40 Pack

"The Fast Alpine 40 is Montane's very decent stab at making an all-round pack for the British mountaineer", reckons Toby Archer


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

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 day moving in the mountains.

Mammut Trion and Trea Spine 35 Packs

The Trion Spine 35 will take even difficult ascents in its stride. Thanks to a suspension system featuring the Active Spine Technology and integrated height adjustment, the backpack allows greater freedom of movement for the shoulders and hips,...

Montane Updates Fast Alpine 40 Climbing Pack

New for this season, Montane have updated their iconic Fast Alpine climbing pack to increase usability and versatility.

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...

Deuter Guide Range

Build quality, weight-saving and functionality make the Deuter Guide range the pack of choice for mountain guides and mountain...

Osprey Packsizer App - The Perfect Fit

PackSizer 2.0 is an innovative new app which allows users to measure and match their torso length to the correct pack...

Lowe Alpine Aeon

Welcome to The Aeon - A new series of lightweight, versatile, technical daypacks. A go anywhere, do anything pack built to withstand all...


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