Product News at UKH presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment posts that will be of interest to our readers. They are not gear reviews and are provided by companies that advertise with UKClimbing Limited.
New to Osprey for Spring 18, The Ventilated Pinnacle encompasses three unique pack series; lightweight Hikelite, superlight Exos & Eja and ultralight Levity. These packs are unified by our extremely comfortable and ventilated AirSpeed™ trampoline suspended mesh backsystem and represent the peak of performance in hiking and backpacking.
Hikelite is the pack to begin your outdoor adventures with. This convenient pack is the perfect ventilated companion for single day hiking trips. Hikelite is suited for all weather with its detachable raincover and highly ventilated backsystem. With its high-performance features, Hikelite has everything the day-hiker needs. RRP £70-80
As well as a host of updates, the new superlight Exos is joined by the female specificEja, offering a fit designed specifically for women. This updated series offers a combination of premium comfort and a technical design; with the highly ventilated backsystem and technical feature set, this is the ideal pack for a lightweight, multi-day backpacker. RRP £120-150
Finally, for the minimalist backpacker, brand new Levityis the ultimate lightweight backpacking pack. Levity has been designed with purely the essential features, in order to minimise weight and maximise performance. Levity utilises NanoFly™ fabric which is extremely lightweight but provides impressive durability and abrasion resistance. With an extensive feature set, Levity provides a multi-day backpacking pack ideal for lightweight-experienced trekkers looking to drop those grams. RRP £220-240
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 consequence of its durable and supportive feel, says Dan Bailey, but a more minimalist design might have better suited its old school...
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 walks, scrambles and winter climbs, says Dan Bailey. It's not a lightweight minimalist, though...
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
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.
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Product News at UKH presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment posts that will be of interest to our readers. Please feel free to comment about the post and products on the associated thread.