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Macpac 2017 Range Highlights Product News

Macpac have a long history of manufacturing outdoor equipment of outstanding design and quality. For 2017 the brand gets a reboot in the UK. Now distributed by Troll Outdoors, the current Macpac range of tents and rucksacks has a real mix of the classic and contemporary.

Highlights from the 2017 range of Macpac rucksacks and tents include:


Macpac's iconic climbing pack, the Pursuit has undergone changes through the past few decades but remains a clean, light, simple and durable pack for all types of climbing. Made with Macpac's legendary AzTec fabric, the Pursuit combines modern design with timeless durability.

  • AzTec fabric is weatherproof and very tough
  • Top zip opening
  • Webbing rope carry
  • Removable bivy mat
  • Active X harness is simple and supportive
  • Weight - 0.72kg

Pursuit NZAT

Developed in close partnership with the New Zealand Alpine Team, the Pursuit NZAT is a lightweight version of the classic Pursuit. Made using a super light yet very strong Nylon / Dyneema fabric, this is a pack for the committed alpinist.

  • Active X Harness system
  • Nylon / Dyneema fabric is light but strong
  • Lid Pocket
  • Removable bivy mat
  • Weight - 0.6kg

Weka 30

The Weka 30 is designed for hillwalking and scrambling. It's made from super durable and weatherproof Eco AzTec fabric which makes it a great choice for changeable UK conditions.

  • Single main compartment
  • Top lid pocket
  • Eco AzTec canvas fabric is weatherproof and durable
  • Stretch mesh side pockets
  • Hip belt with pockets
  • Weight - 0.9kg

Kahu 22

The definitive multi use day pack, the Kahu 22 is just as much at home in the city as it is in the mountains. AzTec canvas fabric provides long term weather resistance and internal bound seams and bartacked reinforcements mean the Kahu 22 last many years of everyday use and abuse.

  • AzTec fabric is very durable
  • Bound internal seams
  • Laptop sleeve
  • Internal zipped pocket for valuables
  • Removable hipbelt


The Minaret is a super classic two person backpacking and lightweight mountaineering tent. The two pole tunnel design provides proven strength to weight ratio, high end materials and construction guarantees longevity and intelligent design features such as the retractable floor provide comfort and convenience.

  • UV30 SI fly fabric
  • Torrentwear XP floor fabric is super tough
  • Great strength to weight ratio
  • Retractable floor
  • Total weight - 2.4kg. Minimum weight - 2.1kg


Another classic tent that's been in the Macpac line for decades. The Microlight is a lightweight yet very roomy one person tent that's perfect for backpacking. A floor area of 2.8m2 and vestibule area of 1.2m2 means the Microlight is larger than many single person tents on the market.

  • UV30 SI flysheet
  • Torrentwear floor is super tough
  • Angled floor gives extra living space
  • Single DAC Featherlite pole


Macpac's mountain tents are designed to offer bombproof protection in the harshest conditions. The Plateau is a roomy two person geodesic shelter with two vestibules and 5 DAC Featherlite poles. Torrentwear XP floor fabric is one of the toughest and most weatherproof on the market, a sophisticated venting system provides airflow and dual entry doors with storm flaps makes the Plateau a great tent for expedition use.

  • Bombproof expedition tent
  • 5 pole design is extremely strong
  • UV30 PU flysheet resists UV wear
  • Torrentwear XP floor
  • Front and rear entry and vestibules
  • Total weight - 4.2kg. Minimum weight - 3.9kg

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