The North Face Prophet 52 is a high-performance, lightweight workhorse engineered with mountain-savvy technology. This backpack features a light and sophisticated V Radialtubular aluminum frame system that's bomber tough and engineered to mirror the natural movements of your back. Its independent breathable E-VAPfoam-molded back panel and hipbelt provide exceptional fast and light comfort, while a perforated frame sheet adds support and shape. Tough it up features include SuperFabric reinforced tool-attachment zones, a large, reinforced, easy-access crampon pocket, reinforced and adjustable ski-carry stabilizers, double-layered, reinforced pack bottom, and a generous new hood design with two zippered stash pockets. The torso and shoulder strap support systems are fully adjustable and accommodate a variety of torso sizes. You can also fill the internal bladder sleeve with your favorite hydration system. The North Face's premiere technical pack, the Prophet 52 is athlete-tested in the most demanding mountain conditions possible.
As the smallest backpack in the alpine-oriented Osprey Kode collection, the Kode 22 Backpack is perfect for skiers, snowboarders and snowshoeing enthusiasts who need a little extra storage space for spare clothing and lunch, but don't want to be squeezed off their chairlift seat by the bulky and cumbersome proportions associated with larger backcountry packs. Like the bigger backpacks in the Kode series, the Osprey Kode 22 has multiple ski and snowboard carry options, including A-frame ski carry, diagonal ski carry, vertical ski carry and vertical snowboard carry. Zippered panel load access in the Kode 22 gives you quick access to your snow gear (like avalanche equipment) and your hydration pouch and dry clothing compartments. A top zippered slash pocket keeps your keys, wallet and other important valuables secure.
High Sierra brings back the external frame pack with Bobcat 65 Backpacking Pack. This 65 liter top load pack is lightweight but heavy on features. Weighing in at only 5.5 pounds, this pack includes a mesh back panel, contoured backpack straps, front load sleeping bag compartment, bottom compression straps, sternum strap, hydration reservoir and convenient pockets.
Versatility, a women's specific fit, and surprisingly large capacity for its weight, the Women's Osprey Packs Ariel 75 Backpack is an excellent choice for climbers and backpackers who enjoy multi-day trips involving heavy loads. A women's IsoForm custom moldable hipbelt and IsoForm shoulder harness with dual density foam and Spacer Mesh surface distributes the load evenly. Most women find that the harness and hipbelt that comes with the pack is the correct size for them, but other sizes are available for an exact fit.For those monster loads into base camp a stretch woven front pocket offers extra carrying capacity when the main compartment is stuffed. And for go-light day trips from camp, the top pocket mates with the hipbelt to make a terrific lumbar pack. The Osprey Ariel 75 women's backpack is also Osprey accessory compatible, meaning a choice of add-ons can be installed to further boost the backpack's versatility and capacity.
Designed for long day hikes and overnight use, The Futura Pro 38 backpack from Deuter keeps your gear organized and carries well with its Futura suspension system and Variflex hip belt design. The top-loader backpack is perfect for alpine scrambling and general hiking use. The Deuter Aircomfort back system keeps the ventilation flowing, so you can keep moving. The simple top-loader design is complimented by a lower zip-access panel for sleeping bag storage or accessing gear at the bottom of the backpack.