Tag Archives: Omni Shield

Columbia Ridge Runner 40L Backpack

When “vacation” involves a 3 a.m. wakeup call and several hours of toil, all to enjoy the glorious vibrations of a summit at sunrise, you need a light yet technical pack that can keep up with the grind. Featuring a blend of functional simplicity and our most premium innovations, the Columbia Sportswear Ridge Runner 40L Backpack is that pack. The straps are made from Techlite, an ultra-light compound we borrowed from our footwear and molded around super-strong mesh inserts, with a soft cushioning layer on the interior for comfort. The result is unprecedented breathability and featherweight strength. When you're sweating it out on a steep uphill, your back will stay cool and dry thanks the Backdraft back panelfeaturing directional foam conduits that allow hot air to rise and be replaced by cooler air. Omni-Shield advanced repellency keeps the pack's contents dry, and specialized gear loops on the exterior front hold trekking poles and other essential gear. It's built to house up to a 3L hydration bladder.

Price: $158.95

Columbia Beacon II Technical Daypack

Built for comfort and functionality, the Columbia Beacon II Technical Daypack can take you from town chores to wilderness trails and back again. Made from lightweight polyester, this 28 liter pack is treated with Omni-Shield to resist rain and stains. A padded back panel and ergonomic shoulder harness offer comfort and support while carrying a heavy load. When you're hiking in warm weather, dual mesh side pockets on this Columbia backpack keep your water bottles handy while 2 zippered compartments keep your gear organized. Midweek you can carry your laptop or iPad in the padded internal sleeve and be visible on your bike commute home thanks to reflective details.

Price: $34.29

Columbia Titanium Mobex Backpack

Lightweight, fast, and ready for action; the Columbia Titanium Mobex Backpack is ready for every adventure. A clamshell main zipper allows the main compartment to peal back to its base for complete visible access to everything inside. Interior contents are kept neatly in place by cargo netting dividers. Omni-Shield-armed material on the packs back deters moisture, grit, and grime.

Price: $59.39

Columbia Mobex Winter

Servicing leisurely snowshoes as well as frantic first-chair missions, our lightest, fastest adventure pack is now adapted to your winter lifestyle. Weve removed the outer mesh from the original Mobex and replaced it with Omni-Shield-armed riptstop, ensuring that the foul weather and your gear stay on opposite sides of the pack. A three-liter Hydrapak hydration pack and its hose are kept freeze-free with Omni-Heat thermal reflective technology, and theres also a stash pocket for a handwarmer near the mouthpiece to keep things flowing on those sub-zero days. True to the Mobex legacy, this packs Flex Frame features a comfortable-wearing network of flexible poles that provide featherweight structure and spring back to life when crushed. The unique clamshell opening allows full access to the main compartment for easy loading and unloading.

Price: $64.49

Columbia Mobex Winter XL

Servicing leisurely snowshoes as well as frantic first-chair missions, our lightest, fastest adventure pack is now adapted to your winter lifestyle. Weve removed the outer mesh from the original Mobex and replaced it with Omni-Shield-armed riptstop, ensuring that the foul weather and your gear stay on opposite sides of the pack. A three-liter Hydrapak hydration pack and its hose are kept freeze-free with Omni-Heat thermal reflective technology, and theres also a stash pocket for a handwarmer near the mouthpiece to keep things flowing on those sub-zero days. True to the Mobex legacy, this packs Flex Frame features a comfortable-wearing network of flexible poles that provide featherweight structure and spring back to life when crushed. The unique clamshell opening allows full access to the main compartment for easy loading and unloading.

Price: $74.49