One of my favorite features of the Lowe Alpine backpack is its side zipper which allows you to access items on the bottom of the main compartment without having to dig through everything. Usually with top loading backpacks, if the you needed to get a shirt which was located at the very bottom of the pack, you would need to remove everything packed above that shirt in order to get the shirt.
It depends is this going to be a one off trip or do you plan on travelling a lot in the near future. For a one off trip I would recommend the cheaper but still awesome Lowe Alpine backpack. If you are looking at travelling a lot I would say the Osprey Farpoint. It is more expensive but a more comfortable and study backpack.
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The numbers “45:55” in this backpack’s name refer to its capacity. It ranges between 45 to 55 liters (about 2750 to 3350 cubic inches), which is within my . The Lowe Alpine backpack’s capacity ranges between 45 and 55 liters because of its extendable lid. There are two drawstring closures, either to be used depending on how much gear you’re traveling with.
The Alpinist Pro Backpack by Pieps is a high quality and thoughtfully equipped specialist in high gear and alpine climbing trips. With a volume of 36 liters, it brings with it sufficient storage space for required equipment. The top-loading packbag has a lid with three pockets (one is waterproof) and the lid can also be removed. More smart features: a sleeve that allows you to stow an axe without removing the pack, and a removable helmet sling that frees space inside for clothing. .