Tuesday, January 22, 2013

New for 2013: Exped Mountain Lite 20, 30, and 40

Mountain Lite 20

Mountain Lite 30

Mountain Lite 40

[Available colors in USA: terracotta and deep sea blue]

Clean, compact, lightweight, and versatile, the new Mountain Lite packs are designed with the needs of the mountaineer in mind but without clutter or extraneous features. Everything the alpinist needs is there in lightweight, straightforward designs.

All three packs share the following features:

  • 210 denier high-density ripstop nylon fabric, polyurethane coated
  • Removable foam padded hip belt
  • Dual ice axe loops and sturdy haul loop
  • Internal pouch for gear organizing or water bladder, hydration tube port
  • Thermo formed back panel, quick drying and comfortable
  • Contoured shoulder straps and adjustable sternum strap
  • Reinforced bottom

Individual features:

Mountain Lite 20 (22 liters/1342 cubic inches - 700g/24.7 oz)

  • Zippered top access
  • One size
  • Zippered top stash pockets
  • Adjustable front shock cord system for compression and gear lashing
  • Stretch side pockets
  • Low profile, body hugging design

Mountain Lite 30 (30 liters/1830 cu. in. - 1000g/35.3 oz)
Mountain Lite 40 (40 liters/2440 cu. in. - 1100 g/38.8 oz)

  • Top loading with drawcord
  • Zippered top pocket
  • Side compression straps w/Rapide Hooks for quick access
  • Dual removable internal stays for superb load control and back protection
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Single strap lid closure w/Rapide Hook 
  • Two sizes for torso fit: M and L
  • Multiple attachment points for gear lashing

Mountain Lite packs will be available in March. Ask about them in your favorite specialty outdoor store. And then go to the mountains immediately!