Weatherproof in all conditions, High Alpine Backpacks are made for Demanding Alpinists who want to be out on the mountains in all weather conditions, from High Alpine Summits to Multi-day Tours, Please see the full range of Alpine backpacks and models below:
High Alpine backpacks are made out of durable & robust Nylon materials which withstand all different weather conditions.
High Alpine packs come in large volumes, from 35 to 45 litres, Key features consist of Rope Fastenings, Ice Axe Loops, Removable lids, Map compartment, Multiple Storage Compartments, Safety equipment fastenings, Hydration system compatibility, Avalanche Safety Compartments for your Shovel and Probe, First Aid Kit and More.
For more information on High Alpine backpacks head to the bottom of this page.
High alpine touring is the pinnacle of mountaineering. It is where rock meets ice. It will challenge you to be a complete mountaineer.
It tests your body, spirit, fitness, strength and ability. High alpine tours are physically demanding, requiring knowledge of the terrain, its potential dangers and the technical equipment involved.
High alpine tours are as fascinating as they are challenging. They offer the promise of hugely memorable experiences in unforgettable landscapes.
To eliminate risks it's important you take the following steps before ascending any mountain, Plan your tour, make sure you are up to date with crevasse rescue, study meteorology and geographical orientation.
A good high alpine touring backpack should be weatherproof in all conditions. When summiting at a high altitude the air starts to become thin, weather conditions get more demanding so a robust and comfortable backpack becomes a major player in your fleet of equipment. Here's what to look out for in a good High Alpine Touring pack:
Every good High Alpine backpack comes with enough room for multi-day tours and high alpine summits, ranging from 35 - 45 Litres of usable volume, this should allow you to pack all of the high Alpine touring necessities such as:
Like ski touring backpacks, Comfort is key when summiting high altitude peaks, in order to gain this a good back system needs to be in place.
The high alpine touring backpacks we supply adapt to the natural S-shape of the spine through a Predetermined Curvature of the back systems and ensures that the backpack closely Surrounds The Back.
With optimal body-hugging fit, the padded back systems and stable hip belts make the packs secure with any movement.
Brands like Ortovox & Osprey offer ski touring packs specially made for those with shorter back lengths.
A must-have for any high-end alpine backpack is good quality materials that are 100% weatherproof, resistant to abrasion and offer a long life span.
Here's what brands use in their packs:
All good High Alpine packs come with a set of standard features, you can find these in almost every pack we supply:
Avalanche Safety Compartment
Diagonal Ski Fix (D-Skifix)
All good touring packs come with a Diagonal ski fastener, versatile in use.
Simple backpack compression with little content. Also serves as a side ski fastener.
Not found on any of the Airbag compatible Backpacks.
Snowboard and Snowshoe Fastener
Simple attachment of a rope on the main compartment.
Ice Axe and Hiking Pole Attachment
Simple, rigid fastener allows rapid access to ice axe and poles.
Net for convenient and secure fastening of a helmet.
Hydration System Compatible
Secure holder for all common drink bladders.
A must for all alplinists, Its important to stay hydrated on the mountain.