Ortovox Ascent 22 Avabag Backpack (Avabag Unit Not Included)
Ortovox Ascent 22 Avabag (Avabag Not Included)
The Ortovox Ascent 22 Avabag combines safety, efficiency and comfort in one design. Made with abrasion-resistant materials such as Nylon 100D Robic Ripstop, which are also extremely light, the Ascent 22 has been shorn of all non-essential components to ensure the sleekest possible design. This backpack can be purchased with the avabag unit included HERE
Ortovox Ascent 22 Backpack:
Ortovox Ascent 22 Inside (interior):
Front compartment allows you to stow away smaller valuables and accessories
The Ortovox Ascent 22L offers a Large upper compartment to stow away lightweight clothing whilst the other safety compartment stores your shovel, probe and avy tools.
Hydration System Compatible means you can stay hydrated whilst out in the mountains.
The Standard for Ortovox, an Emergency Card has been added to the features so when an avalanche occurs it makes it easy to extract information of the victim.
A Key Holder allows you to store your keys without them roaming freely in your pack.
Ortovox Ascent 22 Outside (exterior):
Rope Fastening allows you to attach your mountaineering ropes to the top of your backpack.
Safety Leg Strap offers the highest possible safety the event of an avalanche
Ice Axe, Hiking Pole, Snowboards and helmet net can all be fixated to the front of the pack.
D-Skifix allows you to carry your skis diagonal, this is a very versatile method when in use.
Access to the main compartment with 2-way frontal zippers allows quick access to emergency avalanche equipment such as your shovel and probe.
The 3D Foam Back system maximises the protection on your back at all times.
The Ortovox Ascent 22 avabag is the lightest pack from the Ortovox Avabag range, making it a comfortable, practical and efficient choice pack for mountaineers, off-piste skiing or any other remote alpine pursuit.
The Ortovox Ascent 22 avabag also guarantees a high level of comfort when worn, as the TUV certified foam 3D back system ensures the weight of the pack is evenly distributed between the padded shoulder straps and the broad hip fins.
To determine your back length, use a tape measure to measure yourself from the top of your hip bone to the very top of your back just before the neck. Use the size guide image in the image gallery to calculate your size.
Safety compartment: Access to the compartment is marked with the red zipper pullers. Probe and shaft receiver are marked with icons. Place the shovel blade with the sharp edge up.
D-Skifix: A fast and safe diagonal ski fastener that offers plenty of wear comfort.
Snowboard and Snowshoe attachment: Connect the lower straps with the metal nose and the small lop above the icon compartment. The upper part can be found in the compartment above the left shoulder strap. Disconnect the metal half-moon hook and feed it through the loop by the right shoulder strap. Fit the board / Snowshoes and close the buckle.
Chest strap with a signal whistle: Quickly draw attention in emergency situations.
Emergency Card: Quick access to emergency details if stuck in an avalanche situation.
Helmet net: Fixed in a zipped compartment, optimized fastening.
Water-resistant zipper: Repelling moisture for secure and dry contents.
Hydration system compatible: Push drink bladder into the slot on the carry system interior and secure with a strap and flat-front buckle. Lead the tube through the outlet by the right shoulder strap and fix it with the rubber band.
Bright inside: Light Colours inside make it easier to find your avalanche safety equipment.
Inflated avabag access to the main compartment: frontal 2-way zipper
Snowboard and snowshoe attachment: optimized, complete transport aid.
Rope Fixation: Use fixation strap (located in the foremost compartment) and fit two half-moon hooks through the loops on the upper side of the pack. Open the buckle, catch the plastic loop above the middle compartment, close the buckle again and tighten the strap.
Illustration of alpine emergency signals: Print (inside) shows you signals for emergencies.
Ice Axe and Hiking pole loops: Place the pick of the Axe or Hiking pole into the icon compartment and fix it by closing the straps. Then attach the shaft by using the elastic cords, hidden in the two small compartments near the foremost zipper.
Safety Leg Strap: for the highest possible safety in the event of an avalanche.
What are the major differences between the Ortovox Ascent and the Ortovox Freerider?
The Ascent is available in 22 Litre and 30 Litre sizes, the Freerider only comes in the 22 Litre size
The Freerider weighs 1380g (2330 w/avabag system), whereas the Ascent weighs 830g for the 22 Litre (1780g w/avabag system), or 1120g for the 30 Litre (2070g w/avabag system)
The Freerider is 29x55x19cm (W x L x H), whereas the Ascent 22 measures 27x53x17cm, and the Ascent 30 27x57x20cm
The Freerider comes with a slightly wider waist strap
Both come with snowboard and snow-shoe holders, helmet nets and ice axe and hiking pole loops