The Ortovox Free Rider 16 is fantastic for off-piste skiers looking for something lightweight but hard-wearing that will carry all the necessary gear whilst ensuring total freedom of movement.
Ortovox Free Rider 16 Inside (Interior):
You can access the Ortovox Free Rider 16 main compartment through the back as well as the front, meaning wearers will always be able to easily access the bag's contents, wherever they are.
The inside of the backpack boasts separate waterproof compartments for safety equipment, electronic devices, a goggle case and compatible hydration systems with back access to the backpack's main carriage so everything has a rightful place.
This backpack is built to incorporate a TÜV certified back protector system into its design, to reduce extra bulk and keep the wearer protected, whatever speed they are travelling at
The pack comprises of five superimposed layers of foam which harden on impact to absorb the force of a fall or collision.
With a neoprene hip belt, the FREE RIDER 16 is a close-fitting and unobtrusive pack which hugs the body, ideal for fast sports.
In recognition of the climbing elements of much modern freeriding, Ortovox has provided fasteners for skis, snowboards and a helmet, and loops for picks and other gear.
The Ortovox Free Rider 16 backpack is ideal for storing essentials, carrying sporting equipment and even more importantly has a removable back protector incorporated into its design offering maximum protection.
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.
The Ortovox Free Rider line comes in three different sizes to offer injury protection for every height and back length. Please see the following sizes and backpack range.
SHORT (S) is perfect for a back length of 36 – 44cm and a height of approx. 150 – 175cm.