The Ortovox Peak 42 S is a backpack for Alpine activities that has been adapted especially for mountaineers with a short back – the “S” in the name stands for SHORT. The back system of this backpack is significantly shorter.
Extremely robust, functional high alpine touring backpack for alpinists
The ISPO Gold winning pack, Ortovox Peak 42 S was made solely for alpine tours in mind. This pack offers a lot of room to fit in all your ski touring essentials.
The Fit :
The pack is ergonomically designed, with Padded Shoulder and Hip Straps to distribute the weight of the load evenly, ensuring optimum comfort.
adapted especially for mountaineers with a short back – the “S” in the name stands for SHORT. The back system of this backpack is significantly shorter.
The Ortovox Peak 42 S has been cleverly designed with a drawstring Top Access along with Double-Sided Clam Shell Zipper that allows you access into the bottom and sides of your pack without exploding other contents.
This will really help with speedy transitions, clothing changes and access to the wide variety of items typically needed during a day in the mountains. A lot of mountaineers are pleased with how quickly you can grab a water bottle or extra jacket without everything else falling out or getting snow inside the pack.
Nylon 420D HD Ripstop
Nylon 420 D Manster
Swisswool-full-contact back system
The Swisswool backs in the Ortovox Peak45 , 42 S,32 S, 35backpacks are made of pressed Wool Fleece with a punch-hole covering.
Thanks to the wool, the backpack can Absorb Much More Moisture From the Back and at the same time is More Breathable than conventional backpacks that are made using foam material, for example.
The Full Contact Back fits closely to the body and offers optimum weight distribution.
The back design consists of three aluminium stays that offer High Stability and guarantee Great Comfort even when the backpack
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.
Emergency Card: Quick access to emergency details if stuck in an avalanche situation.
Chest Strap with Signal Whistle: Quickly draw attention in emergency situations.
Compression Straps: skis can be carried on the side of the bag with the straps or you can adjust the contents of your backpack to make riding comfortable
Bright Colours Inside: Light Colours inside make it easier to find your avalanche safety equipment.
Hydration System Compatible: Push drink bladder of any model into the on the carry system interior and secure with a strap and flat-front buckle.
Top Loader: Fast access to gear by simply pulling the small loops (marked in green). Closing: Just pull the cord (Marked in red).
Separate Safety Compartment: Fast Access to emergency gear through a separate front compartment. Probe and shafts sleeves are marked with icons. Fasten the shovel, with the sharp edge up, at the front of the compartment.
Circumferential Zipper: Fast access to gear in the main compartment through a two-way circumferential zipper.
D-Skifix: Push the ski through the large loop hidden in the slot compartment, this is indicated with a small icon. you can then secure the skips with the straps hidden in the left shoulder strap. Snowboard and Snowshoe Attachment: Use the two separate straps (located in the middle compartment) and fix them at the male buckle parts of the lateral compression straps.
A-skifix: Classic Side Ski Fastener using the compression straps.
Snowboard and Snowshoe Attachment: Open the side flat-front buckles and connect the additional straps (Stored in the lid pocket) on both sides.
Ice Axe Attachment: place the pick of the axe into the icon compartment and fix it with the clips. then attach the shaft by fitting the additional velcro strap (found in the lid strap (found in the lid compartment) through the slots on the front panel.
Hiking Pole Attachment: Poles can be attached to the front of your pack.
Helmet Net: The helmet net can be found in the foremost compartment. Hook the helmet net hooks onto the small loops near the ice axe fixation and on the slot compartment, these are also indicated by small icons.
Rope Attachment: Use fixation strap (located in the middle compartment) and fit two half-moon hooks through the loops (one is hidden in the little top compartment) on the upper side of the pack. Open buckle, catch the loop above the middle compartment, close the buckle again and tighten the strap.
Crampon Fastening: Fix the crampon by fitting the two additional straps (located in the middle compartment) through the small slots at the front.
Gear Loops: Ice axe, hiking poles and your shovel can be attached to the front to save more room in the pack.
Map Compartment: Special compartment stores your map for quick access when out in the backcountry.
Swisswool Full Contact Back System: The worlds first back system made from Swisswool gives an ideal body climate. While the surface stays dry, the system perfectly absorbs moisture and is more breathable than standard systems.
Hip Pocket: Hip Pocket allows you to store small accessories such as mobile phones, keys.
Bottle Holder: Small bottle holder has been attached to the bag so extra liquids can be stored.
Water-Resistant Zippers: Repelling moisture for secure and dry contents.
Key Holder: Smallholder allows you to store keys so they don’t rattle around in your pack.
Ortovox Peak 42 S Tech Spec:
Weight: 1470 g
Minimal Weight: 1400 g
Back Length: Short (36 - 44 cm)
W x L x H (Width x Length x Height): 29 x 69 x 22 cm