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Enjoy the easy access, great comfort and full support of the Lowe Alpine Diran 55:65 on your next dream adventure around the Everest region in Nepal or up Mt Barney.
This pack’s unique walking pole holders with a TPU grip will make it easy to access gear on the go. Keep your fluids up hands-free with an internal pocket for a hydration bladder and exit point for a hydration tube.
Featuring added lash points for gear, storable ice axe loops, easy access side pockets, and a built-in rain cover you will be ready to tackle all of the elements while hiking, and feel maximum comfort with the pack’s hi-grade foam.
Your pack will be well protected in transport to your new travel destination with easily removable hip-belts.
- Side pockets for additional storage
- Large zippered front panel for easy access
- Additional lash points to add items to outside of pack
- Hip-belt pockets for easy access storage
- Unique walking pole tip grippers
- Lower entry gives access to the contents
- Hydration compatible
- SOS panel
- Key clip
- Load-lifting handle
- 2 compartments with zip out divider
- Stowable ice axe loops
- Inside / outside lower compression on mesh side pockets
- Accessory straps
- Removable hip-belt for transport
- Volume: 55+10lt
- Weight: 2.38kg
- Back length: 18-22
Having a comfortable pack can be a make or break for your trip. No matter if you're carrying 18kg on a multi-day expedition, or just an extra layer and lunch on a short hill day. Fitting your pack properly takes a little time. But we promise it'll be time well spent.
In this guide, we'll look at how to measure your back length and how to fit your pack.
How to measure your back length
You'll need a tape measure and a friend to help you out with this.
- Place your hands on your hips and tilt your head forwards.
- Ask your friend to measure from the bony bit at the back of your neck (the C7 vertebrae) to where your hands sit on your hips.
- This measurement will give you an idea of which back length to choose.
Fitting your pack in 6 steps
- Loosen all the straps.
- Add a little weight into the pack. 3-4 kilos will do it.
- Put the backpack on your shoulders and do up the hip belt. This should sit over your hip bone.
- Check that the pack is sitting well over your shoulders. It should follow the contour of your upper back. If the hip belt is sitting above your hip or pulling down your shoulders, you'll need to lengthen the back. If it is below your hips or really loose over your shoulders, then shorten the back length.
- Once you're happy with the back length, whilst wearing the pack, tighten the shoulder harness so it is just tight enough. If you grab the straps and pull down and back, your hands should not usually pass your waist.
- Make sure the sternum (chest) strap is in the right place for you and clip together. This should only be 'finger-tight'.
And you're good to go.
It's also a good idea to go through these steps every so often to make sure your pack still fits you well.
If you have any questions our pack fitting experts are always here to help
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