Technical Alpine Expedition Backpacks

Mountainsmith Haze 50 Internal Frame Backpack

Many lightweight packs skimp on support features and achieve weight-savings by sacrificing on carrying comfort. The minimalist Mountainsmith Haze 50 weighs less than 2 pounds but still boasts a surprisingly supportive suspension system.

Mountainsmith
Haze 50

  • 3050 cu in
  • Minimalist, top-loading pack
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  • Price: $129.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Denali 100 Internal Frame Backpack

New for 2014! Gregory’s Denali Pro was long the pack of choice for mountaineering and alpine expeditions. The Denali 100 brings that same durability and load carry (up to 80 lbs) at a fraction of the weight and with a modern set of features.

Gregory
Denali 100

  • 5919/6102/6285 cu in
  • Full-featured expedition pack
  • Price: $398.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Bootlegger Modular Backpack

The always innovative Boreas has built a modular backpack that can serve the role of three very different packs. By utilizing a swap-out suspension, the versatile Bootlegger can be a hydration pack, a day pack or a submersible dry bag.

Boreas
Bootlegger

  • 1830 cu in
  • Three-in-one do-it-all pack
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  • Price: $199.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Leopard AC 58 Internal Frame Backpack

The Granite Gear Leopard AC 58 comfortably hauls up to 40 pounds of gear, incorporates alpine-ready features and weighs in at a mere 3 pounds! Leave the lid behind and you can trim the weight of the pack to just 2 pounds, 12 ounces.

Granite Gear
Leopard AC 58

  • 3234 cu in/3540 cu in
  • Large-capacity, lightweight performance
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  • Price: $249.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Leopard VC 46 Internal Frame Backpack

Equipped with summit-ready features and an innovative, lightweight suspension system, the Granite Gear Leopard VC 46 is ideal for minimalist backpacking or mountaineering. This lidded, top-loading pack weighs in at less than 3 pounds.

Granite Gear
Leopard VC 46

  • 2800 cu in/3100 cu in
  • Minimalist backpack/lightweight alpine pack
  • Price: $229.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Patagonia Ascensionist Pack 35L Day Pack

New for 2014! The climbing-centric Patagonia Ascensionist Pack 35L is at home on the backcountry trail, but it excels on mountain climbs. The pack’s unique design is function-driven to efficiently carry a load, but it’s also versatile and looks great.

Patagonia
Ascensionist Pack 35L

  • 2136 cu in
  • Sleek, minimalist climbing pack/day pack
  • Price: $148.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Patagonia Ascensionist Pack 45L Backpack

New for 2014! The climbing-centric Patagonia Ascensionist Pack 45L is at home on the backcountry trail, but it excels on mountain climbs. The pack’s unique design is function-driven to efficiently carry a load, but it’s also versatile and looks great.

Patagonia
Ascensionist Pack 45L

  • 2746 cu in
  • Sleek, minimalist climbing pack/day pack
  • Price: $178.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Patagonia Ascensionist Pack 25L Day Pack

New for 2014! The climbing-centric Patagonia Ascensionist Pack 25L is at home on the trail or in urban environments, but it excels on mountain climbs. The pack’s unique design is function-driven to efficiently carry a load, but it also looks great.

Patagonia
Ascensionist Pack 25L

  • 1525 cu in
  • Sleek, minimalist climbing pack/day pack
  • Price: $98.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Black Diamond Hollowpoint Day Pack

The functional and fashionable Black Diamond Hollowpoint daypack is equally at home on the trail, at the crag or in urban environments. The clean profile looks great while granting you the free range of motion needed for your active day.

Black Diamond
Hollowpoint

  • 1220 cu in
  • Sleek, top-loading daypack
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  • Price: $69.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Denali 75 Internal Frame Backpack

New for 2014! The little brother of the massive Denali 100, the Gregory Denali 75 combines durability and load-hauling capability (70 lbs) in a more streamlined package that is ideal for multi-day backpacking or top-of-the-mountain explorations.

Gregory
Denali 75

  • 4394/4577/4760 cu in
  • Full-featured expedition pack
  • Price: $348.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Verte 25 Day Pack

New for 2014! A lightweight, compact option for summit assaults or fast-and-light backcountry adventures, the top-lidded Verte 25 day pack stuffs into its own pocket for easy storage and weighs in at just 1 pound, 4 ounces!

Gregory
Verte 25

  • 1525 cu in
  • Versatile, lightweight summit pack
  • Price: $98.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Verte 15 Day Pack

New for 2014! A lightweight, compact option for summit assaults or fast-and-light backcountry adventures, the Verte 15 day pack stuffs into its own pocket for easy storage and weighs in at just 1 pound!

Gregory
Verte 15

  • 915 cu in
  • Versatile, lightweight summit pack
  • Price: $68.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Denali Pro Internal  Frame Backpack

Gregory's Denali Pro is expedition-ready for difficult terrain, heavy loads and high altitudes.

Gregory
Denali Pro

  • 6450 cu in
  • Expedition pack built for extreme conditions
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $548.95
    $409.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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