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When you hit the trail you expect to discover uncharted territory and uncover gems of the Earth., but do you expect to carry your voluminous pack in comfort? You do when you take all your essentials in the capacious and capable ALPS Mountaineering Caldera 5500 Backpack. Stable, supportive aluminum stays and fully padded suspension system provide fine accommodations like ventilation, contoured lumbar pad, and triple-layer modular hip-belt. Ample adjustable features, including torso size, ensure efficient fit and comfort. An internal horizontal divider, hydration pocket and port, and smartly placed pockets keep everything organized and easily accessible.

  • Fully padded suspension features ComfortWrap adjustable shoulder strap system that wraps to back, contoured lumbar, and air-channel mesh back for comfort
  • Durable PE backing sheet adds stabilizing support and load transfer
  • Three-layer modular hip-belt provides fine-fitting, supportive comfort
  • Torso ranges from 18-24 inches
  • Anti-sway straps, load lifters, and adjustable sternum strap add control and stability
  • Two aluminum stays efficiently stabilize and transfer load to the hips
  • Plenty of room enough for clothes, gear, and provisions for multi-day epic trips, even in winter
  • Top-loading with front-access makes packing and retrieving goods with pack on its side or upright quick and easy
  • Internal horizontal divider organizes gear for easy, efficient access and packability
  • Top flap converts to fanny pack for light day hikes from basecamp
  • Light yet durable polyester ripstop construction protects against rugged wear and tear
  • Rain cover included for protection when that surprise storm or while traveling
  • Hydration pocket and port accommodate your system for convenient on-the-go hydration and balanced portability
  • Lower side bottle pockets add hydration capacity for those challenging or isolated treks
  • Front mesh, top-flap, and hip-belt pockets secure essentials right where you want them
  • Multiple side and over-the-top compression straps keep your load tight and efficiently balanced
  • Spindrift collar with drawcord provides comfort behind the head
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