Mountain Hardwear Kanza 55 Backpack:
A clean and simple lightweight SilSeal Ripstop Cordura® Nylon design, the Kanza 55 Backpack from Mountain Hardwear modifies its alpine suspension to maximize ventilation, while maintaining excellent support and load transfer. Fully featured, this pack uses a glove-friendly Compression Strap System to effectively shrink and minimize volume that tucks away inside the front pocket when not in use. Its top skirt extends to add 375 cu. in. / 6L of carrying capacity on demand, while the Kanza 55's Floating top lid with bungee web is removable to reduce weight. A roomy front pocket provides convenient storage for frequently-used items, ice axe and ski pole attachment straps and convenience, and stretch woven side pockets offer quick storage/access for water bottles, hat/gloves, etc. This Mountain Hardwear backpack is perfect for anyone shaving ounces and moving fast.
- Material: body - 100D SilSeal Ripstop Cordura® Nylon
- Bottom: 315D SilSeal Cordura® Nylon
- Alpine suspension modified to maximize ventilation, while maintaining excellent support and load transfer
- Fixed harness components simplify the fitting process and minimize pack weight
- Highly functional compression strap system borrowed from our Alpine packs, secures overloads, effectively shrinks pack to minimal volume, and tucks away inside front pocket when not needed
- Skirt extension adds 375 cu. in. / 6L of carrying capacity when needed
- Floating top lid with bungee web is removable to reduce weight
- Roomy front pocket provides convenient storage for frequently-used items
- Ice axe and ski pole attachment straps
- Stretch woven side pockets offer quick storage/access for water bottles, hat/gloves, etc.
- Sleeping pad straps are stowable to reduce clutter when not needed
- Externally accessed hydration sleeve is easier to reload
- Torso Range: Lrg - 19.5 in. - 22.5 in. / 50 cm - 57 cm, Med - 17.0 in. - 20.0 in. / 43 cm - 51 cm
- Waist Range: Med 30 in - 35 in / 76 cm - 89 cm
- Capacity: Lrg - 3650 cu. in. / 60 ltr., Med - 3350 cu. in. / 55 ltr.
- Weight: Lrg - 3 lb. 5 oz. / 1.50 kg., Med - 3 lb. 2 oz. / 1.42 kg.