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Pack w/ Frame 55L-70L

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I climb with a CCW Chernobyl but lately after a day in the hills carrying rope and gear I am finding the lack of frame is just killing my back.

Any suggestions for packs with a frame in this size range (3300ci-4000 ci) for alpine climbing and up to 3 days out? How are Ospreys?



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Try to find a Khamsin 62 used. They were good, light, and well priced. If you can get your volume down, or don't mind side pockets, the arc'teryx Nozone is great: 3300 cubic inches, or 55 litres, tow 7075 stays (flex in the cold) and good features: swap the hipbelt for a webbing one, floating crampon patch is very handy, pretty durable.


But for the best priced pack in the range, check out

www.mec.ca - you'll be amazed by the quality of affordable gear.

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