Mammut Pro Protection Airbag 3.0
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Pros Awesome airbag system for its potential for trauma reduction and being modular, tons of extra well-designed and useful features, lots of volume, comfortable shoulder straps and back-panelEasy to manage, huge snow safety tools pocket, lightweight, easy to travel with, multiple deployments if you carry extra AA batteries, trigger can be worn in either shoulderInexpensive, well-designed pack, lightweightLightest airbag pack in its volume range, moves well on the down, sweet ski and snowboard carry system, bomber suspensionLightweight, least expensive airbag pack, excellent backcountry friendly features, versatile, moves fantastically with the user on the down
Cons Average weight, snow safety gear pocket is a little on the small sideWide shoulder straps, frame lengths slightly more gear toward taller/bigger folks, diagonal ski carry is a little more challenging to drop skis into than other models, not much in the way of organizational optionsOne size that doesn't fit many shorter peopleNot many features, no dedicated snow safety gear pocketOnly comes in one frame size, Over-all volume is (barely) big enough for most, but not all day trips, snow safety gear pocket on the small side
Bottom Line A top-notch pack design ready for any day trip; it can pull double duty for shorter or supported overnight adventuresA solid all-around pack design creates one of the most user-friendly and touring-focused packs on the marketOne of our favorite overall pack designs coupled with BCA's basic functionalityIf you don't love how much weight they add to your touring kit, this pack is probably for youA great design and great value; it can double for occasional day tours, making it tough to beat
Rating Categories Mammut Pro Protection 3.0 JetForce Tour 26L Backcountry Access Float 32 Mammut Light Removable 3.0 Backcountry Access Float 22
Airbag System (20%)
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Backcountry Utility (22%)
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8
Comfort (12%)
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8
Downhill Performance (13%)
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Specs Mammut Pro... JetForce Tour 26L Backcountry Access... Mammut Light... Backcountry Access...
Volume (liters) 35L minus system 26L 32L useable space 30L 22L useable space
Weight with Cartridge (pounds) 7.19 lbs 5.7 lbs 7.06 lbs 5.63 lbs 6.3 lbs
Airbag unit or packs can be purchased separately/independently Yes No No Yes No
Cartridge type Compressed Air Electric fan Compressed Air Compressed Air Compressed Air
Approximate cost to Refill $5-20 Not Applicable $5-20 $5-20 $5-20
Volume of Bag(s) 1x 150L 150L 1x 150L 150L 1x 150L
Frame sizes One size SM/ML One size One size One size
Can you fly with it? Yes, empty domestically in the US, Full internationally. Yes, no cartridge Yes, empty domestically in the US, Full internationally. Yes, domestically in the US when cartridge is empty; internationally when full Yes, domestically in the US when cartridge is empty; internationally when full
Helmet carrier? Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Carry Snowboard Yes No With extra attachment Yes With extra attachment
Carry skis A-frame or Diagonal Diagonal Diagonal Diagonal Diagonal Diagonal
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