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Top 11 Product Ratings

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Editors' Choice Award
This is a comfortable and versatile pack that climbs well on all alpine terrain
Best Buy Award
Highly versatile and impressively lightweight, the Ascensionist is well designed for technical climbs
Top Pick Award
This pack is light, durable, simple, and comfortable, making it more versatile than most ultralight packs we’ve used
This pack is extremely comfortable and climbs well, but it is less durable and difficult to get in and out of
Top Pick Award
What the Blitz lacks in versatility it makes up for in performance in steep, technical alpine terrain
Top Pick Award
The Mutant 52 is the largest in a series of 3 packs, and well suited to multi day climbs and colder weather pursuits
Top Pick Award
If you like longer trips or winter climbs, the Mission 75 is a great pack—and it will still perform well on lighterweight and technical climbs
This pack is a quiver-of-one tool: it can handle everything from ice and skiing to cragging and light expeditions
The durability and feature set of the Ortovox Peak Light 32 make it particularly well suited to ski mountaineering
Top Pick Award
This is a great pack for long, cold expeditions; it is comfortable and climbs better than most packs of this size
This is a reasonable “pack-of-all-trades” but is less comfortable than we would like