Hyperlite Mountain Gear 2400 Windrider Ultralight Backpack
The 2400 Windrider was voted Backpacker Magazine's "Best Ultralight Pack" for a reason. At just 28.2 oz (1.76 lbs), this pack offers superior performance without sacrificing any features. It's removeable dual aluminum stays are supurb at tranferring weight from the shoulders to the hips. As some users have mentioned they barely even notice they are wearing a backpack. In addition to the sturdy, comfortable aluminum stays, the 100% waterproof Dyneema (formerly Cuben Fiber) keeps your gear protected and dry in all weather conditions. This ultralight backpack offers the right amount of padding to allow the backpack to move with you. It features a hydration pocket on the interior, 3 exterior mesh pockets that are perfect for hanging gear to dry, and placing items you want to access throughout the day. This ultralight pack has a velco, roll-top closure that can be compressed vertically using the side straps. Additional straps allow the pack to be pulled closer to your body when the pack isn't fully loaded. The waistbelt has 2 weatherized zipper pockets. There's an ice axe loop, extra buckles to attach your gear, and adjustable sternum strap.