Product ID: 198717
Designed to be fully expedition capable the Optic 58 from Gregory provides an effective load carrying frame without compromising on ultralight priorities. Frame construction: Aerospan Suspension system | 7001 Hollow Aluminium ChassisMaterial: 100D High Tenacity Nylon | 210 High Tenacity Nylon | 135 High Denstity Polyester Design: UltralightRaincover: IncludedHydration system compatibility: Optional extraBottle compatibility: Quick access waterbottle stow Pole / Ice axe compatibility: Poles and AxesDimensions: H: 65cm W:30m D:14cmVolume: 58 LitresWeight:1.14 kg (Medium)Max carry capacity: 16 kg
Keeping with an ultralight theme the top lid of the Optic is completely removable if desired to save on weight, as a replacement an ultralight weather strap is also included and can be stored in the lid when not in use. Dual stretch mesh side pockets include a a water bottle access hole for water on-the-go. On the face of the pack is a front stretch mesh pocket for quick access items such as rain-shells. A custom fitted rain-cover is included with the pack and can be stowed in a designated top pocket.
For those who have a preference for hydration systems the pack has an internal hydration sleeve an port. For technical ice tools and trekking poles the Optic features attachment loops with adjustable bungee locks. Ultra light V compression straps on the sides and base can be used for attachment of additional items such as sitting or sleeping pads.
The Optic 58 uses Gregorys own Aerospan Suspension system with a 7001 Hollow Aluminium Frame. It delivers 360 degree moisture wicking ventilation combined with a tensioned perimeter frame that reduces weight. Through using body mapping techniques, the frame of the Optic limits the impact of pressure points without the need for excess padding, thus saving on weight. FocusForm shoulder pads and hip belts are backed with LifeSpan foam that provides exceptional comfort at a minimal weight.
Constructed from a combination of Nylon fabrics the Optic has been to be designed to be as resilient to wear as an ultralight backpack can be. The main body of the pack is constructed from 100D High Tenacity Nylon for it’s low weight to strength ratio, this is supplemented with 210D High Tenacity Nylon on the base. The reinforced base improves the packs durability on the hard wear area improving the lifespan of the bag.
The Optic is suited for the ultralight hikers and fastpackers where minimal weight is a priority. Weighing in at an astounding 1.14kg (for the medium) the Optic 58 is an ultralight pack for overnight escapades and long distance trails.
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