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Pack-buying tips from the designer

14th June 2019 | 0 comments

We’ve just spent a morning with Lowe Alpine pack designer Dan Jenkin, talking about his background and the story behind the brand’s packs, and we took the opportunity to ask him for his top 5 tips when it comes to deciding which pack you need.

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The BIG Question: What size pack do I need?

3rd May 2019 | 0 comments

Something weird has happened to packs over the past few years, to put it simply, they’ve got smaller. Okay, so they haven’t exactly got smaller, it’s more that the capacity of pack that most of us need and are buying has got smaller…

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Lowe Alpine Altus 42:47 review

16th November 2018 | 0 comments

When Lowe Alpine invited us out to the Austrian Alps a couple of months back for the mountain-hut launch of the new Altus range of packs, we were told they would be available in February 2019. Turns out though that you can buy them right now from the guys at Ellis Brigham.

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The Big Question: Walking Pack or Climbing Pack?

12th November 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… The museum also houses an large array of photos and illustrations, including magazine covers and drawings featuring the famous Duke of Abruzzi. It was also particularly interesting to see the tools that were used for the first Everest and K2 ascents, as was a display showing what the ladies used to wear, making the feats of those …