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Ledge mountain day pack

30 litre lightweight and comfortable mountain day pack, a classic design with thoughtful, functional features for year-round hiking and scrambling

Ledge 30 L lightweight mountain backpack for big days out
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Packing your kit in your bag is all part of the adventure. The will I needs and the just in cases building your anticipation of destinations yet to be explored…

A weatherproof backpack with enough space for your Brukit, food, drink, camera, waterproofs, and spare layers, Ledge 30 was made for big days in the mountains. 

On first glimpse, Ledge may appear to be your traditional mountain pack. Drawcord closure, protected from the elements by an extendable top lid with compression straps, gives a wide opening to the spacious main compartment and the potential for overstuffing. The lid itself has a 4 l capacity, with zipped pockets on the inside and outside to help you to organise your gear. External retainers and stowable loops for your ice axes or trekking poles give you some extra capacity. A DWR coating gives you some protection from those unexpected showers. 

However, Ledge puts a twist on the classic mountaineering style with thoughtful, modern features to create a functional rucksack that simply works. We’ve added pockets on the sides and hip fins so can get to your stuff without putting your pack down on the ground (ideal for on-the-go snacks and belay stances), and external webbing ladders give you some extra quick-access capacity. Buckled compression straps hold your rope in place or let you cinch in your bag when it’s not full. On the inside a hydration sleeve, hanging clip and tube port helps you to stay hydrated on the move.  

Ledge offers comfort and stability in a slim and unobtrusive package that makes it ideal for mountaineering. An internal stiffener in the back support gives plenty of structure for load-bearing, and 3D foam with venting channels creates airflow and feels comfortable on your back. Load lifting adjustors on the shoulder straps bring the top of the bag in if you have a heavy load and the repositionable sternum strap holds your shoulder straps in place. The hip fins, dubbed ‘hip huggers’ by the product team, contour to your body for a secure and stable fit. 

Key features
  • 3 Year Alpine Bond
  • 30 litre mountaineering backpack for hiking and scrambling
  • Slim shape gives you excellent freedom of movement and manoeuvrability
  • Closure: Top loading main compartment with single pull drawstring and compression strap; extendable top lid keeps out the elements and lets you overstuff
  • Back system: 3D foam with venting channels for air flow, internal stiffener for load bearing
  • Harness: padded mesh shoulder straps with load lifting strap adjustors for heavy kit; mesh padded hip belt with body-hugging hip fins; sternum strap can be repositioned for the best fit
  • Zipped pockets on the top and bottom of the lid are ideal for valuables
  • Hip fin pockets and stretchy side pockets are ideal for gear you’ll need on the go; hydration sleeve, hanging loop, and port help you stay hydrated
  • Daisy chain webbing and external stowable rear pole/ice axe loops and retainers give you extra capacity
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Construction

Main fabric: 210D Nylon mini ripstop with PU coating (1500 mm)
Base Reinforcement: 420D Nylon
Buckles: Duraflex
DWR C6

Measurements

Capacity: 30 L (including 4 L lid)
Weight: 790 g
Dimensions (HWD - fully packed): 63 x 25 x 22 cm
Hydration sleeve fits 3 L bladder

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Schmadden
Almost perfect

First day using this was an 11 hour day I. The Skye Cullin hills in what can only be described as uncharacteristic weather for Skye. We had views and no rain.
The pack is the most comfortable pack I've ever worn when loaded up, packed with climbing and walking kit it held its weight perfectly between the shoulders and hips, no nipping no pulling and was easy to adjust in the first place. When removing gear as needed, the compression straps brought the pack on nicely and there are no extra annoying dangly bits to get on the nerves. Very impressed with the pack.

My only niggle was on day 2 where we got a day of rain, no issue I thought, pack everything as I would in my previous bag. I am well aware that it makes no claim to be waterproof only stating it has a DWR coating, however compared to my previous pack, I was a little disappointed with how quickly things inside began to feel damp, I would have hoped for a little more weather resistance than I got but it's a minor quibble, dry bags from alpkit fit perfectly as they did my previous pack.

All in all I am exceptionally happy with the bag, a major plus for it is the price, feels twice the bag of its competitors at this price and indeed rivals packs twice its price plus (Osprey, you know we mean you). Having used BD, F10, Osprey and various others I can quite honestly say when I open the kit room this will be the first pack to hand.

Side note, on the week away one of my companions had the 40L Orion on its first day out and we spent much of the day comparing the two. When winter comes... I pay purchase the 40L just for the bigger kit to fit in, the 30L is still my go to pack for summer

Nozza
Could be great

Took this pack out on a day involving Bowfell, Crinkle Crags and Pike o Blisco, and the first thing I noticed, after having stuffed it with everything I needed, and still has space, was how well the pack sat on my back.

However, after a very short walk through stool farm from DG, I noticed that I was already starting to sweat like the proverbial cleric in a house of disrepute, right where the "cooling" vents were placed, and this just got worse as the day went on. Now, it certainly wasn't a warm day and I was hoping more from Alpkit with the cooling vents, so this was disappointing.

The only other minor quibble I had with how little waterproof capability this pack has. Although it does not purport to be waterproof, it is advertised as water resistant, but I would advise using a waterproof cover, even in a shower, if you want what's inside the pack to stay dry.

Overall, I think this is a good pack, but could have been just a bit better.

All the above said, I would also say that Alpkit are great to deal with and I know if I am not fully satisfied I can change it.

What They Say: Kudos - Product Reviews from independent magazines and websites
Best Budget Buy

Ledge is Awarded Best Budget Buy

I also found that the Ledge distributed weight evenly across my back as it offers a firmer back panel than the cheaper alternatives.

Adventure Travel Magazine

Adventure Travel Magazine October 2018 - Rob Slade and Naomi Dunbar