Best Packs

Montane packs have been designed with fast and light mountain use in mind.

Whether heading out on a hike in the hills, taking on a minimalist multi-day mountain mission, or training for one of the toughest races in the world, a lightweight, durable pack is an essential companion for adventurers looking to go further in the outdoors.

Featuring a variety of innovative storage options, a range of capacity options, and a close fit for enhanced comfort, we’ve all your activity needs covered in one reliable package. Take a look at our backpack, vest pack and waist pack options to find your ultimate pack for your next adventure…

Best for multi-day hiking in the mountains: Trailblazer 30L & 32L backpack

Lengthier hiking missions that require an overnight stay will need additional capacity for extra items - including your sleeping system and any food you may need on the move! That’s where our larger capacity Trailblazer packs come in! Made with recycled materials throughout, these mountain-durable backpacks come with a PFC-Free DWR to keep you dry in passing showers, as well as compression adjustments and a 3D-moulded foam back panel for your stability and comfort on the move,not to mention multiple storage options providing plenty of space for all your essentials.

Check out our trailblazing athlete Jenny Tough’s review of the Trailblazer 30L which she used in the Himalayas.

Women's Trailblazer 30L

Men's Trailblazer 32L

Best pack for training trail runs: Trailblazer 3L Waist pack

Best pack for training trail runs: Trailblazer 3L Waist pack

The Montane Trailblazer 3L Waist Pack is the perfect size pack for fast and light missions where you need the bare essentials, but you still want to carry walking poles. This durable waist pack comes with a PFC-Free DWR to keep it dry on wet days and makes a great companion on your shorter trail runs. You can easily stash all the running essentials you’ll need for a few hours to maximise your training goals.

Best for ultralight fastpacking missions & multi-day races: Trailblazer LT 20L & 28L backpack

The ultimate lightweight pack for the fastest and lightest mountain missions.Weighing in at an impressively low 390g, this ultra-light, minimalist pack has been specifically designed for those who want to keep their minimum to an absolute minimum on the move. Fully taped seams ensure the backpack benefits from waterproof protection, to keep your extra layers and essentials dry in any passing showers. The Trailblazer LT’s are your go-to for fastpacking missions, or when speed on the trail is paramount, but you need a bit of extra capacity.

Trailblazer LT 20L

Trailblazer LT 28L

Best for walking and hiking daypack: Azote 24L & 25L 

Whatever your next walking challenge, whether Munro bagging or checking out a new trail with your dog, a day pack is an essential companion to carry all your extra layers, maps, and snacks! With plush shoulder straps and an adjustable ZephyrAD back system, the Azote 24 and 25 backpacks have been designed with comfort in mind for long days on the trail. The Azote backpacks also come with a DWR to keep it dry in any passing showers and has easily accessible pockets as well as an adjustable pole attachment. Looking for a smaller backpack for your hikes? Take a look at our Trailblazer 18 or Trailblazer 16.

Women's Azote 24L

Men's Azote 25L

Best for multi-day missions and expanded capacity for additional storage | Trailblazer 44L Backpack

Best for multi-day missions and expanded capacity for additional storage | Trailblazer 44L Backpack

Are you planning on heading into the hills for several days? Our largest backpack in the range delivers 44L capacity and comes with ample storage options - including a bivy opening, which enables you to maximise what you can carry with you. This lightweight but rugged backpack also has a pre curved, aluminium frame to stabilise heavier loads, is hydration bladder compatible and comes with a PFC-Free DWR to keep it dry in passing showers.

Best for Ultra running: Gecko VP 12+ & 20+

Are you taking on one of the world’s toughest races? Whether you’ve got the Lakeland 50 and 100 in your sights, or you’re planning to take on the notoriously challenging Winter Spine Race - the Gecko pack has been designed for runners, by runners! Featuring a body-hugging design, these high stretch, hydration packs are treated with a PFC-Free DWR to keep them dry in passing showers, as well as enabling enhanced ease of movement - perfect for runners looking to push their performance on the trail. Need more convincing? Ultra running athlete Debbie Martin Consani shares their verdict on the gecko running pack, after putting it through its paces on the Cape Wrath Ultra. Not sure which Gecko to choose? Discover our full range for more capacities to choose from.

Gecko VP 12+

Gecko VP 20+

Best for Scottish Winter Hiking: Trailblazer XT 35L & 25L backpack

Our Trailblazer XTs are for adventurers who love the Trailblazer range but want a more durable backpack that’s designed to withstand extremely abrasive environments in the mountains and able to carry an ice axe. The RAPTOR CROSS 210D fabric is tougher than our other Trailblazer backpacks and comes with a PFC-Free DWR coating to keep your equipment dry on the move. Whether traversing over snow and ice in the rugged Scottish winter mountains, or scrambling over rock to get to your next summit, The Trailblazer XT packs have got your needs covered!

Trailblazer XT 25L

Trailblazer XT 35L

Best for technical Alpine expeditions: Fast Alpine 40L backpack

Best for technical Alpine expeditions: Fast Alpine 40L backpack

An incredibly robust backpack that’s the ultimate option for high Alpine environments! This technical pack is fully featured for mountaineering and climbing missions in challenging conditions. Made with Raptor Rip stop 420D fabric, this pack comes with a DWR and is highly durable and able to withstand abrasion against any rough rock, snow, or ice. The Fast Alpine 40L backpack comes with plenty of storage options and other useful features include a removable lid and ski, axe and rope attachment points.