Montane Featherlite 30L Backpack - Unisex

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Montane Featherlite 30L Backpack - Unisex

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Minimalism at its finest, without the compromise. Perfect for all day or overnight adventures.


With pure lightweight at its core, the Featherlite 30 backpack oozes minimalism without compromising on all day comfort or functionality. This super lightweight 685g overnight or full mountain day pack features the Montane Comfort Air Back System™ a well-padded, fast drying, supportive back system that can be stripped down further to save weight.

It can pack into its own lid for use as a secondary / summit pack. Engineered to include every feature needed but with a lightweight focus, the Featherlite 30 is ideal for the technical user who moves fast and light.

Weight: 686 grams


  • Super lightweight

  • Minimalist design

  • Packs into own lid

  • Abrasion resistance

  • 1m hydrostatic head

  • Comfort Air Back System

  • Chest harness

  • Pole attachment

Technical Specs


  • Constructed from 100 Denier triple rip-stop RAPTOR Featherlite fabric in the main body which features an improved strength to weight ratio through the use of Robic filaments. It also benefits from a specially enhanced PU coating that increases abrasion resistance and tear strength

  • Montane Comfort Air Back System™, shoulder straps and hip fins feature CONTACT Air Mesh Plus for all day comfort and a quick dry time

  • GRANITE STRETCH skirt lid side panels give a clean fabric hugging lid closure

  • Super lightweight HALO lining fabric has a 1m hydrostatic head and offers additional protection to contents 

Patterning and Design

  • Minimal seams increase strength and reduce weight

  • Entire pack stuffs away into its own lid for use as a secondary or summit pack

Back System

  • Ultra comfortable Montane Comfort Air Back System™ with integrated air channels and CONTACT Air Mesh Plus providing structure and a quick dry time for all day comfort

  • Montane Comfort Air Back System™ has a removable foam pad for weight saving

Harness Configuration

  • Perforated shoulder straps for excellent ventilation and comfort with a central strap spine for structural integrity

  • Top tension straps allow pack weight to pull closer to the body and control pack stability

  • Chest harness with left hand positioned clip prevents bulky buckles over the sternum and increases comfort with its low profile

  • Unique elasticated chest strap allows for unrestricted breathing during exertion

  • Perforated, breathable hip fins

  • Integrated waist belt and adjustment pulls the pack closer to the user in one easy movement

Loading and Closure Configuration

  • Wide mouth central opening into pack with Cord Lord Lite™ quick release mechanism

Pocket Configuration

  • Buddy pocket for front access whilst on the move

  • Internal security pocket featuring vertical upside down zippered entry preventing coin and key loss

  • Hip fin pockets for storing and accessing items whilst on the move

  • Stretch bucket side pockets for external storage of water bottles and larger items that need to be accessible


  • Top single hand side compression straps offer effective compression and help provide additional stability

  • Space saving efficient top lid front pull allowing for good vertical pack compression

  • Internal top compression over mouth opening for secure rope storage

Tool Attachment Points

  • Stowable dual walking pole attachment point at base of pack

  • Integrated pole attachment to top compression webbing straps for firm lock down of poles during dynamic body movement and for effective storage when not in use

Further Features

  • Internal H2O pocket

  • H2O top right tube opening and arm harness tube attachment point


  • Due to the trim components used on Montane backpacks, it is not recommend washing your pack. Use a damp cloth to wipe clean only.

Size Guide

One size available

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    • For all NZ orders we use Post Haste Couriers
    • All local orders over NZD $100 are shipped free using a standard service
    • All local orders under NZD $100 are charged a flat fee of NZD $5 and ship using a standard service
    • Standard delivery time for South Island is next business Day. North Island is 2 business days. Rural Address and PO box numbers add 2 days.
    • Once your item has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information
    • Once it has left the store it is at the mercy of the couriers. Please check your tracking information and contact the couriers if it has not arrived when expected.


    • All Australian orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $10 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats).
    • All North American orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $50 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats).
    • Standard delivery times for international orders are 5 business days
    • Once your item has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information.
    • Please do not buy products with eggs or bacon, as international customs do not like this and your order may be confiscated at your own cost (no one wants wasted bacon and eggs!)


    • A limited number of Montane items are shipped from the UK warehouse and delivery can take up to 14 business days from order placement
    • All Ruffwear is shipped from our Christchurch store and usually leaves the same or next day. If for some reason we don't have the item you ordered we will notify you the day you order and let you know when you can expect delivery. Special order for non stocked items are usually 2 weeks.


    • Shipping can be arranged for boats, please contact the store for details.


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