Montane Featherlite 23 Daypack - Unisex

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  • Montane Featherlite 23 Daypack Unisex | Hiking and Day Packs | NZ
  • Montane Featherlite 23 Daypack Unisex | Hiking and Day Packs | NZ
  • Montane Featherlite 23 Daypack Unisex | Hiking and Day Packs | NZ


Montane Featherlite 23 Daypack - Unisex

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Super lightweight technical mountain daypack.


Tipping the scales at an incredible 599g, the Featherlite 23 backpack is a super lightweight daypack for done-in-a-day adventures in the mountains. 

RAPTOR Featherlite fabric provides the optimum balance between strength and weight whilst the Montane Comfort Air Back System™ with its CONTACT Air Mesh Plus delivers no fuss load carrying with a quick dry time for improved comfort when working hard on day missions in the mountains.

Able to pack into its own pocket, the Featherlite 23 is a superbly versatile lightweight summit and mountain day pack.

Weight: 599 grams


  • Internal H2O pocket

  • Super lightweight

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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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 pocket 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

  • 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

  • Circular bucket style main zip opening for enhanced loading and easy access to gear

Pocket Configuration

  • Buddy pocket for front access whilst on the move

  • Internal security pocket

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


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

Tool Attachment Points

  • Stowable dual walking pole attachment point at base of pack

Size Guide

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    NEW ZEALAND DELIVERY (excluding boats)...

    • 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 $6 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.

     PICK UP/CLICK & COLLECT: We offer an in-store pick up service. This is contactless, please order online and choose Pick-Up. You will be notified when your order is ready for collection. Please visit the shop side door on Lawson St, the main door will be closed.


    WHERE IS MY ORDER: Once your order has been shipped you will receive a Shipment Order Email. This will have a link to your tracking details, you can use this link to find the location of your parcel and contact the courier company to see how far away it is. You can also use our online chatbot 'Bruce', to track your 'order status'. 🐻


    • 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 for white water boats starts at $99. Shipping can be arranged for all other boats, kayaks and canoes. Please contact the store for details.


    If you'd like to know availability and delivery times for a specific item please contact us and we will get back to you the same day.