Montane Clearance Yupik 65 Mens Backpack

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  • Montane Yupik 65 Mens Pack | Hiking Backpack | NZ
  • Montane Yupik 65 Mens Pack | Hiking Backpack | NZ
  • Montane Yupik 65 Mens Pack | Hiking Backpack | NZ
  • Montane Yupik 65 Mens Pack | Hiking Backpack | NZ
  • Montane Yupik 65 Mens Pack | Hiking Backpack | NZ
  • Montane Yupik 65 Mens Pack | Hiking Backpack | NZ
  • Montane Yupik 65 Mens Pack | Hiking Backpack | NZ


Montane Clearance Yupik 65 Mens Backpack

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Although one of the lightest weight 65 litre trekking packs on the market, no compromise has been made.

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At only 1.5kg the fully featured Yupik 65 seriously punches above its weight. This pack boasts fantastic load transfer and carrying comfort from the height adjustable, ventilated ZephyrAD back system, an extendible/removable lid, double lid closure, multiple storage solutions, including the iconic double front zipped mesh pockets and a base compartment.

The Yupik 65 allows you to pack more but carry less making it the perfect partner for unsupported stints in the wilderness.

Weight: 1,598 grams


  • ZephyrAD adjustable, close fitting, ventilated back system

  • Super lightweight

  • Multiple storage options and access to gear

  • 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 420 Denier nylon RAPTOR Endurance durable base panels prevents abrasion against rock surfaces

  • Shell friendly Contact Open Mesh™ back panel for fantastic ventilation

  • Shoulder straps and hip fins feature Contact Air Mesh Plus™ for all day comfort and a quick dry time GRANITE STRETCH lid skirt panels for clean and sleek fabric hugging closure

  • Super lightweight HALO lining fabric offers additional protection to contents

  • Integrated/removable rain cover

  • Lid clip loops for optional storage

  • Back grab handle Internal H2O pocket

  • H2O tube opening and arm harness tube attachment point

  • Front Dusk till Dawn™ reflectivity Internal key clip

Patterning and Design

  • Multiple storage options and access points

  • Streamline, close fitting shape

  • Extendible and removable lid for overloading or weight saving options

Back System

  • Montane ZephyrAD back system offers full height adjustment with enhanced comfort via the uniquely designed adjustment pad.

  • Whether adjusted short or long this pad is always positioned in the optimum position to provide maximum comfort and support.

  • Montane ZephyrAD back system combines a stiff structure with a soft, comfortable moulded back pad covered in shell friendly Contact Open Mesh™ for a close, secure fit whilst also providing fantastic ventilation through the uniquely design moulded air gaps and channels

  • A pre-curved, lightweight, aluminium frame provides structure, support and excellent load transfer for a superbly comfortable carry over long distances

Harness Configuration

  • Structural, padded, ergonomic shoulder straps for comfort on the trail

  • Top tension shoulder straps fix directly to the frame allowing the pack weight to be pulled close to the body and control the pack stability

  • Generously padded, articulated hip fins with internal load carrying structure for increased comfort and stability on the move Integrated waist belt and cinch strap adjustment pulls the pack closer to the user in one easy movement

  • Double tension waist belt for extra stability and pack weight equalisation

  • Montane Click and Go™ chest harness with single hand operation, off centre clip prevents bulky buckles over the sternum and increases comfort with its low profile

  • Unique elasticated chest strap allows for unrestricted breathing during exertion

Loading and Closure Configuration

  • Unique dual wide mouth asymmetric main top load opening system provides an innovative secure closure with no central ingress points for weather entry to deliver superior protection for gear, especially when lid is removed

  • Cord Lord Lite™ quick release mechanism on bivi

  • Horizontal zipped base compartment opening for divided base storage and improved access to gear

Pocket Configuration

  • Montane Buddy pocket™ for front access whilst on the move with external storm flap for increases protection

  • Rear lid pocket with external storm flap (housing integrated rain cover)

  • Zipped underlid security pocket Iconic large front zipped mesh pockets for overloading, ideal for storage of wet kit (for instance, a tent or tarp flysheet) whilst on the move, keeping moisture away from dry essentials

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

  • Large, expandable 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

  • Bottom single hand side compression straps secure the load and can be positioned under or over the stretch bucket side pockets

  • Base compartment compression and carry straps

  • Top rope strap compression over bivi

Tool Attachment Points

  • Double stowable dual walking pole attachment point at base of pack

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

Technical Specs

  • Weight: 1,598 grams

  • Capacity: 65 litres


  • Main fabric: RAPTOR Featherlite

  • Reinforced base fabric: RAPTOR Endurance

  • Back pad: Contact Open Mesh

  • Shoulder straps and hip fins: Contact Air Mesh Plus

  • Lining fabric: HALO

Size Guide

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