Exped - Lightning 45
This pack is all about moving light and comfortably on multi-day adventures. With the unique T-Rex frame, plush harness system, and streamlined bag design these packs combine light weight and solid load control. Comfort is the word that best describes these packs!
Technical specifications & features
|Weight||1000 g (35.3 oz.)|
|Gender||Men's & Unisex|
|Frame Description||Exclusive T-Rex frame system for load control/weight distribution/fit adjustment|
|Pack Belt Description||Plush hip belt and shoulder straps for comfortable load transfer, load lifter straps|
|Material||210D nylon w/ Dyneema ripstop grid reinforcement, 1500 mm PU coated|
|Other Features||Fits torso: 42 - 57 cm (17 - 22.5 inches)
Fits waist/hips: 70 - 134 cm (27.5 - 52.5 inches)
-- Roll-top closure for weatherproof and simple access
-- Zip-zag compression straps stabilize load
-- Hip belt pockets
-- Top access zip pocket for frequently needed items
- Fast is fun
- I usually backpack alone on 1-3 day trips and since I've had this pack, life has been a ball. Everything I need fits and when I need extra space the Flashpack pocket works pretty well.
- Great pack
BIG fan of Exped. When I saw this on sale at Backcountrygear, I couldn't resist. The entire experience from purchase to delivery to meeting product expectations was flawless. The Lightening 45 is a very well made lightweight pack. Top loading with no frills like outside pockets. There are roomy belt pockets though but hard to reach side pockets more so for stabilizing outside stored items such as poles. The adjustability will no doubt be copied by any well thought out designer; extremely easy!
Only one drawback: My 3 liter hydration pack will not fit in the compartment that is made for this purpose. Exped states that a 2 liter hydration pack will fit, however. Thank you Backcountrygear for such awesome deals. LOVE IT!
Questions & Answers
Thank you for your question.
I took a look, and the version we have on hand is indeed the newer one with the strap threading underneath the side pockets.
Please let me know if you have any further questions or concerns.
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