Arc'teryx Altra 62 Backpack

Priced: $223.83 - $449.00
Arc'teryx Altra 62 Backpack -
The Altra 62 LT Backpack for women by Arc'teryx is the ideal backpack for all those outdoor adventurers who want to spend more than a weekend away, but still need to be able to pack all the essentials. The ergonomic shape and C2 Composite construction system are essential for making the Arc'teryx Altra 62 LT Backpack so very comfortable to wear. This backpack comes with a twin 6005 T-6 extruded aluminum M-bar stays, double chamber and extendable top lid to aid in gear organization and provide easy access. This pack comes with a hydration sleeve and external access point, double pull easy open collar cordlock systems and gridlock adjustable shoulder straps for custom height and width fit. This pack has vertical zip access points and a back panel that provides the wearer with ventilation. The cavernous front kangaroo pocket is great for items used most often, internal security pocket for your keys, ID and phone, wingman one-hand easy access pockets and spacer mesh waist belt pockets for everything else. This pack has a dual P’ax ice tool carry system and rotating load transfer disc to distribute the load to your hips.


  • Double-pull, easy open collar cordlock systems
  • Extendable collar with drawcord adds capacity to the main compartment for handling large loads
  • Extendable top lid and extension collar enable you to carry larger loads for up to four days or longer in the backcountry

Support and Cushioning:

  • Suspension is bonded directly to the pack body for comfort and stability; features twin removable aluminum stays and an HDPE framesheet for reliable load support
  • Twin 6005 T-6 extruded aluminum M-bar stays are rigid and lightweight to provide structural support


  • Thermoformed, triple-density hipbelt promotes airflow and evaporative cooling
  • Stretch-mesh stash pockets on hipbelt, map pocket
  • Rotating Load Transfer Disc™ allows the hipbelt to pivot, following your natural movements for agility and stability
  • Modular sternum strap, breathable shoulder straps and hipbelt, adjustable shoulder straps


  • Top-loading pack design also features a full-length, inverted-U zipper, allowing quick access to the main compartment through the front panel


  • U-shaped zipper offers easy access to your gear
  • Removable and expandable top lid comes with 2 zippered compartments and a map pocket


  • Women-specific design takes into account the features of a woman's body for ensured all-day trail comfort
  • Load Transfer Disc naturally moves with your body while distributing the pack's load weight to your hips for improved comfort


  • Micro daisy chains, kangaroo pocket with top compression strap
  • Front kangaroo pocket is perfect for stashing gear you may need in a hurry
  • 2 stretch-mesh side pockets with elastic drawcords secure your water bottles or energy snacks
  • Large front kangaroo pocket stashes frequently used items
  • Wingman pockets mean you can easily grab your camera or headlamp one-handed

Lining and Layers:

  • Anatomically shaped shoulder straps feature a core layer of perforated, air-permeable foam lined with breathable mesh for next-to-the-skin comfort


  • Highly breathable suspension system features a women-specific shape and fit and creates a direct link between spine, suspension and bag
  • Shoulder straps adjust both vertically and horizontally for a personalized fit


  • 100-denier Invista HD Mini Ripstop™ nylon and 210-denier Ripstorm™ nylon fabric is light and strong; silicone/polyurethane coating resists punctures and water
  • N210r-HT nylon 6, 6 ripstop N500p-HT ATY nylon 6, 6 silicone treated with PU coating N100mr-HT nylon 6
  • Extension collar features 100D nylon mini ripstop fabric that has incredible tear resistance and a silicone coating that sheds moisture
  • Body fabric consists of 210D nylon ripstop fabric coated with silicone to shed moisture and provide durability and tear-resistance
  • Arc'teryx AC² (Advanced Composite Construction) suspension system
  • Ergonomically shaped shoulder straps feature 500D nylon with silicone-treated PU fabric for durability and protection, a Hypercell foam to provide stability and comfort, and SpacerMesh lining for airflow
  • C² (composite construction) system's minimized construction lamination decreases pack weight and makes the pack sit close to the body, which minimizes load movement and backward pull and increases energy conservation
  • Back panel consists of HD 80 foam for support and structure, burly double-weave fabric offers strength and durability, and the back panel sits away from your back for ventilation while you hike
  • 500D nylon silicone-treated PU fabric in high-wear areas supplies extreme durability and resists dirt, snow, and water pick-up
  • Pack base is made of burly, 420-denier Invista HD plain weave nylon to stand up to years of heavy use


  • Compression straps and padded compression wings let you cinch down your load for jostle-free carrying; micro daisy chains provide more storage options
  • Arc'teryx Altra 62 pack features a padded bottom, Hypalon™ trim and reinforced high-wear areas to bolster durability
  • Padded compression wings allow additional storage configureations


  • Breathable, anatomically shaped shoulder straps fasten to main pack with customized GridLock adjustment system


  • HydroPort™, modular hose clip, internal hydration pocket with zip
  • Hydration compatible (bladder not included) with a hydration sleeve external access point for convenience
  • Features a hydration-reservoir sleeve with port and hose clip for the drinking tube (reservoir sold separately)


  • Four compression straps - two on each side


  • HydroPort opening
  • 6 mini ripstop 6005-T6 extruded aluminum M-bar stays HD 80 foam Hypercell foam, Stretch Mesh
  • Double chamber top lid for easy gear organization and access
  • Altra 62L is available in regular and tall and works as a fast-and-light pack for multi-day trips in the backcountry
  • Occipital cavity provides unrestricted head movement even when fully loaded

The Arc'teryx Altra 62 Backpack uses a breathable suspension system that is shaped specifically for women, this lightweight multi-day trekking pack is built for comfort and convenience. Combining our AC2 technology - GridLock adjustable shoulder straps and large rotating Load Transfer Disc - with lighter materials and air-permeable suspension padding, the Altra 62 delivers maximum comfort and load control. A full-length inverted U-zipper delivers quick access to pack contents.

FEATURES of the Arcteryx Women's Altra 62 LT Pack.
SPECIFICATIONS of the Arcteryx Women's Altra 62 LT Pack.

Oregon Mountain Community (2012)
Whether you're using the Arc'teryx Altra 62 on a multi-day trek or ferrying a full rack of climbing gear, you can count on Arc'teryx's legendary comfort, performance and durability. The Arc'teryx Altra 62 uses women's specific design, adjustable GridLock™ padded shoulder straps and a large pivoting Load Transfer Disc to ensure control and comfort even under heavy load.

When you plan an epic five-day trek along the Appalachian Trail or into Glacier National Park, haul your gear in the lightweight Arc'teryx Women's Altra 62 Backpack. Thanks to this pack's women-specific design, custom-fit GridLock shoulder straps, and rotating Load Transfer Disc, you won’t walk away with bruised shoulders or uncomfortable chafe marks on your sides or back.
An ideal pack for trekking adventures five days or longer.
Removable and extendable top lid with two zippered pockets.
Kangaroo pocket main compartment with top compression strap and snap closure.
Top loading main compartment feautres zippered side access.
Internal, zippered hydration pocket is designed to fit up to a 2 L bladder.
Key clip in lid pocket.
Two Wingman™ one-handed, easy-access pockets.
Large webbing pull tabs for quick-and-easy, glove-friendly access.
P'ax one-hand ax attachment system for easy access to your tools.
Stretch mesh stash pockets at hip belt.
Lightweight, durable fabric.
Top haul handle.
Internal, zippered hydration pocket fits up to a 2 L bladder.
Webbing zipper pulls.
Twin aluminum stays for durable support.
Composite Construction (C2) eliminates back panel layers to reduce weight without compromising the structure or comfort of the pack.
Anatomically contoured, padded shoulder straps for enhanced comfort.
GridLock™ shoulder strap adjustment system.
Adjustable, removable sternum strap.
Four compression straps help cinch down your load.
Load level adjusters.
Rotating Load Transfer Disc™ distributes load to the hips.
· N210r-HT 6,6 Ripstop.
· N500p-HT ATY nylon 6,6 silicone treated with PU.
· N100mr-HT nylon 6,6 mini Ripstop with silicon and PU coatings.
· 6005-T6 aluminum M-bar stays.
· HD 80 foam back panel.
· 500D ATY nylon 6,6 silicone treated with PU.
· 2.25 kg/79 oz.
· 62 L
· 69 L max.
· 2.3 kg/81 oz.
· 65 L
· 72 L max.
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The women's Arc'teryx Altra 62 pack brings comfort and stability to your mid- to long-range adventures. This workhorse combines an advanced, breathable harness with a sturdy frame and light weight.


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Adjustable torso:62 liters
Backpack Features:Sleeping Bag Compartment, Top Loader
Backpack Style:Multi-Day Pack
Bottom Width:18 in
Capacity:4211 cu in / 69 L
Depth:11 1⁄2 in
Extends To:4392 cubic inches / 72 liter
Fits torso:65 liters
Fits waist/hips:3,782 cubic inches
Frame:Rotating Load Transfer Disc distributes load to hips
Frame material:4 lbs. 10 oz.
Frame type:Backpacking
Gear capacity (L):Lightweight backpack
Gear capacity (cu. in.):Lightweight backpack
Height:23 1⁄2 in
Hydration Bladder Included:Not Included
Hydration Compatible:Hydration sleeve external access point
Laptop Sleeve:None
Material:210D nylon 6,6 ripstop/ 500D ATY nylon 6,6 silicone treated with PU/ 100D mini ripstop/ 6005-T6 extruded aluminum M-bar stays
Number of exterior pockets:Yes
Number of stays:4 lbs. 11 oz.
Pack Size:4000-4999 cu in
Pack access:Yes
Pack loading:2.15 kilograms
Padding:HD 80 foam/Hypercell foam/Spacermesh
Pockets:Large front Kangaroo pocket/
Raincover included:17 - 20.5 inches
Shoulder Straps:GridLock shoulder straps
Sleeping bag compartment:14.5 - 18 inches
Strap Drop:16 1⁄2 in
Strap Length:38 in
Suspended mesh back panel:2.1 kilograms
Volume:3965 cubic inches / 65 liter
Weight:4 lb 12 oz / 2.15 kg
Weight - metric:No
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