Lowe Alpine has a brand new backpack soon to be released, the Lowe Alpine Aeon 27, and I had the chance to review it!
For the last 50 years Lowe Alpine has made very high quality specialty outdoor backpacks. The Lowe brothers who founded the company invented the now almost ubiquitous internal frame backpack, and over the years the company has made other game changing innovations in the outdoor space, including the first adjustable back system. Therefore, whenever I get the chance to review one a Lowe Alpine backpack, I jump at the chance because I know it will be innovative!
Lowe Alpine Aeon 27 Backpack
The new Lowe Alpine Aeon 27 backpack is amazing. It has an Air Contour back, multi-tool strapping, an adjustable back size, and an impressive new design. So what is all that stuff? Let me enlighten you with some more details.
Features of the Lowe Alpine Aeon 27 Backpack
- Air Contour back and adjustable back size. This feature is available on some other Lowe Alpine backpacks as well, and it is super convenient and makes your backpack customizable for your body. There is a back panel with a hook and loop system that lets you lengthen or shorten the height of the backpack. This is ideal for anyone who might have an extra long torso and need more room than what a “standard” size backpack can provide.
- Impressive design. Not only does the backpack look awesome, but there are also innovative features such as ventilation on the hipbelt, loads of ventilation throughout the back, and hipbelts with zippered pockets on both the left and the right (most daypacks just have one side zippered). Plus, there is an exterior pocket for your hydration bladder. I love it when they are on the outside because it makes it much easier to load and unload the bladder, and it eliminates the risk of water leaking on gear inside your backpack.
- Multi-tool strapping. This backpack is equipped to handle a variety of tools you’ll have with you in different hiking situations. There are “tipgrippers” for your hiking poles, as well as a pole, helmet, and ice axe attachment system for an afternoon of mountaineering.
Want to know what backpack is best suited for the types of hiking you do? Find out that and much more at Hiking Lady’s Hiking 101: Backpacks.
Specs for the Lowe Alpine Aeon 27 Backpack
- Weight: 1 pound 14.1 ounces
- Dimensions: 21x11x10 inches
- Sizes: 27L with two sizes: M-L for back lengths of 16-20 inches; L-XL for back lengths of 18-22 inches. (see Hiking 101: Daypacks for how to measure your spine to determine your size)
- Price: TBD