5'11" model wearing a medium sized Aether
60. Black arrow points to one of two stretch woven dual access pockets.
There is an identical stretch woven pocket on the opposite side of the
Fully packed Aether 60. Three horizontal compression
straps secure and streamline the load.
Images below this point are of common
features shared by all Aether series packs.
Pack shown is a Aether 70
The Aether packs feature the Airscape suspension
system with nubbed foam backpanel with grip mesh covering which provides
superior breathablility and ultra-comfortable pack to body contact. Blue
arrow points to the integrated emergency whistle on the sternum
strap buckle. The red arrow points at the new Stow on the Go™ trekking
Black arrow points at the J-Panel access which
provides quick access to packed gear. The two red arrows point at the
two bungee tool tie-offs.
A backpanel sleeve with
hanger holds 3-liter and smaller hydration reservoirs (not included). The
hose can be run out the slot on either side of the pack.
Ice axes (not included) fastened to pack with dual
ice ax loops on bottom and bungee tool tie-offs on top.
The Aether series packs feature a dual zippered
wide mouth sleeping bag access with interior detachable divider. The
removable sleeping pad straps can also be seen in photo.
Models hand inside the large stretch woven front
pocket with welded vent.
The top main compartment access for the Aether
packs feature a dual closure system, a red internal load compression
strap and the draw cord outer closure (held in models hand).
The top pocket of the
Aether series packs quickly converts to a lumbar pack with a built-in
Aether 60 Features
IsoForm CM™ hipbelt
Hipbelt convertible top pocket/lumbar pack
LightWire™ alloy peripheral frame
Red internal load compression strap
Stow on the Go™ trekking pole attachment
Three horizontal compression straps
J-zipper panel access
Stretch woven dual access side pockets
Stretch woven front pocket with welded vent
Cord loop Add-Ons™ attachment slots
Side gear loops and straps
Wide mouth sleeping bag access with divider
Two ice axe loops
Removable sleeping pad straps
Dual peripheral aluminum rods stabilize load and transfer weight
close to the body
Integral aluminum contoured headrail for maximum headroom.
Nubbed or ridge foam backpanel with grip mesh covering provides
superior breathability and ultra-comfortable pack to body contact
HDPE framesheet with cutouts for weight reduction
(The Aether 85 & 70 and Ariel 75 & 65 feature a single aluminum
stay while the Aether 60 and Ariel 55 feature an integral HDPE stay.)
IsoForm harness in multiple sizes and gender specific cuts features
spacer mesh surface with no sewn seams for superb comfort and fit
IsoForm CM™ hipbelt provides heat molded fit in multiple
sizes and gender specific cuts.