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Montane Trailblazer® 18L Backpack

A fast and light backpack that adapts to your adventures

$130.00 0%

A fast and light backpack that adapts to your adventures
Weight: 15.3 oz
4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
23 Reviews

Size & Fit Guide

Size Guide Packs
Hiking, Trekking and Mountaineering Packs

 

 Back Length 

S - M M-L  One Size Adjustable 
Unisex Packs 40 - 45cm
16 -18in
45 - 53cm
18 - 20in
45 - 53cm
18 - 21in
40 - 53cm
18 - 21in
Women's Packs  38 - 43cm
15 - 17in
43 - 48 cm
17 - 19in
N/A
38 - 48cm
15 - 19in



Unisex VIA packs and Vests

 

 Close Fitting Fit

S M L
Chest Size 76 - 92cm
30 -36in
88.5 - 102cm
35 - 40in
99.5-114.5
39-45in



Packs

 

 Back Length 

S - M M-L  One Size
Unisex Packs 40 - 45cm
16 -18in
45 - 53cm
18 - 20in
45 - 53cm
18 - 21in
Women's Packs  38 - 43cm
15 - 17in
43 - 48 cm
17 - 19in
N/A



Running and Vest Packs

 

 Chest Size

S - M M-L  One Size
Unisex Packs 76 - 97cm
30 -38in
97 - 112cm
38 - 44in
N/A
Women's Packs  N/A
N/A
74 - 90cm
29 - 36in
Fit: #N/A
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Material Composition
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Fabric 1
Material Composition
Main fabric: 100% Nylon (recycled)
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Bluesign Approved Fabric, PFC Free (C0) DWR
Fabric 2
Material Composition
Lining fabric: 100% Polyester (recycled)
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Bluesign Approved Fabric, PFC Free (C0) DWR
Fabric 3
Material Composition
Pocket mesh: 80% Nylon (recycled), 20% Elastane
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Bluesign Approved Fabric
Fabric 4
Material Composition
Shoulder straps and back panel: 100% Polyester (recycled)
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Bluesign Approved Fabric.
Fabric 5
Material Composition
Bonded panels: 100% Nylon (recycled)
Extra Detail
Bluesign Approved Fabric, PFC Free (C0) DWR
Fabric 6
Material Composition
YKK Zips: Natulon (recycled tape)
Extra Detail
Bluesign Approved Fabric
Fabric 7
Material Composition
Care label: 100% Polyester
Extra Detail
Oeko-Tex® certified
Country of Manufacture
Vietnam
% of Lower Impact Materials
97%
The overall percentage of lower impact materials is to help you to make more informed choices and to draw comparisons between products . The above information relates only to the product materials, and does not reflect the full life cycle of the product, such as transportation, washing or eventual disposal. Montane is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation, ensuring that our values, policies, and standards are understood and adhered to in the factories who manufacture our goods.

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The Montane Trailblazer 18L Backpack is mapped to your body to stay stable when moving at pace, and is made with recycled materials. The COVALENT harness and shoulder straps and 100% recycled RAPTOR CROSS LITE 70D fabric provide lightweight durability, comfort and performance. This backpack has more than twice the carrying capacity of the Trailblazer 8L, but only weighs 75g more, and can carry everything you need to be self-sufficient for fast and light one-day missions in the mountains. Easy-to-access and adaptable storage includes wrap-around pockets, the modular Montane T-Hook system, and a stretch mesh front pocket, for fuel, drinks and spare layers. Vertical and horizontal compression straps secure the load, while the T-Hook system can be configured to carry walking poles in the mode that best suits your activity, whether you’re running your favourite trail, or fast packing off the beaten track.

The Montane Trailblazer 18L Backpack is mapped to your body to stay stable when moving at pace, and is made with recycled materials. The COVALENT harness and shoulder straps and 100% recycled RAPTOR CROSS LITE 70D fabric provide lightweight durability, comfort and performance. This backpack has more than twice the carrying capacity of the Trailblazer 8L, but only weighs 75g more, and can carry everything you need to be self-sufficient for fast and light one-day missions in the mountains. Easy-to-access and adaptable storage includes wrap-around pockets, the modular Montane T-Hook system, and a stretch mesh front pocket, for fuel, drinks and spare layers. Vertical and horizontal compression straps secure the load, while the T-Hook system can be configured to carry walking poles in the mode that best suits your activity, whether you’re running your favourite trail, or fast packing off the beaten track.

Construction

  • Main - Raptor Cross Lite 70D with durable UTS Polyurethane Composite coating and a PFC-Free DWR Coating
  • Lining - Halo 200D with PFC-Free DWR Coating
  • Mesh Pockets - Power Mesh
  • Shoulder Straps & Hip fins - Contact Air Mesh Plus

Features

  • Customisable, body-hugging trail specific COVALENT harness - pulls pack close to body using vertical and horizontal compression
  • Two off-centre Montane Click and Go chest harness straps for security whilst moving at fast pace
  • Accessible, wrap-around wand pockets with locking security zips - access bottles/snacks on the go, lock a larger bottle poking out of zip
  • Mesh stretch front pocket for quick access gear/layers on the move
  • Hidden security pocket with key clip underneath mesh front pocket
  • Bonded front panel and modular T-hook system - can be used to attach poles (front of pack or side carry), bungee system, extra compression strap - customise to suit your needs
  • Hydration bladder compatible
  • Shoulder strap pockets with mesh gusset - can fit soft flasks or hard bottles


Suitable for

Hiking, Walking, Fastpacking

Materials

Main: 100% Nylon (recycled); Lining: 100% Polyester (100% recycled); Stretch mesh pockets: 80% Nylon (recycled), 20% Elastane; Shoulder straps: 100% Polyester (recycled)





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4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 23 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 20 Total 4 star reviews: 2 Total 3 star reviews: 1 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
96%would recommend this product
23 reviews
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    Philip
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 months ago
    Montane Trailblazer® 18L Backpack

    This is the perfect rucksack for ultra fast packing or running in the hills.

  • SW
    S w.
    Rated 3 out of 5 stars
    4 months ago
    Trailblazer 18

    Pack looks great and is very light weight. Fits great very comfortable.

    However, I bought this on the strength of reviews on YouTube which may have been influenced by the manufacturer giving them for free.

    To be honest I think this is a summer only bag when you need very minimal items.

    It's not waterproof or even water repellent and you aren't going to fit much in it.

    If you have just a 750 ml flask in an maybe some waterproof trousers then your bag is full, so it's not something I'd use in winter.

    As you will see it doesntveven have bungee straps on the bac, even though it has holes to put one, where maybe you could put your coat

    You can buy a waterproof cover at additional cost.

    So whilst it looks great and feels comfortable, for me, it's very limited.

  • AD
    and Deliver T.
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 months ago
    Montane Trailblazer® 18L Backpack

    Great product, just want I needed a versatile pack fir day walks where I need a few essentials, could easily pack for a full longer day.

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