(From company literature) Lowepro Super Trekker AW II. Serious photographers look to the Super Trekker AW II. Hi-tech materials and a fully adjustable harness system - the most technically advanced of any camera pack – ensure perfect weight distribution and extraordinary comfort.
The most advanced, fully-adjustable technical harness system of any camera backpack includes internal frame, load adjustment, compression and sternum straps, CollarCutTM shoulder straps, and quick-adjust waistbelt. Revolutionary water-resistant zippers, travel cover, and All Weather CoverTM protect your gear against extreme weather, dust and sand. Attachment loops - made from the same tough Hypalon® used in river rafts - position the Trekker Tripod MountTM or optional SlipLockTM accessories wherever most convenient.
Type: Backpack, All Weather
Available Colors: Black
Outer Fabric: Water-resistant 600D ripstop nylon and 600D Endura nylon
Type of Closure: Zipper, quick release buckles
Capacity: 2–3 pro SLRs, 7–9 lenses up to 800mm, tripod, flash and accessories
Interior Dimensions (W x D x H): 37 x 16.5 x 65 cm / 14.5 x 6.5 x 25.5 in.
Exterior Dimensions (W x D x H): 59.5 x 38 x 70 cm / 23.5 x 15 x 27.5 in. (with tripod holder attached)
Weight: 5.2 kg / 11.5 lb
Notes: DayPack, Lens Pouch and Accessory Pouch are included; position the quick-release Tripod Mount on either side or down the center of the pack. The vertical position balances the weight for difficult terrain; Lowepro’s patented All Weather Cover™ offers serious protection from weather, sand and dust; our new, revolutionary YKK zipper allows quick-access and water-resistance; easily position optional SlipLock™ add-ons on the Hypalon® attachment loops; the most advanced, fully-adjustable technical harness system of any camera backpack including an internal frame, CollarCut™ straps, sternum strap, load adjustment straps and a contoured, padded waistbelt to distribute the load
Would you recommend the product? Yes |
Total Spent: None indicated| Rating: 9
Will hold everything plus some, good harness system
Makes it easy to overload yourself
This is an amazing bag. If you can stand the weight, you can carry a 4 X 5 field camera with some dark slides and a couple of lenses, plus a full medium format or professional DSLR system, plus some flashes and other accessories, plus a tripod, etc. etc.
It is large enough that you could carry just one camera outfit and enough gear for a minimalist overnight trip. The harness system really is good; built like a proper hiking backpack. It needs to be adjusted properly, and you must use the waist strap, or you will ruin your shoulders in short order.
Build quality, as with other Lowepro packs and bags I own, is excellent. I was going to say bags I own or have owned, but realized that I still own all the Lowepro bags I have bought--none of them, going back to an original Orion that is at least 15 years old, have ever fallen apart, unlike several other bags.
If you need a really huge camera backpack, this is a good investment. I haven't used mine as much as I thought I might, because it is too big for most of my day excursions, and for longer trips, I bring less camera gear and more other stuff.