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(From company literature) Lowepro Off Trail 2. A versatile beltpack for a pro SLR with mesh pockets, DryFlo™ mesh lumbar pad, detachable lens cases and attachment loops for SlipLock™ add-ons.


  • Type: Beltpack
  • Available Colors: Black, Forest Green/Black
  • Outer Fabric: Water-resistant 600D TXP™ and 600D TXP™ ripstop
  • Type of Closure: Zippers
  • Capacity: Pro SLR (including a Nikon® F5) with 80–200mm f/2.8 lens attached (most makes), 2-3 more lenses and accessories
  • Interior Dimensions (W x D x H): 18.5 x 15 x 28.5 cm / 7.25 x 6 x 11.25 in.
  • Lens Case Interior Dimensions (D x H): 9 x 21.5 cm / 3.5 x 8.5 in.
  • Exterior Dimensions (W x D x H): Unspecified
  • Weight: 1.13 kg / 2.5 lb (including lens cases)
  • Notes: Removable lens cases let you carry just what you need; A DryFlo mesh backpad wicks away moisture for all-day comfort

Keywords: Lowepro Beltpack


Registered: January 2007
Posts: 8
Lowepro Off Trail 2 review by thf
Review Date: 1/15/2007 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $70.00| Rating: 8 

Pros: Lots of space, good for hiking and you can still have a backpack
Cons: Shoulder strap can be felt when waist belt is not well adjusted

Nice travel/hiking bag. I can pack Canon 20D with mid-range zoom, telephoto zoom, super wide angle zoom and little prime 50/1.8 with few batteries, filters, memory cards and portable hard drive inside. It's survived horizontal rains of Scotland, hot weather of Panama, drizzles and fogs of Chinese mountains... protecting equipment well.

When full packed make sure to adjust waist belt comfortably so that the weight is placed on your waist rather than shoulder. Otherwise you're going to feel the weight after few hours of hiking.

You can use one of the lens pouches for a half a liter water bottle rather than placing a lens inside.

Registered: November 2006
Posts: 14
Lowepro Off Trail 2 review by OldRedFox
Review Date: 1/3/2007 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $70.00| Rating: 8 

Pros: Roomy, good price
Cons: heavy when loaded

I'm a bit divided over this bag. It can fit a D50 with an 80-200 attached in the main compartment and the two side cases can carry a flash plus a normal zoom (18-70) and a 50 1.8 without a problem. However, with all that gear in it the waist carrier isn't strong enough to hold all securely. With a lighter load it works well, but the temptation is to load it to the max. I use it mostly to carry a D50, 18-70, 105VR and SB600. While I could cram more in, that's the limit it can hold and still be useful as a waist pack.


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