The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations in Camping and Walking Gear and Packs.
This is a poly bag with a zip in it on wheels - for £350 - £380. It is quite possible to get return flights to Alpine ice with a nice hotel B&B including pizza and chips every night and going on the lash to celebrate when you get back for less than the price of this bag.
You would have to cope with the shame of course of traveling with a clunky old black suitcase. Still the climbing and the hangover would make up for it.