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In 1967 Greg Lowe was desperate for better gear for his climbing & mountaineering exploits. He needed a backpack that could carry his gear securely but let him move freely on technical and demanding terrain. He designed ‘The Expedition Pack’, it featured an internal frame, compression straps and other never seen before features. Our first product is now considered the blueprint from which all modern, technical backpacks are derived.

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Lowe Alpine Halcyon 35-40 Pack

Whether you're winter or alpine climbing, hillwalking or out on a minimalist backpacking trip, the Halcyon is a tough and well-designed all-rounder at a price it's hard to argue with, says Toby Archer. But it'd be good if they could improve the axe attachment...


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Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Lowe Alpine Misfit 27 Pack

The smallest of the three models in Lowe Alpine's Rock Range, the Misfit might be primarily aimed at boulderers, but its sturdy carry system makes it more versatile than you might initially think, says Rob Greenwood.

Lowe Alpine Outcast 44

"The Outcast is branded as being 'the ultimate sport climbing backpack', but I'd go one step further and say that it could be the ultimate cragging pack" says Rob Greenwood.

Lowe Alpine Rogue 48

"The Rogue is a brilliantly designed crag pack " says Alan James. "In fact I'd go as far as stating that this is the pack I have been wanting for my entire climbing career..."

Lowe Alpine Manaslu ND 50-65

There's nothing particularly special or ground breaking here, says Pegs Bailey, but the Manaslu is a sturdy and comfortable women's...

Day Packs Around 20 Litres

We check out 11 smaller rucksacks for lightweight days.

OutDoor 2019 - Best in Show

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. Over three long days we saw a lot (and we mean a lot)...

Lowe Alpine Cerro Torre 80:100 Trekking Pack

Outdoor brands often trade on their heritage, but with 35 years as Lowe Alpine's top of the range load carrier, the...


Latest News

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Rab and Lowe Alpine commit to achieve Net Zero by 2030

As a first step, project developer and climate solutions provider South Pole certifies Equip as 'Climate Neutral Company' in November 2020

Rab and Lowe Alpine join Fair Wear Foundation

British outdoor brands Rab and Lowe Alpine, owned by Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd., are excited to announce that they are now an approved member of Fair Wear Foundation. Fair Wear is an independent multi-stakeholder organization that...

Lowe Alpine's Rucksack Revolution: The All-New Rock Range

From the pack brand born of one of the world's greatest climbing families, Lowe Alpine is proud to announce the release of an all new Rock range to their SS20 collection, designed by climbers, for climbers.

ISPO 2020 - Final Report

We spent the start of the month catching up with brands at the big winter gearfest: ISPO. Despite the fact the show was quieter than...

Lowe Alpine are ready to #MOVEYOURWORLD at Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

Team Lowe will be at the infamous Lowe Alpine Yurt at the festival Basecamp at...

Halcyon Pack

Whether you're scaling glaciers or projecting a summer rock route, the Halcyon 35:40 alpine mountaineering pack has everything you need for a...

OutDoor 2019 - New Clothing and Packs

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. As Europe sweltered in the heat the...


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Competition WINNER - WIN a day at Stanage Edge with Andy Cave thanks to Lowe Alpine

From the pack brand born of one of the world's greatest climbing families, Lowe Alpine is celebrating the release of an all new Rock range to their SS20 collection by offering you the chance to win an epic day out at one of the most ico...

Feature Lockdown Quiz - Overall Winner

Throughout the Lockdown UKC published a weekly quiz in association with Rab and Lowe Alpine. We would like to thank everyone that took part and hope you had fun along the way

Lockdown Quiz Week 6 - Emoji Quiz Special

Need some mental stimulation while climbing the walls at home? Here's our first weekly instalment of our new series, the Lockdown Quiz, complete with questions across a range of topics from within the wonderful world of climbing. We have some great prizes...

Lockdown Quiz Week 5

Need some mental stimulation while climbing the walls at home? Here's our first weekly instalment of our new series, the Lockdown Quiz,...

Lockdown Quiz Week 4

Need some mental stimulation while climbing the walls at home? Here's our first weekly instalment of our new series, the Lockdown Quiz,...

Lockdown Quiz Week 3

Need some mental stimulation while climbing the walls at home? Here's our third weekly instalment of our new series, the Lockdown Quiz,...

Lockdown Quiz Week 2

Need some mental stimulation while climbing the walls at home? Here's our first weekly instalment of our new series, the Lockdown Quiz,...

Competition Lowe Alpine is here to MOVE YOUR WORLD

Competition WINNER - #MakeWinterCount Win a Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight 30

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 2 Lowe Alpine Fuse + Ignite Packs


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