ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail 65 Review, Pros and Cons

ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail 65 is rated 4.32 based on 25 reviews

Feature Summary

ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail Internal Frame Pack, 65 Liters
  • Top Loading 65 Liter Internal Frame Pack with Hydration Pocket/Port and Lycra Covered Suspension Components
  • Top Lid Converts to Fanny Pack, Full Access Lower Compartment, Front Kangaroo Pocket
  • Provides Internal Horizontal Divider, Trekking Pole Loops, Front Lashing Points, Side and Over the Top Compression Straps
  • Removable Waist Belt, Rescue Whistle On Sternum Strap, Webbing Ladder Adjustable Harness
  • Weight: 5.75 lbs., Cubic Inches: 3900, Torso Range: 13.5-19"

Reviews Summary

Here’s what the reviewers think about the ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail 65:

Reviewers like these things about the ALPS Mountaineering Red Tail 65

  • Most reviewers said that it has lots of usable space, and plenty of compartments for segregated storage.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users is that the bottom compartment for the sleeping bag is great because you can access it from the outside, or unzip it from the inside and reach all the way down.
  • Another fantastic feature mentioned by many users is that there is a rain cover for it built into the bottom that is very easy to use as well.
  • Another great feature mentioned by the users is that the top pack is removable and can be used as a fanny pack.
  • Many user said that it holds a ton just in the outside pockets.
  • Many other users said that It is very durable.
  • Reviewers said that It is very easy to adjust in the sense of where you want the weight to be.
  • Many travelers said that you can tie down multiple items on the outside with the straps it has on it already.
  • Users said that It is also very easy to take off or put on when trying to rest.
  • Most users love all the plentiful pockets that it has.

Reviewers don’t like these things

  • One user complained that the right top tension strap on located above the shoulder broke due to the weak single stitching.
  • Another user complained that he bottom straps for attaching a tent are way too small.
  • Another user complained that the top section of the pack is way too large so if you fill it, it throws off the balance of the bag and you have to adjust.

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