A lightweight, hardwearing, full-capacity 45-litre technical backpack, the Ortles Guide 45 has been designed especially for mountaineering, ski touring and trekking expeditions. Weighing in at just 1340g, this practical pack is crafted from 100% REGEN ROBIC®, a double ripstop, high-tenacity nylon with additional stretch performance that is 60% more tear-resistant than standard nylon pack fabrics. With those kind of credentials you can be safe in the knowledge that it is more than capable of withstanding the rigors of life on the mountain.
Fitted with Salewa's Dry Back Contact carrying system, the Ortles Guide 45 has a padded EVA back panel and 3D channel ventilation to promote air flow, providing a comfortable and breathable carry. Furthermore, if you are looking to travel light, it offers you the option of stripping down your pack and remove excess weight by removing the detachable height-adjustable lid, back panel and hipbelt padding. To top it all off, the rtles Guide is packed with additional features and attachment solutions, including side compression, pole fastening, parallel ski attachment, diagonal ski attachment and front ice tool attachment. This is a winter ready rucksack with everything you might need for your next adventure.
We know our customers like to know exactly what they're buying; we're not going to sugar coat it, but we are going to explain it. We've divided up all of the sustainable features we've identified across our product ranges and grouped them into three so you know how your purchase is making an impact: Think Nature, Think Welfare, Think People.
The Salewa Ortles Guide 45L Rucksack - Red/Orange has the following sustainability attributes...
By recycling fabrics, we are not only stopping extra waste heading to landfill but also reducing the need for virgin fabrics to be created. Recycled fabrics can be anything from recycled polyester to recycled cotton and where recycled cotton is used, it's often offcuts from factory floors that would otherwise end up in landfill.
This brand partners with the Fair Wear Foundation (FWF). The Fair Wear Foundation is a clothing industry specific, non-profit organization that ensures sustainable, fair and safe labour conditions in factories. They work directly with brands, factories, trade unions, NGOs and governments to establish a living wage and a working environment that’s free from gender-based violence, discrimination and harassment. There is emphasis on a brand’s business practices and how this can make direct sustainable change, alongside factory audits and worker interviews.
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