Alpine Luddites

Alpine Machine top loader 40 liter

measure from where you want the bottom edge of the pack to sit against your back to a point level with the center of your shoulder, in a straight line. use a small level or straight edge to measure too.
please measure your waist where you measured for the bottom edge of the pack.
2" is ideal for while wearing a pack for technical climbing or skiing. 2.5" good for most packs. the curved 3" is for packs 50L and bigger
#10 YKK watersistant zipper access.

The latest new pack design: Alpine Machine 40 L top loader. Built similar to my other Alpine machine packs except a different loading system. 

 Custom pack order form link.

These are all custom fitted, including custom sized shoulder harness and alpine waist belt. 

Standard Details:


  • Xpac D40 fabric, with a double bottom, lower rim, crampon patch and ice tool sleeve.
  • fully removable bivy pad, a folded 3/8" thick closed cell foam pad, doubled to 3/4" backpad in it's own zippered sleeve.
  • full haul loops for a 3 point haul.
  • rope straps on the lid
  • two pockets on the lid, one external, one pleated inside.
  • #10 YKK water resistant zippers


There are plenty of custom options available for this pack as well. please contact me for all the details.