I have been testing the new and updated Berghaus Trailhead two. 50 litre rucksack (£100). There is a 65l version (£110), as well.
Options of Berghaus Trailhead two. rucksacks:
- Adjustable Berghaus BIOFIT back technique
- Height adjustable chest strap
- Pre-curved hip belt with enhanced weight distribution.
- Hydration technique compatible
- Bottle pockets
- Zipped major lid pocket
- Walking poles carrier
- Weight (approx.): 1.5kg
- Male and female styles
- Value: 50l is £100 and 65l is £110.
- See Berghaus (price tag is discounted to £60 for the 50l just now) and also obtain on Amazon.
On test: Berghaus Trailhead
(w) two. 50l rucksack
This is a brightly coloured
rucksack. It is a turquoise shade, which is 1 of my favourites, and I like
that it is effortless to obtain amongst a pile of my outdoors kit.
You have to have to devote a bit of time at the start out to get the back technique set up to match your back length. There are 5 settings from XS to XL to suit females of distinctive heights. The technique is relatively simple but does need you to mess about with fabric slots.
If you make a large adjustment
to the upper back technique, don’t forget to also make confident you adjust to the appropriate
shoulder strap height.
It is a wonderful concept to have a
rucksack that can be adjusted to suit distinctive heights mainly because exactly where you carry
the pack on your back is essential to comfort.
The wonderfully padded hip
belt ought to sit on your hips and not as well low down. Carrying a heavy pack is far
additional comfy if the weight is positioned larger up the back.
As soon as I’d adjusted the back
technique, I then added all my kit and attempted it on once more just to make confident it felt
appropriate. It did!
I applied the pack for a weekend break at a remote youth hostel in Glen Affric. I required all my overnight and walking kit, as effectively as two days of meals, for a weekend away. Every thing went in neatly and I discovered that the pack was comfy even though I rode my mountain bike and for walking.
I obtain that the smaller sized the pack the significantly less you have a tendency to pack, while naturally you have to have all the appropriate products for comfort and security. In contrast, Hubby G took a bigger rucksack and managed to fill that with products, as well, but the outcome was heavier than my smaller sized packed rucksack.
I applied to feel that 50l was
as well compact for a weekend away but I have discovered to pack additional effectively.
The pack felt neat and
effectively-fitting on my back. I was in a position to very easily adjust the hip belt, shoulder
straps and chest strap for a wonderful match. The straps and clips look sturdy.
The pack did not move about on my back even when I was riding my bike on a bumpy track, as extended as I tightened the straps effectively. When I was walking the pack sat at a comfy height on my back and I was grateful that it did not make my back sweat mainly because it sits away from the most important element of your back.
The hip belt and shoulder straps are truly comfy. They are effectively padded and supply a very good shape and a snug match.
A handful of functions that I appreciated contain the hydration technique, exactly where I could add a water bladder the outdoors stretch pockets for carrying additional water (in fact I added a versatile flask of gin for the weekend!) the lid pocket for bits and pieces that I wanted to have handy (for instance, a midge net and Smidge spray) the walking pole carrier function and the compact mesh hip belt pocket for snacks.
1 issue I would have liked
was a bigger zipped hip belt pocket for my mobile telephone. I like to have effortless
access to my telephone for taking images.
Also, if Berghaus could shave off some 500g from the original weight of the pack that would be a bonus mainly because 1.5kg is not a light rucksack to start out with.
The price tag of £100 appears affordable. I have owned a lot of Berghaus packs and they have proved robust and sturdy.
Other tips: New Berghaus Panamax rucksack
The brand has also launched a new Panamax rucksack in a size 70l (£180). Each packs are sold in a male and female version.