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Montane Trailblazer® 18L Backpack

A fast and light backpack that adapts to your adventures

£100.00 0%

A fast and light backpack that adapts to your adventures
Weight: 435 g
4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
25 Reviews

Size & Fit Guide

Pack Size Guide
Hiking, Trekking and Mountaineering Packs

 

 Back Length 

S - M M-L  One Size Adjustable 
Unisex Packs 40 - 45cm
16 -18in
45 - 53cm
18 - 20in
45 - 53cm
18 - 21in
40 - 53cm
18 - 21in
Women's Packs  38 - 43cm
15 - 17in
43 - 48 cm
17 - 19in
N/A
38 - 48cm
15 - 19in



Unisex VIA packs and Vests

 

 Close Fitting Fit

S M L
Chest Size 76 - 92cm
30 -36in
88.5 - 102cm
35 - 40in
99.5-114.5
39-45in



Packs

 

 Back Length 

S - M M-L  One Size
Unisex Packs 40 - 45cm
16 -18in
45 - 53cm
18 - 20in
45 - 53cm
18 - 21in
Women's Packs  38 - 43cm
15 - 17in
43 - 48 cm
17 - 19in
N/A



Running and Vest Packs

 

 Chest Size

S - M M-L  One Size
Unisex Packs 76 - 97cm
30 -38in
97 - 112cm
38 - 44in
N/A
Women's Packs  N/A
N/A
74 - 90cm
29 - 36in
Upper Body Fit
Regular fit legwear
Expedition

Added volume to allow for technical layering systems in cold environments

Mountain

Cut to accommodate additional layers for added functionality

Regular

Standard fit for core outdoor activities

Trim

Close-fitting for fast-moving, active users with added articulation

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The table below is designed to help you understand where Montane products are made and what they are made from. Lower impact materials have a reduced environmental footprint and increased traceability via third party accreditations. For example recycled content, Responsible Down Standard certified down, and branded yarns like Tencel ™. Where a product uses a DWR you can easily see whether this uses potentially harmful chemistry (PFCs).

Material Composition
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Fabric 1
Material Composition
Main fabric: 100% Nylon (recycled)
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Bluesign Approved Fabric, PFC Free (C0) DWR
Fabric 2
Material Composition
Lining fabric: 100% Polyester (recycled)
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Bluesign Approved Fabric, PFC Free (C0) DWR
Fabric 3
Material Composition
Pocket mesh: 80% Nylon (recycled), 20% Elastane
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Bluesign Approved Fabric
Fabric 4
Material Composition
Shoulder straps and back panel: 100% Polyester (recycled)
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Bluesign Approved Fabric.
Fabric 5
Material Composition
Bonded panels: 100% Nylon (recycled)
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Bluesign Approved Fabric, PFC Free (C0) DWR
Fabric 6
Material Composition
YKK Zips: Natulon (recycled tape)
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Bluesign Approved Fabric
Fabric 7
Material Composition
Care label: 100% Polyester
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Oeko-Tex® certified
Country of Manufacture
Vietnam
% of Lower Impact Materials
97%
The overall percentage of lower impact materials is to help you to make more informed choices and to draw comparisons between products . The above information relates only to the product materials, and does not reflect the full life cycle of the product, such as transportation, washing or eventual disposal. Montane is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation, ensuring that our values, policies, and standards are understood and adhered to in the factories who manufacture our goods.

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A durable backpack for longer days in the mountains, made with recycled materials.

The Montane Trailblazer 18L Backpack is mapped to your body to stay stable when moving at pace, and is made with recycled materials. The COVALENT harness and shoulder straps and 100% recycled RAPTOR CROSS LITE 70D fabric provide lightweight durability, comfort and performance.

This backpack has more than twice the carrying capacity of the Trailblazer 8L, but only weighs 75g more, and can carry everything you need to be self-sufficient for fast and light one-day missions in the mountains.

Easy-to-access and adaptable storage includes wrap-around pockets, the modular Montane T-Hook system, and a stretch mesh front pocket, for fuel, drinks and spare layers. Vertical and horizontal compression straps secure the load, while the T-Hook system can be configured to carry walking poles in the mode that best suits your activity, whether you’re running your favourite trail, or fast packing off the beaten track.

Click and Go

Two off-centre Montane Click and Go chest harness straps for security.

Body Mapping

COVALENT harness adapts for a customised fit.

Shoulder Stowage

Shoulder strap pockets with a mesh gusset to fit both soft flasks and hard bottles.

Wrap-around Storage

Wand pockets with locking security zips, positioned for easy access.

T-Hook Adaptability

Montane T-Hooks can be relocated for adaptable front-panel storage solutions.

Quick Access

stretch mesh front and side pockets for quick access to spare layers and essential items.

Secret Compartment

Hidden security pocket with key clip underneath mesh front pocket.

Stash Space

Large main pocket with internal organisation.

H2O To Go

Hydration bladder compatible, with locking zips to secure bottles poking out of pockets.

Suitable for 

Walking, hiking, fastpacking, trail running.

Materials

Main 100% Nylon (recycled); Lining 100% Polyester, Mesh Pockets 80% Nylon (recycled) 20% Elastane; Straps & Hip fins 100% Polyester (recycled)

Pack Dimensions

H 45 x W 24 x D 18

RAPTOR CROSS LITE 70D. 100% Recycled.

RAPTOR CROSS LITE 70D. 100% Recycled.

The Raptor Cross 70D Nylon outer fabric is 100% recycled and features durable Ripstop. It keeps your equipment dry by using a UTS Polyurethane Composite coating in combination with a PFC-Free DWR coating. The fabric strikes an ideal balance between abrasion resistance and being lightweight enough for fast and light missions.

MONTANE T-HOOK. Modular Adaptable Design.

MONTANE T-HOOK. Modular Adaptable Design.

The Montane T-Hook system is a custom design that allows fixing points to be relocated on the pack, and is now seen across the Trailblazer range. The T-Hooks are secured through laser-cut holes to either side of the front panel and have been tested in the mountains to provide maximum adaptability with the minimum weight.

4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 25 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 22 Total 4 star reviews: 2 Total 3 star reviews: 1 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
96%would recommend this product
25 reviews
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    Philip
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 months ago
    Montane Trailblazer® 18L Backpack

    This is the perfect rucksack for ultra fast packing or running in the hills.

  • SW
    S w.
    Rated 3 out of 5 stars
    5 months ago
    Trailblazer 18

    Pack looks great and is very light weight. Fits great very comfortable.

    However, I bought this on the strength of reviews on YouTube which may have been influenced by the manufacturer giving them for free.

    To be honest I think this is a summer only bag when you need very minimal items.

    It's not waterproof or even water repellent and you aren't going to fit much in it.

    If you have just a 750 ml flask in an maybe some waterproof trousers then your bag is full, so it's not something I'd use in winter.

    As you will see it doesntveven have bungee straps on the bac, even though it has holes to put one, where maybe you could put your coat

    You can buy a waterproof cover at additional cost.

    So whilst it looks great and feels comfortable, for me, it's very limited.

  • AD
    and Deliver T.
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    6 months ago
    Montane Trailblazer® 18L Backpack

    Great product, just want I needed a versatile pack fir day walks where I need a few essentials, could easily pack for a full longer day.

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