Crux AK47-X RT Climbing Rucksack
Crux have updated their classic AK47 alpine rucksack with a floating, removable lid (great for overstuffing with a huge load on the approach, then stripping the bag down for the climb) and a fully waterproof roll top closure, undoubtedly making this the very best pack on the market.
The Crux AK47is large enough yet light enough for multi-day epics. The fabric contains 40% Kevlar, making it incredibly durable, and all the seams are welded making the bag highly water-resistant. Of course, water will still get in through the top of the bag, but just not through the sides.
Structure and back support is provided by a malleable titanium frame - this is removable if you want to trim the weight right down for climbing, but it does make the AK47 more comfortable if you have a long walk with a heavy load. A massive haul loop is easy to grab onto and clip in. Apparently, this rucksack is so strong you can even stand in it while it's clipped to the belay, a feature that hopefully you won't need to use, but it's good to know you have that option!
- Weight: 1195g
- Capacity: 47 litres
- Alpine climbing rucksack
- External lid pocket with welded seams
- Side compression straps – quick and easy to fit or remove
- Oversized back haul loop – easy to grab and clip
- Top compression strap
- 4mm Tendon climbing accessory draw cord
- 40 mm webbing waist-belt with low-profile full-sized hip-fins
- Internal sleeve for hydration bladder
- Two ice-axe holders with titanium keepers
- Stretch wand pockets
- Available in 3 different back lengths
- Fabric: 240g/m2, 40% Kevlar, 60% Cordura
- Removable Frame: 7mm tubular titanium
Activities Alpine Climbing, Climbing, Ice Climbing, Mixed Climbing, Winter Climbing Weight 1195g Brand Crux Gender Unisex
- Size Guide
BACK SIZES & FITTING
The AK47, AK47-X, AK57 and AK70 come in three sizes, based on back length (see table and diagram below).
The AK37, AX45, AX50, RK40 and RK50 come in two sizes, R (regular) and L (long) (see table and diagram below)
The AX30, AX35, AX40 and RK30 come in one back length only, which is equivalent to size R.
Size Back Length Typical Height Range 1 45cm 160-170cm R 48cm 155-175cm 2 50cm 170-180cm L 55cm 175-185cm 3 60cm 180-190cm
Size 1 is optimised for women but fits small men too.
We try to keep the site updated with products that are in stock and despatch within 1-2 working days (Mon-Fri). Occasionally items ordered may be out of stock. If this should happen we will contact you to let you know when we will be able to despatch your order.
Please note that all deliveries are made between 08.00 and 18.00 Monday to Friday and may require a signature.
Orders are typically despatched with Royal Mail Tracked 48. Please note that this is a guideline only as a different delivery method may be used depending on the size/weight of your order – if you would like any more information on your delivery please contact us. Please note that our postal services are dealing with unprecedented numbers of orders just now; there may be a short delay in your order's arrival but will will get it to you as soon as possible.
Click and Collect
At checkout, please let us know you'd like to collect your order from our Hathersage store, either in the Comments box on the order page or by emailing us at [email protected], quoting your order number. Click and Collect items are available to pick up Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (excluding Bank Holidays), one working day after your order is confirmed.
When your item is ready to collect, you will receive a confirmation email; please either bring a print out of this or show us the email on your phone. You will also need to bring a form of ID which shows the billing address for your order.
Please collect from the back door at the end of Outside's customer car park:
Online Only Range
“Online only” products are not available for immediate despatch but you will still normally receive these items within 5-7 days of placing an order. If there are likely to be any further delays we will of course be in touch. These products cannot be purchased in our store.
Next Day Delivery - £5.95
Orders placed BEFORE 2pm Mon-Fri will be despatched the same day, usually with Parcelforce (requiring a signature). Any Next Day orders received after this time will be despatched the following working day. Please note any orders placed AFTER 2 PM on Thursdays will be despatched on Friday, but not delivered until the following week. Next Day isn't possible on Bank Holidays. If you have a mobile number on your account you will receive SMS notifications regarding delivery (UK mainland deliveries only).
Redirection of your order once despatched
We regret to say that we are unable to change the address or postcode on a parcel once it has been despatched. We therefore recommend that you check your delivery address and postcode carefully before completing the order as this will not be checked by us before despatch. We also recommend that orders are sent to an address where someone will be available all day to receive the parcel, e.g. a work address.
European and International Delivery
Tuesday 22nd December - International service suspended
International orders are temporarily suspended due to the impacts of Coronavirus and Brexit related regulations. We are working to restore normal service as soon as possible - please email [email protected] if you would like an update when we resume international services.
We are happy to deliver most items to BFPO addresses. If your location means that your purchase is VAT-exempt, we are happy to deduct the VAT from your order before shipping. Please make sure that you include your BFPO number in the Postcode field on your order so we can verify the VAT-exemption.
When filling in your details on the website, please enter your card holder address as normal, and the delivery address in the following format:
First Name/Last Name
Address Line 1
Your appointment or unit
Your barracks or PO Box no.
Your BFPO no.
Choose BFPO if you are VAT-exempt, United Kingdom if you are not
Delivery is free to BFPO addresses, however we may be unable to ship certain items due to their size, weight or value. We will contact you if this is the case. If you have any problems or queries, please contact us.
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