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Ortles Guide 45L Backpack
Ortles Guide 45L Backpack

Ortles Guide 45 Liter Backpack

Item number  00-0000001286

A robust, full-capacity 45-litre technical backpack – fully featured for mountaineering, ski touring and trekking expeditions.
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Lighter mountaineering and climbing packs make it possible to move faster and reduce risk exposure in high alpine terrain. The 45-litre Ortles Guide has a comprehensive mountain-focused feature set that does exactly this.

Dry Back Contact carrying system
The Dry Back Contact carrying system has a padded EVA back panel and 3D channel ventilation to promote good air flow and breathability at the back. With its low-profile split shoulder straps and adjustable sternum strap, it ensures a close carry and maximum freedom of movement.

Mountain-focused details
For fast access to gear, in addition to the roll-top, there is direct access via a YKK AquaGuard® water-repellent side zip and a separate front compartment with a water-repellent zip. You also have the option to strip your pack down further to shed weight by removing the detachable, height-adjustable lid, removable back panel and hipbelt padding. This pack has tube guides and an exit port to accommodate a hydration system. With load control straps, side compression straps and a top rope strap with secure magnetic buckle designed for a more stable carry. Further attachment solutions include: pole fastening, parallel ski attachment, diagonal ski attachment (using the detachable straps, included with the backpack) and front ice tool attachment.

Hardwearing & sustainable
The Ortles Guide is made from 100% REGEN ROBIC®, a double ripstop, high-tenacity nylon with additional stretch performance. It’s 60% more tear-resistant than standard nylon pack fabrics and capable of withstanding hard hauling. The bottom panel is reinforced for added durability. REGEN ROBIC® is 100% recycled and demonstrates our commitment to sustainable production. The additional reflective logo print aids visibility during alpine starts and dark descents.

Our large-capacity, fully-featured alpine climbing pack.


Product Details


  • Compatible with Salewa Flask Holder (product code 1303) and Smartphone Pouch (product code 1305)
  • Removable ISB Bar
  • Ice axe fixation with protection pocket
  • Roll Top
  • Removable hipbelt padding
  • Rope fixation with Magnetic Buckle
  • Key holder
  • Split shoulder strap
  • EVA pads with 3D channel ventilation
  • Pole fastening
  • Reflective sublimation print
  • Height adjustable hood
  • Removable hood
  • Side tube guides provided for a hydration system
  • Alarm whistle
  • Side compression straps
  • Load control strap
  • Water-repellent zippers
  • Separate front compartment
  • Direct access from the side
  • Inner pocket for valuables
  • Emergency Print
  • 3 heights adjustable sternum strap
  • Parallel ski attachment
  • Detachable straps for diagonal Ski-Fix
  • Hydration System Exit



  • Alpine Mountaineering
  • Ski Mountaineering
  • Alpine Trekking


  • Gender: Unisex
  • Size_Backpack: 72x29x26 cm
  • Torso Length: 45 - 53 cm
  • Volume: 45 l
  • Weight: 1340 g (950g)


  • CSR: Salewa Committed
  • Carrying system: DRY BACK CONTACT
  • Material: Regen Robic Recycled Nylon 210D Ripstop
  • Salewa Committed
  • Regen Robic Recycled Nylon 210D Ripstop

Delivery & Returns

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Shipping Methods

UPS Ground: $8.95, 4-8 business days

Shipping Guidelines

Shipping is paid for by the customer, except for promotional and limited periods in which we offer the service free of charge.

We do not currently ship to Canada, APO addresses or to P.O. boxes. 

Orders are processed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and are prepared by our warehouse Monday through Friday. Orders placed after 12:00 p.m. MST on Friday will be processed the following week.

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