Travel sacs return refreshed

Berghaus has revised its popular range of adventure travel sacs with new features and a style overhaul for summer 2003. The Spirit, Shadow and Silhouette models offer everything the seasoned world traveller needs for their journey whatever the destination.

All three sacs have detachable daysacs to carry the bare necessities on day excursions and the overall design of the sac and new cargo cover make them more secure and exceptionally easy to check in at airports. Previously, the day sac was attached using a pouch pocket system but Berghaus has added a new zip and buckle fastening system for extra security and stability. The protective cargo cover stows away into the base of the sac when not being used and zips to the back harness cover to fully protect the whole sac when necessary. Berghaus has also highlighted the top and side carry straps for additional convenience and the base of the sacs are now made from Ardura 840D, a high density nylon used for its exceptional strength to weight ratio.

The sacs come in a range of sizes for men and women and have adjustable back systems, boasting a variety of features to cater to the needs of every traveller. The Silhouette and Shadow both come in sizes 60+15L for men and 55+15L in the women's style, while the Spirit is a larger sac with a capacity of 70+15L for the men's version and 65+15L for the women's.

Main features include and integral shoulder carry strap, large access panel with double "kisser" sliders, detachable day sac, adjustable back systems, harness zips away, day sac clips on shoulder harness, highlighted top and side carry handles, internal compression panels, security and compression straps, cargo cover, internal pockets and day sac organiser pocket with internal mesh pocket for easy documentation organisation.

Berghaus has also revised the colour schemes of the sacs, all of which now come in two new options, Gunmetal/Black or Gunmetal/Teal.

The revised adventure sacs will be on sale in selected specialist retailers from November 2002 at a suggested retail price of £100 for the Silhouette, £125 for the Shadow and £150 for the Spirit.

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