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Vanguard Alta Sky 42 - 17 Litre Backpack

Original price £179.99 - Original price £179.99
Original price
£179.99 - £179.99
Current price £179.99
The Vanguard Alta Sky 42 Backpack is the compact powerhouse of the renowned Alta Sky series. Engineered for photographers who demand maximum protection and versatility without compromising on comfort, this backpack is a game-changer for outdoor photography enthusiasts.
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Designed to accommodate a mirrorless or DSLR camera with up to a 600mm lens attached, along with an impressive additional four lenses, the Alta Sky 42 ensures that your entire arsenal is safely stored and easily accessible. The rugged, padded construction synonymous with the Alta Sky series provides unparalleled protection for your valuable equipment, even in the harshest conditions.

Featuring a convenient full rear opening and quick top access, accessing your gear has never been easier or faster. Plus, the removable sleeve adds an extra layer of security for your long lens or spotting scope, giving you peace of mind on every adventure.

Equipped with a dedicated compartment large enough to fit a 12.9" tablet, along with strategically placed pockets and expandable neoprene pouches, organizing your accessories is effortless. The vibrant, bright orange interior not only ensures high visibility of your gear but also doubles as an emergency signal in low-light situations.

For added convenience, the Alta Sky 42 boasts a full-sized tripod carrying system with a tuck-away tripod foot for optimal balance during your trek. And with the included total coverage rain cover, your equipment stays dry and protected no matter the weather.

Crafted for comfort during extended use, the advanced ergonomic back and harness system feature a breathable 3D back, adjustable shoulder straps, sternum strap, and waist belt that can be folded away when not needed. Say goodbye to fatigue with the Alta Sky 42, designed to keep you comfortable and focused on capturing the perfect shot.

Whether you're navigating rugged terrain or braving the elements, the Vanguard Alta Sky 42 Backpack is your ultimate companion for adventure photography, birdwatching and nature observation.

Please be aware that any items such as scopes, tripods etc are there for illustrative purposes only and are not included.


Full rear opening, and can be set up for fast top access
Includes a removable sleeve for added protection for a long lens, or a spotting scope
Carries a 12.9" tablet (tablet compartment size: 240 x 25 x 380mm)
No fumbling with bright coloured interior that makes finding things easy
Full sized tripod carrying system
Comfortable Air System back, harness & waist belt
Keep dry on the wettest days with rain cover


Bag Style: Backpack
Trolley: No
Access To Kit: Rear & Top
Rapid Side Access: No
Suitable For: Mirrorless camera with up to a 600mm lens attached (or a DSLR with smaller lens) and up to 4 additional lenses | Spotting scope in the removable sleeve.
Daypack Section For Personal Items: No
Laptop/Tablet: Up to 12.9" tablet
Tripod Holder: Yes (On Back)
Internal Tripod Compartment: No
Suitable For Drone: No
Airline Compatible: Yes
External Dimensions: 270 × 240 × 505mm
Internal Dimensions: 235 x 150 x 470mm
Litres: 17
Bag Weight: 1.9kg
Rain Cover: Yes
Suitable For Mirrorless: Yes
Suitable For DSLR: Yes
Suitable For Pro Kit: Yes (smaller kit)
Warranty: 2 Years
Extended Warranty: 10 Years
Series: Alta Sky
Application: Photo
Colour: Anthracite
Other: Removable sleeve that allows you to carry a spotting scope, making it a great choice for birdwatchers too

Whats In the Box?

Vanguard Alta Sky 42 - 17 Litre Backpack
Removable sleeve that allows you to carry a spotting scope


2 year warranty


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