Mountain Hardwear

Mountain Hardwear - AMG 55 Backpack

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  • Regular price $519.95

Test your technical mountaineering skills for the weekend and safely push your limits with back-up from the AMG™ 55. Designed for the "go big or go home" globetrotters getting after high-elevation hauls, this pack ensures you'll never have to sacrifice life-saving tools for comfort. Whether it's your first go with the Grand Teton or your fiftieth 14er in the Colorado Rockies, load up the crampons, grab an ice axe or two (don't forget the avi kit!) and start skinning.

  • Uses: Alpine Climbing
  • Multi-density, highly padded hip belt and shoulder straps engineered to carry the heaviest loads in comfort
  • Frame integrated hip belt efficiently pivots for a dynamic and comfortable carry while securely keeping the hip belt and weight transfer properly in place
  • Light and strong 7000 series aluminum frame supports heavy loads
  • Durable 840D carbonate coated nylon base with stand-up design for easy loading
  • Multiple lash points and long, full-wrap compression webbing secure overloads while effectively reducing volume as needed to keep any size load stable
  • Large zippered front pocket stores avalanche tools and more, maintaining usable volume even when main compartment is full
  • Adjustable tool carry system
  • Full floating lid with two secure zip pockets plus internal secure zip pocket with key clip
  • Expandable deep side pockets easily secure alpine essentials like tent poles, pickets, wands, water bottles or even a small shovel
  • Easy access, oversized front stash pocket easily fits crampons and other quick access items
  • Hydration reservoir compatible
  • A-frame and diagonal ski carry
  • Reinforced webbing haul loops on hip belt for pulling sleds
  • Front panel daisy chain with center grab handle
  • Rope carry or center load compression strap
  • Sternum strap with whistle buckle
  • Reflective accents on shoulder straps and front panel

Technical specs

Best Use
Frame Type
Internal Frame
Gear Capacity (L)
M/L: 57 liters
S/M: 55 liters
Gear Capacity (cu. in.)
M/L: 3,478 cubic inches
S/M: 3,356 cubic inches
M/L: 4 lbs. 10.8 oz.
S/M: 4 lbs. 9.9 oz.
Fits Torso Length (in.)
M/L: 18-21 inches
S/M: 16-19 inches
Fits Waist/Hips
M/L: 29-50 inches
S/M: 27-48 inches
Primary/shell: 200-denier Spectra ripstop nylon thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU); lining: 70-denier ripstop nylon silicone/polyurethane; bottom: 840-denier carbonate-coated plain weave nylon
Frame Material
Number of Stays
Reservoir Compatible
Pack Access
Number of Exterior Pockets
3 + main compartment
M/L: 34.5 x 13 x 12 inches
S/M: 33 x 13 x 12 inches