Given the number of skiers happily sporting the X3 600 backpack, it's hard to imagine what CAMP could improve upon for the new Plus version. But improve it they did. Aside from the new color choices to set yourself apart from the crowd, the pack features an upgraded fabric, more solid ski carry, and the new CAMP EZ OP buckle system. The fabric is an even better combination of weight, strength, and ripstop durability than found on the existing model. The ski carry is no longer a dangling hook but a plastic ring that snaps into a wire clip integrated into the shoulder strap. The new special pull tabs on the chest and waist buckles engage a cord to automatically open the buckle with a simple tug from one gloved hand. Other than that, the X3 600 Plus remains loaded with all the ski mountaineering features you've come to expect from a Campack.
Note the ski carry system fits tails up to about 150mm wide. The tail loop is a retractable cord with an internal knot that can be retied to shorten it.
|Ski Carry||Wire Xpress|
|Shovel / Probe||Interior loops|
|Ice Axe||Retractable loops|
|Stash Pockets||1 mesh on shoulder, 1 zippered waist belt|
|Skimo Co Says|
|Usage||Long day tours, short overnights|
|Notes||Great volume for the weight|
|Bottom Line||Popular, lightweight, functional pack|