TETON Sports Summit 1500 Ultralight Internal Frame Backpack

TETON Sports Summit 1500 Review

TETON Sports Summit 1500 Ultralight Internal Frame BackpackThe Teton Sports Summit 1500 Ultralight Internal Frame Backpack is the smaller of the two summit backpacks. The pack has been designed to offer comfort and convenience.

The pack has plenty of storage space including the hood that features an easy access pocket to store those essentials.

Key Features

  • A low profile, body-hugging fit that reduces bounce
  • Double compression straps on top of hood secure sleeping pad or other gear
  • Long front map pocket with storm-proof zipper and water resistant liner.
  • Pack comes with a integrated rain fly
  • Two sewn-in lower gear loops and two upper removable Velcro gear
  • Padded comfort bolsters direct air to the center of your back
  • Padded comfort bolsters direct air to the center of your back

The hood also features an internal mesh pocket to store those smaller items. And to keep the top of the pack together the Teton Sports Summit 1500 comes with two compression straps.

The backpack also comes with a centralized map pocket that comes with a rainproof zipper, so you should never get lost. To allow easy assess to hydration the pack features an exit hole towards the top on it side and elastic tethers on both shoulder straps to secure the hydration line. The hydration bladder hangs from a velcro strap on the inside of the pack and is stored in a conveniently located pocket. The side of the pack also features a convenient zipper pocket and a deep mesh pocket for easy access.

TETON Sports Summit 1500 Ultralight Internal Frame Backpack

The back harness for the pack is designed to be comfortable for both men and women. It features. The harness features both upper and lower load adjusting straps for greater control. It also features a fully adjustable anti shock chest strap with a safety whistle for use in an emergency.

For grater comfort the Summit 1500 comes with a 1/2 inch foam mesh that lines the back of the pack. It also comes with an inverted T for greater air flow. The hip strap is built for comfort and comes with a hideaway webbing clip and adjustable strap.

The bottom of the pack features a velcro sealed pocket that conceals an integrated rain fly helping to keep the pack and its contents dry in wetter conditions. All the gear is kept firmly within the pack with two barrel locks.

Pros

  • The internal frame helps you fit a lot of gear without any sag
  • Plenty of straps and storage space
  • Integrated Rain fly
  • Comes with 1/2 inch thick foam mesh for greater comfort
  • A central weatherproof map pocket

Cons

Some customers have commented that the side mesh pockets are too small.

Customer Reviews

Most customers are impressed by the number of features that come with this backpack. The are pleased by the quality construction as is evident by the materials used. There are loads of pockets and straps to secure gear.

“Item is exactly as described. It arrived earlier than expected as well. The backpack is small enough for a day trip, but large enough for much longer. I’m 5′ 4″ small framed, and my husband is 6′ and we both can wear this backpack with ease.”

Michelle Boykin, Amazon Customer Review

TETON Sports Summit 1500 Ultralight Internal Frame Backpack

“Wow, very impressive with tons of useful features surprising to find on a pack in the $50 range. Perfect daypack size or maybe an overnighter for a minimalist/ultralight camper. Fits very comfortably and easily adjusts. Super impressed with all the features and quality of construction and design. This will likely become my favorite pack once I rack up a few more miles on it.”

ATD, Amazon Customer Review

The TETON Sports Summit 1500 Backpack has been reviewed by 92 customers on Amazon and has been given a impressive customer rating of 4.3 out of 5.0. Click here for more verified customer reviews on Amazon.

Summary

Many customers would recommend the TETON Sports Summit 1500 Ultralight Internal Frame Backpack as a perfect day pack. It can easily store a coat, extra warm clothes and enough food for a long backpacking day. The pack is bot lightweight and very well made with great pockets to organize stuff.

If you liked this pack then checkout the TETON Sports Fox 5200 Review, a backpack packed with features you may normally find on more expensive backpacks.

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