Building on the success of the Atrack comes the BP version. This pack is specifically designed for bikepacking, packrafting and generally more adventurous activities. Still waterproof and durable it is a great pack.
Designed for your adventure, whether it‘s bikepacking, on a packraft or an overnight snowshoe tour. The waterproof Atrack BP features everything required for a bikepacking trip combined with the multiple functions of the Atrack product family. Atrack BP is customized for bikepacking: the hip wings are eliminated, the backpack features a slender shape and a helmet fixing and comes in the bikepacking design. Despite its 25 L volume the back carrying system with stepless length adjustability. Breathable back pads and a reduced hip belt in combination with an adjustable back length ensure ideal weight distribution. Inspired by defining a new backpack category, ORTLIEB designed the Atrack product family.
This Active Travel Backpack model - Atrack BP is waterproof to IP67, ensuring 100% dry gear, therefore ideal for biking and sports. The unique position of the waterproof TIZIP zipper in the back panel provides a wide opening with unobstructed access. Digging through the pack - as with classic top loaders - and opening various buckles or straps to find buried items therefore becomes history. A hydration system can be easily integrated, and the pack features a sealable drinking tube aperture.
Atrack BP is both a fully featured outdoor backpack designed for the special needs of bikepacking and a travel duffle. The modular system and numerous accessories allow rapid, individual, use-specific modification on your trip – outdoors or in the city. Accessories and compressions straps fix to the daisy chains. Four zippered inner pockets and an internal compression strap aid clean organisation for packing and unpacking. PVC free and sustainably made in Germany.
Ortlieb's Atrack BP Rucksack 25L has a slimline shape more suited to riding and paddling and also uses a slightly different material to create a waterproof and highly durable outer. With features adapted to better suit active pursuits like bikepacking and packrafting the hip wings are eliminated allowing more freedom of movement, the backpack features a slender shape and a helmet fixing and comes in the bikepacking design. It is still a waterproof and seriously hardwearing pack which is obviously what Ortlieb have built their reputation on.
The unique feature of the Atrack is the opening along the full length of the back. This enables you to easily retrieve the items you require. Inside you get 4 zipped inside pockets and a clip in point for keys and the like. On the outside you have 2 stretchy pockets ideal for water bottles, the hip belt is light and simple providing enough adjustability to keep the pack comfortable and balanced. The daisy chains on the front give further storage options especially when combined with Ortlieb's attachment kit.
The pack is very adjustable, the back panel can be adjusted to suit your height along with the chest strap. 4 side compression straps can be moved or removed to suit as well. The innovative vertical compression strap enables you to reduce the size of the bag when its not full to stop your kit moving around when on the go.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear