Salomon started revealing its upcoming packs in Outdoor Retailer show. The famous Advanced Skin S-Lab was dominating the ultra trail community`s Salomon addicts. How ever the new regulations forced Salomon team to generate a larger pack which is called Salomon Advanced Skin S-Lab 12 L.
Starting from 2012, Salomon will go forward with the skin vest type packs more. the sinals arrived in Outdoor Retailer show. i am mentioning that i took some of the pictures from the web sites that i positioned their links at the bottom of this post to respect their content.
The 10 liter version is for UTMB and 24-48 hour trails. How ever Salomon plans to reveal a different style 16+4, total 20 l’ter pack for mid distance hiking as well. That pack is called XA Skin Pro 16+4.
The main differences that i see is the expandability on the back side with a zipper, colors and missing the removable front left pocked and velcro of it. i am not %100 aware of as the side pockets are with zippers or not. But the pack seems promising.
As far as i use the Salomon 12 Liter Advanced Skin, the only things that i did not liked about it are:
- The clips on the shoulders for attaching front pack is missing.
- The bladder tube is not insulated and short
Here are the links that i got the pictures from: