December 5, 2023


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Field Tested: Atlas Athlete Camera Pack

The Athlete digital camera pack manufactured by Atlas has grow to be an extension of my body. No more time do I fret about hiking in the dark to get back again to my truck pursuing a late afternoon shoot in a distant locale, wanting to know what that first light-weight would search like in the mountains. As an alternative, I obtain the backpack compartment of the multipurpose digital camera pack and pull out my sleeping bag and pad, bivy sack, food, fluids and warm garments. Improved still, I’m very well-geared up with two digital camera bodies and 4 lenses. A resource to aid increase time in the area to consider gain of what nature is prepared to throw my way? Sure, please.

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Chalk up the pack’s efficiencies to the Atlas “Origami Digital camera Main,” which lets photographers to reconfigure and change area among the digital camera and non-digital camera sections of the pack. Permitting out compression straps on either aspect of the pack (and pushing the Origami pocket in), lets far more area for digital camera equipment. Pushing it back again out nonetheless lets the Athlete to retain smaller to medium sets of digital camera equipment, but it transforms the Athlete into a 30-liter pack. That indicates carrying a heavier load that feels lighter, producing photography in the area that substantially far more effective and satisfying.

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Placing the Atlas to do the job taking pictures in Channel Islands National Park. Chuck Graham

So far, I have place the Athlete by means of its paces with several overnights in the Channel Islands National Park and in the nearby Los Padres National Forest. It is proved tough over an eight-day, hut-to-hut trek the padded, insulated compartments shielding my digital camera equipment in the rugged snow-capped peaks of Uganda’s Rwenzori Range. The straightforward-to-obtain rainfly kept my equipment dry in the teeming rainforests of Costa Rica’s Corcovado National Park.

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The Athlete is loaded with useful leading pockets that maintain my exterior really hard travel, wallet, cell cellular phone, headlamp, multi-purpose resource, toothbrush, sunscreen, sunglasses, and so on. Well-even though extras include a sleeve for a smaller laptop and a bladder. All the necessities on hand, while nonetheless making it possible for for fluid mobility in far-flung locales.

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The multipurpose Atlas Athlete in Los Padres National Forest, with all the out of doors adventure photographer’s necessities. Chuck Graham