Lowepro’s new Flipside Sport AW camera daypack is designed for active photographers who need ready access to their gear while on the go.

Featuring body-side access it boasts a removable and adjustable camera compartment, a hydration-ready side pocket, a weather protective cover and an ultra-secure tripod

attachment system. The compact, low-profile shape of the Flipside Sport AW  allows the wearer to move with ease when running or hiking on an alpine trail or exploring challenging terrain on a mountain bike or skis. Perforated and breathable padding with air channels is strategically placed at the back panel and shoulder straps to provide comfort and moisture wicking at the back and shoulders during aerobic activities.

The body-side access design provides an easy way to access gear without having to remove the pack. The  pack can be used  as a stable workstation, while the camera compartment features the classic Lowepro adjustable and padded divider system. However, the entire compartment may be removed, securely cinched with a storm-flap closure and put in a safe place while the pack is converted to a fully functional daypack.

The side pocket has space for a one litre reservoir (not included) and easy-to-reach port for a sip tube. The tripod attachment system at the side of the pack accommodates a range of compact tripods or monopods, and helps compress the overall size of the pack.

Additional, outdoor-friendly features include: lashes for trekking poles/ice axe; a zippered pocket inside the back panel; multiple adjustment points for a custom fit at shoulders, sternum and waist; Lowepro’s patented, built-in All Weather AW Cover to protect gear from the elements; and lightweight, resilient and high-performance 210D triple-ripstop nylon with PU coating for improved durability.

The Flipside Sport AW series is available in two sizes ““ the 15L AW (RRP: AUD$189) and the 10L AW (RRP: AUD$169). Both are offered Lowepro Orange with Light Grey accents and Galaxy Blue with Light Grey accents. For further product information see: http://www.maxwell.com.au/news/2012/lowepro_flipside_sport_aw_2012-04-24.pdf. A video clips showing the Flipside Sport AW in use can be found at http://vimeo.com/40623421.