The Escape Tour range from Lowe Alpine continues the traditional design of travel packs with a large main pack and a detachable smaller daypack which can be used for trips out and smaller excursions whilst away travelling. The main compartment is 50 litres in size and has a large zip opening which gives you easy access to all your contents. Unique to this pack is that the main zipper is hidden behind the backpack straps to the rear of the pack and closer to the back of the user when worn. This makes it harder for opportunistic thieves to zip open your bag without you noticing. On the side of the main backpack is an expandable side pocket with mesh section so it can be used to hold a bottle. There is also a top zip pocket for accessories. There are then side and top grab handles for easy handling when getting into luggage compartments and into accommodation.
The 15 litre daypack is a great bag in itself with a side zip access padded laptop compartment with a hidden passport sleeve, two mesh side pockets for bottles and a handy top pocket for bits and bobs. The daypack can be attached to the front of the main bag via metal slide loops which are located on the external compression straps. It can also be clipped onto the shoulder straps on the main pack so it's on your front so you can keep your guidebook and other essentials close to hand when walking around a new destination.