Ortovox Free Rider 24

Ortovox Free Rider 24
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Freeride backpack with built in SAS-TEC visco-elastic back protector

Ortovox says about this product:

"The Ortovox Free Rider backpack range has an SPS Flex BACK PROTECTOR, which combines the back system and protector into a FLEXIBLE UNIT. Built from EIGHT PADS that remain comfortably flexible even in the cold, the TÜV-certified protector adapts to the body and absorbs impact. We use SAS-TEC protective foam. After outward applications of force, this VISCOELASTIC foam quickly returns to its original shape. In contrast to other cushioning materials, it is can also WITHSTAND MULTIPLE IMPACTS (impacts do not destroy the protectors) and is even responsive to small applications of force. Cushioning occurs in a near-linear fashion, which keeps stress on the human body low.

In addition to the optimized back protector, the FREE RIDER 22 S has been given some new and optimized features: in addition to the diagonal ski and the snowboard fastenings, the larger FREE RIDER model has a side ski attachment. A fully-integrated helmet net, hydration system compatibility and a wide hip belt for an optimal close fit are standard features of the FREERIDE SERIES, as are the ice axe and hiking pole fastening and safety compartment. The small upper storage compartment can be used to pack away small items or a light jacket. But this does not mean added weight – on the contrary: The FREE RIDER 22 S has been made significantly lighter.

As with all ORTOVOX backpacks, the FREERIDE SERIES includes our emergency card: In the case of an emergency, the card provides information about the injured person and therefore allows for faster and more efficient treatment.  Learn more about our emergency card.


Those who get away from the masses and head to the mountains need protection. But only gear that fits properly can protect the body perfectly. That’s the reason why the ORTOVOX FREERIDER line comes in three different sizes. With our TÜV-certified protectors, we offer injury protection for every height and back length. SHORT (S) is perfect for a back length of 36 – 44cm and a height of approx. 150 – 175cm, REGULAR for a back length of 42 – 50cm and a height of approx. 170 – 195cm and LONG (L) for a back length of 47 – 55cm and a height of approx. 180 – 200cm. The wide wraparound hip strap ensures the protector fits perfectly – especially when it matters most."

Choose backpacks in this range that are suitable for the above back sizes by following these links:

Ortovox Free Rider 22S       Free Rider 24      Free Rider 26L

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for further sizing information. 


  • A-Skifix
  • Big Hip belt
  • Bright Inside
  • D-Skifix
  • Helmet net
  • Ice axe and hiking pole fastening
  • Separate safety compartment
  • Snowboard and snowshoe attachment
  • Hydration system compatible

Key features of Freerider Series packs at a glance:

Key features of Ortovox Freeride backpacks

Key features of Ortovox Freerider backpack harness system

Benefits of SAS-tec in Ortovox Freeride backpacks


Additional sizing advice:

Size guide for ortovox freerider backpacks

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