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- Osprey Aether 65 Backpack
- Osprey Talon 33 Backpack · Men's
- Osprey Aether Plus 60 Backpack · Men's
- Osprey Aura AG 65 Pack · Women's
- Osprey Aura AG 50 Backpack · Women's
- Osprey Tempest 20 Backpack · Women's
- Osprey Aether Plus 70 Backpack· Men's
- Osprey Talon 22 Backpack
- Osprey Ariel 65 Backpack · Women's
- Osprey Tempest Backpack · Women's
Osprey Aether 65 Backpack
This top-of-the-line pack is great for long trips, carrying heavy loads. It features Osprey's anti-gravity suspension which cradles around your back like a trampoline, and it has all the bells and whistles - like a removable top lid and an integrated rain cover. This pack is designed to make your load feel lighter and is a game changer for folks who haven't found a pack that is comfortable on their collarbones and shoulders.
Osprey Talon 33 Backpack · Men's
With 33L volume, this pack is the perfect size for long day hikes where you'll need to bring some extra gear, and can even be used to short and light overnight trips. With 6 external pockets and a large main compartment, there's plenty of space to stash all your rain gear, lunch and snacks, emergency and first aid supplies, camera, and anything else you want to bring along, and the water-resistant material will keep it all protected! Adjustable straps allow for the perfect fit!
Great stability and ability to keep well adjusted while hiking any terrain. This is an awesome size to pack light lite and travel from a day trip to a light over nighter.
Osprey Aether Plus 60 Backpack · Men's
This pack is made for weekend or week long backpacking trips alike. The lightwire suspension distributes weight evenly across the hipbelt for a comfortable hike. The airscape backpanel provides stability AND airflow while you're on the move. The adjustable harness system fits a variety of different torso lengths. You can also remove the top lid (brain) and use it as a day pack when you want! I wish I had this pack!
Fit on the Fly hip belt and shoulder strap system.
Detachable top lid can be used for day pack.
Included Rain Cover
3L Hydration system compatible.
External straps and attachment points to secure trekking poles, ice axes and sleeping pad.
Backed by Ospreys All Mighty Guarantee
-Fit on the Fly hip belt and shoulder strap system.
-Detachable top lid can be used for day pack.
-Included Rain Cover
-3L Hydration system compatible.
-External straps and attachment points to secure trekking poles, ice axes and sleeping pad.
-Backed by Ospreys All Mighty Guarantee
Osprey Aura AG 65 Pack · Women's
A great women's specific backpack for multi-day backpacking trips. With 11+ compartments, this pack has ample storage and organization for gear. The Aura uses Osprey's anti-gravity suspension system which helps keep the pack off of your back while hiking, allowing for airflow and ventilation to keeps things comfortable. The shoulder pads and hipbelt feature additional padding for comfort and support and the top lid can be fully removed!
A super comfortable pack that has plenty of awesome features, including Anti-Gravity suspension, tons of pockets, and a removable lid to cut down on weight. Backed by Osprey's Almighty Guarantee!
Great suspension and ventilation, plenty of room for all your stuff.
Osprey Aura AG 50 Backpack · Women's
A solid women's specific backpack for hikers who need ample space and comfort for long days on the trail. This pack uses Osprey's anti-gravity suspension system which helps keep the backpack off of your back, providing ventilation and airflow. The shoulder pads and hip belts are cushioned for additional comfort and the top lid is removable. It features an adjustable harness and hipbelt which will best fit torso lengths from 18-21 inches and waist sizes from 27-48 inches.
Features Antigravity Suspension, removable lid, stow-on-the-go trekking pole attachment, hydration compatibility, and plenty of pockets! Osprey boasts that this pack is the "best-fitting, most comfortable and ventilated women's-specific pack ever made for traditional backpacking trips"!
Osprey Tempest 20 Backpack · Women's
With hip belt pockets, water bottle pockets, hydration sleeve, panel loading top access, great organization and shove it pocket, this is truly a pack that will work for all outdoor activities. The ventilated back panel keeps air flow moving and carries weight effortlessly.
This is possibly the perfect day pack with just the right amount of space for layers, lunch, and other day hiking must haves. It features built in pockets on the hipbelt and is hydration system compatible.
Osprey Aether Plus 70 Backpack· Men's
Osprey is one of the leading backpack brands, and is known for high quality, durable, comfortable products. At 70L, this pack is the perfect size for weeklong or longer trips. Comfortable and with multiple adjustment points which can adjust at the hips, sternum, and shoulders for a perfect fit. A removable lid plus supplemental day pack for summit pushes and day hikes increases the versatility. An included rain cover keeps your gear nice and dry, and features such as hydration reservoir-compatible plus plenty of pockets make this a great pack! Backed by Osprey's All Mighty Guarantee!
This pack has the space for all of your gear over a 5 day trek and is built with quality processes and materials to last a lifetime! Plus, you get Osprey's "All Mighty Guarantee" where they will repair or replace any defects! Osprey packs remain comfortable at larger sizes and this one has a detachable daypack for any side excursions you don't need your entire pack for!
Osprey Talon 22 Backpack
My personal favorite for most things. It's a bit on the larger side, but comfortably fits a few layers if i get warm during the day. Also fits snacks, a camera, etc without feeling cramped. Has the pocket sides for water bottles and two hip belt pockets which I personally think is nice.
This pack is a bit more structured to carry day hiking essentials like snacks, layers, water, first aid, light, phone etc while staying light and supportive. The hip belt pockets are ideal for small items with fast access.
Osprey Ariel 65 Backpack · Women's
WEIGHT: 4.8 lbs
-Custom fit on the fly hipbelt, shoulder strap and adjustable torso length make this highly adjustable
-Ideal for carrying heavier loads
-Airscape backpanel creates a breathable, close-to-body fit
-Large front panel zip access to main compartment
-Floating top lid with lash points
-Large dual access stretch mesh side pockets for water bottles, etc.
-Dual upper/lower side compression straps
-Dual fron panel compression straps
-Dual zippered hipbelt pockets
-Zippered sleeping bag compartment with removable divider
-Removable sleeping pad straps
-Internal reservoir sleeve for 3L bladder
Great weekend to thru hike option with comfortable carry, ventilation and tons of organization inside and out. The suspension keeps weight centered and air flow moving while features like sleeping bag compartment, compression and shove it pockets secure loads and keep things organized.
Osprey Tempest Backpack · Women's
Osprey Archeon 45 Backpack · Men's
A sustainably-made pack that is durable! Versatile enough to take hiking, traveling, canyoneering - or really anything else you might need a pack for. Great for longer hikes, missions with more gear or an overnight backpacking pack. It has great pocket access and size, has a hydration sleeve for your bladder and includes a raincover. It has an adjustable torso length that fits 19-23 inches and a waist size of 28-50 inches.
Osprey Rook 65 Backpack · Men's
Designed for backpackers of all levels - this is a simple, lightweight, and user-friendly backpack with features you can count on. The Rook provides great ventilation to keep back sweat at bay while hiking as well as adjustable airspeed suspension to help disperse weight for a more comfortable carry. Integrated raincover, hipbelt with stash pockets, and hydration system compatible.
Osprey Tempest 30 Backpack · Women's
This pack is the perfect size for larger/longer day hikes, and fast & light or shorter backpacking trips at 30L. Plenty of great features, such as multiple adjustment points, plenty of pockets, Airscape Suspension Backpanel, and more! Osprey uses sustainable materials for their packs, and their Almighty Guarantee makes this price even sweeter!
Osprey Ariel 55 Backpack · Women's
55L is perfect for staying a little more nimble and agile on the trail without feeling bulky yet having all the space needed for a backpacking trip. The floating lid and sleeping pad compression plus front lash points make storing gear externally when needed a breeze.
Osprey Renn 65 Backpack
This is an amazing quality backpack at a value oriented price, great for trips anywhere up to a week long! Osprey makes incredibly durable gear that comes with their All Mighty Lifetime Guarantee.
Osprey Hikelite 26 Hiking Backpack
Great day hiker or used on the bike with the built in rain cover when needed, compression straps, airspeed back panel and easy to access panel loading design.
No more sweaty backs! Great value on a well ventilated backpack. It does not have a substantial hipbelt (it has removable webbing).
Osprey Ariel Plus 70 Backpack · Women's
This not only has one of the most comfortable and capable carries but adds wonderful options like hip belt pockets and significant compression to shrink a smaller load or for external hauling. One of the largest draws to this pack is the customizable fit from the hip-belt, shoulder straps and adjustable torso length to dial it in precisely. The high volume and close to the body carry encourages bigger trips, more weight and keeping that load centered for technical trails. The floating lid can convert to a day pack and this option comes with a rain cover plus all the necessities from a modern backpacking rig like hydration sleeve and additional front access to the main compartment.
Osprey Aether Plus 85 Backpack · Men's
Osprey is one of my favorite pack makers on the market. This Aether Plus is designed to carry heavy loads up to 70lbs with ease due to the frame shape that keeps weight close to the body. On the fly hip and shoulder strap adjustments as well as an adjustable torso length give a personalized fit for torso lengths of 19 to 23 inches. Weighs 6.2 lbs
This is an awesome pack for the burliest of loads, everything but the kitchen sink. Still maintains all the standard features of the smaller volumes but increases with more height and ability to stash gear inside, outside and with the auxiliary day pack.
Osprey Eja 38L Hiking Backpack · Women's
This is one of the most comfortable, framed UL packs out there in a great volume at 58L for everything you need yet not feeling like you're leaving anything behind or feeling too cumbersome on the trail. Tons of versatility with the floating and removable lid, great ventilation and comfort.
Osprey Men's Aether Pro 70 Pack
A streamlined and efficient pack with hipbelt pockets for easy access, removable top lid, removable sleeping bag straps and interchangeable hip belt and shoulder straps making for a super versatile and custom fit. It's a lighter pack with more simple compartments for organization. A perfect option for longer backpacking and mountaineering pursuits.
Osprey Ariel Plus 60 Backpack · Women's
The Ariel 60 is a backpack that can handle any loads ranging from 30-60 lbs. It has a custom fit-on-the-fly hip-belt and shoulder strap to make sure you get the perfect fit. The top lid detaches and converts into a daypack for side excursions plus has a DWR treatment to make sure it's water repellent. Rain cover included for even more all weather assurance.
Osprey Aether 55 Backpack
Super functional with divided sleeping bag compartment, loads of compression options, large shove it pocket, side water bottle pockets, hydration sleeve, pocketed hip belt, well padded straps and vented back panel. This is a pack that is perfect for quick weekend trips and longer backpacking alike.
Osprey Women's Kyte 50 Backpack
Thru-hikes or backcountry trips. Coming with an integrated rain cover to keep all your gear dry, with plenty of pockets to store items. Has an Airscape back panel that offers adjustable torso lengths and provides a stable and breathable, close to body carry.
Osprey Levity 60 Backpack · Men's
This pack is designed for ultralight treks but doesn't sacrifice comfort or durability. Carry up to 10 - 25 lbs. of gear with no problems.
Great over night to thru hiking pack with thoughtful, minimalist design that does not compromise on carry ability or ventilation.
Osprey Tempest 9 Backpack · Women's
Smallest volume option from Osprey's iconic Tempest series, this pack is great for day-hikers who only require the bare minimals and want to move fast. Perfect for a water reservoir, rain jacket, and a small snack or two!
Made specifically for women, this pack is adjustable, and hydration compatible. Perfect for day hikes and fits essential items you'll need to bring.
Osprey Atmos AG 65 Backpack
One of the best selling packs out there to blend comfort and ventilation. Ideal for heavy weekend trips to extended backpacking. The Ant-Gravity suspension controls weight with body hugging 3D mesh while a long list of features ensures optimal organization and preparedness with a 30-40 pound load range.
Osprey Lumina 45 Pack · Women's
This is the ideal pack for women seeking a super light option that does not sacrifice on carry ability and features. Most competitors in this space omit the full frame, lid or other elements but the Lumina retains the paltry weight of 1.7 pounds while still offering a fixed lid, customizable compression, great organization and zippered accessory pockets. Awesome choice for those that go light, from backpacking to day hiking.
Osprey Manta 24 Pack · Men's
This trail friendly pack includes a 2.5L reservoir by Hydrapack, has a highly ventilated AirSpeed back panel, adjustable harness and tons of pockets to organize your gear. Rain cover included!
Osprey Archeon 30 Backpack · Women's
Osprey Ariel Pro 65 Pack · Women's
Sternum strap with whistle for safety
Removeable side compression straps to stabilize loads
Sleeping pad straps
Large, removeable hip belt pockets for water bottles, snacks, phone, lip balm - etc!
Dual front compression straps for slim profile and stability
Compatible with 3L water reservoir
Trekking pole attachments
Removeable top lid with zippered pocket for strorage
Aluminum 7075 peripheral frame transfers load from neck/shoulders to your hips
Mesh covered back panel for optimal ventilation
210D Nylon fabric on the main portion of pack for ultimate durability
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