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Osprey Packs Or Backpacks Or Rucksacks

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Osprey Packs is a US headquartered company producing backpacks and travel gear and was founded in 1974.

Osprey Packs have a mission to create innovative high performance gear that reflects their love of adventure and their devotion to the outdoors.

In 1976, Osprey were one of the first companies to introduce breathable mesh in their backpacks. In 2005, Osprey invented a new type of backpack hip belt moulding that conforms to the shape of the body of the backpack carrier.

Today, Osprey Packs have a wide range of backpacks for men, women and children. On their website they categorize their backpacks by activity:

  • Hydration;
  • Ski and Snowboard;
  • Travel;
  • Hiking;
  • Everyday and Commute;
  • Biking;
  • Child Carriers and Packs;
  • Climbing;
  • Backpacking.

If you want more of an idea of what the Osprey Packs company is like, take a look at the following video which is a 40 years celebration teaser:

Osprey Packs – 40 Years in the Making Teaser

This 5 minutes 20 seconds video by OspreyPacks celebrates 40 years of building the world’s very best backpacks. Learn about what makes this company unique amongst a multitude of outdoor brands.

Osprey Packs For Hiking

Osprey Packs have a range of backpacks available for hiking. Whether you are in forests, hills or mountains, they have a large range of volumes, closures and designs for carrying your gear securely and in comfort, knowing that whatever nature throws at you, your backpack is in its element. Their hiking backpack series include:

  • Atmos,
  • Aura,
  • Exos,
  • Kestrel,
  • Kyte,
  • Manta,
  • Sirrus,
  • Stratos,
  • Talon;
  • Tempest;
  • Zip.

Osprey Atmos Series

As an example of these hiking backpacks, consider the popular Atmos backpack series which is promotedin the following video and shows the company’s sense of humour:

What are YOU wearing today? Osprey Atmos Series

This 59 seconds video by OspreyPacks is a promotional for the Osprey Packs Atmos Series for Men which provides a ventilated custom fit for any backpacking endeavor. The video shows the Company’s sense of humour with men in tutus.

Osprey Talon Series

Two more popular Osprey Packs backpacks are the Talon 22 and Talon 33 day packs:

Osprey Packs – Talon 22 Day Pack

In this 6 minutes 5 seconds video, Backcountry Edge review the Osprey Talon 22 day pack. Ideal for day hiking, adventure racing and other active pursuits, the Osprey Talon 22 is sleek and functional. Despite weighing less than 2 pounds, the Talon 22 is capable of comfortably carrying loads of up to 20 pounds.

Osprey Talon 33 Daypack Review by John from GO Outdoors

In this 3 minutes 51 seconds video by gooutdoorstv, John Graham from GO Outdoors reviews the features and benefits of the Osprey Talon 33 day pack. The Osprey Talon 33 is super lightweight, but still comfortable and fully featured, and very versatile. It has been well thought out, and makes an excellent day pack that can be used for everything from climbing, to hillwalking.

If you want to find out more information about hiking backpacks in general, such as the benefits and features of hiking backpacks, then read our guide on hiking backpacks here.

If this brand is not what you are looking for then find out about more hiking brands here!

If you want to read more here are some useful resources:

  1. The Osprey Packs company website.
  2. The Osprey Packs YouTube channel.

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