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Osprey Aether 85 Lightweight Backpacks have a Lightweight Mountaineering Design!

The newly improved Osprey Aether 85 lightweight backpacks have a lightweight mountaineering design, custom moldable hipbelt and a reduced profile for backcountry adventures.

Backpack Features

  • Removable IsoForm CM™ Custom Moldable hipbelt has superior load support
  • 3D dual density foam
  • Osprey certified Custom Molding available in most REI stores
  • ErgoPull™ hipbelt closure to relieve hipbone pressure
  • IsoForm dual density foam harness promotes airflow and wicks away moisture during warm weather and intense activity
  • LightWire™ suspension

Running down the sidewall, the peripheral rods anchor to load lifters and hipbelt, actively transferring load and resisting sag. HDPE framesheet protects your back from bulky or pointy items and supports heavy loads. Top pocket can be converted into a lumbar pack; IsoForm hipbelt on backpack can be removed and slid onto lumbar pack for comfortable carrying.

J zipper panel access makes packing and accessing your stuff a snap. External accessible bottom compartment with wide mouth and divider holds all types of sleeping bags. Double entry, stretch woven side pockets keep essentials handy, and a stretch woven front pocket with welded vent accepts Osprey AddOns™ , sold separately.

Straightjacket™ compression with three horizontal straps let you securely compress your contents. Internal compression strap makes your load stable. Stow on the Go™ trekking pole attachment, ice axe tool loops, side gear straps, cord loop attachment slots, and sleeping pad straps accommodate a variety of gear.

Hydration compatible design has reservoir sleeve and double drink tube exit ports for on the move hydration, reservoir sold separately. Osprey Aether 85 backpack saves weight yet is durable with a 210 denier dual ripstop nylon, 420 denier nylon packcloth body, and 500 denier plain weave oxford nylon bottom.

Specifications for Small and Large sizes torso / waist and hips / base volume / average weight are as follows:

  • Small: < 18.5 in. / 27 - 31 in. / 5,000 cu. in. (82 liters) / 4 lbs. 13 oz. (2.18 kg)
  • Large: >20 in. / 33 - 37 in. / 5,400 cu. in. (88 liters) / 5 lbs. 4 oz. (2.38 kg)

Item #: 795624

Osprey Aether 85 Backpack Specs (medium)

  • Used for Backpacking
  • Internal Frame type
  • Lightweight backpack
  • Not Ultralight
  • Gear volume: 5,200 cu. in., 85 L
  • Average weight: 5 lbs. 1 oz., 2.3 kilograms
  • Adjustable torso
  • Fits torso 18 to 20.5 inches
  • Fits waist/hips 30 to 34 inches
  • Materials: 210 D dual ripstop nylon, 420 D nylon packcloth, 500 D plain weave oxford nylon
  • Frame material: HDPE framesheet/metal alloy peripheral frame
  • Number of stays: 2/3 length aluminum stay
  • No Suspended mesh back panel
  • Top loading Pack/Panel
  • Pack access - Top, side or front
  • Number of external pockets: four plus main compartment
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • No Raincover included
  • Men's Backpacks

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