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Osprey Xenith 88 Pack


    Osprey Xenith 88 Pack

    Load up the Osprey Xenith 88 pack for your extended backpacking trip and enjoy its supportive and highly customizable fit, beefed up frame and deluxe suspension. See details

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    Load up the Osprey Xenith 88 pack for your extended backpacking trip and enjoy its supportive and highly customizable fit, beefed up frame and deluxe suspension.

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    Load up the Osprey Xenith 88 pack for your extended backpacking trip and enjoy its supportive and highly customizable fit, beefed up frame and deluxe suspension.

    • Custom-moldable, anatomically contoured BioForm4 CM™ hipbelt and shoulder s balance firmness and cushioning for optimal support and comfort
    • Osprey certified custom molding is available in most REI stores—check your local store for a custom hipbelt molding oven
    • Back panel is lined with reversed spacer mesh for a smooth and breathable contact surface
    • Peripheral frame effectively transfers weight to the hipbelt; single 6061-T6 aluminum center stay helps maintain back panel shape
    • Top-loading main compartment can also be accessed through curved side zippers on each side of the pack body; wide-mouth sleeping bag compartment is easy to load and unload
    • Dual-compartment top pocket converts to lumbar pack with built-in belt
    • External hydration sleeve in the back panel simplifies refilling and helps protect pack contents from spills (hydration reservoir sold separately)
    • Roomy front pockets with coated zippers help keep often-used items handy; stretch-mesh front pocket makes it easy to quickly stash and access extra gear
    • Zippered hipbelt pockets and dual-access stretch-mesh side pockets provide secure storage and organization
    • The Osprey Xenith 88 pack features dual side compression straps, removable sleeping pad straps, trekking pole attachment and 2 ice-axe loops and handle wraps


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    Osprey Xenith 88 Pack Specs
    Frame type
    Deluxe backpackDeluxe backpackDeluxe backpack
    88 liter92 liter96 liter
    5,370 cubic inches5,614 cubic inches5,858 cubic inches
    5 lbs. 4 oz.5 lbs. 8 oz.5 lbs. 11 oz.
    2.38 kilograms2.48 kilograms2.58 kilograms
    30 - 34 inches33 - 37 inches36+ inches
    Peripheral hoop/aluminum center stayPeripheral hoop/aluminum center stayPeripheral hoop/aluminum center stay
    8 + main compartment8 + main compartment8 + main compartment
    18 - 20.5 inches20 - 22.5 inches22+ inches
    High tenacity nylon/nylon oxfordHigh tenacity nylon/nylon oxfordHigh tenacity nylon/nylon oxford
    HDPE framesheet/metal alloy peripheral frameHDPE framesheet/metal alloy peripheral frameHDPE framesheet/metal alloy peripheral frame
    Backpack style
    Gear capacity (L)
    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Weight - metric
    Adjustable torso
    Fits waist/hips
    Number of stays
    Pack access
    Number of exterior pockets
    Best use
    Fits torso
    Frame material
    Suspended mesh back panel
    Pack loading
    Sleeping bag compartment
    Raincover included

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    Osprey Xenith 88 Pack is rated 4.7692 out of 5 by 13.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The pack that does it all Great pack! I had the Gregory Baltoro 75 before this and this pack is far more advanced with regards to pockets and suspension. I also owned the Osprey Atmos 65 which ended up giving back because the wire frame was digging into my hips. The weight on this bag is spot on for this size but very well put together. The external pockets don't waste space on the inside of the pack and the padding is amazing. Only complaint which is minor, would be the hip belt needed at three adjustments during a 1.5 K hike. It's minor because we were going up hill and down which could be the reason. It didn't give out which is why I say it's minor. I think the pack performed quite well and will be my primary for a long time. Coming from the Army, I'll tell you this will be your ideal pack for the gear guy.
    Date published: 2014-04-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid Pack For Long Trips I used this pack on a 5 day adventure on the High Sierra Trail in Sequoia National park after recently purchasing it. Simply put, the backpack was awesome. It did a great job of distributing the weight to my hips and conformed to my body nicely. I had no complaints at all until we went on a 22 mile bruiser on the last day. Once tired the pack felt like it swayed with my body a little more than I would prefer. After repacking my gear to better position some heavier items closer to the bottom and my back this issue went away. I loved the easily accessible pockets and water bladder. I would recommend this pack to anyone planning an extended stay in the wilderness.
    Date published: 2014-04-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very versitile pack I purchased this pack for an 11 day backpacking trek at Philmont Scout Ranch. It performed extremely well by distributing the weight well and was very comfortable in many different environments. The multiple compartments are a plus and envied by my fellow backpackers. The external access to the water bladder is a plus as well. You can tell generations of thought went into this pack. Although I purchased this through REI, I did get the waist belt custom molded at my local Osprey dealer and I think it made a difference.
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Pack This is a very comfortable pack. I took it on a 9 day adventure through the Sierra's from Cottonwood Lakes to Whitney Portal. It is the best pack I've ever used. It held all my gear and could have held more had I needed it to. In the past the packs I've used were a battle constantly adjusting to get comfortable one place or another, with this pack I didn't need to do that at all and I haven't even had the custom molded hip belt yet. I love this pack. I can stop looking for a comfortable pack now, I found it! The only issue I had is the zipper on the sleeping bag compartment snags when I open it, fine when closing.
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice pack This pack is a bit heavy, but that goes along with it's size and quality materials. The suspension displaces the weight well so that it is not really noticed. I got a larger pack becuase I usually have to carry the overflow for my kids, but it will cinch down well for smaller loads. I used the pack this past weekend on a "Dads/Kids Backpack Trip" so I carried alot of extra items and the pack felt great, I was afraid to weigh it, but I guessing is was close to 45lbs. Overall this is a great pack and I have no complaints. I gave it four stars, because I think anything can improve a little.
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for long hikes with big loads I bought this pack to replace my old backpack that was just falling apart. I am a big guy and I tried REI packs and Gregory packs in the store, but the Osprey fit me the best. The employee I was working with promised me I would not be disappointed and when I got on the trail, I found out just how right he was. The frame was incredibly stable on my hips, and it was easy to adjust to fit my body. There are lots of features on the Osprey Xenith. I really like the hydration sleeve on the outside of the pack. The other feature that really caught me was the removable brain which converts to a day pack. Although initially I thought it was a feature that I wouldn't use, it came in really handy. Lastly, my previous pack was a top loader. This pack has access on the top, each side, and the bottom. It made it super easy to get access to stuff throughout the day.
    Date published: 2014-04-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful! I've been backpacking for 20 years now and this is the best backpack I've owned to date. I've evolved from ultralight backpacks - the supreme comfort of this pack makes up for the extra pound or two. The bag's many pockets give it the organizational ability of my old external frame packs. The two side zippers make access to all contents incredibly easy. While packing you can choose optimum placement of items instead of worrying about ease of access. The excellent foam pads, ventilated back, perimeter frame, and rigid frame sheet all contribute to a great carry of big loads. The 6 compression staps allow you to scrunch it down when you have light loads. I had my first use of this pack 2 weeks ago. I haven't worked off my Winter weight yet, but made a hike in record time. I believe the comfort of this pack made that possible.
    Date published: 2014-04-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great pack I was waiting to get the osprey argon until i realized that they didnt make them anymore. so i decided to try a xenith. i think its much better than the argon. its around half a pound lighter, it has a lot more pockets, better ventilation, and it looks great(not to mention its performance as well)!
    Date published: 2014-03-29

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