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Osprey Daylite Daypack


    Osprey Daylite Daypack

    The Osprey Daylite daypack is an excellent addition to your gear collection. This durably constructed basic daypack has all the features needed to carry your daily necessities. See details

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    The Osprey Daylite daypack is an excellent addition to your gear collection. This durably constructed basic daypack has all the features needed to carry your daily necessities.

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    The Osprey Daylite daypack is an excellent addition to your gear collection. This durably constructed basic daypack has all the features needed to carry your daily necessities.

    • Large panel loading main compartment opens wide for packing and unpacking and makes it easy to locate gear
    • Interior sleeve helps organize your stuff, be it a tablet or other goods
    • Mesh-covered back panel with slotted foam protects back from pack contents and breathes well
    • Tuck-away shoulder straps with breathable spacer-mesh backing have an integrated handle
    • If you want to carry a hydration reservoir there's a handy slot for it behind the back panel; reservoir sold separately
    • Front pocket with mesh organizer and key clip; side mesh bottle pockets
    • Osprey Daylite attaches to all Osprey AddOn͊-series packs, including the Aether and Ariel backpacks and Pre-Fall 2012 Porter travel packs, all sold separately


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    Osprey Daylite Daypack Specs
    Best use
    13 liter
    793 cubic inches
    3 + main compartment
    19 x 10 x 8.5 inches
    1 pound
    Bag style
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    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
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    Laptop compartment
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    Osprey Daylite Daypack

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    Osprey Daylite Daypack is rated 4.5882 out of 5 by 34.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great add-on So most of the reviews seem to be of this pack as a stand alone pack. It works great as a stand alone pack like others have said so I won't spend time talking about that. I love this pack as an add-on to my Aether 85. I have always had issues with what to do for a day pack on backpacking trips. This makes day trips away from base camp easier. Having it attach to the pack both increases the packs over all capacity as well as gives you a day pack that is actually comfortable. This is something that you don't see too often in backpacking packs. I am surprised other companies aren't making their own versions of this. It is a wonderful idea and it actually works.
    Date published: 2014-04-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great pack for the money I wasn't even looking for a pack when I was in the store, but I saw this was on sale and picked it up. I've used it twice so far skiing (even though it isn't designed for that), but it was nice to have my stuff with me. It's small and light enough that it didn't get in my way. I'm sure I'll be using it for my day hikes. I have an REI daypack that I've been using and love, but when I don't need to carry a lot of stuff, this will be my go-to pack.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from functional little day pack I bought this daypack for my hiking trip to Assisi, Italy. I wanted something super light that wouldn't take up much room in my carryon luggage (I don't check bags) but sized properly to carry typical day hike necessities. I've used it locally in preparing for the trip. This bag has one big main compartment for a rain jacket, first aid kit, extra socks, etc. with a small flat pocket against the back that easily fits my iPad in it's padded sleeve. The small exterior zipper pocket is great because it is only 1/3 as deep as the pack itself and has two smaller mesh pockets inside it as well (perfect for phone, note pad, snack bar). This lets me keep small items at hand without having to dig to the bottom of the main compartment. I love the loop zipper pulls! So much easier than little tab ends and you can snap the loops together with a carabiner to discourage pickpockets while in town. The shoulder straps are comfortable but I ditched the waist strap immediately. It is very narrow webbing and falls far below my waist. I'm a female, 5' 11" with an average body length (I'm very long legged) and the waist strap is attached way too far down on the pack. But you don't really need it given that this a pack for light loads and easy hikes. It doesn't seem to move around much on my back as long as the heavier stuff is on the bottom. The side compression straps keep the contents from shifting. My big complaint is with the side mesh pockets. They would be perfect for water bottles if they had more elastic or a draw string or were deeper. As it is the bottles fall out of the pockets when I lean over. All in all, it's a good little pack.
    Date published: 2014-04-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I was looking for! I volunteer for a couple of "site steward" programs and for a rock art research project, so I use a daypack constantly. It has to be comfortable and not get in my way when I'm climbing over large boulders and through scrubby woods. It needs to be big enough to hold my lunch, rain gear, camera, notebook, extra shirt, etc., but I need to access my water bottles easily and find small items quickly. This pack meets my needs admirably: The main compartment is a good size, and the outside pocket keeps my keys, phone, pencils, etc. within easy reach, but protected by a zipper. And it's a cool color too (violet)! My only quibbles: I haven't figured out the use for some of the outside straps, which seem too much for a small daypack. Also, when the main compartment is full, it squashes the two netting bottle holders, so it's hard to slide the bottles in, and they tend to slip out easily when I set the pack down. I think those need to be redesigned.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good, but no room for small jacket I bought this back mainly because it mounts onto my Aether 60 and wanted to use it for airplane carry-on and daypack when on vacation around Europe. It's well-made and sturdy, but after trying it for a while I ended up really feeling limited by it and wishing I had a different pack. Firstly, there is no shock cord on the top or other way to stuff a jacket except in the main pocket. If it had that, I would have been much happier with it. My jacket is not that bulky but I still needed to carry it in my hand since it would not fit with the pack. The side pockets could maybe be used but as others mention they are not secure and I worried the jacket would fall out. Secondly, I didn't like the small second pocket. It's very shallow and could barely fit a phone and a couple other things. Finally, there aren't any little loops or other helpful areas to attach stuff to. They just went for streamlined and basic with this pack, but I guess I need a pack with extra thoughtful little features like lots of attachment loops and pockets. I'm going to take this one back and make sure my next pack can carry my jacket and has more options for organization.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for travel & day hikes I bought this shockingly feather-light daypack for a recent trip through Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, and it was the perfect pack for day trips. It was the ideal size for an airline-dubbed "personal item" while flying, holding my larger point-and-shoot camera in its bag, smartphone, Kindle, passport and other necessities, along with a water bottle in one of the exterior pockets. Once I was at my destination, it was my constant companion while exploring Mayan ruins, hopping to the beach for a day, and tooling around town on urban adventures. The contents stayed dry when I was forced to run from point A to point B in two different downpours, though I'm not sure if it'd be waterproof for longer periods. On the way home, it held a surprising number of small gifts that I purchased for family and friends. The straps are comfortable and the chest strap makes it even easier to wear for longer periods, which I'm anxious to do on a hike here at home this weekend. It's the perfect size for lunch, a point-and-shoot camera and other hiking necessities for myself, as well as a water bottle and collapsible bowl for my dog. All in all, this is a fantastic pack and well worth the affordable price. If I were able to, I'd dock it half a star for the rather shallow and oddly shaped side pockets; even a shorter water bottle will fall out when you bend over or set the bag down. However, if your water bottle has a loop on it, you can put an s-biner on the loop and clip the other side to one of the compression straps to solve that problem. Considering that easy fix, I didn't want to take a full star off of an otherwise superior product. PS: I also picked up the Osprey Porter 46 travel pack, which this daypack clips to. I never joined the two, but they do look nice together, and both are constructed with the usual solid Osprey materials and craftsmanship.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Lightweight Day Pack I bought this daypack primarily to go with my Osprey Porter. I wanted to get the daypack that attaches to the Porter before it got discontinued. The pros first: 1. It fits on the Porter nicely and makes a good carrying bag system. 2. It is small and ideal for using as a bag for day trips from the place you are staying. 3. It can also be used for regular day hikes if you pack it carefully. It is small. I can get my essentials plus a small camera and rain gear, with some room to spare. Cons: 1. It does not have a padded waist belt. I has a web belt the keeps the pack from slipping side to side, but you will not be transferring any weight to your hips. 2. It takes some practice to learn how to attach the daypack to the Porter-there were no instructions. 3. I just did a brief search and it appears that Osprey has discontinued this bag, although the new Porter series does have the attachment system for this pack. I like the system that Osprey developed and I am hoping that they have not discontinued it. I use daypack frequently and have been happy with it.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I was looking for! This Osprey backpack is perfect for so many needs. Its a great day-to-day backpack. Light and comfortable. I don't carry too much stuff around but it can fit a decent amount of stuff (computers, books, other electronics, etc). I'm a tour guide in DC and going through lots of security with this baby is seamless. I also am an avid cyclist and this will come in handy for my water reservoir on longer rides as the bag has its own special spot for a water reservoir. Simply perfect and exactly what I wanted.
    Date published: 2014-03-26

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