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Osprey Farpoint 55 Travel Pack

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    Osprey Farpoint 55 Travel Pack

    The Osprey Farpoint 55 travel pack is built to take you to the far points of the globe, with the comfort of a long-haul pack and savvy convenience of a streamlined traveler. See details

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    The Osprey Farpoint 55 travel pack is built to take you to the far points of the globe, with the comfort of a long-haul pack and savvy convenience of a streamlined traveler.

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    The Osprey Farpoint 55 travel pack is built to take you to the far points of the globe, with the comfort of a long-haul pack and savvy convenience of a streamlined traveler.

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    The Osprey Farpoint 55 travel pack is built to take you to the far points of the globe, with the comfort of a long-haul pack and savvy convenience of a streamlined traveler.

    • Main bag offers a panel-loading opening with lockable zippers, interior pocket and internal compression straps to cinch down contents
    • Also features removable sleeping pad straps, gear attachment points and top and side haul handles to offer additional carrying options
    • Adjustable suspension system can be stored in its own panel for streamlined transport as luggage
    • Spacer mesh back panel with LightWire frame promotes airflow and moisture dispersal during warm weather and heavy lugging
    • ErgoPull hipbelt closure enhances leverage for cinching, drawing tension along top and bottom, not through the center, to relieve hipbone pressure
    • Detachable daypack includes multiple internal and external pockets, tuckaway harness and an internal sleeve for hydration reservoir or a computer
    • External compression straps on the Osprey Farpoint 55 travel pack help secure the daypack and let you cinch down loads for jostle-free carrying

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    Osprey Farpoint 55 Travel Pack Specs
    Specification
    M/LS/M
    Best use
    TravelTravel
    BackpackBackpack
    55 liter52 liter
    3,300 cubic inches3,100 cubic inches
    3 + 2 main compartments3 + 2 main compartments
    NoNo
    NoNo
    NoNo
    NoNo
    00
    YesYes
    18 - 22 inches15 - 19 inches
    UnavailableUnavailable
    NylonNylon
    AlloyAlloy
    25 x 13 x 12 inches23 x 13 x 12 inches
    19 x 11.5 x 7 inches19 x 11.5 x 7 inches
    3 lbs. 15 oz.3 lbs. 12 oz.
    UnisexUnisex
    Bag style
    Gear capacity (L)
    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Number of exterior pockets
    Laptop compartment
    Wheeled
    Carry-on size
    Checkpoint-friendly
    Number of stays
    Adjustable torso
    Fits torso
    Fits waist/hips
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    Osprey Farpoint 55 Travel Pack

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    Osprey Farpoint 55 Travel Pack is rated 4.375 out of 5 by 8.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from goldilocks of travel gear for me... I've had this pack for over a year now. Used it for plenty of domestic and one international travel so far. Its gone on planes, trains, automobiles and bikes�?�sometimes all the above on the same day. With some forethought, I can get everything needed for long-term travel/vacationing in this travel pack. For weekend and weeklong work trips, it swallows everything needed with extra space to cram un-necessaries and even more comfort items. The internal pockets, outer pockets and attached daypack make for ready access to anything I need now that I have a routine down of where I like things stored. Main zippers have rings for luggage locks so you can keep honest thieves out when you need to stow the pack in suspect hotels or under foot while catnapping on trains. Backpack straps, waist belt and suspension system are not what I'd want for trekking into the Wind Rivers, but they are more than sufficient and comfortable for speed schlepping across a big airport to catch a connecting flight or walking the city from subway or bus to your hotel. I've worn the pack all day sightseeing before catching a plane that evening and as long as I can shed the pack for a cafe stop once in a while, it worked fine. On trips where I over pack and over purchase, I've been able to move some of the packs contents to the zippered shoulder strap/belt area freeing room in the bag for more fragile gifts and mementos�??it renders the backpack feature useless unless I want dirty clothes falling out everywhere, but it hand carries well enough for a reasonable return trip. My fav way to travel lately is with a Brompton folding bike�??at least on US domestic flights. I take my brompton and this pack through security and carryon the plane. Gate check the bike as a mobility device (folded up its smaller than a wheel chair or stroller!) and carryon the pack. Retrieve the bike as you exit the plane, unfold it when out of the airport, load the pack on the rack (brompton's straps hold it perfectly) and you're biking away from the airport to your destination, to mass transit or wherever�??Perfect. No checked bag fees and no waiting for luggage that our finest TSA officers have rifled through. I've had or have all the major brands and types of travel luggage and this is the pack I reach for most often.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from great pack I have traveled with this bag for over a year now and it has served me incredibly well. So far, it has enjoyed a 3-week trip through Thailand, a number of week-long trips to and from Seattle, and a month-long stay in Costa Rica that required several unexpected mid-visit moves. The large pack is structured enough, but too much, and I find it to be well-padded and supportive in backpack mode. I have always been able to claim it as my carry-on, without much of a second glance, honestly, except on the tiniest of planes, for which bags are "checked" (and returned) on the tarmac. However, I have never used the bag with the daypack attached - since I always take that as my second carry-on item. I actually find that I use the daypack as my everyday pack even when I'm not traveling, because when my 14" laptop is in its neoprene sleeve, this daypack fits it like a glove. And, with my computer, I can fit my 10" tablet, my purse, a book, and a snack in the main compartment; asundry little items (flash drive, hair ties, etc.) in the inside mesh pocket; quick-grab items like lip balm and tissues in the outside zippered pocket; plus my water and some reusable bags in the outside mesh pockets. I like usable pockets, and for the most part, this daypack is designed so that the pockets are usable. However, sometimes, when I remove my water bottle, the inside contents shift and have to be pushed out of the way to put the bottle back into the pocket - which is kind of annoying if you are trying to replace the bottle while wearing the bag. But, this is a small quibble, because what you get in return is a bag that lacks the bulk of many comparable backpacks and fits very easily under airplane seats. The one thing I wish the large pack had is just one outside pocket. There are certain things that I really don't need in my small bag, but want to be able to get at without having to unclasp and unzip my large bag. All in all, though, it's hard to find much wrong with this pack. Between the internal and external compression straps, it is easy to pack full and cinch down. The external handles are well-padded and I use them more than I would have thought. Finally, I cannot stress enough how awesome the pack-to-pack attachment system is - while wearing the large pack on your back, you can attach the daypack to it so that it hangs in front of you; this actually provides a really nice counterweight and, as someone who travels alone a lot, I find that I use this feature frequently so that my hands can be free but I've still got my bags on my person. The daypack is positioned so that it is really easy to rest it on a counter in front of you and access all the compartments (to get at things like plane tickets and your passport).
    Date published: 2014-04-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for air travel Got two of these for our trip to the virgin islands, for a number of reasons: -Small enough to fit in the overhead of a plane -Panel loading -Suspension system to wear as a backpack; harness hids in a zip panel, so theres not straps dangling all over when you don't want them. -Has handles on top and side for different carrying options -Daypack zips on the front which is really nice for transit thru airports, ports, etc. The suspension is for limited use - say, carrying thru an aiport, to the train station, etc. It is not sufficient for using for more than a few continuous hours. That typed, it is an awesome hybrid pack, perfect for people who refuse rolling luggage and find a a top loading hiking pack to be too much to take onto planes. We've since ended up using these packs for just about every trip we take where our 20L packs are just a bit too small.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding pack!! so excited about this pack! im taking it to south america for 4 months+ the day pack that zips onto the front of this will be very useful. and it also allows you to clip it to the front of your body so you can have all your important belongings in front of you. cant say enough about this pack. bought an rei 40L and returned it as it wasn't going to be large enough. buy this!
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect for Air Travel I bought this product to use as my carry on for a recent trip to Egypt. It was excellent for this purpose and I'll certainly use it again for international travel. Specific pros: - Detachabel pack useful for flexability. - Appreciated being able to hid backpack straps when not needed. - Compression straps are handy for keeping contents tight. Specific con: - With heavier weight the frame and backpack straps are inadequate and become paintful over 3+ hours
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Pack! I used this pack for a 2 week trip around Greece. I really wanted something that I could carry on the flights...this was not the pack for use as a carry on only. I was able to carry on from Boise to Athens, (after some serious sweet talking to the dude at the counter), but had to check the back on the way back home. Don't expect to use this as a carry on if you have it packed full. Our trip consisted of renting a car and driving around Greece in 2 weeks. The pack worked perfectly for this which included a hike up to the top of Mount Olympus. Obviously, in the car it was fine...fit in the back seat as well as any other bag would. The pack proved itself when we hiked Olympus. I unloaded all the unnecessary clothes and stuff and filled it back up with cameras, tripods and all that junk. We hiked up to the refuge with comfort. In the morning, I threw my necessities into the zip off day pack and headed to the top of the mountain. The full pack is very comfortable even when packed totally full. The day pack is about the perfect size for a half day hike or other excursion. The extra straps worked great for strapping my camera tripod onto the bottom. I guess my only complaint is that it didn't work as well as I'd hoped as a carry on. I suppose it'd been nice if it had a little bit more rigidity in the suspension as well. I'm off to Thailand for 3 weeks in January and I'm thinking about trying the REI Vagabond 40. Smaller, but all I'll be carrying is some climbing gear, a t-shirt, and camera stuff. We'll see.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new favorite luggage On most trips, I like having my stuff attached to my body rather than having to deal with a roller-bag. I have a larger internal-frame pack, but it's tempting to overpack, and doesn't (legally) fit in aircraft overhead bins. Checking it caused worries about straps and buckles getting ripped or smashed, so I'd have to bring a pack duffel to stuff it in before I handed it over to the airline agent. It worked, but was annoying. This bag solved all of those issues. I found it ample for several days' worth of autumn-weather clothing on a recent trip. The full main bag slipped easily into the overhead bins of 737s, and the daypack fit right under the seat. However, if I needed or wanted to check this bag--with or without the daypack attached--I wouldn't worry about it. The suspension straps zip completely behind a protective flap (also handy to avoid strap-tangling in the overhead bin), and the multi-faceted daypack attachment is very secure--the straps of the main pack protect the zippers of the daypack (enough to deter pick-pockety fingers, I think), with parts of the daypack protecting the buckles of the main pack. Yet, you don't have to completely remove the daypack to access the main pack. I'm probably not explaining that all very well, but it's cleverly designed. I do have a few minor caveats: the compression straps inside the main bag are thin and slippery, so in order to keep things neat in there, you'll probably want packing cubes/sleeves. Also, although you can cinch the daypack-securing straps on the front, there isn't much true exterior compression on this pack. Finally, you're not going to get as perfectly dialed-in a fit for the suspension system as you'd expect from a more traditional Osprey pack, but you'll get pretty close if you pick the right size for your torso length (although the website currently only shows "medium/large," I bought the "small/medium" at my local REI and it's worked great on me as a 5'5" woman). I suppose I also can't guarantee that the "medium/large" size is as carry-on friendly as mine is. Long story short: I would buy it again without hesitation, I'm looking forward to using it on future trips, and one of my friends bought one for herself after seeing it in use.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not for long trips I used this pack for a 5 month backpacking trip after doing a ton of research, and although I know I couldn't have found a pack that would fit all of my needs, I wasn't entirely thrilled with this one. I was determined to bring only this pack on my trip through Australia, New Zealand, and SE Asia - this was mostly a challenge because of the extremely different climates, but the pack didn't help. My biggest issue is that if you pack it to near capacity, you can't zip the day pack onto it, so you have to decide which one you want to carry by hand and which you want on your back. You also can't take it as a carryon if it's fully packed. Another feature that annoyed me was the placement of the mesh pockets on the front instead of sides of the day pack - you can't even fit a water bottle in there if the pack is more than 60% full. I did like the feature of tucking the main pack straps in and being able to zip it up like a duffle, but because of this, the slack on the adjustable straps is ridiculously long and cumbersome when you are wearing the pack. When I got to SE Asia and ditched my cold weather clothes, I was able to zip the daypack back on, but then it was very awkward to travel with as you can't fit in bus or train aisles or move around as easily as you can with a taller instead of thicker pack. The panel loading is a great feature and it is comfortable to wear from plane to tuk tuk - don't expect to haul it through a jungle. All in all it was a decent pack for my first extended backpacking trip. I learned things about gear that I couldn't have possibly known before leaving - I will probably only use it in the future for shorter trips.
    Date published: 2014-04-14

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