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Osprey Comet Daypack


    Osprey Comet Daypack

    The Osprey Comet daypack bridges the gap between your work day and after-work play. Whether you're carrying a laptop and papers or rain gear and food, the Comet provides comfort and attractive style. See details

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    The Osprey Comet daypack bridges the gap between your work day and after-work play. Whether you're carrying a laptop and papers or rain gear and food, the Comet provides comfort and attractive style.

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    The Osprey Comet daypack bridges the gap between your work day and after-work play. Whether you're carrying a laptop and papers or rain gear and food, the Comet provides comfort and attractive style.

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    The Osprey Comet daypack bridges the gap between your work day and after-work play. Whether you're carrying a laptop and papers or rain gear and food, the Comet provides comfort and attractive style.

    • Airscape™-style back panel with ridged foam padding provides cushion and ventilation; well-padded shoulder straps are covered with spacer mesh
    • Removable 20mm webbing waist strap; sternum strap with whistle buckle
    • Panel-loading main compartment has a multifunction, bottom-padded sleeve; it holds up to a 15.4 in.laptop or a hydration reservoir (sold separately)
    • Also includes a document sleeve, MP3 pocket and zippered mesh storage pocket
    • 2 vertical-zip front-panel pockets with key fob keep everyday gear sorted and close at hand; also includes a horizontal top pocket
    • 2 side stretch-mesh pockets; single ice axe loop provides a place to lash on tools
    • Padded top grab handle adds a convenient way to carry the pack the Osprey Comet daypack


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    Osprey Comet Daypack Specs
    Best use
    28 liter
    1,709 cubic inches
    5 + main compartment
    15.4 inches
    Ripstop nylon / nylon pack cloth
    20 x 12 x 9 inches
    1 lb. 12 oz.
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    Number of exterior pockets
    Laptop compartment
    Fits laptop size (in.)
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    Osprey Comet Daypack

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    Osprey Comet Daypack is rated 4.4615 out of 5 by 13.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great pack for just about everything This bag is awesome. I was looking to replace an old beloved North Face backpack that was falling apart at the seams. Thought I would branch out and try the 24/7 Osprey line since they had some great reviews and a large range of sizes so I was sure I was going to find something to fit the bill. I had some specific requirements for a new backpack as I want it to be able to multitask as a shopping bag for trips to the store, travel bag for a weekend trip (or tropical getaway if I pack light), computer/photography bag, day hiking pack and as a triathlon/workout bag. Tall order, I know. This bag happily fits that bill. I had originally gone with the Quantum which is the largest of the packs at 34L and has a front stash pocket- a feature that I loved about my old backpack- but it turns out the front pocket is pretty small and the side compression straps fit over the awkwardly shaped external compartments making access very difficult. Enter the Comet. It's a little smaller at 28L but the organization is so much better for me than the Quantum that it was worth sacrificing the space. At the end of the day, this pack is still huge. The organization is really well thought out- it has two roomy side entry panels in the front that separates all your quick access stuff from the main compartment and a little zip pocket at the top for phone, keys, etc. Main compartment also has an organizer on the front panel which is great for small, loose items. The laptop compartment has a separate pocket for iPad or Kindle and a small elastic pouch for an iPod. So simple yet so useful! Two side stash pockets are large enough for a 32 oz Nalgene that you can clip to the compression straps so it doesn't fall out. The front handle weirded me out at first and aesthetically I don't love it but it's definitely more useful than I thought it would be. There are a lot of dangling straps on this bag which is a bit on the downside, although these might be useful if you travel with an ice axe. I wish the hip belt was a bit more substantial and could tuck away behind the back panel; I hate having to remove straps that get lost, etc. It's a great looking pack but more on the outdoorsy side than professional even if you get it in black. I ended up getting another small laptop backpack in black for more professional environments, which is fine since it allowed me to get the Comet in a fun yellow. Love it so far!
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from a great pack An excellent lightweight pack. It's trial by fire was a week in Florida theme parks during unusually cold weather so I needed to carry sweaters and windbreakers for four as well as the usual camera gear and etc. Even stuffed it rode well and the handles turned out to be extremely useful getting on and off rides. The large main compartment and smaller ancillaries worked perfectly for storing clothes and segregating little necessities. A second cold weather trip in New England reinforced its excellent build quality and nice sizing. The comet just made four other packs in my closet obsolete. Unless you are packing heavy this one is all you need.
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great buy! I got this bag to use on my bike commutes to school as well as day hikes this summer. It says it only fits a 15" laptop, but my 17" laptop fits with no issues. Then I still have room for a textbook or two and workout gear. It's handy, comfortable, and I love the pocket set-up. One side pocket is perfect for carrying my laptop battery while the other is handy for shoving my wallet and other items into. I've also used this on some short bike trips around the city and am about to take it camping with me in Utah. I love everything about it. My only complaint is that it's not exactly waterproof (nor does it claim to be), and so I was a little worried for my laptop when it started pouring rain on my commute home. It was fine, but I'm still not confident of its ability in heavy rain.
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great all around pack! Great for all around uses as Osprey does market this line of packs. Its awesome for commuting, around the office, and the general coming and goings of daily life. I've used it snowshoeing up to Chasm Lake on Longs Peak and it did great, but for long trail runs and other fast accents I'd take a more stream line pack. Downsides (if you don't use it for these purposes): Designed for a large computer and little wider than I'd like for my 11" macbook air, and small hip belt thats not good for load bearing only for keeping the pack from bouncing but its removable if you don't want it. Pros: Very Durable, well thought out pockets, compressible so the extra space isn't much of a problem, and very comfortable. It should be a great pack for years to come!
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great bag! I use this backpack for every day commuting. It's light, comfortable and has pockets in the right places. I love the handle on the belly of the pack and the adjustable straps all over the pack. My one con would be that the zipper constantly snags. One would think companies would make the fabric around the zipper thick enough to not be swallowed by the zipper itself!
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for family trips I purchased this backpack for our trip to San Francisco last spring. It was perfect for toting water bottles, iPad, snacks, and whatever else we needed for our sightseeing adventure. It has great padding on the back and shoulders and easily adjusts so my husband and I could take turns carrying it. It has pouches on both sides that adjust and tighten around your water bottles so they don't slide out when you bend over. It also dries quickly when it gets wet. It has many compartments and several loops that I have not had the pleasure of using just yet. Overall, a great travel bag.
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great multi-purpose bad I got this pack to replace a 10+year old EMS brand backpack for daily commuting. It is a very well constructed and thought out pack. The laptop sleve fits my 15" Macbook Pro perfectly and the "document pouch" is great for stowing ipad or kindle (or actual papers, gasp!). The compression straps are great, keeping the pack slim and unoffensive, even on a crowded subway. I am continually amazed at how much room is in this pack. I have easlily used it to carry everything I need for a long weekend trip. I have yet to take it hiking, but I'm sure it would perform well. Having a slit to pass a hydration hose though is a nice touch. I have tested it at home with an osprey bladder, and everything worked nicely. As I believe some other reviewers have noted, the zippers can get caught from time to time, and the extra strap material is a bit dangly after being adjusted. These issues, however, are quite minimal.
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pleased with Purchase Bought this primarily for travel, especially for the plane. I was looking for a pack that fit well. I'm 5'3" and this pack adjusted nicely with still room if it needed to be tighter. The pack is narrow enough that I avoided bumping passengers in the aisle, but still roomy enough that I was able to pack everything I needed. There are numerous compartments that will fit magazines, iPad, smaller items, food. The two drink compartments on the outside are deep and hold large bottles. The drinks are held securely. I'm very pleased with this purchase.
    Date published: 2014-03-26

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