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Osprey Aether 60 Pack


    Osprey Aether 60 Pack

    The bestselling Osprey Aether 60 pack just got even better with an updated design and a stiff, well-padded hipbelt. You'll be amazed by its light weight, support, comfort and highly customizable fit. See details

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    The bestselling Osprey Aether 60 pack just got even better with an updated design and a stiff, well-padded hipbelt. You'll be amazed by its light weight, support, comfort and highly customizable fit.

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    The bestselling Osprey Aether 60 pack just got even better with an updated design and a stiff, well-padded hipbelt. You'll be amazed by its light weight, support, comfort and highly customizable fit.

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    The bestselling Osprey Aether 60 pack just got even better with an updated design and a stiff, well-padded hipbelt. You'll be amazed by its light weight, support, comfort and highly customizable fit.

    • Custom-moldable, anatomically contoured hipbelt balances 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 flat 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 a curved side zipper on the front of the pack body; wide-mouth sleeping bag compartment is easy to load and unload
    • Top lid converts to lumbar pack with a built-in belt
    • External hydration sleeve in the back panel simplifies refilling and helps protect pack contents from spills (hydration reservoir sold separately)
    • Large 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 Aether 60 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 Aether 60 Pack Specs
    Best use
    Lightweight backpackLightweight backpackLightweight backpack
    57 liter60 liter63 liter
    3,478 cubic inches3,661 cubic inches3,844 cubic inches
    4 lbs. 7 oz.4 lbs. 11 oz.4 lbs. 14 oz.
    2.02 kilograms2.12 kilograms2.22 kilograms
    16 - 19 inches18 - 21 inches20 - 23 inches
    27 - 31 inches30 - 34 inches33 - 37 inches
    Ripstop nylon/nylon oxfordRipstop nylon/nylon oxfordRipstop nylon/nylon oxford
    HDPE framesheet/metal alloy peripheral frameHDPE framesheet/metal alloy peripheral frameHDPE framesheet/metal alloy peripheral frame
    1 aluminum center stay1 aluminum center stay1 aluminum center stay
    Top / PanelTop / PanelTop / Panel
    Top / frontTop / frontTop / front
    6 + main compartment6 + main compartment6 + main compartment
    Frame type
    Backpack style
    Gear capacity (L)
    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Weight - metric
    Adjustable torso
    Fits torso
    Fits waist/hips
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    Suspended mesh back panel
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    Sleeping bag compartment
    Raincover included

    Osprey Aether 60 Pack

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    Osprey Aether 60 Pack is rated 4.4375 out of 5 by 16.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this pack, Best pack ever! I love this pack. I bought it for an 11 day trip to Burkina Faso in west Africa. This bag + a contractor grade trash bag = airplane ready. Once we arrived the bag rode on top of a land cruiser for a total of 12 hours on dusty African dirt roads. The bag was dirty but my gear was safe, dry and clean. The Osprey guarantee is what sold me on the bag and gave me confidence to pursue adventure and not worry so much about my stuff. Pockets are plentiful enough that you have a lot of options. At the same time, there aren't so many pockets that you start losing stuff simply because you can't remember where in the bag you put it. Isoform = comfy. REI will heat the belt and have you wear it. You'll look stupid walking around the store with a huge padded belt. However, when you throw 40lbs in the pack and are hauling it around and it feels like a jansport book bag... you will be singing the praises of REI and Isoform. This bag might feel a little expensive but considering it is probably the last pack you will ever purchase, it's a bargain.
    Date published: 2014-04-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just What I Needed For Backpacking I bought an older model of the Osprey Aether 60 about two and half years ago. My brother and I were preparing to get back into backpacking, and we had a trip along the Rogue River Trail planned out. I researched quite a bit, like I do for all of my gear, and came across the Osprey Aether. For myself, I was looking for a strong, durable, easy to load, multi day pack, that had enough pockets for separating my gear, as well as straps to either add gear to, or use them to compress the pack for shorter trips. This pack was perfect for all of that. Since that first trip along the Rogue River Trail, I have started an outdoor group, and gone on numerous backpacking and overnight snow camping trips. My pack has been with me each and every time. It holds all my gear, I can keep gear seperated for quick and easy access, and it allows me to strap my tent to it easily using the "straight jacket" straps. Some features for the Osprey Aether that I enjoy are the three "straight jacket" straps along the back. I like having them for carrying my tent on the back, as well as a great way to carry my snow shovel and snowshoes on winter snow camping trips. Also, the "J zip" is very useful. Once I have reached camp and have my tent set up, I can simply lay my backpack down and grab gear out using the "J zip", which allows quick and easy access to the main compartment. The Aether 60 is large enough to hold my sleeping bag, sleeping pad, cooking set, water filter, clothing for several days, food and my ten essentails. It's a great backpack and I would definitely recommend it to others seeking a durable multi day backpack.
    Date published: 2014-04-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfy! I bought this backpack last year and have taken it on a few trips. It is really comfortable and highly adjustable. I also like the J - zipper on the side. It allows you to search through the side of your bag and not have everything fall out. I didn't do the custom molding because I felt the backpack would mold to many anyways. I hardly feel this on my back at all on the few trips I have been on, 40 miles average length.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth every penny! First of all, i am a 5'6" 120lbs 29" waist guy and the small fit perfectly. Hip belt: Its very hard to find a pack for us small guys where the hip straps actually fit without cinching all the way down. The hip belt is amazing, I never had sore hips with the new padding and the hip pockets are large enough to fit a larger point and shoot camera (canon s100 in my case). Suspension: Ive never had an issue with the shoulder straps; no digging into the side of the neck or anything. load lifters- perfect. I do like the new external hydration bladder. If you use the osprey brand bladder, it shouldnt bludge out too much since it has a hard panel. Lower back is padded nicely and fills the lumbar region. This extra padding does come at the weight cost (WELL WELL worth it in my opinion). Zippers and straps: All zippers function smoothly although I can do without the large J zipper. In theory its nice but if you organize/plan well you wont ever have to use it (wont be deducting stars since I knew that when purchasing). Also, I can do without the red internal compression strap and sleeping bag compartment divider.How often does a sleeping bag fit perfectly into that region anyways? Overall quality: EXCELLENT! yes the material is thicker and heavier but it will last you a very long time. Additional comments: The fanny pack top lid conversion is nice. I use it when busing and carry all my essentials with me while the rest of my pack goes into the storage region. The buckles for the fanny pack can also replace the hip belt buckles if those ever fail. A rain cover might be nice, once the pack gets wet... it will remain so for some time. oh yeah.... OSPREY WARRANTY - enough said. Enjoy the pack I know I will
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comments about Osprey Aether 60 Pack: As a wilderness Ranger/ Trail Crew boss I found this to be a great work pack. There are straps where I need them so it is easy to attach my crosscut saw, radio, axe and easy access to wedges, first aid kit and saw tools. You don't need to go to the main compartment to re-fill your water bladder; you simply pull out the water bladder from just behind the shoulder straps without having to remove anything from your pack. The pack is very comfortable with very heavy loads when I am hauling out thoughtless visitor's trash. This pack is a little heavy, I always recommend that hikers never use a pack that weighs over three pounds, but if you are working or would like to help by packing out heavy loads of trash from the wilderness this is a good pack. Thumbs Up!
    Date published: 2014-04-11
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from good overall pack Good overall pack. I looked seriously at the osprey atmos before purchasing this one. While the atmos is seriously lighter, the aether is just more comfortable. The only thing that I do not like about this pack is there is simply too many straps, cords, etc. which add weight, get in the way and many seem unnessesary.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not too big, not too small This is a great pack. Built to last means heavy material, so some may like or dislike these two pros/cons. It adjust easily on the go and it is very comfortable. Lots of thoughts went into this pack, such as multiple ways to retrieve your gear and plenty of exterior features to attach extra gear. I would recommend this pack to anyone who is starting out.
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bought it for a friend I bought the pack for a friend and he seems to like it. Adjustable to a certain extent, good zippers and compartments. Solid pack for someone who is getting in to backpacking, having said that it would work just as well for someone with huge experience. It's a pack... didn't get 5 stars because it wasn't waterproof and some of the zips look like they will catch with extended use.
    Date published: 2014-04-07

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