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  • Fits a variety of backs, thanks to its generous torso-length adjustment: just rip it, adjust it and stick it
  • Pack is sized to fit kids from approximately 12 to 16 years old
  • To ensure a healthy and comfortable carry, loaded pack should not be more than 15 to 20 percent of child's body weight
  • AirScape backpanel features three sections of ridged foam and a central air chimney for increased ventilation
  • Running down the sidewall, peripheral rods anchor to load-lifter straps and hipbelt, actively transferring load and resisting sag
  • Top-loading design gives you easy access to the pack's contents; two zippered pockets in removable/extendable lid let you stash maps and small items
  • Retractable sleeping bag compartment has straps to pull it in from the inside allowing the negative space on the outside for a sleeping bag or pad
  • ErgoPull hipbelt closure provides extra cinching leverage—drawing tension along top and bottom, not through the center—relieving hipbone pressure
  • Zippered pockets on hipbelt let you stash small essentials such as a digital camera, snacks, lipbalm and sunblock
  • Front stretch pocket is ideal for stowing jacket, hat and other often-used essentials
  • Large stretch-woven side pockets hold your water bottles and organize other small gear items
  • Hydration-compatible design features reservoir sleeve and a drink tube exit port for on-the-go hydration (reservoir sold separately)
  • Bottom of pack features a small zippered compartment to hold built-in raincover, which is tethered for security
  • Backpacker April �09 declares that the Osprey Ace 48 �represents a sea change in comfort, features and durability among youth backpacks.�


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Frame Type Internal Frame
Gear Capacity (L) 48 liter
Gear Capacity (cu. in.) 2,929 cubic inches
Weight 3 lbs. 14 oz.
Weight - Metric 1.75 kilograms
Adjustable Torso Yes
Fits Torso 14 - 20 inches
Fits Waist/Hips 25 - 29 inches
Material(s) Polyester/nylon
Frame Material Rigid foam framesheet/aluminum
Number of Stays 0
Suspended Mesh Back Panel No
Pack Access Top
Number of Exterior Pockets 6 + main compartment
Sleeping Bag Compartment Yes
Raincover Included Yes
Gender Kids'
Backpack Style Lightweight backpack
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