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Osprey Variant 52 Pack


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  • Lightweight suspension consists of a removable HDPE framesheet with aluminum tubing framesheet
  • Fixed Stretch comfort shoulder harness provides superb carry with rolled seams for added comfort; rescue whistle is incorporated into sternum-strap buckle
  • 3-D contoured EVA hipbelt is removable and stowable; to stow while climbing, tuck hipbelt out of the way by threading webbing and buckles through tool holster slot
  • Thermoformed, contoured back panel provides carrying comfort and snow shedding capabilities
  • Dual, adjustable tool bungee Y-clips stow ice tool shafts quickly, with corresponding holsters securely attaching ice tool head, including leashless ice tools
  • Removable top pocket has a zippered pocket underneath and an extendable spindrift collar to keep snow out of the pack; collar can be rolled up
  • Front pocket stores often-used essentials and is protected from the elements with a water-resistant zipper
  • Reinforced front crampon shield compression pocket provides secure storage and easy access
  • Pack includes protection pockets for easy storage and quick access to wands, probes and pickets
  • 3-point haul system, consisting of grab handle and 2 reinforced loops located at the top of pack, facilitate big wall hauling
  • Internal sleeve and drink tube exit port accommodate a 3-liter reservoir (sold separately) for hydration on the go
  • Side compression straps cnch down loads for jostle-free carrying; dual ski carry loops


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Best Use Climbing, Rock climbing, Mountaineering
Frame type Internal
Gear capacity (L) 49 / 52 / 55 liters
Gear capacity (cu. in.) 2,990 / 3,173 / 3,356 cubic inches
Weight 3 lbs. 8 oz. / 3 lbs. 10 oz. / 3 lbs. 13 oz.
Fits torso 16 - 19 / 18 - 21 / 20 - 23 inches
Fits waist/hips 27 - 31 / 30 - 34 / 33 - 37 inches
Material(s) Nylon
Frame material HDPE/aluminum
Number of stays 0
Suspended mesh back panel No
Pack access Top
Number of exterior pockets 5 + main compartment
Gender Unisex

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