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  • Mesh-covered, die-cut EVA hipbelt saves weight and enhances breathability
  • Pack fits a wide variety of backs thanks to hook-and-loop, torso-length adjustability: just rip it, adjust it and stick it
  • Back panel features ridge-molded foam with channels covered in mesh to allow airflow
  • HDPE framesheet provides flexible and light structural support
  • Trekking pole attachment lets you stow and remove poles (not included) while wearing pack
  • Poles tuck away between your arm and pack; adjustable shockcord on left-hand shoulder strap and a side loop hold poles in tightly
  • Front and side stretch-woven pockets are ideal for stashing a jacket and other often-used gear
  • Hipbelt features 2 zippered pockets for stashing a digital camera and snacks
  • Hydration-compatible design features reservoir sleeve and drink tube exit port for on-the-go hydration (reservoir sold separately)
  • 2 ice axe loops with bungee tool tie-offs let you lash extra gear outside
  • Side compression straps let you cinch down loads for jostle-free carrying
  • The Osprey Kestrel 28 pack features an integrated raincover that pulls out in a flash to protect contents from unexpected rain


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Best Use Hiking
Bag Style Backpack
Frame Type Internal Frame
Gear Capacity (L) 26 / 28 liter
Gear Capacity (cu. in.) 1,587 / 1,709 cubic inches
Weight 2 lbs. 9 oz. / 2 lbs. 11 oz.
Adjustable Torso Yes
Fits Torso 16 - 20 / 19 - 21 inches
Fits Waist/Hips 27 - 45 / 29 - 50 inches
Material(s) Nylon packcloth/ripstop nylon
Frame Material HDPE framesheet
Number of Stays 0
Pack Access Top
Number of Exterior Pockets 7 + main compartment
Hipbelt Yes
Raincover Included Yes
Dimensions 28 x 13 x 12 inches
Gender Unisex
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