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Hike desert canyons or alpine trails with the light, clean design of the Osprey Kestrel 48 pack. It offers advanced weight distribution, a sleeping bag compartment and an integrated raincover.

  • Features

    • 3.5mm LightWire peripheral frame effectively transfers load weight from the harness to the hipbelt
    • Atilon framesheet spreads the load across the entire back panel to the peripheral frame
    • Harness adjusts to accommodate different torso lengths
    • Fixed top lid with web attachment points provides top-loading access to the main compartment
    • Side zipper access to main compartment; zippered sleeping bag compartment with floating divider
    • Upper and lower reverse StraightJacket side compression straps; removable sleeping pad straps
    • External hydration sleeve (reservoir sold separately)
    • Tuck-away ice-tool loop and bungee tie-offs; Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole attachment
    • Stretch-mesh pocket and 2 daisy chains on the front panel
    • Full-length vertical zippered side pocket; stretch-mesh side pockets; zippered hipbelt pockets
    • Integrated raincover


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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use


    Frame Type

    Internal Frame

    Adjustable Torso Length



    210-denier ripstop nylon

    Frame Material

    Steel alloy

    Number of Stays

    1 peripheral hoop

    Reservoir Compatible


    Suspended Mesh Back Panel


    Pack Access

    Top / front / lower

    Number of Exterior Pockets

    4+ main compartment

    Sleeping Bag Compartment


    Raincover Included


    Hipbelt Pockets




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