Max. Load Carried: 30lbs
Height of Owner: 6'8"
Price Paid: $59
Originally, I bought this as a weekender bag after getting tired of the 8 lbs. empty Arc’Teryx Bora 80. I bought it sight unseen as it was a overstock from REI. Getting the bag and unpacking it, found a few features that really appealed to me in a day-pack.
First I still pack pretty heavy and I love that it had a cushioned back support to help ease the load. Also, it has compression clips to really get every inch in there. It really is amazing on how much you can get in to this smaller bag. The hydro pouch section was a little different that it was completely separated from the main bag due to this I was finding my self putting things in there, even though I already had a 3-quart Platypus in there.
I first decided to use it on an 8-mile hike north of Pasadena. It worked well but on the first trip I lost one set of the buckles that connected to the waist strap. These buckles are not sewn in and while that makes them easy to repair it also makes them easy to lose.
The bag performed as good as good be expected.
Overall for a bag that I bought for 60 dollars on sale it was a good buy but for the 100 it normally sells for i would look for something a little more tailored to exactly what you are going to use it for.
Max. Load Carried: 30 lbs
Height of Owner: 5'9"
Price Paid: $50
More compartments than you know what to do with. Holds a lot. Seems really sturdy but is a little heavy.
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Organize your daily essentials inside the all-around Odyssey Pack from Jansport Trendy backpack has an incredible amount of storage combined with a classic design ideal for school, work or a short trip across town Large main compartment has a large sleeve that fits a 3L hydration system or a 15" laptop while deluxe utility pocket keeps your essentials organized while also providing convenient access to each one Odyssey features Biovent shoulder straps and back panel for easy carrying comfort and ice axe loop in case of unplanned alpine trips Ballistic nylon fabric provides the pack with a sturdy construction that lasts for years No matter what the occasion, the Jansport Odyssey Pack is ready for the mission
The JanSport Odyssey pack is a comfort superstar! It sports a rich array of features that will come in handy when you're commuting across town or hitting the trail. Light, ergonomically shaped shoulder straps conform to your body and help evenly distribute the load. Angled holes in the shoulder straps provide maximum ventilation to keep shoulders cool. Padded hipbelt can be tucked away when not needed. Highly breathable back panel protects your body from the pack's contents and features circulation grooves and recessed channels to increase cooling airflow. Dual main compartments allow you to separate and organize gear; padded sleeve holds a laptop or hydration reservoir (reservoir sold separately). Large front pocket and stash pocket give you choices for optimal organization; V-loft security pocket holds your valuable items. 2 side mesh pockets hold water bottles (not included) or other essentials; daisy chain and ice axe loop let you lash on additional gear. Compression straps allow you to pull the load close to your back for improved balance. The JanSport Odyssey pack is made of durable, 420-denier polyester and 840-denier ballistic nylon.
If you're hitting the books hard, give yourself a break and hit the trail with the JanSport Odyssey Backpack strapped to your back. With multiple pockets and loops to hold all your gear, the rugged Odyssey is up for any number of different adventures. And no matter what you're carrying, you're uber-comfortable thanks to the Biovent harness, which features lightweight molded foam shoulder straps that conform to your body and provide cooling airflow through angled vents.
The Odyssey has plenty of room for anything you could need. Versatile padded sleeve designed to fit a 3L hydration system or 15 laptop. 2350 cu in. 2 lbs 13 oz. 20 x 14 x 12.
- Ramsey Outdoor