Osprey Aether AG 85

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Built strong for big trips that span weeks, the Osprey Aether AG 85 pack keeps large hauls riding comfortably with a custom-fit Anti-Gravity harness, moldable hipbelt and suspended-mesh back panel.


The Osprey Men's Aether AG 85 Pack is a backpacking pack for the long haul. A serious, 85L size for seriously lengthy adventures, whether it's an expedition on months in the backcountry. Anti-Gravity (AG;) Technology suspends through the torso to lumbar Area while an IsoForm harness and CM; hipbelt dial in the Fit and comfort level. Leave the main pack at camp while you convert the top lid to DayLid mode, using the smaller pack for a summit or off-shoot towards a lookout. Space for the essentials and even a non-essential you've deemed worthy of your trail-ventures. Features of the Osprey Men's Aether AG 85 Pack Removable top-lid converts to DayLid daypack Dual Upper side compression straps Dual access side stretch mesh pockets Lower Inside-Out compression straps Zippered hipbelt pockets Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole attachment Additional main compartment access Large stretch mesh front panel pocket Dual front compression straps with StraightJacket compression Dual ice tool loops with bungee tie-offs Zippered sleeping bag compartment with removable divider Removable sleeping pad straps Integrated FlapJacket cover for lidless use External hydration reservoir sleeve Large front J-zip access to main compartment Dual zippered panel loading main compartment Additional straight zip front panel main compartment access External hydration reservoir sleeve Small zippered front panel stash pocket Tuckaway ice tool loop with bungee handle wrap Air mesh harness with edgeless wrap over shoulders Interchangeable sizes for a precise, personalized Fit Die-cut foam lower and mesh ExoForm wrap Upper Adjustable sternum strap with safety whistle Mesh bridge between pads pulls in the lumbar to support heavy loads

- Moosejaw

Buy a plane ticket to New Zealand, pack up your gear in the Osprey Aether AG 85 Backpack, and wander into the land of infinite possibilities. Equipped with Anti-Gravity technology, the newly reworked back panel is specifically designed to make the pack feel lighter than it actually is through a suspended panel of lightweight mesh that has a not-even-there feel when the pack is weighed down with a week's worth of gear. A staple of Osprey's packs, the LightWire frame provides crucial support while keeping weight to a minimum through its reliable load transfer, allowing you to focus on the overwhelmingly grandiose beauty of your surroundings, instead of the brutal weight of your pack while trekking rocky, steep terrain. The adjustable IsoForm5 shoulder harness and CM hip belt allow the fit of the pack to be dialed in to fit your frame size--although, it's worth a mention that the pack is available in three different sizes to fit different torso lengths. A removable top-lid converts to a detachable day pack for quick adventures away from base camp, while the zippered sleeping bag compartment and removable sleeping pad straps carry your bed-time gear with ease. Multiple compression straps help cinch down the load for added stability, and multiple gear attachment points hold ice axes and trekking poles for close-at-hand access. From week-long trips to full-on month-long adventures, the Aether AG is your go-to pack to getting you through the backcountry with all your gear.

- Backcountry.com

Carry basecamp-worthy loads with skis to boot, or journey beyond the reach of resupplies. For backpacking, thru-hikes, and alpine expeditions, the Aether AG(TM) Series has a pedigree like no other pack. Osprey has set the bar for technical backpacking packs by combining Anti-Gravity(TM) technology with customizable fit and innovative features, like the new convertible top lid to create a more capable and comfortable pack for long-haul load carrying on any multi-day excursion. When you need a pack that can carry heavy loads for up to a week or for a month, there is no better option than the Aether AG(TM) 85 pack.. . Body is made out of 210D Nylon Dobby. Accents are made out of 210D High Tenacity Nylon Shadow Box. Bottom is made out of 500D Nylon Packcloth. Custom Fit: The IsoForm5 harness and CM(TM) hipbelt provide outstanding fit and comfort for especially heavy loads and long miles. Both components are interchangeable to provide a truly custom fit.. Anti-Gravity(TM) Technology: The Aether/Ariel AG(TM) features a continuous, suspended panel of lightweight mesh extending from the upper torso through the lumbar area of the pack and wraps the user in supreme comfort.. Convertible Top-Lid Daypack: Haul your gear to basecamp, remove the top-lid and deploy the impressively functional DayLid(TM) to summit a nearby peak or backcountry picnic.. Removable top-lid converts to DayLid(TM) daypack. Dual upper side compression straps. Dual access side stretch mesh pockets. Lower Inside-Out(TM) compression straps. Zippered hipbelt pockets. Stow-on-the-Go(TM) trekking pole attachment. Additional main compartment access. Large stretch mesh front panel pocket. Dual front compression straps with StraightJacket(TM) compression. Dual ice tool loops with bungee tie-offs. Zippered sleeping bag compartment with removable divider. Removable sleeping pad straps. Integrat