Osprey Flux

2 reviews
5-star:   1
4-star:   1
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0



This is a great backpack for school. I must give it…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars

This is a great backpack for school. I must give it props for that, but it was a little two bulky while using it outisde. I used it for mountain biking and climbing. It worked well but I learned it was too big. For instance while mountain biking it bounced around on my back and seemed too big. While climbing it restricted some of my movment. Other than being too big for those activities it is a good school pack and day hike backpack.


This is a great backpack for school if you are looking…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Height of Owner: 5'4"
Price Paid: $50

This is a great backpack for school if you are looking for a good bag that is also built to hold a laptop. It holds a 12 inch Apple I-book perfectly, and should hold any laptop under 6 pounds. But anything bigger than that and you would need a different pack.

With the laptop in place it will hold an inch binder and a typical science textbook, like a physiology book. If you need to carry more books than this though, you might consider their larger pack, the focus.

The bag is actually for my wife and this is what she said about it: it is comfortable, great for my laptop. I like the organization pockets. The only thing that I don't like about it is the side pockets are kinda small--can't fit an orange in it. The fit is great and it also has great zippers and a really cool look. The second main compartment has pen holders and pouches to keep all of your school things.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Free Shipping. Osprey Flux Pack (Spring 2007) The Flux Pack by Osprey is designed with the rigors of an active business day in mind. Large main compartments, laptop sleeves, panel zip pockets with internal organizers, cell phone and one liter water bottle pockets all make these packs the durable choice for day-to-day work life. Specifications (M/L): Weight: 2 lb 9 oz / 1.16 kg Capacity: 1500 cu. in. / 25 L Features: Water resistant zippers Molded backpanel Padded laptop sleeve Internal organizer Side electronics pockets Safety light clip-ins MP3 pocket

- Moosejaw

A compact and ergonomic solution for commuters who extend oil-free Wednesdays into the other six days of the week, the Osprey Flux backpack combines school and business pack designs with backcountry-ready components. The padded laptop sleeve and deluxe internal organizer hint at an orientation more towards business than academic efforts, but many students find that laptops are standard equipment on campus these days. Whether it's school or business, swap out your laptop for a hydration pack and you'll find an exit port and hose guides that can help keep you hydrated on weekend day hikes. Along the sides you'll find a roomy pocket for your 32-oz. water bottle and a smaller quick-access compartment for your cellular phone. Aside from reduced dimensions, the Osprey Flux backpack is similar in features to the Osprey Focus backpack. Like all Osprey backpacks, the Flux backpack emphasizes ergonomic comfort through a molded ventilation backpanel backed by a rigid framesheet.

- Altrec Outdoors

CLOSEOUTS. The Osprey Flux Urban daypack let yous experience for yourself great design, comfort and utility. Adjustable, contoured shoulder straps and sternum belt. Main compartment includes a 13 x 10 x 2" pocket for a laptop or documents Front organizer compartment with nine pockets and a key clip Ventilating back panel Front pocket with vertical, water-resistant zipper for a lightweight vest, cap, GPS or PDA Approx 19 x 11 x 6" Approx. 1400 cu.in. 2 lb. 7 oz. Nylon CLOSEOUTS. Vietnam

- Sierra Trading Post

Osprey Flux


The Flux has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$39.95 - $89.00

The Osprey Flux is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen September 12, 2008 at Moosejaw.

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