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The Osprey Karve 11 Snow Pack offers sharp styling and practical utility for the rider seeking sidecountry adventure. This pack is low profile for comfortable lift riding and dynamic skiing and snowboarding. It carries most shovels and probes, offers quick ski and snowboard carry options, and has an insulated hydration tube channel to keep your water supply drinkable.

- Altrec Outlet

Hit the slopes and enjoy a day of sidecountry adventure with Osprey's Karve Backpack. Offering a diagonal ski carry system with retractable cable and removable compression patch, this functional snowsports pack has a dedicated shovel and probe pocket as well as an insulated hydration sleeve. The low profile design is lift-compatible, allowing you to be ready for a day of fun in the snow.

- Mountain Gear

On Sale. Free Shipping. Osprey Karve 11 Pack FEATURES of the Osprey Karve 11 Pack Continuous zippered access from hydration reservoir to insulated hose sleeve in shoulder strap Diagonal ski carry and vertical snowboard carry options Small zippered pocket for keys, money, lift passes External quick access sleeves for shovel handle and probe Full foam padded front panel to prevent ski edge wear Internal shovel blade storage Quick release side compressors Vertical zippered pocket Zippered front pocket for shovel blade and ski goggles 16L of cargo space for spare layers, skins, etc EVA Foam Torso Fixed Harness Adjustable sternum strap with safety whistle buckle Insulated hydration sleeve HDPE Framesheet Layered snowshed backpanel SPECIFICATIONS of the Osprey Karve 11 Pack 420HD nylon pack cloth 210 nylon double diamond Dimension: (H x W x D): 19 x 12 x 6in. / 48 x 30 x 14 cm The SPECS for S/M Volume: 610 cubic inches / 10 liter Weight: 1 lb 15 oz / 0.87 kg The SPECS for M/L Volume: 671 cubic inches / 11 liter Weight: 2 lbs 1 oz / 0.94 kg OVERSIZE ITEM: We cannot ship this product by any expedited shipping method (3-Day, 2-Day or Next Day). Even if you pick that option, it will still go Ground Shipping. Sorry for being so mean.

- Moosejaw

When hiking to earn your turns, the low-profile Osprey Karve 11 snow pack takes your essentialls and skis or snowboard along for the ride. The Osprey Karve 11 ski pack carries a snowboard vertically or skis diagonally. Panel-loading pack opens to internal compartment and supplies some space for extra food and gear; includes external sleeve for snow probes and a shovel handle. Zippered front pocket is designed to carry goggles and a shovel blade. EVA foam harness features an insulated hydration sleeve and an adjustable sternum strap (hydration reservoir not included). Snow-shedding fabric reduces snow buildup while the pack sits in the snow, and a fully padded front panel reduces wear from ski edges. Compression straps stabilize the load. Closeout.


Sure the lift line trees hold great pow, but when patrol drops the ropes to the peak's bootpack, you're there with all you need tucked neatly into the Osprey Karve 11 Backpack. Whether you ski or ride, you can attach your snow-slaying gear, probe, shovel, and other slackcountry essentials onto and into this sleek, lift-friendly pack. Then all you need is some skills and a partner to watch your back as you drop into a deep and skinny chute off the summit.

- Backcountry.com