Osprey Karve 16
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The Osprey Karve 16 snow pack accompanies you to the untracked powder just above the lifts, comfortably carrying essential winter gear and skis or a snowboard. The Osprey Karve 16 snow pack carries a snowboard vertically or skis diagonally. Panel-loading pack opens to large internal compartment and supplies space for extra food, clothing 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.
The Karve 16 Backpack is a ski pack from Osprey. Some of the features include a zippered front pocket, padded front panel and the ability to carry skis in two configurations. Side Z-style compression straps help compress the load for comfortable lift riding. The Karve also features a specific pocket for ski goggles and a shovel blade.
The lift gives you a good start, but once you reach the gate with the loaded Osprey Karve 16 Backpack on your back, you leave the resort for the deep snow and solitude of the sidecountry. Once you secure your probe, shovel, and other backcountry essentials on and inside this pack, the entire mountain range becomes the stomping ground for you and your crew. Since you can easily carry skis or a snowboard, you can search for the ultimate lines no matter what your board choice happens to be that day.
The Karve 16 Pack offers plenty of cargo space for extra layers, food or skins. The front zippered compartment has specific pocketing for a shovel blade and ski goggles. Side Z-style compression straps help compress the load for comfortable lift riding. Designed For: Lift-Served and Sidecountry Riding HydraForm(TM) Reservoir NOT Included
- Rocky Mountain Trail