Osprey Kode 42

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The Osprey Kode 42 is a dedicated, technical backcountry snowplay pack designed specifically for ski/snowboard mountaineering, hut-to-hut trips and ski patrol endeavors. The Kode 42 features Osprey's glove friendly buckles, so no need to freeze your fingers taking the bag on and off.

- CampSaver.com

Incorporating design feedback from backcountry professionals and athletes, the updated Osprey Kode 42 snow pack adds logical organization and sharp style to a full day or overnight off-piste venture.


The Osprey Kode 42 offers slightly more volume and features required for bigger days in the mountains. Whether you're into hut-to-hut trips, mountaineering objectives or ski patrol duties. Updated for 2013, the Kode features new materials and features. Dural top load and packpanel accesses dry pocket, hydration compartment, integrated helmet carry system, non-scratch goggle sleeve and under lid zippered pocket HDPE framesheet with a LightWire(TM) peripheral alloy frame provides support for mountaineering and big day tour gear needs Thermo-sculpted SnowShed(TM) backpanel Underneath the Kode 42's top pocket a nylon webbing serves as a rope tension strap Fixed EVA foam padded harness features an adjustable sternum strap with safety whistle buckle A fixed, EVA foam padded hipbelt with modified straight ErgoPull(TM) closure Articulated zippered hipbelt pockets allow for one hand usage when stashing and accessing often needed smaller items Dual articulated zippered hipbelt pockets allow for one hand usage when stashing smaller items Backpanel entry into the main dry compartment provides access to gear and hydration when carrying skis or snowboards -and keeps the backpanel, harness and hipbelt out of the snow Glove friendly quick buckles release quickly with thumb and forefinger Carry skis diagonal or A-frame Carry snowboards vertically or using the horizontal backpanel carry system Hydration compatible; holds a 2 or 3 liter hydration reservoir to your pack for stable, on-the-go water management Ice Tool Carry Stowable Helmet Carry Carry the little essentials; zippered mesh pocket with internal key clip and top stash pocket

- OMCgear

When the not-so-beaten path seems endless, and the bottom of the mountains has disappeared beneath the clouds, you'll keep on going knowing that your Osprey Kode 42 pack holds everything but the kitchen sink. Avalanche professionals, ski guides, and backcountry powder freaks flock to the Osprey Kode 42 Backpack for its comfort, versatility, large capacity, and streamlined design. The Kode features multiple carry options for both boards and skis, as well as plenty of internal panel storage for all of your essential winter items. Durable 420 denier nylon was used to construct the Kode 42, and adjustable torso straps are lined with EVA foam. With dual top and back panel access, the Kode is easy to organize and load. In addition, the Osprey features external straps configured to hold everything from skis to ice axes and rope. Hip belt pockets provide easy access to your camera or phone, and all of the buckles are glove-friendly. Finally, you won't get thirsty in your outdoor pursuits with an internal hydration pocket. It includes a reservoir hanger and an insulated router for hands-free and ice-free drinking.

- Backcountry.com

Free Shipping. Osprey Kode 42 Pack FEATURES of the Osprey Kode 42 Pack Helmet carry Scratch-free goggle pocket A-frame and diagonal ski carry Vertical front panel and horizontal backpanel snowboard carry Extra large front panel J-zip access to avalanche safety kit pocket with shovel handle and probe sleeves Ice tool loop Reinforced wear points to protect pack from metal edge abrasion Insulated shoulder harness hydration tube sleeve Glove friendly buckles and zipper pulls Wet/dry gear division Backpanel entry into dry pocket Zippered fabric hipbelt pockets Dual top load and backpanel access to main compartment Backpanel access to dry gear and hydration Top pocket integrated helmet carry with goggle sleeve Under lid rope carry system Eva Foam Torso Fixed Harness Adjustable sternum strap with safety whistle buckle Insulated hydration sleeve HDPE Framesheet Layered snowshed backpanel Fixed Eva Foam Hipbelt Taped edges, large pockets and ErgoPull closure SPECIFICATIONS of the Osprey Kode 42 Pack 420HD nylon 420D hex rip diamond Dimension: (H x W x D): 26 x 13 x 13in. / 65 x 33 x 32 cm SPECIFICATIONS for S/M Volume: 2441 cubic inches / 40 liter Weight: 3 lbs 10 oz / 1.64 kg SPECIFICATIONS for M/L Volume: 2563 cubic inches / 42 liter Weight: 3 lbs 10 oz / 1.65 kg

- Moosejaw