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Weight 3 lb 5 oz / 1.42 kg 3 lb 8 oz / 1.50 kg 3 lb 11 oz / 1.59 kg
Stripped wight 1 lb 15 oz / .88 kg 2 lb 2 oz / .96 kg 2 lb 5 oz / 1.05 kg
Capacity 2100 cu in / 34 L 2250 cu in / 37 L 2400 cu in / 40 L

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Ideal for done-in-a-day climbs and light-and-fast overnight adventures, the Osprey Variant 37 pack includes features based on direct feedback from professional guides, alpinists and weekend craggers.


The Osprey Variant 37 Pack is a top loading pack for tackling ice and Snow, by skis or Climbing. The Variant is versatile and durable, so you can bring along all the important gear as you conquer your mountain. The EVA foam harness and hipbelt is stable yet comfortable, while the hipbelt is removable for lighter loads or just changing to a larger size. The suspension is also removable, as well as the top pocket for trimming down the weight. Don't worry, the FlapJacket closure comes into effect to protect your stuff when the top pocket stays at home. The Dual ice tool holster is more protective as you climb and yet super easy to detach a tool when needed. Stuff you crampons into the front stash and you're ready for the alpine. Features of the Osprey Variant 37 Pack A-frame ski carry EVA foam expedition hipbelt ErgoPull hipbelt closure Front panel compression pocket Hydration Integrated FlapJacket closure system Removable suspension/backpanel Removable top pocket Three point haul system Tool carry Wand/Ice Pro pockets

- Moosejaw

Osprey developed the Variant 37 Backpack with features any winter climber will appreciate. With crampon and wand pockets, ice tool holsters, and a three-point haul system, this pack begs to climb frozen waterfalls and glacier-covered peaks. The Opsrey Variant has a removable frame sheet and hip-belt for easier climbing or when you want to reduce overall weight. A removable top pocket with spindrift collar lets you streamline still further for missions that gram-ditching zeal.

- Backcountry.com

From mountain guides to professional alpinists to weekend craggers, the Osprey Variant 37 backpack is sure to please any adventurer who knows that saving weight whenever you can is key, and that fit is just as important as function. . Thermoformed, contoured back panel with HDPE framesheet and aluminum perimeter rod offer efficient load transfer and a high level of comfort under a heavy load while also shedding snow. 6 mm aluminum frame and HDPE framesheet are removable to reduce pack weight. Contoured EVA harness features webbing attachment points, reservoir hose routing, and an adjustable sternum strap with whistle. Removable EVA hip belt is contoured for optimal fit and load transfer, cut narrow to accommodate movement and a harness, and features Reverse Wrap ErgoPull closure for quick and easy adjustment. Dual-compartment lid stashes smaller gear for quick access and is completely removable to reduce pack weight. Integrated FlapJacket provides weather protection when pack is being used without the lid. Removing the top lid, frame/framesheet, and hipbelt reduces total pack weight by 1 lb. 6 oz. (size M). Compressible front panel pocket offers quick access to gear as well as great gear protection. Dual ice tool holster with bungee tie-offs and lower side-release buckles ensure secure tool storage and quick, easy removal. Ultra-durable pick sleeves and cinchable axe head straps fit a wide range of ice tool shapes. Reinforced A-frame ski loops keep your skis secure while hiking. Under-lid rope compression s