Retailers' Descriptions

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Made specifically for women, the Ariel 65 backpack is an advanced expedition pack; lightweight, streamlined and designed to let you carry large loads comfortably. It now features Anti-Gravity Technology for a more adjustable and comfortable fit. Pack body made from 210-denier nylon dobby. Bottom made from rugged 500-denier nylon packcloth. The IsoForm5 harness and CMTM hipbelt provide outstanding fit and comfort for especially heavy loads. Anti-Gravity suspended mesh backpanel allows exceptional comfort and ventilation. Top-lid converts to a day pack for quick summit assaults from base camp. Dual side compression straps. Dual-access, side stretch mesh pockets. Inside-OutTM compression straps lets you secure your load even when side pockets are in use. Stow-on-the-GoTM trekking pole attachment. Large stretch mesh front panel pocket. Dual front StraightJacket compression straps with compression. Dual ice tool loops with bungee tie-offs. Zippered sleeping bag compartment with removable divider. External hydration reservoir sleeve; reservoir sold separately. Imported.

- L.L.Bean

The Osprey Ariel AG 65 is the perfect women's specific backpacking solution when your primary concerns are carrying heavy loads in ventilated comfort for bigger trips and weeklong-plus excursions. Now featuring their innovative Anti-Gravity technology and custom fit along with an incredibly robust feature set and a top lid that converts to a functional daypack or summit pack.

- Mountain Gear

For backpacking, thru-hikes and alpine expeditions, the Aether/Ariel AG Series has a pedigree like no other pack. This season, Osprey has put the bar out of reach by combining Anti-Gravity technology with customizable fit and innovative features to create a more capable and comfortable pack for long-haul load carrying on any multi-day excursion. The women's specific, custom fit Ariel AG 65 is great for a week on the trail or a gear-intensive weekend where extra volume makes the difference. CUSTOM FIT The IsoForm harness and CM hipbelt provide outstanding fit and comfort for especially heavy loads and long miles. Both components are interchangeable to provide a truly custom fit. ANTI-GRAVITY TECHNOLOGY Features a LightWire tensioned, full peripheral frame that comfortably transfers pack load. Also features a continuous, suspended panel of lightweight mesh extending from the upper torso through the lumbar area of the pack and wraps the user in supreme comfort. ISOFORM ANTI-GRAVITY MESH HARNESS Features interchangeable sizes for a precise, personalized fit, adjustable suspended harness with structural load lifter bar for load transfer and comfort, die-cut foam lower and mesh ExoForm wrap upper, and adjustable sternum strap with safety whistle. ISOFORM CM HIPBELT Features custom heat molding and interchangeable sizes for a precise, personalized fit. The mesh bridge between pads pulls in the lumbar to support heavy loads. CONVERTIBLE TOP-LID DAYPACK Haul your gear to basecamp, remove the top-lid and deploy the impressively functional DayLid to summit a nearby peak or backcountry picnic.

- Summit Hut

Comfortably carry larger loads on extended trips with the women's Osprey Ariel AG 65 pack. It features Anti-Gravity(TM) suspension and a custom-moldable hipbelt to distribute the weight.


When Osprey designers engineered the multi-day Women's Ariel AG 65 Backpack, they included everything learned from 20 years of building and testing packs specifically geared towards the female anatomy. That, combined with futuristic Anti-Gravity technology, brings you a pack that truly sets the bar for technical backpacking. Anti-Gravity suspension lifts the pack off your back, enhancing airy ventilation and a body-wrapping fit free of pressure points, and is supplemented with padded air mesh straps for a plush load stabilization that won't leave you soaked in perspiration on warmer days. Then, the IsoForm waist-belt can be heat molded for an even greater customized fit. To improve convenience and efficiency on the trail, Osprey equipped the Ariel with a top-loading design and large J-zip front panel to grant easy access to deeply buried layers while you're on the trail. Then, it added a detachable top lid that doubles as a summit pack when you need something to carry water, lunch, and a camera to the summit. A front panel can be used to bring along a light rain jacket or sleeping pad, while multiple straps along the front of the Ariel secure everything from ice axes to trekking poles.


The Ariel AG 65 replaced the Osprey Ariel 65.

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