Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Osprey designed the Women's Xena 70 Backpack to haul heavy loads down long trails, and as the smaller of the two Xenas (Xena 85 being the larger), this option is more practical for weekenders or minimalist expeditions. To help you haul heavy loads, the Xena employs a rigid LightWire peripheral frame wrapped in an Airscape back panel with mesh-covered foam sandwiched between for support, ventilation, and cushy comfort. Essentially heat-molded foam, the BioForm harness boasts comfort at the shoulders and hips, and you can replace the hip belt for something less beefy for trips where you won't be hauling mountaineering gear around the alpine.

- Backcountry.com

The Osprey Xena 70 carries boatloads of gear in a smaller but very capable 70 liter package that delivers incredible comfort for weekend, weeklong or longer backpacking trips. The Xena's legendary load-carrying ability keeps you comfortable throughout the journey, and a women's-specific fit, interchangeable hip-belt and harness sizes with custom molding allow anyone to dial in a perfect fit.

- Mountain Gear

Osprey Backpacking Packs Xena 70 Pack w/Daypack Extra Small Canopy Green 10001318.

- CampSaver.com

The women's Osprey Xena 70 pack carries tons of gear in a capable, 70-liter design that can handle everything you need on your backpacking trips lasting a weekend, a week or even longer.

- REI

The new Xena packs are designed with those requirements in mind. A beefed up version of the proven LightWire peripheral frame suspension creates the structure, while the all-new BioForm CM hipbelt and harness provide a supportive and highly customizable fit. Dual compartment top pocket converts to lumbar pack with built-in belt for day trips from camp. External hydration sleeve in back panel simplifies refilling and protects pack contents from spills. Two roomy front pockets with coated zippers help keep often needed items handy. The stretch mesh front pocket is ideal for quickly stashing extra gear. Curved side zips on each side of pack provide wide, easy access to main compartment. This pack is loaded with features: wide-mouth access sleeping bag compartment with divider. Zippered hipbelt pockets provide secure storage. Dual access stretch mesh side pockets. Dual side compression straps. Removable sleeping pad straps. Two ice axe loops and handle wraps. Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole attachment. LightWireHD peripheral frame effectively transfers load to hipbelt. New reversed spacer mesh backpanel offers smooth, breathable contact surface. BioForm CM hipbelt balances firmness and cushioning for optimal carry. New BioForm harness with NewSpacer fabric provides a comfortable fit. Single 62061-T6 center stay maintains backpanel shape. Women's BioForm CM hipbelt and harness. The women's specific Xena 70 provides deluxe features, optimal organization and gear access for weekend to weeklong backpacking trips, while providing comfort and superb carrying ability. Designed For: Women's Backpacking / Mountaineering

- Rocky Mountain Trail

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