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Osprey Aether 85 Review

   

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  • Currently 4.0/5
Overall avg rating 4.0 of 5 based on 1 review. Most recent review: February 16, 2012
Street Price:   $310 | Compare prices at 10 resellers
Pros:  Super comfortable, good suspension, good price
Cons:  Some people thought it needed more pockets
Best Uses:  Backpacking, mountaineering, trekking, multi-day ski touring, some Alpine climbing
User Rating:       (0.0 of 5) based on 0 reviews
Manufacturer:   Osprey
Review by: Devin Chance ⋅ Review Editor, OutdoorGearLab ⋅ February 16, 2012  
Overview
The Osprey Aether 85 is the largest of the Aether packs and is the big brother to Aether 60 (that we did a full hands on review of). The Aether 60 won our Best Buy award in the backpack category.

How is the Aether 85 different than the other Aether packs?

The Aether 85 is:
  • 2 oz Heavier than the Aether 60L, and 1 oz Heavier than the 70L
  • $70 more than the 60L, and $40 more than the 70L
  • 25 Liters larger than the 60L, and 15 Liters larger than the 70L

To get a better sense of how the Aether 85 stacks up against the competition, we urge you to look at our hands-on review of it's sibling pack the Osprey Aether 60 as well as our Backpacking Backpack Review.


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