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Osprey Volt 60
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Pros Great value, solid features, ergonomic shoulder straps and back-panel, versatileLight-weight, comfortable with heavy loads, perfect pocket combinationLight-weight, comfortable, supportive, functional feature setLight-weight, comfortable, easily personalized, inexpensiveLight-weight, good value, great features
Cons Narrow main compartment difficult to pack, weight rides high like external frame packs, tight water bottle pocketsTiny buckles hard to operate with glovesNo lid, back-panel lacks ventilationlacks durabillity, not made for heavy loadsPoor support under heavy loads, Fixed torso and waist belt
Bottom Line This pack has solid performance at a reasonable priceThis super-light pack caries loads like a pro and has just about every feature you could ever wantThis comfortable yet supportive pack has an extremely functional set of features and is one of the lightest in our testThe Features on the Flash 55 are some of the best and most versatile of all the packs in our testThis light weight pack performs really well unless it gets overloaded with too much weight
Rating Categories Osprey Volt 60 Granite Gear Blaze 60 Catalyst REI Co-op Flash 55 Gregory Optic 58L
Suspension And Comfort (45%)
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Features And Ease Of Use (20%)
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Specs Osprey Volt 60 Granite Gear Blaze... Catalyst REI Co-op Flash 55 Gregory Optic 58L
Measured Weight (pounds) 3.88 lbs 3 lbs 3 lbs 2.6lbs 2.52lbs
Volume (liters) 60 L 60 L 75 L 55 L 58 L
Access Top + sleeping bag compartment Top Top Top Top
Hydration Compatible Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Materials Main body: 210D Nylon Double Diamond Ripstop
Bottom: 600D Packcloth
100D robic nylon w/ DWR coating 400 Robic fabric Main body: 100D ripstop nylon
Bottom: 420D nylon
Main Body: 100d High Tenacity Nylon Bottom: 210D High Tenacity Nylon
Sleeping bag Compartment Yes No No No No
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