Osprey Variant Backpack

For the virtuoso packmaker’s 40th anniversary year, Osprey has added upgrades to the Variant and other lines.

Osprey Variant 52.
Osprey Variant 52 in Diablo Red.

For the 52, one of Osprey’s most popular, upgrades include the of the removable FlapJacket closure system for weather-protected lidless use, simplified shove-it pocket and use of durable yet lightweight fabric. The expedition suspension and contoured backpanel ensure comfort and load transfer with minimal snow and ice buildup on the user’s back. Removable frame, framesheet and hipbelt shaves off an extra 624 grams. Serves both pros and weekenders. Ospreypacks.com; CDN orders through Altitude-Sports.com

The Variant 52 in Galactic Black.
The Variant 52 in Galactic Black.