Now Osprey is a tried and true, trusted brand and I got a lot of respect for their products. I truly admire how they were able to jam in so many convenience features while keeping the weight at a minimum. One feature I'm quite enamored with is stow-on-the-go trekking pole attachment that works quite well. Its lid and small compartments in addition to its main packbag are all great conveniences that I appreciate. The issue for me ended up being its suspension, which to me is the most important factor in procuring a backpack. The mesh back panel of its modified airspeed suspension is very comfortable and it should conform to all types of body types; however, in an effort to facilitate ventilation, the main body is separated a bit from that same back panel, pulling the bulk of the weight away from your back. I felt a quite a bit of weight swing as I rotated about my hips. I like the weight to stay as close to my body as possible, and the bag was not doing it for me. For reference, I'm 5'11" (21.5" torso, a bit long for my overall height), 170 to 175 lbs, and 31" waist. However, it doesn't mean this bag won't be a gem for you.
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