From sea to shining sea.
- Airscape back panel keeps you cooler by preventing warm air from being trapped against your back
- Lightweight, ventilated and stretchy BioStretch harness offers supreme carrying comfort
- Bungee webbing with fabric wings holds your extra gear
- External hydration sleeve makes it easy to refill your reservoir
- Tow loop at rear lets you clip on extra equipment
- Lidlock helmet clip holds your brain bucket when it's not on your head
- Hipbelt pockets put your phone and snacks in easy reach
- Blinker patch gives you a spot to attach a light for nighttime visibility
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Have any petite women tried this pack? I desperately need a larger pack (currently run with the Nathan women vest) to run to/from work but am concerned about the adjustability of he straps (will they be able to be made small enough?) I am 5ft 3in for reference. Thanks!!
I already own the Talon 5. Which had plenty room for the size for epics. This pack will be great for the super epics, mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, plenty of room size to ratio.... Stoked on the green.
Hello guys, I'm seeking a light daypack for hiking, bike riding, and everyday activities.
Will the Talon 11 fit in a jetboil sumo cooking system, a 3L bladder pack , dried up foods, keys, wallet, etc?
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
I wanted a pack that I could run to/from work with (~5 mi/way), that was lightweight, wouldn't bounce, wouldn't cause me to overheat, and that I could fit my toiletries and clothes in. This pack fit all those needs and more. It is well-made, with well-place pockets, and the material is reflective. (Note: the only clothes I bring are suit pants or skirt, tights or socks, bra & underwear, and a blouse. I keep my sweaters, shoes, and suit jackets in my office.) The only suggestion I would make for future models is to add lights. I have attached a blinking red light to the back, and a white light to the front strap.
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
This is a amazing daypack light wieght holds everything someone would want on a day hike or just walking around as a tourist.
Can the Talon 11's side pockets hold a water bottle?
Nope, this thing is really tiny.
Depends on the bottle--a regular 32oz Nalgene--no. But a slimmer Better Bottle by Camelbak--yes.
I just got this pack. A liter nalgene slipped right in the side posket.
Hi there, do you think this back pack would fit a 15 inch lap-top? I would like to use it as a day pack for travelling as well as hiking.
Hey Georgie Coram,
It would depend on your laptop and its dimensions exactly. The dimensions of the Osprey Packs Talon 11 Backpack - 549-671cu in are 18 x 10 x 6 inches so if it within those measures it should be fine.
I am looking for a backpak to commute about 15-20 miles on bike. need to carry change of clothes, shoes, lunch, maybe some incidentals any suggestions
This is a great pack, but I would go with something a little larger, such as the talon 22. Another great commuter pack I would recommend is the osprey flapjack, it's less versatile, but if you want to bring some books/papers/a latop it's an awesome bag.
Another awesome option: http://www.backcountry.com/osprey-packs-metron-25-hydration-pack-1320-1500cu-in
The metron is about as awesome as they get for smaller commuter packs.
You definitely are going to want something a bit larger for carrying that much stuff. Check out the Osprey Momentum series. They've got some really cool bike-commuter specific features.
Could I fit a 3L bladder in this pack?
Yes you can. The Hydraform fits very well, another brand will fit too.
Sits well for running. I used it on a 17 mile run through the mountains of Japan to hold water, some snacks and extra layers in case it got colder. No bouncing around like other packs. Haven't tried it out yet at max capacity for all day or overnight trips, but from everything I can judge it is outstanding. I have owned a cheaper daypack of similar size and can tell you this one is worth the extra money if you are serious about adventure sports.
Now I have to just get out and use it! Can't wait!
I am 5'6" 140lbs and am considering this pack for biking, trail running, short hikes and just hauling basic small gear. I am wondering if I should be going with the s/m size or the m/l.
Osprey packs are based on torso length and not height, but it is safe to say that no matter your gender, a S/M is a safe way to go (unless you know you have a super long torso for your size).
I'd refer to Osprey's sizing chart on their website. And as Kate said, that is based on torso length. I'd get out the measuring tape and refer to the charts, but based on your height the S/M should work fine for you.
Actually, for the Talon 11, the S/M and M/L sizes are not based on Torso height. According to the company's website, the difference is carrying capacity.
Size cu. in.
Dimensions for both: 19.5 x 11 x 7
This little pack is awesome. I've owned it for a few years now. Been summer hiking, road cycling and now multipitch climbing with it. I love how the extra length on the waist strap can clip to the shoulder straps. Genius. Stays out of the way of my harness when I am on rock. The bungee on the back is great for extra carrying capacity on multipitch. The space and hanger for the water bladder are great for cycling and climbing. I also own the Talon 33 and have used it for ski touring. Great for that as well.