Osprey Packs Variant 52 Backpack


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Voted Best Climbing Pack- Backpacker Magazine's Gear of the Year Awards
Enhanced by mountain guides, professional alpinists and weekend warriors, the new Osprey Variant 52 Backpack is designed for alpine climbing and expedition mountaineering pursuits. The streamlined feature set, that is specific to climbing needs, targets fit and versatility with a removable 3D contoured EVA hipbelt with tool loops, and a removable HDPE framesheet with aluminum tubing framework. A crampon shield compression pocket keeps those awkward to carry sharp pointy things out of the way, while side compression/ski straps provides a place to stash your planks. Additional performance logic includes a front pocket with water resistant zipper, sternum strap whistle, removable top pocket with spindrift collar, wand pockets, and hyper -comfort Thermoformed backpanel, A hydration sleeve and ice tool attachments stow alpine necessities.


  • Material: Matrix 4200 Nylon, 2100 Cordura Nylon
  • Removable 3D contoured EVA hipbelt with tool loops, Removable HDPE framesheet with aluminum tubing framework
  • Crampon shield compression pocket
  • Front pocket with water resistant zipper
  • Sternum strap whistle
  • Removable top pocket with spindrift collar
  • Wand pockets
  • Thermoformed backpanel
  • Side compression with ski straps
  • Hydration sleeve
  • Ice tool attachments
  • Reflective logoing
  • 3 point haul loops
  • Adjustable front tool handle tieoffs
  • Volume: small 3000 cu. in. (49 L.), medium 3200 cu. in. (52 L.), 3400 cu. in. (55 L.)
  • Weight: small 3 lbs. 9 oz. (162 KG.), medium 3 lbs 12 oz. (1.70 KG.), Large 3 lbs. 15 oz. (1.79 KG.)

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Review Summary

5 out of 5

1 Reviews

1 Ratings & Reviews

best fitting climbing pack I have ever worn!
June 15, 2009

Best suspension- Solid, nimble and loads a ton of weight onto the hip not the shoulders if fit correctly. Great value and loads of extras.

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