Osprey Exposure Backpacks

Posted on: September 12, 2005

MSRP: $140-$190

We have just received some samples of the new Exposure packs from Osprey. The haulers look nicely built with lightweight materials and many of the features that I personally tend to like, such as gear loops, removable lids, and "lockable" ski straps, something many packs lack. The big story about these packs is their moldable waist belts...yes, just like the liners of your plastic boots. Pop them in the oven for a few minutes, then wrap them around your mid-section. Nothing better than a custom fit. I can't wait to get them in the mountains and see how they carry.

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