AirScape Suspension Features:
(*) The Aether 85 & 70 and Ariel 75 & 65 feature a single aluminum stay while the Aether 60 and Ariel 55 feature an integral HDPE stay.
IsoForm Components (Aether and Ariel)
(*) Patent pending
CM™ hipbelt pointer
With the multitude of upgrades to and the lighter weight of the equipment you carry inside your pack, Aether and Ariel packs are designed to carry moderate loads. Need to carry the kitchen sink too? Simply put a BioFormCM hipbelt on your Aether or Ariel and you're all set!
The AirSpeed suspension incorporates a LightWire Alloy frame with a 3D tensioned mesh backpanel. Additionally, side crescents provide further ventilation. All contact surfaces are either breathable mesh or perforated, molded waffle foam. Your experience is a pack fit with comfortable uniform body contact and no hot spots, whether you're bagging a fourteener, hiking the AT or pulling your next 24-hour race.
* LightWire Alloy Frame
* Cross struts provide excellent flex
* Tensioned breathable mesh fabric provides superb airflow through back contact zone.
* AirSpeed side crescents for side ventilation
* Thermoformed and perforated waffle pattern harness and hipbelt for further ventilation
All Osprey wheeled travel packs utilize Osprey’s proprietary High Road™ Chassis featuring an ergonomic retractable handle with integrated vent fins, a 6001 Aluminum frame, ultra-durable and light-weight composite base with a fiberglass matrix inlay and integrated foot/grab handle, over-sized high traction polyurethane wheels with sealed bearings and a high clearance design.
The Variant suspension is cusomized to each volume. The Variant 52 features a removable HDPE framesheet with aluminum tubing frame. The Variant 37 features an HDPE framesheet with 6061 aluminum stay. The Variant 28 features a removable foam framesheet and sit pad.
A peripheral LightWire™ alloy frame, ridge-molded foam AirScape™ backpanel, torso adjustable gender
specific harness and a built-in ErgoPull™ hipbelt provide the suspension of a technical backcountry backpack.