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Breathemag.ca – Osprey Sponsors Breast Cancer Fund’s 11th Annual Climb Against the Odds

May 21, 2010

Osprey Packs, Inc., a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance, innovative packs to comfortably and efficiently carry gear, has announced their sponsorship of the 2010 Climb Against the Odds, the Breast Cancer Fund’s annual mountaineering expedition for breast cancer prevention.

From June 13 to 19, 2010, a team of 26 women and men who have been touched by cancer will attempt to summit the 14,179-foot Mount Shasta,
located in Northern California. As a corporate sponsor, Osprey outfits each team member with an Ariel (women’s) or Aether (men’s) backpack.

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HikingtheOzarks.com – Featuring Argon 85

May 20, 2010

My Rating 5 out of 5

The Osprey Argon 85 backpack is the elite backpack in Osprey’s deluxe, custom fit line of backpacks.  The Osprey Argon 85 is an internal frame backpack, which incorporates Osprey’s ReCurve system, for strength and comfort.  According to Osprey, the Argon 85 provides classic features and volume for the serious backpacker and combines such features as the innovative ReCurve Suspension, an Air-Scape back panel and Bio-Form A/X components.  The Argon 85 also comes with the ultralight 40d Sil Nylon Aqua Source, which can be removed and utilized independently.  This pack is a top loading pack, but also has vertical zip access to the main compartment for ease of use.  The Argon 85 comes with a water bottle pocket on one side, a zippered easy access side pocket on the other and compatible laser cut attachment slots.  As tested the Osprey Argon backpack was a men’s size large and a color Kelp.

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SNEWS – Featuring the Manta 30 – May 17 2010

May 17, 2010

The team at Osprey has always thought about pack design a little differently than most. And when they set about to create what they felt was the perfect hydration pack, the thought process was no different. To them, it was not about simply creating a better hydration pack, because a poor reservoir design would defeat the system. They also felt that simply designing a better reservoir wasn’t enough either, because if the pack wasn’t
ideally matched, it too would create an imperfect marriage. So, Osprey founder and chief mad scientist Mike Pfotenhauer worked with his design team to conjure up a new hydration pack system, with the pack and reservoir fully integrated. They call it the Hydraulics line of packs.  Eager to test what Osprey claims to be “the most innovative and best-designed hydration packs,” we ordered a Mantra 30 hydration pack, and from February through May 2010 our tester wore it backcountry skiing, mountain biking, during a 24-hour adventure race, and day hiking.

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Osprey Sponsors Breast Cancer Fund’s Climb Against the Odds

May 14, 2010

Osprey Packs, Inc., a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance, innovative packs to comfortably and efficiently carry gear, has announced their sponsorship of the 2010 Climb Against the Odds, the Breast Cancer Fund’s annual mountaineering expedition for breast cancer prevention.

From June 13 to 19, 2010, a team of 26 women and men who have been touched by cancer will attempt to summit the 14,179-foot Mount Shasta, located in Northern California. As a corporate sponsor, Osprey outfits each team member with an Ariel (women’s) or Aether (men’s) backpack.

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