Backpacker.com – Featuring Cassie Tweed and Aura AG 65 – September 2015 – Osprey Packs Press
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Backpacker.com – Featuring Cassie Tweed and Aura AG 65 – September 2015

Despite huge advances in women’s gear, women are about twice as likely to have trouble getting a good fit. Here are our contributors’ best solutions.
 “Fitting women is a greater challenge than men,” explains Cassie Tweed, Director of Design at Osprey Packs. “Our bodies have more complex curves than men and a wider variety of shapes.”

Problem: Uncomfortable pack straps

Especially if you’re on the curvier side, check out women’s-specific packs.
Two of our favorites: Gregory’s Deva 60 and Osprey’s Aura AG 65), both of which have super-curvacious shoulder straps that don’t chafe on the outside of the breasts, sternum straps that you can adjust to above the breasts, and conical hipbelts that adapt to shapely hips.

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