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IndefinitelyWild.Gizmodo.com – Featuring Rev 12, Stratos 24, Stratos 36 and Sirrus 36 – October 7, 2015

October 7, 2015
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What You’ll Need To Bring
Depending on if you are doing a day hike or an overnight, your gear list will change. For the day hike, we each had a small pack, Valerie was wearing the 12 liter Osprey Rev 12, and I had the Osprey Stratos 24.

On the overnight, we had a “his and hers” set of Osprey Stratos 36 and Sirrus 36 packs which had just enough room for all our overnight gear. They are a little heavy compared to other similarly sized packs at just under 3 pounds but super comfortable to wear all day long.

I completely love the support and feel of the Osprey Airspeed frame, so much so that we own 5 Osprey packs.

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IndefinitelyWild.Gizmodo.com – Featuring Rev 12 – May 7, 2015

May 7, 2015
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I have worn it in the shown configuration and it’s doable. You tuck the backup battery in to your pack, in this case I was wearing the Osprey Rev 12 running pack, and let the cord dangle from your wrist. It’s not pretty, but you can definitely tell that the engineers who designed this actually thought about this problem and came up with a reasonable solution that no other brand has accomplished as cleanly.

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IndefinitelyWild.Gizmodo.com – Featuring Osprey Packs – December 19, 2014

December 19, 2014
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Don’t be this guy. Carrying a backpack so large that it extends over your head and outside the width of your back makes for a long, arduous day on the trail. Instead, choose what you need wisely, then pack the bag efficiently for a lighter, more comfortable load. Here’s how…

Packing: This illustration from Osprey explains things nicely. Stuff light, bulky items like your sleeping system into the bottom of the pack. On top of that and as close to your back as possible, carry heavy items like your bear canister/food or laptop (this guide being equally applicable to Australians planning their gap year in Europe). If you’re carrying a hydration bladder, some packs will give you a dedicated sleeve for it located here while others will locate their water bottle pockets outside the pack, at this same height. On top, pack your layers and similar medium-weight items…

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