SKI/SNOWBOARD MOUNTAINEERING | HUT TRIPS
KAMBER ABS® COMPATIBLE 42
KAMBER ABS® COMPATIBLE 42
KAMBER ABS® COMPATIBLE 42
KAMBER ABS® COMPATIBLE 42
$230.00
Color: Black
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Description

Designed to carry up to 50 pounds, the Osprey Kamber ABS® compatible 42 is a technical ski a pack suitable for long tours, hut trips, and snow professionals. If you are traveling in avalanche terrain, zip in the ABS® Vario airbag system. Or leave the ABS® system behind if you feel absolutely confident about the stability of the snowpack. With or without the airbag system, this pack is made for the serious backcountry skier. LightWire™ frame suspension, a padded hipbelt, and a thermo-formed contoured back panel keep the pack comfortable when you’re skinning up and stable during the descent. Access the pack easily from the top or from a backpanel. And a zippered front panel provides rapid access to your shovel and probe, which are stowed in separate sleeves. When it’s time to boot up the couloir, choose your preferred carrying style— A-frame or diagonal for skis, or horizontal or vertical for your board. No matter how you rig to hike, all possible wear points are reinforced. Additional features include a stowable helmet carry system, ice tool loop and a scratch-free goggle pocket. All zippers and buckles are designed for gloved operation and the insulated hydration hose won’t freeze up, even when you’re out for dawn patrol on a frosty morning.

Key Attributes

ABS® AIRBAG SYSTEM*

In the event of an avalanche, deploy the ABS® system and two 85 liter side mounted, independently chambered twin bags facilitate a horizontal position for maximum float and rescue visibility.

The pyrotechnic-pneumatic pull handle and nitrogen gas canister ensure rapid airbag deployment in extreme conditions and situations. The ABS® system is TUV certified with proven independent statistics since 1991.

*Purchased separately at ABS® authorized dealers

Features

  • ABS® Compatible - A removable zip-off pack body that is compatible with the ABS® Vario Base Unit providing optimal safety and peace of mind in the backcountry (sold separately)
  • Front Panel Access - An extra-large front panel pocket provides quick, conveniently j-zippered access to an avalanche safety kit compartment with shovel and probe sleeves
  • Glove Friendly Access - Glove friendly zipper pulls and buckles allow for quick and easy use in adverse conditions
  • Insulated Hydration - An internal sewn-in hydration sleeve with reservoir hanger and a fully insulated, dual zippered harness router with a hypo-allergenic stretch garage provides ice-free hydration
  • Diagonal Ski Carry - Reinforced upper/lower carry straps allow for stable and secure diagonal ski carry
  • Vertical Snowboard Carry - Reinforced upper/lower carry straps allow for stable and secure vertical snowboard/snowshoe carry
  • Ice Tool Attachment - A single ice tool loop provides secure, easily accessible ice tool carry
  • Goggle Pocket - An internal compartment lined with a heat embossed, scratch-free material delivers secure and protected goggle carry
  • Helmet Carry - A stowable helmet carry system extends for secure carry of helmet while not in use
  • Dual Top Load and Backpanel Access - Dual top load and backpanel access provide for quick and convenient access from different points to internal storage
  • Rope Compression - An under-lid adjustable rope compression strap provides stable and easily accessible rope carry
  • A-frame Ski Carry - Dual, lower reinforced ski carry loops and upper reinforced carry/compression straps combine for A-frame ski carry

Carry Information

Lightwire Frame/HDPE Suspension

  • LightWire™ frame and 1.2mm HDPE framesheet (42l)
  • 1.2mm HDPE framesheet only (22+10l)

Thermoformed Contoured Backpanel

  • Snow shedding material to reduce ice/snow buildup

Contoured EVA Harness

  • Webbing attachment points and insulated hydration hose sleeve
  • Adjustable sternum strap with whistle

Fixed EVA Hipbelt

  • Single 25mm webbing ergoPull™ closure with padded hipwings
  • Zippered fabric hipbelt pockets

Specs

Load Range
35 - 50 lbs.
15 - 22 kg
  Volume Dimensions Weight
S/M 2441 in3 / 40 l 24h x 13w x 11d in. 4 lbs.
M/L 2563 in3 / 42 l 25h x 13w x 11d in. 4 lbs.
S/M 2441 in3 / 40 l 62h x 32w x 28d cm 2 kg
M/L 2563 in3 / 42 l 64h x 34w x 28d cm 2 kg
Fabric
Main
420HD Nylon Packcloth
Accent
420D Nylon Hex Diamond Ripstop
Bottom
420D Nylon Hex Diamond Ripstop
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OspreyKAMBER ABS® COMPATIBLE 42
 
3.0

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3.0

Pack is great; getting the compatible ABS unit is impossible

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from Aspen, CO

About Me Outdoor Professional

Pros

  • Easy To Load
  • Highly Adjustable

Cons

  • Cannot find an ABS unit

Best Uses

  • Work

Comments about Osprey KAMBER ABS® COMPATIBLE 42:

Osprey packs are great but I am getting quite frustrated with their ABS partner. I have been reaching out and so has the local mountaineering shop. Neither of us has any success getting the ABS add on. If I had known in advance I would not have purchased this pack. Buyers beware!

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