MANTA AG™ 28
MANTA AG™ 28
MANTA AG™ 28
MANTA AG™ 28
MANTA AG™ 28
MANTA AG™ 28
MANTA AG™ 28
MANTA AG™ 28
MANTA AG™ 28
$165.00
Color: Spruce Green
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Features

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Compression Straps

Dual upper side compression straps stabilize loads while lower, cross functional compression straps also serve as external gear carry straps
2

Stow-on-the-Go™ Trekking Pole Attachment

Osprey’s unique Stow-on-the-Go™ system allows users to tuck away trekking poles quickly without having to remove their packs
3

Stretch Mesh Front Pocket

Large front stretch mesh pocket for quickly stashing extra gear
4

Helmet Attachment Loop

Located just below the Osprey logo near the top of the font panel, the helmet attachment loop keeps your helmet securely in place while not in use
5

Blinker Light Attachment

The blinker light attachment strap found near the base of the front panel of the pack allows for quick light attachment for high visibility in the dark
6

Stretch Mesh Side Pockets

Dual stretch mesh side pockets provide additional, easily accessible storage options
7

Zippered Hipbelt Pockets

Dual zippered hipbelt pockets provide secure storage for often needed items

Description

You’ll find Osprey’s Manta AG™ 28 is ideal for a day hike. The Anti-Gravity (AG™) suspension system—combination of LightWire™ frame, mesh backpanel, BioStretch™ shoulder harness and AG™ hipbelt—distributes weight to keep you comfortable no matter how far you roam. Dual upper and lower compression straps help stabilize the load and provide add-on storage options if you have extra bulky gear.

The pack’s main compartment is accessed via a front zip panel so you can see all your gear at a glance. A series of well-designed pockets keep you organized on the trail. There’s a large zippered front panel pocket with internal mesh pockets for securing small items. Dual side stretch mesh pockets provide space for extra water bottles and the hip belt has two zippered pockets for keeping trail snacks or a phone. A scratch-free zippered slash pocket provides safe harbor for your shades.

Additional storage features include a helmet attachment loop and Osprey’s Stow-on-the-Go™ trekking pole attachment system to stash your sticks. An integrated removable raincover protects your gear if the weather rolls in.

This pack comes with a Hydraulics™ LT 2.5 liter reservoir complete with Osprey’s magnetic sternum strap bite valve for instant access to fluids.

Key Attributes

Anti-Gravity Technology (AG™)

This lightweight system contours the body and allows the user to move freely. The seamless suspended mesh back panel disperses and balances the load.

Removable Raincover

The integrated, removable raincover provides pack protection in adverse conditions. It stores in a small external zippered compartment near the bottom of the pack and can be quickly deployed to provide protection at a moment's notice.

Additional Features

  • Hydration Compartment - Direct zip access hydration compartment for spill-free refills. Hydraulics™ LT 2.5 reservoir included
  • QuickConnect™ Included - allows easy disconnect of the hose for faster refilling
  • Panel Load Access - A large zippered front panel pocket contains internal mesh pockets for gear organization
  • Front Panel Pocket - Large zippered front panel pocket with internal mesh pockets help keep you organized

Carry Information

Anti-Gravity™ Lightwire™ Suspension

  • 3mm Lightwire™ peripheral frame tensions the mesh and transfers the load from harness to hip belt

Anti-Gravity™ Airspeed™ Backpanel

  • 3D tensioned mesh comfortably wraps and conforms to the body and provides excellent ventilation

Biostretch™ Harness

  • Mesh covered die cut foam provides an active and contouring fit and ventilation
  • Soft, breathable spacer mesh contact surfaces

Anti-Gravity™ Hipbelt

  • 3D tensioned mesh comfortable wraps and conforms to the hip and lower back and provides excellent ventilation

Specs

Load Range
10 - 30 lbs.
4 - 11 kg
  Volume Dimensions Weight
S/M 1587 in3 / 26 l 20h x 13w x 12d in. 2.6 lbs.
M/L 1709 in3 / 28 l 22h x 13w x 12d in. 2.69 lbs.
S/M 1587 in3 / 26 l 51h x 33w x 30d cm 1.18 kg
M/L 1709 in3 / 28 l 56h x 33w x 30d cm 1.22 kg
Fabric
Main
210D High Tenacity Nylon
Accent
100D Nylon Mini Hex Diamond Ripstop
Bottom
210D High Tenacity Nylon
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OspreyMANTA AG™ 28
 
4.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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Pros

  • Comfortable (3)
  • Easy to refill (3)
  • Highly adjustable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Day trip (3)
  • Extended trips (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid adventurer (3)
    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Comfort driven (3)

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4.0

Excellent size and fit just one small issue

By 

from Australia

About Me Avid Adventurer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Easy To Refill
  • Highly Adjustable

Cons

  • Unstable

Best Uses

  • Day Trips
  • Extended Hikes

Comments about Osprey MANTA AG™ 28:

After searching any reviews and even buying and returning some other packs I settled on the Manta AG. Lightweight, good colour (green stops it looking so filthy) super adjustable and very breathable. I am using it on my hike across Israel so breathability was most important. Also the size is super perfect for a multi day hike or just as a day pack. So many pockets and compartments to store my items. I manage to fill it to the brim and still seem to have some wiggle room for extras.
My one and only nitpick with it is that the hip straps are very solid and don't bend so much so when you place the bag on the floor, if you have loaded it from heavy it will always fall forwards. I am hoping that after much use the straps will loosen a little but I guess this is part of the design.
But if you do not mind resting your bag against something to keep it upright, again not a huge issue but does get annoying at times, then this bag is perfect.

  • What Is Your Gear Style:
  • Comfort Driven
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Fantastic pack, poor hydration...

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from Orem, UT

About Me Avid Adventurer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Easy To Refill
  • Good Water Flow
  • Highly Adjustable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Day Trips
    • Extended Hikes

    Comments about Osprey MANTA AG™ 28:

    I purchased this pack a few weeks ago and have been on a couple of hikes with it so far. The pack itself is great. Very comfortable and stable. The AG system makes adjustment easy and very customizable. Loading the pack is easy and access to gear is great. I love the loop zippers that Osprey use, favorite zippers ever! The downfall of this pack is the hydration bladder. One of the main reasons I started using Osprey packs was because of the bladder. I was tired of using bladders that sagged and bulged in my pack, the Osprey bladder had a rigid back that made it form well in the pack and also easy to take in and out of the pack with water in it (especially with a loaded pack). The bladder that comes with the Manta AG is the 2.5L LT, this bladder does not have a rigid back and so I'm right back to having all the problems that drove me away from my previous gear. I've been told that I can buy an upgraded bladder for retail price to use in the pack. Sorry Osprey but if I'm spending this much on a pack I'm definitely not spending more for a quality bladder, it should be part of the package. Unfortunately I will be returning the pack, I love the pack itself but the bladder is a deal breaker.

    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Comfort Driven
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    People should just but this pack it's everything you need

    By 

    from Vancouver BC

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easy To Refill
    • Good Water Flow
    • Highly Adjustable
    • Large Capacity
    • Stable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Commuting
      • Day Trips
      • Extended Hikes
      • Travel

      Comments about Osprey MANTA AG™ 28:

      Great pack for mountain biking hiking everyday use to work. People should buy this pack

      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Comfort Driven
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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