What would your answer be to this question? “Do you have the latest Osprey pack?” The obvious answer is, “No, but I’d like to!”
This is the way we got Osprey’s new Viper 13, a slim and efficient pack perfect for mountain biking, quick hikes, and a wide variety of other outdoor adventures where you need a modest amount of storage and three liters of water. The Viper 13 is a good-looking bag, which is typical of Osprey; and with its small size and usability, it has already gotten a lot of use. I am repeatedly reminded that Osprey’s magnetic bite valve is the best interpretation of the magnetic locking feature among hydration packs. While other manufacturers have taken a stab at keeping the bite valve in a useful position using clips or magnets, Osprey outdoes them all.