10 Best Osprey Backpacks For Hiking
for October 2022

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9.7
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Osprey Talon 33 Men's Hiking Backpack, black, medium/large

Osprey Talon 33 Men's Hiking Backpack

by Osprey Packs
What We like

Stow-On-The-Go Trekking pole attachment allows you to quickly attach and carry trekking poles while wearing the pack.

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Product Features

  • Two zippered hipbelt pockets and LidLock helmet attachment
  • Stretch mesh pockets on both sides of pack provide convenient storage for bottles and smaller items.
  • External hydration sleeve accommodates up to a 3L reservoir (sold separately)
  • Top-loader access to main compartment
  • Adjustable shoulder harness to dial in perfect fit
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9.5
SCORE
Osprey Stratos 34 Men's Hiking Backpack

Osprey Stratos 34 Men's Hiking Backpack

by Osprey Packs
What We like

Stow-On-The-Go Trekking pole attachment allows you to quickly attach and carry trekking poles while wearing the pack

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Product Features

  • Internal hydration sleeve accommodates up to a 3L reservoir (sold separately)
  • Stretch mesh pockets on both sides of pack provide convenient storage for bottles and smaller items
  • Integrated and removable raincover
  • Ventilated backpanel with adjustable shoulder harness to dial in perfect fit
  • Two zippered hipbelt pockets
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9.5
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Osprey Hikelite 18 Hiking Backpack

Osprey Hikelite 18 Hiking Backpack

by Osprey Packs
What We like

Ventilated AirSpeed Mesh backpanel with side vents maintain a comfortable fit and keep your back cool

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Product Features

  • Stretch mesh side pockets for storing smaller items
  • Stretch mesh side pockets for storing smaller items
  • Internal hydration sleeve accommodates up to a 3L reservoir (sold separately)
  • Integrated raincover keeps your pack and gear dry in inclement weather
  • Scratch resistant organization pocket for sunglasses and electronics
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9
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Osprey Stratos 24 Men's Hiking Backpack

Osprey Stratos 24 Men's Hiking Backpack

by Osprey Packs
What We like

Stow-On-The-Go Trekking pole attachment allows you to quickly attach and carry trekking poles while wearing the pack

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Product Features

  • Integrated and removable raincover
  • Ventilated backpanel with adjustable shoulder harness to dial in perfect fit
  • Internal hydration sleeve accommodates up to a 3L reservoir (sold separately)
  • Stretch mesh pockets on both sides of pack provide convenient storage for bottles and smaller items
  • Two zippered hipbelt pockets
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8.9
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Osprey Tempest 9 Women's Hiking Backpack

Osprey Tempest 9 Women's Hiking Backpack

by Osprey Packs
What We like

Stow-On-The-Go Trekking pole attachment allows you to quickly attach and carry trekking poles while wearing the pack

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Product Features

  • Stretch mesh pockets on both sides of pack provide convenient storage for bottles and smaller items
  • Dual-zippered access to main compartment
  • Adjustable shoulder harness to dial in perfect fit
  • Two zippered hipbelt pockets and LidLock helmet attachment
  • External hydration sleeve accommodates up to a 3L reservoir sold separately
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8.7
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Osprey Manta 24 Men's Hiking Hydration Backpack

Osprey Manta 24 Hiking Men's Hydration Backpack

by Osprey Packs
What We like

Adjustable harness enables a perfect fit and tensioned backpanel keeps provides ventilation while keeping the weight in the pack off of your back

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Product Features

  • Adjustable sternum strap with magnetic closure and bite valve attachment
  • Dual-zippered hip belt pockets and front panel pockt
  • Integrated rain cover included
  • Dedicated hydration compartment with included BPA-free Hydraulics LT 2.5 Reservoir and magnetic sternum strap bite valve
  • Low profile side zip front pocket with inner pocket and key clip
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7.4
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Osprey Packs Talon 22 Men's Hiking Backpack, Medium/Large, Black

Osprey Packs Talon Men's 22 Hiking Backpack

by Osprey Packs
What We like

Stow-On-The-Go Trekking pole attachment allows you to quickly attach and carry trekking poles while wearing the pack.

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Product Features

  • Two zippered hipbelt pockets and LidLock helmet attachment
  • Stretch mesh pockets on both sides of pack provide convenient storage for bottles and smaller items.
  • Adjustable shoulder harness to dial in perfect fit
  • Dual-zippered access to main compartment
  • External hydration sleeve accommodates up to a 3L reservoir (sold separately)
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7.4
SCORE
Osprey Talon 44 Men's Hiking Backpack

Osprey Talon 44 Men's Hiking Backpack

by Osprey Packs
What We like

Stow-On-The-Go Trekking pole attachment allows you to quickly attach and carry trekking poles while wearing the pack

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Product Features

  • External hydration sleeve accommodates up to a 3L reservoir (sold separately)
  • Stretch mesh pockets on both sides of pack provide convenient storage for bottles and smaller items
  • Top-loader access to main compartment
  • Two zippered hipbelt pockets and LidLock helmet attachment
  • Adjustable shoulder harness to dial in perfect fit
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7.4
SCORE
Osprey Skimmer 28 Women's Hiking Hydration Backpack

Osprey Skimmer 28 Hiking Women's Hydration Backpack

by Osprey Packs
What We like

Upper side compresion straps and trekking pole loop attachment points

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Product Features

  • Dual zippered large side panel pockets and front panel daisy chain attachment points
  • A true rucksack with a wide-mouth bucket-style opening to the main compartment
  • Front shove-it pocket and dual zippered hipbelt pockets
  • Zippered, scratch-free slash pocket for sunglasses or devices
  • Dedicated hydration compartment with included BPA-free Hydraulics LT 2.5L reservoir by Hydrapak
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7.2
SCORE
Osprey Tempest 40 Women's Hiking Backpack

Osprey Tempest 40 Hiking Women's Backpack

by Osprey Packs
What We like

Stow-On-The-Go Trekking pole attachment allows you to quickly attach and carry trekking poles while wearing the pack.

more infoarrow_drop_down

Product Features

  • External hydration sleeve accommodates up to a 3L reservoir (sold separately)
  • Top-loader access to main compartment
  • Adjustable shoulder harness to dial in perfect fit
  • Stretch mesh pockets on both sides of pack provide convenient storage for bottles and smaller items.
  • Two zippered hipbelt pockets and LidLock helmet attachment
Curtis Weaver

Curtis Weaver Author

Curtis Weaver is a lifelong outdoorsman and hunter who loves to share his passion for the outdoors with others. A self-taught angler and hunter, Curtis has been fishing and hunting since he was a small child. He has spent countless hours in the woods and on the water and has developed a deep understanding of the natural world and the animals that live in it. Curtis is an accomplished outdoorsman who is equally at home in the woods or on the water, and he is passionate about sharing his knowledge of the outdoors with others.

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