At the same time, the awesome design of Osprey Exos 58 makes it more comfortable and durable. Instead of presenting a “large tube” model, Osprey Exos designed with less external pockets and attachments as other larger hiking backpacks. Osprey Exos 58 backpack provide a lot of internal storage capacity. The Osprey Exos 58 pack stores a lot of things like hiking gear, sleeping bag and camping tents which need a lot of volumes to store. Comparing to other Osprey large hiking backpacks, the Osprey Exos series made of ultra light but heavily durable fabric and material.
Osprey Exos comes in three different sizes. At this point, you can choose according to your torso length from these different sizes. The sizes are: small (SM), medium (MD) and large (LG). The small size holds a capacity of 55 Liters (3356 Cubic Inch) and weighs 2.31 lbs. in bare condition. The medium size capacity is 58 liters (3539 Cubic Inch) and weighs 2.40 lbs. The large model capacity is 61 liters (3722 Cubic Inch) and weighs 2.49 lbs. only. Osprey Exos comes in two fantastic colors: Pacific Blue and Basalt Black. Both are very attractive colors and unique design. Osprey Exos are ideal to carry 30 pounds gear and recommend up to a load of 40 pounds.
Actually, the small pockets provide more storage capacity for easy organization of hiking gear. Removable floating top pocket, stow-on-the Go trekking pole carry, mesh side pockets, cross-functional and removable sleeping pad straps, Front stretch mesh pocket, Cord tie-off points and Ice tool attachments loop are some of the special features of Exos 58 backpack.
In addition, some of the special features which make Osprey Exos 58 pack unique and outstanding are:-
Detachable Toplid :
Osprey Exos 58 features with a detachable top lid with an internal key clip and an internal zippered mesh pocket. In order to shed more weight for minimalist hikers, Osprey Exos is provided with a detachable floating top lid. This floating top lid is a perfect one for carrying when you are on the way to the city or out of the camp area. The detachable top lid fits smartly to your waist for carrying.
Osprey Exos integrated FlapJacket is a nylon flap underneath the detachable toplid. In fact, When the removable lid is detached, the FlapJacket system will come into action. The integrated FlapJacket is attached to the buckles. Actually, this act as the top lid to help the things inside the backpack dry. The integrated FlapJacket deploys to provide protection to the main compartment when top lid is removed.
Sleeping Pad straps :
Removable sleeping pad straps are provided at the bottom to carry external gear like sleeping pad when required. Actually, these straps are adjustable to the desired length as required. These straps are completely removable when not required for your trip. The user manual explains the procedure of removing the strap.
Stretch Mesh External Pockets :
All the Osprey Exos pack design features dual side stretch mesh side pockets and a stretch mesh front pocket. Mesh side pockets with InsideOut compression provide stability and storage. The dual side stretch mesh side pockets are very easily accessible from outside. They are provided with InsideOut compression design which permits you to secure and tension gear loads through your mesh side pockets. You can route the InsideOut compression straps as desired to achieve stability. In the meantime, the entire side compression straps are removable also.
The hipbelt is ExoForm sewn-in. This provides load transfer, cushioning and extreme comfort due to seamlessly layered mesh covered foam. The hipbelt is provided with easy access zippered pockets to keep essential things. The dual zippered hipbelt pockets are used to keep frequently needed things safely. The adjustable hipbelt with ErgoPull ensures a close fit of the pack.
Both sides of the front panel feature cord tie-off points for easy attachment of tools, camping tent poles or any other additional gear. Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole attachment is provided to hang your poles when not in use. It is provided below the side pocket on the loft side of the backpack.
Airspeed Superlight suspension :
Osprey Exos 58 peripheral frame is an aluminum alloy with an internally suspended cross strut giving superior hauling support. Airspeed superlight suspension stabilizes the load and meanwhile gives airflow for ventilation. This avoids wetting of backside due to sweating.
The ExoForm sewn-in, EVA foam padded harness provides comfort and stability. The seamlessly layered mesh covered foam and spacer mesh at the shoulders unites breathability and performance. A breathable, smooth contact surface is formed giving you comfort and stability. The sternum strap is adjustable and carries a rescue whistle.
Hydration System :
The Exos 58 hydration system features Hydraulic reservoir, hydration tube and internal hydration sleeve. The Osprey Exos features and internal sew-in back panel sleeve with clip attachment to store up to three liters of water. H2O icon marking is provided at the top of both sides of the backpack to point the routing of your hydration tube. Store the hydration reservoir in the hydration sleeve and route the hydration hoses as required. Take an Osprey Hydraulics 2 or 3-liter hydration reservoir as per your requirement of the planned trip. Hydraulic reservoirs of capacity 1.5 liters and 2.5 liters are also available for use.
Detachable top lid
Easy to load
Lack of Exterior pockets
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Final Verdict :
The detachable top lid option is very excellent for hikers. As a matter of fact, this will help who want to shed more weight during a special period, without reorganizing the whole hiking backpack. The ExoForm hipbelt and shoulder harness design is unique to provide carrying comfort and stability of the load. In conclusion, the smart storage and comfort is the main highlight of the Osprey Exos. It is very hard to get a unisex backpack design like this. No doubt, there are so many less expensive backpacks available, they will not be as comfortable or as versatile as the Osprey Exos 58.
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