New for 2013! Ideal for long backcountry day hikes, the Osprey Manta 36 hydration pack provides ample storage (2075+ cubic inches), boasts excellent organizational and carry features and houses an integrated 3-Liter hydration system. No longer do you need to settle for an ill-fitting pack in order to stay hydrated.
Unlike traditional hydration bladders, the Osprey Hydraulics reservoir has its own direct-welded “backpanel” that minimizes "barreling" by maintaining a more anatomical shape. Nestled within its own dedicated, externally-accessed compartment, the reservoir is locked securely in place, reducing the sloshing effect that many hydration pack users have come to accept as a necessary evil. An anti-microbial treatment prevents mold and bacteria from building up inside the reservoir.
The Manta 36's LightWire peripheral frame combines with a molded foam backpanel to provide load-carrying strength, stability and comfort. Built-in ventilation promotes airflow and reduces heat build-up between the pack and your body. The padded BioStretch harness and hipbelt offer a secure fit that mirrors your movements during aerobic activities. Drawing tension along the top and bottom of the hipbelt, the ErgoPull closure allows convenient on-the-go adjustment. An adjustable and elastic sternum strap further ensures a stable fit and its magnetic hose attachment strategically secures the hydration system's bite valve. The Small/Medium Manta 36 fits torso lengths ranging from 16”-19" and the Medium/Large size fits torsos ranging from 18”-21" in length. Side compression straps allow you to cinch down the packbag to keep contents safely in place and aid in load control.
The storage capacity of the Small/Medium Manta 36 is 2075 cubic inches and the Medium/Large is 2197 cubic inches. In addition to the large main compartment, a sizable, zippered front pocket allows you to organize gear and a stretch woven front “shove-it" pocket allows you to keep extra layers close at hand. Zippered pockets on the hipbelt offer quick-and-easy access to energy gels, valuables and other small items. Other features found on the Manta 36 include a lined, zippered sunglasses pocket, a safety light attachment point and an integrated rain cover to protect the pack in inclement weather.
The Osprey Manta 36 hydration pack is available in your choice of size and color options.
Styles available: Medium/Large Silt Grey, Medium/Large Tahoe Blue, Small/Medium Silt Grey, Small/Medium Tahoe Blue
Osprey part numbers: 014436 504 M/L, 014436 662 M/L, 014436 504 S/M, 014436 662 S/M