Combining its hard-earned reputation as a rugged load-hauling option for extended backpacking trips with the revolutionary Anti-Gravity suspension the Osprey Aether AG 60 offers a dynamic responsive fit 3400+ cubic inches of storage capacity and a weight-carrying capacity of up to 60 pounds!
Osprey's innovative Anti-Gravity suspension system equips the pack with weight-carrying efficiency breathability and a contoured fit. A broad-mesh tensioned backpanel stretches all the way out across the lumbar portion of the pack. Though the pack maintains constant responsive contact with the wearer warm air can escape freely because of the separation caused between the mesh and the pack itself. Beneath the mesh a peripheral LightWire aluminum frame. A sliding sternum strap and adjustable load-lifter straps further enhance fit.
Accommodating backpackers of different heights the pack is available in your choice of sizes. The Small size fits torsos ranging from 16”-19” the Medium fits from 18”-21” and the Large accommodates torso lengths ranging from 20”-23”. An Anti-Gravity IsoForm harness and a fully-padded moldable IsoForm hipbelt maximize performance fit and comfort. These components are interchangeable. NOTE: The Aether AG 60 ships standard with component sizes that match the torso size or “style” of the pack. If you require customization of components please leave detailed instructions about what size hipbelt and/or harness you need in the “Order Comment” field on the “Order Review” screen at checkout or call us at 1.800.617.0643 to place your customized order directly with one of our Gear Specialists.
The pack’s large main compartment is reached through a traditional top-loading access point but a zipper on the side of the pack also allows quick panel access to the interior. Additionally a lower compartment serves as a dedicated spot for stowing your sleeping bag or other clothes and gear. A removable divider enables you to open up the interior to create a single spacious compartment. A large front pocket utilizes welded stretch woven fabric to serve as a convenient storage spot for discarded layers or other gear. Elastic side pockets are ideal for stashing water bottles or other smaller items. Integrated hipbelt pockets provide a spot to keep essentials close at hand. Side compression straps enable you to cinch down your pack to keep contents safely and securely in place and also double as lash points for additional gear. Buckled straps that pass over the front of the packbag are designed to further enhance the compressibility of the pack and provide yet another place to lash gear. A removable top lid protects the contents of the pack and can be removed entirely to save weight . Adding increased versatility the lid also serves as a streamlined stand-alone daypack with its own minimalist shoulder straps an adjustable sternum strap and an internal hydration sleeve.
Other features include integrated Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole loops ice axe loops with bungee tie-offs removable sleeping pad straps and an internal sleeve that makes the pack hydration compatible (hydration system sold separately).
The Osprey Aether AG 60 internal frame backpack is available in your choice of size and color options.
- Removable top-lid converts to DayLid daypack
- Dual upper side compression straps
- Dual access side stretch mesh pockets
- Lower Inside-Out compression straps
- Zippered hipbelt pockets
- Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole attachment
- Additional main compartment access
- Large stretch mesh front panel pocket
- Dual front compression straps with StraightJacket compression
- Dual ice tool loops with bungee tie-offs
- Zippered sleeping bag compartment with removable divider
- Removable sleeping pad straps
- Integrated FlapJacket cover for lidless use
- Internal hydration reservoir sleeve
- Side panel zip access to main compartment
Best Use Backpacking Access Top Loading w/ Side Access and Sleeping Bag Compartment Warranty Limited Lifetime Volume Small: 3478 cu in
Medium: 3661 cu in
Large: 3845 cu in
Type Internal Frame Backpack Sternum Strap Yes; Adjustable Maximum Weight 60 lbs Material Main: 210D Nylon Dobby
Accent: 210D High Tenacity Nylon Shadow Box
Bottom: 500D Nylon Packcloth
Item Weight Small: 5.10 lbs
Medium: 5.15 lbs
Large: 5.20 lbs
Torso Adjustment Yes Hydration Compatible Yes Frame Material Aluminum Fits Torso Small: 16"-19"
Dimensions 33" x 15" x 12" Detachable Daypack Yes
Real Customer Reviews
- Roomy comfortable pack for extended trips
Likes: Solid construction and great organizational features.
Anti gravity suspension makes carrying heavier loads very comfortable.
highly adjustable for a true custom fit.
Hip belt is moldable, but I didn't bother very comfortable and molds itself with use.
Dislikes: none-- highly recommend.
- Great pack overall, comfortable and distributes weight well.
Likes: This pack distributes weight very well with very little weight being put on the shoulders. The day pack is amazing, full shoulder straps and not just a hip strap. Works well with my water bladder.
Dislikes: The hip belt feels a bit tight, might go away after breaking it in more.
- Great fit and super friendly customer setvice
Likes: This pack fits great and is easily adjustable to customize to your frame. Also, it was a very easy process to order a different size hip belt with a different size torso. I have called many times with questions and Backcountry Edge is super helpful and kind.
- Very spacious, and comfortable
Likes: We have tried the bag as soon as we got them, we went straight to Zion Utah for backpacking. This is my second bag and its so comfortable it seems, love the day hike pack its so useful
Dislikes: Its a little bit heavy , it would be better if the rain cover is included
- Great Product
Likes: Space Was Amazing
Extra Hydration Pack Came In Very Useful For Day Hikes
Dislikes: Did not Adjust Enough, I am 6'2" and measured between a medium and a large. After the first trip I realized I needed to switch out to a medium due to the straps not fitting correctly.
- overall excellent pack
Likes: reduced pack weight
AG provides excellent transfer of weight to hips and lower back
Thermally cooler in all types of weather, especially hot weather
hauls heavy loads 45+#
inside of pack is a dark color making it more difficult to observe contents(ie Gregory baltaro inside is a light colored fabric making it easy to see contents
- My first adult pack
Likes: Easily organized; suspension system; detachable top
Dislikes: Hipbelt dug in hips
- Great all around pack
Likes: Looks, build quality, removable day pack, water bottle angled access, comfort while carrying heavy load
- Great Pack!
Likes: Love the weight of the pack and the large number of pockets and compartments. The weight distribution of this pack is awesome, can easily carry heavy loads with ease. Definitely one of the better packs I've used!
Dislikes: Frame squeaked on first trip which was a bit annoying, but I was able to resolve. Took a little bit to learn all the snaps and compartments but I went form a very simple pack to this one.
- My start pack to Assistant Scout Master
Likes: The pack construction seems durable and versatile enough to take on all the future scout trips. The color is awesome and the AG systems is comfortable and airy. The hip pockets are bigger than I expected and the included day pack is a nice bonus when leaving camp.
Dislikes: Wish is was a bit lighter. I'll probably buy a lighter pack if I go down the ultralight path.
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