The Osprey Ozone 18 combines the features and durability to cater to modern air travelers. At 19" x 14" x 9", this wheeled piece is easy to maneuver, stores in an overhead compartment, and is the maximum allowable size to carry-on international and domestic flights.
For weekend getaways or quick business trips, the Osprey Ozone 18 Inch Pack is a great travel companion. Meeting domestic and international carry on restrictions, this is a great pack to take on the plane with you wherever you may be going. Let’s take a look at some of its features.
First thing I want to mention about the pack are the materials that we have in play. So we have got a really lightweight, very durable nylon face fabric throughout the entire pack. To give it some structure you see that it is standing by itself. We have got a lightweight aluminum frame on the bottom with an injection molded chassis. So you have got really nice aluminum frame with that foot stand there and injection molded chassis gives it really good structure and rigidity, really good durability over all. We do have wheels on the pack as well and they are just kind of polyurethane wheels and they have got sealed bearings so you get a nice confident and smooth roll wherever you may take the pack, whether that is in the airport or on the streets.
A nice additional benefit to the pack, because it is a wheeled pack, you do have a nice handle as well. So nice extended handle, nice aluminum handle there with a nice ergonomic t-shape at the top. So it is very comfortable as well. So take this on the road, on the airport, anywhere you may be going, like I said, for those weekend trips or those business trips.
Some other features we have in play when it comes to the storage of the bag, we have got quite a few different pockets here. So on the very front of the pack we have kind of got an organizational pocket. So it is a pretty tight pocket there, but you have got multiple areas to access different pieces of gear. So you can throw electronics in there. You can throw notepads, pencils, pens, et cetera. You have got a nice pocket there for some additional items. So easy storage access for some smaller things that you may want to access pretty quickly.
We do have a valuables pocket or a liquids pocket, if you will. So this top pocket here is designed for toiletries or things like that, things that you may want to get to quickly over and over again. So you can store your items there that you may get hands on more often than some of your other pieces.
The main pack body is fairly sizable. It is an 18 inch pack, but it does have a 36 liter capacity. So that main pack opening is pretty large. I have just got a few stuff sacks in there right now, but you can see you have got good space. You have got good depth to the pack. You have got two internal compression straps that really help to cinch down the gear and get the best possible amount of gear inside the pack. On the front face of the bag we have got a nice mesh pocket there so you can store some additional items you may want to keep separated from your main contents, whether that is an extra pair of shoes or some other layers. You can easily stow those away there, so really nice pocketing on the bag.
Another cool feature on the inside, we actually have some side pockets. So on the inside there are a few zippers and some side pockets so you can stow away some gear if something gets dirty or something along those lines. You can tuck that away so that it is not interfering with the rest of your items. So you have got one on either side. One is mesh, one is just a nylon pocket, so nice additional separation of your gear there.
Another feature, another pocket we have is on the back of the pack. So you have kind of got a nice enclosed space on the back of the pack. You have got kind of a neat little design here. So there is an area for newspapers, for magazines, books, anything you may want to keep relatively close, nice flat pocket there. You have also got an ID window and another small mesh pocket so you can store more items there, things, again, that you may want to keep separated from everything else. It is a good pocket, like I said, for those magazines or books, things that you want to keep nice and sturdy, upright without getting smushed or crushed.
A few other things to mention on the pack. We do have two side compression straps at the top. So they are just buckle compression straps that clip in to the corners and you can cinch down the load and make sure everything stays nice and tight so things aren’t shifting around unwontedly while you are traveling where you may be. We also have nice lockable zippers on the main portion of the pack. So the main pocket, none of the other pockets, unfortunately, but just the main pocket has a lockable two zipper system so you an use a TSA approved travel lock to make sure your items stay secured if you, you know, when you are checking your bag or something like that.
And there you have it. It is the Osprey Ozone 18 Inch Backpack, a great wheeled piece of luggage for those weekend getaways or quick business trips.