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 Post subject: Overnite Packs-Osprey Variant
PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 7:26 am 
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I am looking for a new pack for overnite trips. I need a pack that is 50-60 litres, that will carry well when loaded down on the approach, and that will then strip down to become a lighter day pack. I am thinking CiloGear Work 60, and Osprey Variant 52. Either of these packs can easily carry a split a-frame, and can have straps easily added to carry a board in ride mode on the front of the pack body. Both packs weigh around 4 lbs. without stripping, and feature tool attachments and apparently decent suspensions.
Anyone have any hands on experience with either of these packs? The Variant at $200.00 list appears to be a reasonable deal as well. Wish I could afford a trick Dyneema CiloGear!

Never Summer Prospector 167X, furberg 173 DIY, Dynafit TLT5/6 Mountain , Phantom Bindings, BD Glidelite Skins
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 Post subject: Re: Overnite Packs-Osprey Variant
PostPosted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:42 pm 

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http://www.feedthehabit.com/gear-review ... /#comments

here is a review by a skiier on the 28L if that might help

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