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Osprey Variant 37 Backpack


Retail Price: $180.00


The outstanding craftmanship and attention to detail is apparent to me in virtually every Osprey backpack, and the top-loading Osprey Variant 37 Backpack is no exception. The Variant 37 is lightweight, streamlined, yet it's loaded with features for the serious backcountry skier and ski mountaineer.

I've owned and used many generations and models of Osprey's alpine/snow packs, including those among the Eclipse, Ceres, Switch and Kode series, and I see the Variant 37 as the culmination, and perhaps the pinnacle, of the decades of experience Osprey has in designing alpine/snow packs.

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