In the world of outdoor packs and luggage there is one brand that stands above the rest. Osprey was founded in1974 in the USA. Since then they have become known for producing top quality, comfortable and durable packs for people who love the outdoors and travel. Osprey’s range of packs and bags is designed to cover all bases - Weather you're looking for hiking pack, daypack, travel pack, hydration pack, climbing pack, snow pack, rain cover, dry sack, stuff pack, duffle bag, wheeled luggage or commuter pack - There’s bound to be a bag for you in comprehensive Osprey range. For many people, Osprey is their go-to brand for all adventure carry. Once you’ve used an Osprey first hand, it’s easy to see why!
Do Paddy Pallin stock Osprey trekking backpacks?
Trekking is at the core of what both Paddy Pallin and Osprey are all about. As such, Osprey have a big of trekking and hiking packs, with sizes to suit everything from short overnight hikes to serious multi-week self-supported treks. The range of Osprey hiking packs start at volumes of about 9L, and go right up to 105L. The size you’ll need depends on the type of hiking you usually undertake, and how bulky your outdoor gear is. But don’t forget, when hiking, carrying less weight is always better!
What types of daypacks do Osprey make?
Osprey has a wide range of daypacks which we are proud to include in our range. There's a variety of daypack styles to suit many types of activities. Hiking daypacks are generally about 15L - 35L, with a comfortable ventilated harness and wide supportive hip belt. These will also have hiking specific features - such as a spot to attach trekking poles, a whistle built into the sternum strap and a hydration bladder sleeve. Travel or everyday daypacks by contrast are designed with an urban lifestyle in mind - with padded sleeves for laptops and tablets.
Does Paddy Pallin sell Osprey hydration packs?
Staying hydrated in the outdoors is vital. The range of Osprey hydration packs are designed to make sure you never go thirsty when on an adventure. Paddy Pallin stocks men’s and women’s hydration packs in a range of sizes and styles. The hydration bladders are removable and can also be purchased separately. So you can turn any Osprey hiking backpack into a hydration pack!
Are there Women's Specific Osprey packs?
Osprey know that men and women are generally shaped a little differently. This is why Osprey packs are gender specific, with slight variances of shape, size and angles tailored to either a female or male figure. All women’s packs with have a little swing tag indicating that they’re for a female body shape.
How do I find out which size Osprey pack I need?
Humans come in many shapes and sizes, so of course Osprey backpacks do too! Instead of opting for a one-size-fits-all, Osprey makes their packs in different sizes. This way you can buy a pack perfectly fitted to your body’s dimensions. To help you find what size you’ll need, Osprey have a handy sizing guide. Of course we also have trained staff to measure you up in store, and make sure your chosen pack is fitted just right.
Is the Osprey wheeled luggage range available at Paddy Pallin?
Wheels make the world go round, and they’re pretty darn useful on luggage too! The bags in Osprey’s range of wheeled travel luggage however, are more than just more boring wheeled suitcases. Osprey's rolling luggage is designed to be rugged, practical and a joy to use. The wheels are big and widely spaced for all-terrain rolling. The openings are robust with tough lockable zippers, whilst the fabrics are sturdy and come in some awesome colours!
Do Osprey make duffle bags?
Duffle bags are an adventure staple. They come in many shapes and sizes but all generally categorised as being a tough soft-sided carry-all. Duffel bags are a super versatile type of bag, and Osprey have a large range of different duffel bags available. With volumes ranging from 30L right up to 130L.
What types of Osprey travel packs are available at Paddy Pallin?
Travel packs have a few key features that separate them from standard hiking packs. Osprey have designed all their travel backpacks to have a stowable harness, to keep it out of harms way for airline transit. Likewise the wide openings are zippered and lockable - for extra security. For those looking for the best of both worlds, travel and hiking, the Fairview Trek and Farpoint Trek are a great solution. Combining many of the features of a travel pack with the comfort and trail-ready features of a hiking pack.
Where is the Osprey brand from?
Osprey was founded in 1974 by Mike Pfotenhauer and amazingly Mike’s been involved with every single Osprey product design to this day! The company has a rich heritage in North America, with humble beginnings in California in the 1970’s then later moving to Dolores, a small town in Colorado. The Company’s headquarters are still in Dolores, however production has since moved to Vietnam. Osprey works closely with the makers and suppliers, ensuring the quality of their products remains top notch.
How should I store my Osprey bags?
Much the same as with most outdoor gear, Osprey bags like to be out getting used! But for when they’re on standby the best practice is to store them dry, clean, in a well vented area and away from direct sunlight.
Can I wash my Osprey gear if it gets dirty?
Washing your gear plays a big part in keeping it working well for longer. Osprey bags are no different. Once a bag is looking a bit grimey it's time for a clean. First open all compartments and empty out any loose dirt or dust. Then use some warm water and a soft brush to remove any excess dirt. Adding some mild soap is fine, or even better, use an outdoor gear cleaner like Nikwax Tech Wash.
Do Osprey make kids packs?
Pack carrying is a passion best learned young. Osprey know this and have designed some packs for those still-growing hikers of tomorrow. The Osprey Ace 50L and the 75L Youth Hiking Pack is designed to be adjustable, with a fully extendable harness that can grow as your child grows.
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