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Osprey Packs, Inc, an independent pack company located in the high desert and mountains of Southwestern Colorado, is proud to announce that the new Exos 58 pack is featured in the December/January issue of National Geographic Adventure â€œBest of Adventureâ€ edition.
The edition hit newsstands on November 27th and highlights the year’s best gear. National Geographic Adventure selects the winning product through the filter of a Retail Advisory board composed of 34 of the country’s leading outdoor retailers. The board’s expert decisions are based on product innovation and consumer excitement in the marketplace.
National Geographic Adventure awarded the Osprey Exos 58 for achieving best of class in lightweight design while upholding the Osprey commitment of durability, adjustability and comfort while carrying. The Exos 58 is the go-to pack for active light-and-fast outdoor pursuits, thanks to Osprey’s proprietary Airspeed Suspension, which teams a 6061 T6 Aluminum frame with a 3D tensioned mesh backpanel, and side crescent ventilation. The AirSpeed suspension works in tandem with the supportive and ventilated Bio-Stretchâ„¢ harness. A compression system composed of superlight 7mm webbing rounds out the lightweight, innovative features on the Exos 58.
This combination results in a highly specialized pack to carry a load much more comfortably than other lightweight packs in its category.
National Geographic Adventure praises the Osprey Exos 58 as â€œA remarkable 2.25 pounds yet sacrifices none of the comfort, durability, or carrying features of beefier weekend bags, With an astounding nine pockets, the top loader will carry up to 35 pounds but â€“ unlike others â€“ it’ll never weigh you downâ€.
For more information on this award, and on Osprey product and brand initiatives, visit Osprey’s social media release page here.
About Osprey Packs
From its humble beginnings building custom backpacks and sleeping bags in Santa Cruz, California, to its current recognition as an industry leader, Osprey has always flown its own course. Their mission is to create innovative high performance gear that reflects a love of adventure and a devotion to the outdoors and the environment. Osprey defines success when it meets the demanding expectation of its most discerning customers. Based in Cortez, Colorado, Osprey has over thirty-five years of pack-making experience. For more information, visit Osprey online.
About National Geographic Adventure
National Geographic Adventure, winner of four National Magazine Awards, is the fastest-growing magazine in the outdoor category and the ultimate guide to the adventure lifestyle. Published 10 times a year, with a rate base of 600,000, National Geographic Adventure has 2.4 million readers. It is available by subscription (800-NGS-LINE) and on newsstands in the United States ($4.99) and Canada ($6.99). Its editorial mission supports National Geographic’s corporate global mission to inspire people to care about the planet. The magazine’s Web site is www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure.