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Kestrel 48 Backpack

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Kestrel 48 Backpack

The Osprey Kestrel 48 is a jack-of-all-trades. With a separate zippered sleeping bag compartment and external sleeping pad straps, it’s a fully functional overnight pack. Or cinch down the StraightJacket side compression straps and take it out for a day of peak bagging in the high country.


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 3.5mm LightWire peripheral frame transfers load weight from the harness to the hipbelt
Atilon framesheet spreads the load across the entire back panel to the peripheral frame
Harness adjusts to accommodate different torso lengths
Fixed top lid with web attachment points provides top-loading access to main compartment
Side zipper access to main compartment
Zippered sleeping bag compartment with floating divider
Upper and lower reverse StraightJacket side compression straps
Removable sleeping pad straps
External hydration sleeve
Tuck-away ice-tool loop and bungee tie-offs; Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole attachment
Stretch-mesh pocket and 2 daisy chains on the front panel
Full-length vertical zippered side pocket; stretch-mesh side pockets
Zippered hipbelt pockets
Integrated raincover
Water reservoir not included


 Best Use:   Backpacking
Frame Type:   Internal Frame
Material:   210-denier ripstop nylon
Frame Material:   Steel alloy
Number of Stays:   1 peripheral hoop
Suspended Mesh Back Panel:   Yes
Pack Access:   Top / Front / Lower
Number of Exterior Pockets:   4 and main compartment
Raincover Included:   Yes
Gender:   Unisex

* Capacity / Weight / Fit *
Capacity:  (S/M) 46 liters / (M/L) 48 liters
Weight:  (S/M) 3 lb 8.2 oz / (M/L) 3 lb 10.9 oz
Torso Fit:  (S/M) 16-19 in / (M/L) 19-23 in
Waist / Hip Fit:  (S/M) 27-53 in / (M/L) 29-55 in