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Product Information

A great midsize workhorse of a pack, the Kestrel 48 has enough space for overnight trips, days out with all your climbing gear or travelling light on extended trips.

The lower zip allows access to the bottom of the bag without having to rummage down through the rest of the contents: you can get at your sleeping bag without having to first unpack your waterproofs, food and stove! When it's fully loaded, the Airscape back with its steel spring frame comfortably transfer the load; when you're not carrying so much, the compression straps keep everything lashed firmly in place.

Product Features

  • Large main compartment
  • Zipped lower compartment with removable divider
  • Zipped side pockets
  • Zipped lid pocket
  • Stretch front pockets
  • Hipbelt pockets
  • Compression straps
  • Removable sleeping pad straps
  • Ice axe/walking pole attachments
  • Stow-On-The-Go walking pole attachment
  • Adjustable length Airscape back with steel spring rod frame
  • Hydration system compatible
  • Weight: 1580g (size M/L)
  • Capacity: 48 litres (size M/L)

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(8 out of 10)


London Enthusiast
Stow on the go really useful.
Side and belt pockets came in handy.
Difficult to fit a full water bladder in when the pack is full.
Waist belt not tight enough but admittedly it's not designed as a women's rucksack.
Confirmed purchase: 29 August 2015
Published on: 16 September 2015
(10 out of 10)


Scorrier Enthusiast
Great bag for light weight overnight hiking
Managed to fit bivi bag, sleeping bag and mat in the bottom compartment which left loads of room in the top
Loads of useful pockets
Internal rain cover came in really handy
Great harness system which puts the load on your hips
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Confirmed purchase: 17 June 2015
Published on: 13 July 2015
(9 out of 10)


Edinburgh Enthusiast
great fit. Big space in bottom . Stuff a sleeping bag in easily. Great buy
Confirmed purchase: 05 March 2015
Published on: 04 June 2015
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Innovation and Quality

Mike Pfotenhauer established Osprey in 1974 with the ambition to make top quality backpacks for a wide range of outdoor activities. From cycling and climbing, to backpacking and the everyday commute, the entire range of Osprey rucksacks are specifically engineered to be adapted to the challenges they will face. With modern day classics such as the Talon, Osprey has a proud, forty year history of bringing new and innovative designs into the outdoors where they can thrive.

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