Osprey’s Legendary Talon Backpack Gets an Update, Now Even Better
Osprey has pretty much defined awesome lightweight travel backpacks for decades. Their Talon series has virtually become the standard kit for minimalist backpackers.
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The recently updated Talon 33 is the Goldilocks of the series – not too small, not too big. It’s just right for backpackers looking to take their minimalist packing skills to the next level by traveling with exactly what they need and not an ounce more.
While it retains pretty much all of the previous features that make it awesome, a list of fresh updates take it to the next level. These include lighter weight construction as well as design adjustments to enhance comfort in every available volume. It’s worth noting that the Talon series is now complemented by the Tempest Series specifically for women.
Other features include:
Bio Stretch harness consists of mesh covered foam with spacer mesh, a stretch woven harness pocket and an adjustable sternum strap with rescue whistle
Bio Stretch hip belt is mesh covered and die-cut featuring zippered stretch mesh pockets and a modified straight Ergo Pull closure system
Lower tool loop works in conjunction with fixed bungee tool tie-offs to provide stable and secure ice tool carry