Osprey Aether 65 Extended Fit Backpack

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Description

Ideal for a week+ on the trail or a gear-intensive weekend with 65 liters of storage, the Aether 65 Extended Fit offers refined design elements and suspension for optimal performance in a broader fit range. Its platform excels as a customizable, perfect-fitting pack that has the ability to carry larger and heavier loads thanks to its adjustable torso, and Custom Fit-on-the-Fly™ Shoulder Straps and Hipbelt.
Features
  • Included raincover made with bluesign® approved fabrics and DWR treatments made without PFAS
  • Large front panel zip access to main compartment
  • Floating top lid with lash points
  • Fabric reinforced front shove-it pocket
  • Large dual-access stretch mesh side water bottle pockets
  • Dual upper/lower side compression straps
  • Dual front panel compression straps with StraightJacket compression
  • Dual zippered hipbelt pockets
  • Dual ice axe loops with bungee tie-offs
  • Zippered sleeping bag compartment with removable divider
  • Removable sleeping pad straps
EXTENDED FIT
A custom Fit-on-the-Fly™ Hipbelt and Shoulder Straps, paired with an adjustable torso allow for a fine-tuned fit for a variety of body shapes and sizes.
  • Designed to fit up to 70-inch hips
  • Extended hipbelt and shoulder straps
  • Repositioned pockets
  • Longer sternum strap
AIRSCAPE™ SUSPENSION  -  An injection-molded, die-cut foam AirScape backpanel creates a breathable, close-to-body fit.
LOAD CAPACITY  -  Designed to provide a stable close-to-body carry; ideal for managing heavier loads when the trail gets technical.
BODY-SPECIFIC FIT  -  Aether/Ariel is designed to provide a body-specific fit to achieve maximum comfort and stability across body types. Packs designated as Women's are best suited for shorter, narrower, curved body types compared to packs designated as Men's.
AIRSCAPE™ BACKPANEL  -  Injection-molded, die-cut foam AirScape framesheet maintains comfortable back contact with ventilated airflow channels and maximum stability for carrying heavy loads, Mesh-covered foam lumbar for supportive, lightweight and comfortable contact surfaces, Custom Fit-on-the-Fly Shoulder Straps allow for a precise shoulder wrap and fit, Spacer mesh fabric provides a soft and comfortable contact surface
CUSTOM FIT-ON-THE-FLY HIPBELT  -  Incremental length and angle adjustments allow for a fine-tuned fit, Extendible Custom Fit-on-the-Fly Hipbelt offers a precise fit for varying waist sizes up to 70 inches, Crossbody ErgoPull hipbelt pulls weight into lumbar when hipbelt is tightened

SPECIFICATIONS

S/M EF  -  Dimensions  -  28 x 40 x 80 cm

L/XL EF -  Dimensions  -  28 x 40 x 85 cm

Load Range  -  14 - 27 kg

FABRIC

MAIN  -  bluesign® approved 420HD nylon packcloth, DWR treatments made without PFAS

BOTTOM  -  bluesign® approved 420HD nylon packcloth, DWR treatments made without PFAS

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  • We cannot ship oversized or heavy items to Chatham Islands
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  • Shipping charges to other international destinations range between $37.99 and $45
  • We cannot ship oversized or heavy items internationally

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After dispatch, delivery is normally overnight within the South Island and 1-3 business days within the North Island. Rural addresses could take up to an additional 2-4 business days. At this time, we do not offer urgent delivery as a standard freight option, however if you require your order urgently, please contact us before ordering to ensure that we can meet your delivery timeframe. We aim to deliver your order within the following timeframes:

New Zealand
  • North Island: 3-7 business days
  • North Island rural: 3-7 business days
  • Waiheke Island: 4-8 business days
  • South Island: 2-6 business days
  • South Island rural: 2-6 business days
  • Chatham Islands: 7-10 business days
  • Oversized or heavy items: 5-7 business days to all NZ addresses (excluding Chatham islands)
International

Australia: 7–10 business days (metropolitan areas only).

Canada: 10 business days

Hong Kong: 10 business days

UK/Ireland: 10 business days

USA: 10 business days

Every now and then, life throws a curveball and deliveries might take a little longer. We're doing our best to get your goods to you ASAP. If you've got any questions about your order, just give us a shout.

We're actually pretty speedy most of the time. After dispatch, around 92% of our orders zoom to your door within 5 days. In the South Island 79% of those arrive in 2 days. And for the North Island 85% of orders make it in 5 days.  We're always keeping a watchful eye on freight times to ensure the best experience for our customers. Watch this space for our full freight review.

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