OSPREY Variant 52 BackpackDesigned using feedback from mountain guides, professional alpinists and weekend craggers, the Osprey Variant 52 pack offer a streamlined feature set specific to the climbing pursuit.
- Backpack can be stripped down to just over 2 lb.
- Removable HDPE framesheet with 6061 aluminum stay
- Easily remove the hip belt through a pass-through lumbar
- Hip belt can also be tucked out of the way while climbing
- Adjustable tool bungee Y-clip stows ice tools quickly
- Front compression pocket secures and protects crampons
- Glove-friendly buckles allow access to the Variant without getting cold fingers
- The Variant tool holster allows secure attachment of all ice tools, even leashless tools
- An extendable spindrift collar keeps snow out of the pack
- A bomber three point system provides secure big wall hauling
- A zippered underlid pocket keeps maps and other items safe and secure
- Water resistant zippered front pocket
- To tuck waist belt out of the way, thread the webbing and buckles through the tool holster slot
OSPREY Variant 52 Backpack
Dimensions 33.5 x 15 x 13.4 in. Pack Fabric (Primary) 210D Cordura nylon Hydration Compatible Yes Padded Laptop Compartment No Torso Length S <18.5 in.
M 18-20.5 in.
L >20 in.
Type Technical Volume S 2940 cu. in.
M 3120 cu. in.
L 3300 cu. in.
Primary Use Climbing Weight S 3 lb. 9 oz.
M 3 lb. 12 oz.
L 3 lb. 15 oz.