Osprey aim to not only provide the highest performing and longest lasting technical carry solutions on the market, but to also be the industry hard goods leader in upstream and downstream sustainability. From raw material and chemistry benchmarks to progressive factory code of conduct agreements and partnerships that minimize the amount of product going to landfill, Osprey's team is looking at every aspect of their business and those businesses connected to them to ensure they leave as little trace possible.
OSPREY'S THREE PILLARS OF SUSTAINABILITY
From water repellents to dyes, Osprey's adopted the bluesign® Restricted Substances List, which promotes using the safest chemistry for our environment and theirr customers.
Osprey use the highest-quality materials with the lowest environmental impact in our products, including bluesign®-approved and recycled materials, and they submit these materials to third-party labs for auditing. They've also reduced their packaging.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Osprey's implemented a world-class factory code of conduct and use third-party auditing to confirm compliance. They repair and replace packs free of charge and they've implemented programs to extend their products' end of use.
Every adventure starts with a backpack. Whether it’s hiking mountain ranges, kayaking a canyon, or exploring the local national park. A good solid pack can add so much more than just the essentials to your next journey. And here at Wild Earth, Australia’s number one outdoor and adventure store, we offer a massive range of Osprey packs to get you on your way to awesome.
With over forty years in the business developing and designing comfortable, more longer lasting packs, Osprey is a proven brand with a worldwide reputation for being the best when it comes to outdoor packs and travel gear. From the highly technical packs such as the Aether/ Ariel, capable of carrying heavy loads of up to 27kgs for those long haul expeditions without compromising the comfort of a custom molded fit. To the everyday hiker packs such as the Stratos range aesthetically designed for full functionality for those spontaneous day trips to the hinterland. Or perhaps it was simplicity you were you after. Something rugged, durable, and weatherproof. Something to zip up and toss into any old adventure. Then the Transporter duffel range is for you. These baby’s double as a comfortable backpack and thrive in the roughest of environments while still looking slick and stylish.
Once you have found the right pack that suits you it’s now time to roll, fold, scrunch and squeeze all that gear you plan to take. With Osprey’s range of Ultra light packing cells and padded organisers the frustration of digging through dirty clothes, wet shoes, and cooking utensils to get your toothbrush has been alleviated with these convenient cells and washbag rolls for optimal organisation.
Or maybe you already have the pack and appropriate gear to go with it except for a camera case. Well, Wild Earth has you covered. So come in store and let our five star customer service team put you into your perfect adventure today with ‘buy now, pay later’ payment options available such as Afterpay and Zip Pay. Or buy online with the comfort of hassle free returns and express delivery.
Osprey founder Mike Pfotenhauer remembers his backpacking adventures as a boy in Oregon, USA, sharing the freedom of the outdoors with his brothers and father. With his mother’s help, he learned to sew and created his first backpack at age 16.
Osprey now offers many variations of their classic backpack to suit many styles of travelling including : the Osprey wheeled backpack, the classic hiking rucksack, Osprey luggage, backpacks with bladders, wheeled gear bags, commuter laptop daypacks, and more.
All Osprey backpacks come with an ‘All Mighty Guarantee’. Free of charge, this guarantee states that, whether you purchased your Osprey product in 1974 or yesterday, Osprey will repair any damage or defect in your backpack, free of charge. If the company is unable to repair the item, it will happily replace your backpack for free. We pass this guarantee on to all of our customers, meaning you can be assured of your pack's quality and durability.