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The bestselling backpacking series on the market just got even better. Known for its ability to be taken all over the world, from the summit of Everest to a backpack trip through your local wilderness, the fourth generation of Aether builds upon its reputation for combining clean design, custom fit and outstanding load carrying comfort. Amongst a plethora of upgrades, the new IsoForm CM hipbelt adds stiffness and padding for even better performance with heavy loads. Amazingly, all this comes with no increase in weight.
Lightweight and comfortable Aether 70 is a versatile pack with adequate space and organization for weekend or weeklong trips lasting 3 to 7 days.
A new LightWire frame and improved streamlined features carry on the legacy of this backpack.
Volumes and Weights
US and International weight and volume specifications
Dimensions are shown as length (height) x width x depth
IIN: 81 x 14 x 12
CM: 81 x 36 x 31
Colour: midnight blue
size: medium or large back
Sizing and Fitting of your OSPREY pack
Fit is the key to pack performance. Take the time to get it right. If you're buying from our online store measure yourself carefully and don't hesitate to email or call customer service if you have questions. Once you have selected the pack model that meets your needs, you will need to choose the right size.
Step 1 - Pack Sizing
Most of our Opsrey packsvare available in multiple sizes to fit a range of torso lengths. To find your torso length, have a friend measure your back along the spine (as shown in the illustration) from the level of your iliac crest (the top of your hipbones) to your C7 (the knobby bone at the base of your neck).
Use the charts below for different osprey models to determine your pack and sizes.
Aether & Ariel Series
How to pack your pack:
Be sure to use the red internal compression strap.Also, compress the contents solidly using the external compression straps.You want the pack to adopt a tall, thin profile.Remember to maintain side-to-side balance as well a pack that leans over to one side places excessive pressure on your spine and irritates your shoulders.Make a point of getting as much gear inside the pack as possible.Odds and ends strapped on all over the outside of the pack wreak havoc with balance, especially if they are free to swing around.Finally, the top pocket has a tendency to become the repository for many, many small items that add up to significant weight and often make the pack distinctly top-heavy be careful!
Since Osprey was founded in 1974, every single product design bearing the Osprey name has passed through the hands of owner and founder Mike Pfotenhauer, undergoing relentless scrutiny. From stitching the first lines of custom-fitted packs, to meticulously designing innovative products with intuitive features, to forging personal relationships with the sewing operators who construct the packs, Mike has been the unbreakable thread that makes Osprey a company like no other.
To celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2009, Osprey launched the All Mighty Guarantee, an enhancement of a lifetime warranty that was already one of the most robust in the industry. Free of charge, the company will repair any damage or defect in its product whether it was purchased in 1974 or yesterday. If Osprey is unable to repair the item, it will happily replace it. The All Mighty Guarantee: any product, any reason, any era.
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.