Light, strong, and stoic, Osprey's Mutant 28 is a perfect partner on your next high alpine adventure.
This bucket-style top-loading pack has a featherweight aluminum suspension system that handles loads up to 40 pounds. The mesh Airscape backpanel provides ventilation and all-day carrying comfort.
When the summit is in sight and every ounce counts, shed weight by removing the pack's suspension, compression straps, and the helmet carry sling.
Other alpine-specific features include A-frame ski carry loops, dual ToolLocks with bungee tool tie-offs, and front panel webbing loops for crampon attachment. It also has an interior mesh slash pocket to keep small items organized. All zipper pulls and buckles are glove-friendly to keep your hands protected while grabbing for gear in frosty temps. And the hipbelt has built-in gear loops so you can to keep a few pieces handy to build a quick belay anchor and safely bring your partner up the final Class 4 scramble to the summit.
Load Range: 12-18 kg
Volume: 1709 IN3 / 28 L
Dimensions: 61H X 30W X 25D CM
Weight: 0.98 KG
MAIN: 210D Nylon Dobby
ACCENT: 210D Nylon Triple Ripstop
BOTTOM: 210D Nylon Triple Ripstop
STRIPPED WEIGHT: The top-lid with integrated FlapJacket system*, framesheet and aluminum stay, helmet carry, rope attachment strap and side compression straps are all removable to optimize weight savings. *Mutant 38 only
REVERSE WRAP HIPBELT: The unique hipbelt system allows the users to wrap the padded hipbelt out of the way of the climbing harness.
KEY CLIMBING FEATURES: Dual ToolLocks with bungee tie-offs for quick and easy access to your ice tools. Reinforced A-frame ski carry loops work in conjunction with compression/retention straps to provide stable ski carry.
Removable aluminum stay and 1.2mm HDPE frame sheet
REVERSE SPACER MESH AIRSCAPE BACKPANEL
Smooth breathable surface over ventilated ridged foam
REVERSE SPACER MESH HARNESS
Smooth breathable surface die cut foam
Webbing attachment points and reservoir hose routing
Adjustable sternum strap with whistle
PADDED EVA HIPBELT
Reverse wrap hipbelt padding wings with gear loop and attachment points (38l)
Minimal padded hipwings with gear loops (28l)
Osprey backpacks boast an innovative ergonomic design, ultimately designed to be comfortable and supportive.Thanks to their anti-gravity technology, the brand’s ergonomic backpacks allow all hikers to enjoy their walking adventures comfortably, without back pain or discomfort. These packs also offer incredible value for money. With the guarantee that your backpack will last for decades, if not a lifetime, you can rest assured that an Osprey purchase will be a great investment.
Great day packBy: Schulz Aaron on 28 June 2018I've used this pack for snow, day hikes and travel - its the perfect balance of size an functionality. Couple of downsizes are - no water bottle holder, and would be good that the top zipper has some flap/cover to help prevent water from seeping in during heavy rain or snow fall so I've had to apply a UV/water repellent which helps a bit