Thru hikers, Guides and Gear Nerds Rejoice As The New Osprey UNLTD Backpack Series Launches As The Crown Jewel in Backpacks
Sierra Rec Magazine – Gear Intro – March 2022 – Long known for its quality and standards in the backpack community. The future of Osprey backpacks is here. After nearly 50 years of innovations, Osprey started looking beyond traditional manufacturing technologies to develop the ultimate backpacking experience. Osprey, in March, Launched the New UNLTD™ line using several innovative designs that will mark a high watermark for its backpacks that will trickle down to other lines in the years to come.
For now, the Osprey UNLTD comes in two models — the AntiGravity 64and AirScape® 68 — each named for its unique frames and suspension system.
Osprey founder Mike Pfotenhauer worked with the brand’s international innovation team to create these packs from new fabrics and assembly techniques, as well as a 3D-printed lumbar system.
Who Is Osprey UNLTD For?
Osprey built the Osprey UNLTD AirScape and AntiGravity for experienced backpackers and thru-hikers who would value the new designs and put the tech through its paces. The back panel framesheets emphasize load stability and ventilation while small tweaks should add durability in high-wear areas.
Guides and gear nerds who appreciate the cutting-edge build of the Osprey UNLTD backpacks can rest assured they have Osprey’s crown jewel on their back.
The brand designers added 3D-printed Lumbar support, a first for the brand, with these backpacks. If successful, this new design should mark where Osprey will go with future pack designs. Here is a few of the exemplary features of the New Osprey UNLTD
3d Printed Fitscape® Lumbar with Carbon DLS Technology
Features Superior Insulation and ventilation, fine tuned cushioned support, an anti-slip surface grip to keep loads firmly in place and a reduced waste process.
Innovative Auto lift System
Comfortably and efficiently distributes the load while seamlessly fitting the Osprey Fit-on-the-fly® harness adjustment into the overall structure of the shoulder strap.
State of The Art Fabrics
Double Rip 210D main fabric with UHMWPE (Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene) content balances lowered weight with increased durability.
Designed to shied and secure your pack during transit. A first class travel cover is built with lockable zippers and high quality fabrics that complement the Osprey UNTLD pack.
High Carbon Stainless Steel Frame
Works with the polycarbonate frame sheet to support the load
Convertible Top-Lid Daypack
The Osprey UNLTD includes a Removable 8L top lid that converts to a fully functional 18L daypack.
Polycarbonate Vacuum-Formed Frame sheet
Effectively manages support, fit. and ventilation with thermo-formed air channel ribs on the back panel.
Premium high tenacity nylon ripstop raincover located in the base zipper pocket.
Osprey UNLTD Membership Group
With the Launch and Sales of the UNTTD Series Osprey also introduced an exclusive membership group which invites owners of the UNTLD Series to join for exclusive content and community benefits.