Best of Backpacks

Osprey Men’s Atmos 65 AG Backpack - Product Review

Osprey Men's Atmos 65 AG Backpacks
Five exterior zippered pockets and three slip pockets.

Editor's Rating: (4.8 / 5)

Pros

  • Just under 4 pounds
  • Anti-Gravity suspension system
  • Lots of pockets
  • Removable floating lid

Cons

  • If not sized properly the water bottle side holder can be uncomfortable
  • The load lifters seem oddly placed

Our Take:

Osprey Men’s Atmos 65 AG Backpack is a good backpack for the thru-hiker who needs a sturdy pack that is made with high-quality materials inside and out that won’t tear in the first 1000 miles.

The Atmos includes a whole encompassing Anti-Gravity suspension system that allows the bag to sit very comfortably on your back while providing ventilation from the shoulders all the way down your back allowing the bag to rest comfortably against your back, removing much of the strain that comes along with lugging a 65L bag.

The suspension is distributed through the back into the hips aided by a very comfortable, larger hip belt while taking much of the weight off the shoulders.

The internal compression system helps keep the everything inside snug and stable to help weight distribution inside the pack.

There are also side straps to help carry any extra oddly shaped gear externally.

Having an adjustable harness that lengthens the bag vertically to give extra support for different sized backpackers There’s plenty of pockets for little and immediate items including a giant (relatively speaking) pocket on the hip belt, while the mesh side bottle holder holds up to a 32oz water jug and sits at an angle to make grabbing your water much easier.

The Osprey warranty is also one of the best in the business.

Highly recommend this pack.

Key Product Info:

Weight 4.6 lbs
Capacity 65L
Cubic Inches 3967"
Torso Length 23"

Buy It Here:

Best Overall Backpacks:

    Weight 5.1 lbs
    Capacity 48L
    Cubic Inches 4576"
    Torso Length 31.5"
    Current Price Price not available

    Osprey Packs Exos 48 Backpack is a great pack for those making the transition to ultralight backpacking. Although this pack is a bit on the heavier side for a lightweight pack, it makes up for this weight with the 6065 aluminum alloy peripheral frame that helps the weight sit evenly on your back and helps to eliminate any muscle tightness or back soreness.

    Pros
    • Lightweight/durable materials
    • Tough 6065 aluminum alloy peripheral frame
    • Breathes very easily
    Cons
    • Top loader allows essential items to get easily buried
    • Shoulder strap material chafes arms and elbows

    Read our full review of the Osprey Packs Exos 48 Backpack


  1. Osprey Men’s Atmos 65 AG Backpack
  2. Editors Rating:
    (4.8 / 5)
    Weight 4.6 lbs
    Capacity 65L
    Cubic Inches 3967"
    Torso Length 23"
    Current Price Price not available

    Osprey Men’s Atmos 65 AG Backpack is a good backpack for the thru-hiker who needs a sturdy pack that is made with high-quality materials inside and out that won’t tear in the first 1000 miles.

    Pros
    • Just under 4 pounds
    • Anti-Gravity suspension system
    • Lots of pockets
    • Removable floating lid
    Cons
    • If not sized properly the water bottle side holder can be uncomfortable
    • The load lifters seem oddly placed

    Read our full review of the Osprey Men’s Atmos 65 AG Backpack


  3. Osprey Women’s Tempest 20 Backpack
  4. Editors Rating:
    (4.8 / 5)
    Weight 1.4 lbs
    Capacity 20L
    Cubic Inches 1220"
    Torso Length 16"
    Current Price Price not available

    The Osprey Packs Women’s Tempest 20 Backpack is a women’s specific bag that will work perfectly for day hikes or even for just getting around town. The Osprey Tempest has a ton of space in the main compartment including an external hydration sleeve, which also unzips all the way to easily locate everything inside.

    Pros
    • Lightweight bag that can handle a number of different scenarios for either day hiking or overnight adventures
    • Plenty of storage room inside
    • Airspace mesh stitching for ventilation
    Cons
    • Material can chafe a little
    • Color is kind of loud

    Read our full review of the Osprey Women’s Tempest 20 Backpack


  5. ALPS OutdoorZ Commander + Pack Bag
  6. Editors Rating:
    (4.7 / 5)
    Weight 7.5 lbs
    Capacity 86L
    Cubic Inches 5250"
    Torso Length 15.4"
    Current Price Price not available

    The ALPS OutdoorZ Commander + Pack Bag is a monster of a bag, built for hunters. The OutdoorZ Commander works best for longer outings, especially where you need to tote a lot of gear over the course of days or weeks.

    Pros
    • Great value bag for hunters
    • Rifle specific side pocket
    • Enough pockets to carry all of your essentials
    • Lashing straps give more external space for larger cargo
    Cons
    • Not waterproof
    • Shoulder straps were kind of uncomfortable

    Read our full review of the ALPS OutdoorZ Commander + Pack Bag


  7. Deuter ACT Lite 65+10 Hiking Backpack
  8. Editors Rating:
    (4.7 / 5)
    Weight 4.6 lbs
    Capacity 65L
    Cubic Inches 3967"
    Torso Length 33"
    Current Price Price not available

    The Deuter ACT Lite 65+10 Hiking Backpack is an extremely comfortable backpack. The Aircontact lite back suspension system of the pack really helps to evenly distribute weight so it doesn’t feel like your walking with 30 pounds of gear on your back.

    Pros
    • 65L with extra 10L bottom storage
    • Aircontact lite back suspension system evenly distributes weight
    • Plenty of Straps for sleeping pad or poles
    Cons
    • Not waterproof
    • Straps a bit too long

    Read our full review of the Deuter ACT Lite 65+10 Hiking Backpack


  9. Osprey Men’s Aether 60 Backpack
  10. Editors Rating:
    (4.7 / 5)
    Weight 4.45 lbs
    Capacity 60L
    Cubic Inches 3661"
    Torso Length 29"
    Current Price Price not available

    The Osprey Men’s Aether 60 Backpack is a super durable 60L backpack made for the ultralight backpacker hitting the trail for a longer amount of time or for anyone who needs just needs a bigger bag that can take a beating.

    Pros
    • Excellent back and hip support through the LightWire™ peripheral frame weight distribution
    • Plenty of strong compression straps
    • Llots of space inside
    Cons
    • Shoulder straps feel a bit stiff to some

    Read our full review of the Osprey Men’s Aether 60 Backpack


  11. TERRA PEAK Hiking Backpack
  12. Editors Rating:
    (4.7 / 5)
    Weight 4 lbs
    Capacity 65L
    Cubic Inches 5186"
    Torso Length 17"
    Current Price $139.99

    The TERRA PEAK Adjustable Hiking Backpack is a great bargain backpack with a ton of storage space no matter which size you get. There are a number of well-placed pockets for easy to and go including side pockets which help get things in and out faster and more orderly.

    Pros
    • 85L of storage space still rides like a 65L bag
    • Easily adjustable weight distribution
    • Good For Longer Trips
    • Bag weight under 5 pounds
    • Integrated built in rain cover,
    Cons
    • Shoulder strap can chafe if adjusted too tight

    Read our full review of the TERRA PEAK Hiking Backpack


    Weight 4.5 lbs
    Capacity 55 L
    Cubic Inches 3400
    Torso Length 19.5 in
    Hydration Pack No
    Current Price $75.94

    The Teton Sports Scout 3400 Internal Frame Backpack is a high performance, robust backpacking backpack built for the backpacker looking for a large backpack that can hold lots of cargo without weighing them down.  This is a 55L (3400 cubic inch) capacity backpack that weighs 4.5 pounds empty.  The Teton Sports Scout 3400 also can be purchased in multiple colors to give you more selection.  The shell of the bag is made from 600D diamond ripstop and 600D Oxford canvas that will help this bag withstand all the rigors of the trail.

    Pros
    • Lots of zippers and organized storage
    • Fully adjustable torso and straps
    • 55L for plenty of storage space
    • Made from 600D diamond ripstop and 600D Oxford canvas
    Cons
    • 4.5 pounds, kind of heavy
    • Top loader so a little harder to pack

    Read our full review of the TETON Sports Scout 3400 Internal Frame Backpack


  13. TETON Oasis 1200 3L Hydration Backpack
  14. Editors Rating:
    (4.3 / 5)
    Weight 2.45 lbs
    Capacity 22L
    Cubic Inches 1342"
    Torso Length 19.5"
    Hydration Pack Yes
    Current Price $56.69

    The TETON Sports Oasis 1200 3 Liter Hydration Backpack is perfect for several outdoor needs. Whether you hike, run, bike, ski, fish, etc. you’re going to find this bag is ideal for you. It’s super lightweight at just over 2 pounds for a 20L backpack.

    Pros
    • Lightweight bag
    • Enough room for a hydration pack and lightweight supplies or gear
    • Plenty of padding and added cushioning for comfort
    Cons
    • Included hydration pack can leak
    • With the hydration bladder in there's not a lot of space room

    Read our full review of the TETON Oasis 1200 3L Hydration Backpack


  15. Gregory Baltoro Hiking Backpack
  16. Editors Rating:
    (4.1 / 5)
    Weight 5.1 lbs
    Capacity 75L
    Cubic Inches 4580"
    Torso Length 31.5"
    Current Price Price not available

    The Gregory Mountain Products Baltoro 75 Liter Men’s Multi-Day Hiking Backpack is a very durable lightweight pack capable of handling very heavy loads for long periods of time. Gregory backpacks are some of the best on the market and the Baltoro is no exception having been named Winner of Backpacker Magazine’s 2015 Editor’s Choice Gold Award and the winner of Outside Magazine’s Gear of the Year Award.

    Pros
    • 75L and lots of space
    • Easy access to the inside
    • Award Winning backpack
    • Lightweight at only 5 pounds
    Cons
    • The load lifter and shoulder straps come undone easily on some bags
    • Chest buckle can break easily

    Read our full review of the Gregory Baltoro Hiking Backpack


Best Sellers: Backpacks

SaleBestseller No. 1
Medela Breast Milk Storage Bags, 100 Count, Ready to Use...
  • HYGIENICALLY PRE-SEALED: The Medela Breast Milk Storage Bags have been hygienically pre-sealed with durable material and double-zipper protection to prevent leaking. These bags safely store breastmilk in the freezer, fridge, or when traveling.
  • DURABLE DOUBLE-LAYER MATERIAL: These ready to use breastmilk storage bags are constructed from a durable double-layer material and built-in double zipper seal to keep your breastmilk safely stored in the fridge or freezer.
  • SELF-STANDING DESIGN: Our breastmilk storage bags are self-standing and come with a large write-on area, so you can document the date and other vital information for safer storage and use.
  • LAY FLAT PROFILE: The Medela Breast Milk large 6-ounce Storage Bags have been designed to lay flat for space-saving storage. This unique feature also allows quick thawing of frozen milk.The bags are made from food-grade, BPA free material
  • BONUS RESEALABLE TRANSPORT POUCH: To help you keep these breastmilk storage bags clean and organized, we’ve added a bonus resealable transport pouch.
SaleBestseller No. 2
Matein Travel Laptop Backpack, Business Anti Theft Slim...
  • LOTS OF STORAGE SPACE&POCKETS: One separate laptop compartment hold 15.6 Inch Laptop as well as 15 Inch,14 Inch and 13 Inch Laptop. One spacious packing compartment roomy for daily necessities,tech electronics accessories. Front compartment with many pockets, pen pockets and key fob hook, makes your item organized and easier to find
  • COMFY&STURDY: Comfortable soft padded back design with thick but soft multi-panel ventilated padding, gives you maximum back support. Breathable and adjustable shoulder straps relieve the stress of shoulder. Foam padded top handle for a long time carry on
  • FUNCTIONAL&SAFE: A luggage strap allows backpack fit on luggage/suitcase, slide over the luggage upright handle tube for easier carrying. With a hidden anti theft pocket on the back protect your valuable items from thieves. Well made for international airplane travel and day trip as a travel gift for men
  • USB PORT DESIGN: With built in USB charger outside and built in charging cable inside,this usb backpack offers you a more convenient way to charge your phone while walking. It's a great tech gift for him from wife, daughter and son. Please noted that this backpack doesn't power itself, usb charging port only offers an easy access to charge
  • DURABLE MATERIAL&SOLID: Made of Water Resistant and Durable Polyester Fabric with metal zippers. Ensure a secure & long-lasting usage everyday & weekend.Serve you well as professional office work bag,slim USB charging bagpack,college high school big students backpacks for boys,girls,teens
SaleBestseller No. 3
Extra Large 52L Travel Laptop Backpack with USB Charging...
  • Large capacity and organized: men travel backpack owns 20 independent pockets for large storage and organization for small items. 3 spacious main multi compartments with many hidden pockets can accommodate lots of stuffs like college supplies, travel accessories, clothes, stationery, notebook, cord organizer, side deep Zipper pocket for Easy access essentials, side Elastic net pockets conveniently hold travel gear umbrellas or water bottles. Ideal Book bag backpack for high school Boys perfectly
  • multipurpose: unfolds the extra large backpack freely 90-180 degree, exclusive designed for airplane traveling. The big backpack is perfect for indoor/outdoor activities. Served as durable large backpack, large school backpack for Teen Boys/Girls, large laptop bag or spacious college backpack, you can use it at anywhere for International travel, camping, hiking and overnight trip
  • Practical and convenient: external USB port with set-in charging cable offers convenient charging your cellphone. A hole for headphone outside gives easy access to Earphone usage. Also, the student backpack with a sturdy rugged handle with steel cable on the top for carrying, side compression straps keep the exclusive backpack at whatever size you requires. As a men's/women's backpack, you will enjoy It's fashionable, comfortable and convenient everywhere
  • EXTRA LARGE and DURABLE MATERIAL: Size of extra large student backpack: 19.5x15x11 (inches), Capacity: 50L, separate padded laptop compartment hold for 13 inch MacBook, 14, 15, 15. 6 and up to 17inch Laptop backpack/computers for boys and girls, teens, adults, women, men and teacher. The scan smart laptop backpack made from high quality polyester fabric with nylon lining for better WATER RESISTANT and heavy duty backpack Large laptop backpack for the City
  • Comfortable: Tech backpack with back U shaped three dimensional ventilation design, comfortable wide breathable mesh shoulder straps with plentiful sponge pad help relieve the stress from your shoulder. Both sides of the shoulder strap with lanyard design, can hang sunglasses and other small pendants. Premium Book bags for men Also computer backpack for women. And it is a ideal present for men women or back to school graduation presen
SaleBestseller No. 4
WATERFLY Crossbody Sling Backpack Sling Bag Travel Hiking...
  • Keep Everything in Order: Size: 7 x 3.5 x 15 inches /18 x 9 x 38 cm. The front zipper bag and buckle bag allow you to store iPad mini, iPhone 7 Plus, power band, etc., with several separate small compartments inside, it can effectively keep your small items like makeup, tissue, keys and so on. The side mesh pocket is 6 inches height, it can hold 2.4 inch(diameter) bottle.
  • Hidden Earphone Hole: There is a hidden earphone hole on the front, providing easy access to your earphones, you can enjoy music anytime and anywhere.
  • Adjustable Reversible Shoulder Strap: Designed with 3 D-rings on the lower part, the adjustable shoulder strap can be connected with the left or right D-ring for your preference, so that it is convenient to wear on your left or right shoulder. The shoulder strap pouch is 3.5 x 1.5 x 7.5 inches (L x W x H), it hold the phone screen size under 7 inches easily. Shoulder strap can be adjusted from 31 ” to 39.5 ”.
  • Superior Material: The shoulder strap and the back is made of breathable material, make you feel comfortable when travel, hiking and so on.
  • 【After-sales guarantee】If you have any problem with broken or damaged items you purchased,please do not hesitate to contact us with your order ID. We will reply and address your issue within one day, so please purchase with confidence.
SaleBestseller No. 5
YOREPEK Backpack for Men,Extra Large 50L Travel Backpack...
  • LARGE CAPACITY & ORGANIZED: The large backpack owns 3 spacious compartments-one separate laptop compartment fits 17 inch laptops, one main compartment roomy for daily necessities, such as clothes, notebooks, portable charger, etc. The front compartment has many small pockets, as well as pen pockets and a keychain design to keep your things organized and easier to find. The large backpack for men has 10+ pockets, including 2 side mesh pockets for water bottles and umbrellas. Size: 18"x13.5"x6.5"
  • TSA APPROVED & MULTIPURPOSE: At checkpoints, the large travel backpack can be freely unfolded 90-180 degrees, allowing you to quickly pass through airport security and keep things tidy, exclusive designed for airplane travel. A luggage strap allows the traveling backpack fit on the suitcase, great for international plane travel and day trips
  • PRACTICAL & CONVENIENT: External USB port with built-in charging cable conveniently charges your phone and other electronic devices (pls provide your own portable charger). A hole in the travel laptop backpack is used for the outside of the earphone, which can be used conveniently. Besides, the large laptop backpack has a sturdy handle with a steel cable on top for easy portability. Side compression straps keep the exclusive pack in any size you need
  • DURABLE MATERIAL: Made of water resistant and durable polyester fabric, high-density nylon lining for better tear resistance, the heavy duty backpack with metal zippers ensures daily long lasting use. Serve you well as professional office work backpack, large USB charging bookbag and school backpack. Ideal present for back to school, graduation, Father's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine's Day
  • COMFORTABLE: With a comfortable padded back design and thick and soft multi-panel ventilated pads, the big backpack gives you great back support. Breathable and adjustable shoulder straps relieve shoulder pressure to reduce discomfort in long packs. The backpack for men woemn will be a good partner for travel, school, work, business, etc

Posted in ,

Erik

Erik grew up as a desert rat in Arizona. After exploring the backcountry of the west coast he came east for a job but still finds time to explore the beauty of the northeast.

Leave a Comment