Osprey Ariel 55 vs 65: Pack Comparison

The Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 Pack is a midrange backpacking backpack that comes in two sizes (XS/S, M/L), while the Osprey Women’s Ariel 65 Pack is a midrange backpacking backpack that comes in two sizes (XS/S, M/L).

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Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 Pack Osprey Women’s Ariel 65 Pack
MSRP $260.00 $280.00
Shop Online $260.00 at REI $280.00 at REI
Best Used For Backpacking Backpacking
Weight One Size: 4 lbs. 13.1 oz. One Size: 4 lbs. 14.2 oz.
Volume One Size: 55 liters One Size: 65 liters
Gender Women’s Women’s
Fit – Waist 26-50 inches 26-50 inches
Dimensions 31 x 15 x 10 inches 31.5 x 16 x 11 inches
Sizes XS/S, M/L XS/S, M/L
Colors Black, Ceramic Blue, Claret Red Black, Ceramic Blue, Claret Red
Materials 210-denier nylon 210-denier nylon
Description When you’re hauling weight for days in the wild, the fine-tuned, customizable fit and durable, lightweight design of the women’s Osprey Ariel 55 pack helps you to carry the load in comfort. Built to comfortably haul heavy loads for the week or a weekend, the women’s Osprey Ariel 65 pack features a highly customizable fit for a variety of body shapes and sizes.

Weight

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The lightest version of the Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 Pack weighs 1.1 ounces less than the lighest version of the Osprey Women’s Ariel 65 Pack.

Price vs. Weight

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Volume

The smallest size Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 Pack holds 10 liters less than the smallest size of the Osprey Women’s Ariel 65 Pack.

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Price vs. Volume

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Load Range

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Where to Buy

At the time of publishing, the Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 Pack retails for $20 less than the Osprey Women’s Ariel 65 Pack on REI.com.

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