Osprey Aura 50 vs Ariel 55: Pack Comparison

The Osprey Women’s Aura AG 50 Pack is a premium backpacking backpack that comes in three sizes (XS, S, M), while the Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 Pack is a midrange backpacking backpack that comes in two sizes (XS/S, M/L).

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Osprey Women’s Aura AG 50 Pack Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 Pack    
MSRP $240.00 $260.00
Shop Online $240.00 at REI $260.00 at REI
Best Used For Backpacking Backpacking
Weight XS: 4 lbs.
S: 4 lbs. 2 oz.
M: 4 lbs. 3 oz.
One Size: 4 lbs. 13.1 oz.
Volume XS: 44 liters
S: 47 liters
M: 50 liters
One Size: 55 liters
Gender Women’s Women’s
Fit – Waist XS: 24-45 inches, S: 24-45 inches, M: 27-48 inches 26-50 inches
Dimensions 32 x 14 x 14 inches 31 x 15 x 10 inches
Sizes XS, S, M XS/S, M/L
Colors Challenger Blue, Gamma Red, Vestal Grey Black, Ceramic Blue, Claret Red
Materials 10-denier x 630-denier nylon dobby/210-denier high-tenacity nylon/420HD nylon 210-denier nylon
Description The joy is in the journey when you’re carrying the women-specific Osprey Aura AG 50 pack, which uses Anti-Gravity(TM) technology to balance heavy loads and provide cooling comfort on long treks. 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.

Weight

See the weight difference between the Osprey Women’s Aura AG 50 Pack vs Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 Pack.

The lightest version of the Osprey Women’s Aura AG 50 Pack weighs 13.1 ounces less than the lighest version of the Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 Pack.

Price vs. Weight

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Volume

The smallest size Osprey Women’s Aura AG 50 Pack holds 11 liters less than the smallest size of the Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 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 Aura AG 50 Pack retails for $20 less than the Osprey Women’s Ariel 55 Pack on REI.com.

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