Osprey Kestrel 48 vs 58: Pack Comparison

The Osprey Men's Kestrel 48 Pack is a midrange backpacking backpack that comes in two sizes (S/M, M/L), while the Osprey Men's Kestrel 58 Pack is a budget backpacking backpack that comes in two sizes (S/M, M/L).

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Osprey Men's Kestrel 48 Pack Osprey Men's Kestrel 58 Pack
MSRP $180.00 $195.00
Shop Online $180.00 at REI $195.00 at REI
Best Used For Backpacking Backpacking
Weight S/M: 3 lbs. 7 oz.
M/L: 3 lbs. 9.4 oz.
S/M: 3 lbs. 12 oz.
M/L: 3 lbs. 14 oz.
Volume S/M: 46 liters
M/L: 48 liters
S/M: 56 liters
M/L: 58 liters
Gender Men's Men's
Fit - Waist M/L: 28-50 inches, S/M: 26-45 inches M/L: 28-50 inches, S/M: 26-45 inches
Dimensions M/L: 30 x 13 x 13 inches, S/M: 30 x 13 x 13 inches M/L: 30 x 14 x 13.5 inches, S/M: 28 x 14 x 13.5 inches
Sizes S/M, M/L S/M, M/L
Colors Picholine Green, Black Black, Picholine Green
Materials 210-denier x 630-denier nylon dobby/500-denier nylon packcloth Nylon
Description Carry your gear off the beaten path and into the rugged backcountry with the help of the men's Osprey Kestrel 48 pack. This versatile pack is ready for any and all of your outdoor adventures. Equally suited for an extended weekend in the woods or your next big thru-hike, the men's Osprey Kestrel 58 pack is a durable hauler that's ready to scramble up peaks, explore dense brush and more.

Weight

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The lightest version of the Osprey Men's Kestrel 48 Pack weighs 5 ounces less than the lighest version of the Osprey Men's Kestrel 58 Pack.

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Volume

The smallest size Osprey Men's Kestrel 48 Pack holds 10 liters less than the smallest size of the Osprey Men's Kestrel 58 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 Men's Kestrel 48 Pack retails for $15 less than the Osprey Men's Kestrel 58 Pack on REI.com.

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