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Osprey Launches Superultralight Levity And Lumina For Spring 2018

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Snowboarding News | Tuesday July 11, 2017 | Shared By: Outdoor Industry Association

Osprey Packs, a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance packs to comfortably and efficiently carry gear, introduces the superultralight Levity (men’s) and Lumina (women’s) for Spring 2018. Levity and Lumina deliver unmatched comfort, ventilation and load-carrying ability in this category. Key to the pack design is the strategic integration of complimentary high-performing fabrics including lightweight materials with durable outer fabrics to minimize pack weight without sacrificing durability. 


“With Levity and Lumina, it was never about achieving a number on a scale, but instead, finding a solution that is not only light, but effectively carries the loads it’s tasked with,” said Cassie Tweed, design director for Osprey Packs. “Gone are the days where carrying the lightest loads conceivable meant enduring the worst experience imaginable. Levity and Lumina are lighter, stronger, more comfortable and will make you faster on the trail.”



Levity/Lumina Fabric Composition
Osprey’s NanoFly™ fabric integrates ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) Ripstop and nylon to create an incredibly strong, light fabric with remarkable resistance against water, abrasion and UV rays/chemicals.


  • Main: NanoFly™ 210D nylon x 200D UHMWPE Ripstop 

  • Accent: 30D Cordura Silnylon Ripstop 

  • Bottom: NanoFly™ 210D nylon x 200D UHMWPE Ripstop 


Carry Features


  • Suspension: 3.5mm Lightwire

  • Ultralight Airspeed™ Backpanel

    • 3D-tensioned breathable mesh backpanel with side ventilation





  • Exoform™ Harness

    • Seamless layered mesh provides improved comfort and cushioning 

    • 15 mm adjustable sternum strap 




Additional Features:



    • Fixed top lid

    • Two removable side compression cords

    • Dual access fabric side pockets with InsideOut™ compression cord 

    • Top lid pocket

    • Bellowed front fabric pocket for stashing gear

    • Top lid cord loop attachment points

    • Sternum strap with integrated safety whistle

    • Internal main compartment compression strap



Levity and Lumina are not just for thruhikers. These packs are designed for anyone who appreciates what carrying less can do for their experience, no matter the duration. 



Available in:

LEVITY 60/LUMINA 60
For the most audacious superultralight excursions and thru hikes
Weight: 1.83 pounds Load Range: 10-30 lb
Retail: $270


LEVITY 45/LUMINA 45
For experienced thru hikers and lightweight overnights
Weight: 1.76 pounds Load Range: 5-25 lb
Retail: $250



Osprey Packs


Independent since 1974 and still anchored by the design genius of company founder and owner, Mike Pfotenhauer, Osprey Packs is a leader in technical packs for outdoor, cycling, travel and urban adventures. Osprey’s dedication to create innovative, high performance gear reflects the brand’s love of adventure and devotion to the outdoors. 


All Osprey products are backed by the brand’s All Mighty Guarantee. Osprey will repair any damage or defect for any reason free of charge – whether it was purchased in 1974 or yesterday. If Osprey is unable to perform a functional repair on a pack, they will happily replace it. 



Osprey Packs can be found online at www.ospreypacks.com and in outdoor specialty retailers in over 60 countries worldwide. To learn more about Osprey and its products, visit www.ospreypacks.com. Follow all brand updates on Instagram (@ospreypacks), Facebook (@ospreypacks) and Twitter (@ospreypacks). 


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