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Osprey Ariel AG 65 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

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Osprey Ariel AG 65 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

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Combining its hard-earned reputation as a rugged load-hauling option for extended backpacking trips with the revolutionary Anti-Gravity suspension the Osprey Ariel AG 65 Women’s pack offers a dynamic responsive fit 3600+ cubic inches of storage capacity and a weight-carrying capacity of up to 60 pounds!


Combining its hard-earned reputation as a rugged load-hauling option for extended backpacking trips with the revolutionary Anti-Gravity suspension the Osprey Ariel AG 65 Women’s pack offers a dynamic responsive fit 3600+ cubic inches of storage capacity and a weight-carrying capacity of up to 60 pounds!

Committed to providing all outdoor enthusiasts with optimal performance Osprey equips its women's packs with gender-specific design features. Harnesses are cut wider through the collar bone area and have an ergonomic taper in the chest area. Offering a women's specific cant and a narrower cut the hipbelts found on Osprey's women's packs also cater to female users.

Osprey's innovative Anti-Gravity suspension system equips the pack with weight-carrying efficiency breathability and a contoured fit. A broad-mesh tensioned backpanel stretches all the way out across the lumbar portion of the pack. Though the pack maintains constant responsive contact with the wearer warm air can escape freely because of the separation caused between the mesh and the pack itself. Beneath the mesh a peripheral LightWire aluminum frame. A sliding sternum strap and adjustable load-lifter straps further enhance fit.

Accommodating backpackers of different heights the pack is available in your choice of sizes. The Xsmall size fits torsos ranging from 14”-17” the Small fits from 16”-19” the Medium fits from 18”-21” and the Large accommodates torso lengths ranging from 20”-22”. An Anti-Gravity IsoForm harness and a fully-padded moldable IsoForm hipbelt maximize performance fit and comfort.

The pack’s large main compartment is reached through a traditional top-loading access point but a large J-shaped zipper on the front of the pack also allows quick access to the interior. Additionally a lower compartment serves as a dedicated spot for stowing your sleeping bag or other clothes and gear. A removable divider enables you to open up the interior to create a single spacious compartment. A large front pocket utilizes welded stretch woven fabric to serve as a convenient storage spot for discarded layers or other gear. Elastic side pockets are ideal for stashing water bottles or other smaller items. Integrated hipbelt pockets provide a spot to keep essentials close at hand. Side compression straps enable you to cinch down your pack to keep contents safely and securely in place and also double as lash points for additional gear. Buckled straps that pass over the front of the packbag are designed to further enhance the compressibility of the pack and provide yet another place to lash gear. A removable top lid protects the contents of the pack and can be removed entirely to save weight . Adding increased versatility the lid also serves as a streamlined stand-alone daypack with its own minimalist shoulder straps an adjustable sternum strap and an internal hydration sleeve.

Other features include integrated Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole loops ice axe loops with bungee tie-offs removable sleeping pad straps and an internal sleeve that makes the pack hydration compatible (hydration system sold separately).

The Osprey Ariel AG 65 Women’s internal frame backpack is available in your choice of size and color options.

  • Removable top-lid converts to DayLid daypack
  • Dual upper side compression straps
  • Dual access side stretch mesh pockets
  • Lower Inside-Out compression straps
  • Zippered hipbelt pockets
  • Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole attachment
  • Additional main compartment access
  • Large stretch mesh front panel pocket
  • Dual front compression straps with StraightJacket compression
  • Dual ice tool loops with bungee tie-offs
  • Zippered sleeping bag compartment with removable divider
  • Removable sleeping pad straps
  • Integrated FlapJacket cover for lidless use
  • Internal hydration reservoir sleeve
  • Large front J-zip access to main compartment
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Technical Specs

Best Use
Top Loading w/ Side Access and Sleeping Bag Compartment
Detachable Daypack
Item Dimensions
31" x 15" x 12"
Fits Torso
Xsmall: 14"-17"
Small: 16"-19"
Medium: 18"-21"
Frame Material
Hydration Compatible
Maximum Weight
60 lbs
Sternum Strap
Yes; Adjustable
Torso Adjustment
Xsmall: 3600 cu in
Small: 3783 cu in
Medium: 3967 cu in
Limited Lifetime
Internal Frame Backpack
Main: 210D Nylon Dobby
Accent: 210D High Tenacity Nylon Shadow Box
Bottom: 500D Nylon Packcloth
Item Weight
Xsmall: 4.86 lbs
Small: 4.91 lbs
Medium: 4.95 lbs

7 Reviews

4.86 / 5


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Love my Osprey's


Pack is awesome. Upgraded from my 15 year old osprey pack. This thing is half the weight and has way more features.


Still a little on the heavy side by today's ultralight standards but worth its weight as far as features.



Excellent pack with tons of room


Very roomy Quality material Detachable Daypack Sleeping bag compartment Love the 45 degree water bottle pockets



Handan K.




Durable material, good suspension system, well fitting for short torsos, everything about this backpack is adjustable, head removable, pockets have openings halfway so you can reach your water bottle and put it back easily, woman specific.


Shoulder straps could have been a little larger to make it more comfortable for long hikes.

Jessica K.


Best pack


This bag is lightweight, spacious, and flexible. It is very well constructed and comfortable.



Jenn Y.


Great Bag


I'm very happy with the comfort and packability of this bag as it is my first backpacking pack. The color is also fantastic.



Michael S.


Awesome color and one very versatile pack. The AG netting seems to pull the top of the pack toward your head,but with some adjustments,it is quickly fixed.


Detachable daypack is great,access to the pack is excellent and no need to tear apart like a top loading style.


Adjustments are finicky,but once adjusted,they stay put.

Indika Y.


Worked great


Really amazing hip support! My back didn’t hurt one but with this pack on. Took it on a 5 day trip.


I think I will be buying the 75 L just because I’m going to start wanting to go on longer trips.