The Osprey Exos 46 wins out…

After visits to several shops and a few days of online research I made the decision to go with the Osprey Exos 46.  There was only one store in the area that had the Exos 46 in stock but when I arrived I discovered it was selling for less than expected (C$199 and not $219 as listed on their website).  The “Large” size is actually a 49 litre pack that weighs 1100 grams … slightly more than expected due to a discrepency between the owner’s manual and their website.  Nevertheless it’s more than 400 grams lighter than my current daypack so I’m not complaining.  I plan to load it up and go for a walk tomorrow or Saturday … as soon as the scorching temperatures moderate a bit (the humidex reading was in the upper 30’s the last few days).  I now have my gear list under 9 kilos not including water and snacks.

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