Osprey Xenith 88 Backpack - Men's 5056-233
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Osprey Xenith 88 Backpack - Men's

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A fully featured, high-capacity backpacking pack for gear-intensive backcountry expeditions. With serious suspension designed to handle large loads, the Xenith 88 lets you carry everything you need to leave civilization behind for a week, a month or even longer. The hipbelt can be heat-moulded for a custom fit, keeping you comfortable on high-mileage days even when you're hauling gear for the whole family. External access to the hydration sleeve makes midday refills a cinch, and Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole attachments let you go hands-free on scrambly sections. The mesh back panel and shoulder straps let your back breathe as you climb the last hill before camp. Once you get there, the top lid detaches to become a lumbar daypack for the next day's summit missions or side trip to a hidden lake.

  • Made of durable 420-denier high-tenacity nylon with a robust 500-denier nylon packcloth base.
  • Peripheral frame and aluminum center stay effectively transfer the load to the hipbelt and ensure the pack maintains its shape.
  • Mesh-covered ridged foam back panel provides ventilation and keeps the load close to the body.
  • Custom heat-moulded hipbelt provides a personalized fit.
  • Access the pack interior via the top drawstring or bottom and side zippers.
  • Bottom sleeping bag compartment has a stowable divider if you want your sleeping bag to mingle with the rest of your gear.
  • Stretch-mesh front and side pockets let you stash gear on the fly.
  • Zippered side, hipbelt and lid pockets provide secure storage.
  • Dual tool loops with bungee tie-offs carry ice axes.
  • Stow-on-the-Go trekking pole attachments let you stash your poles without removing the pack.
  • Side compression straps and bottom sleeping pad straps cinch in the load and allow you to attach extra gear.
  • External access hydration sleeve holds a 3L reservoir (sold separately).
  • Top lid is removable and converts into the 16L DayLid pack for trips away from your base camp.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Backpacking
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
Main fabric 420-denier Velocity nylon
Secondary fabric 500-denier ripstop nylon

The location of all access points into the main compartment of the pack.

  • Top
  • Bottom
  • Side
Hipbelt Padded
Lid type

Some pack lids can be adjusted to compensate for overloaded packs, or even removed, and some removeable lids have tuck-away hipbelts that allow youto use them as a waistpack.

  • Adjustable
  • Removable
Length 87cm
Width 41cm
Depth 44cm
Ventilated back panel Yes
Adjustable shoulder harness

An adjustable harness lets you change the height of the shoulder straps to fit your specific back length.

Dynamic suspension

The hipbelt and/or shoulder straps of the pack are designed to move, pivot or flex to follow your body’s movements. Each brand uses their own technology.

Carry-on sized

Size restrictions vary among airlines. Just to be sure, check with your carrier for their specific restrictions.

Additional feature(s)
  • Compression straps
  • Expandable collar
  • Hipbelt pocket(s)
  • Hydration compatible (reservoir sold separately)
  • Removable daypack included
  • Sleeping bag compartment
Made in Vietnam