Osprey Packs Aether AG 60L Backpack

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the Osprey Packs Aether AG 60L Backpack and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: 91 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.6 stars 
Expert Rating: 4.5 stars

Number of Ratings Reviewed: 108

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • Comfortable with straps fitting in all the right places.
  • Removable top pouch converts to a small day pack.
  • Comfortably carries your gear over multiple-day backpacking trips.
  • Anti-gravity suspension hugs your body, while mesh padding on the back circulates air to keep you cool.

Expert Reviews

  • Highly adjustable with multiple compartments to organize gear.
  • Super comfortable.
  • Durable.

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • The pack’s fit is fairly technical and you may need to spend some time figuring out how to adjust everything.
  • No built-in rain cover.

Expert Reviews

  • The pack itself is a bit heavy, and you would not want to carry more than 50 pounds in it.
  • Hard to remove full-sized water bottles from the designated pockets while the pack is fully loaded.


Osprey Packs Aether AG 60L Backpack is the smallest of Osprey’s Aether men’s backpack series. This highly adjustable backpack features an anti-gravity suspension system to distribute your load incredibly well, a removable top pouch that converts to a real day pack, many pockets and access options. Built with Osprey’s quality, this pack will carry your gear comfortably, although you will need to pack efficiently with this small version.


Note: User and expert rankings were reviewed across the web. Some expert reviews include these: 1, 2, 3, 4.