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  • From jane at 8/20/13 4:43 PM
    • Is the Manta 36 just a backpack or does this pack have the hydration system with it or is it an add on? Thanks!
    • Thank you for the question. Yes, this pack does include the 3 Liter Hydraulics™ reservoir. Thanks!
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Osprey - Manta 36

Reg: $160.00 Sale: $128.00

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Day hiking, multi-sport
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The Osprey Manta 36 is a true multi-sport beast: it loves hiking all day, but also enjoys a long bike ride now and then. The Manta sports too many features to list here, with pockets and compression for all your gear. An integrated raincover has your back when sudden downpours strike. Osprey's Manta series was designed from the reservoir out, delivering slosh-free performance, a stable carry, and hassle-free hydration. 3 liter Hydraulics™ reservoir included.
Manufacturer Osprey
Weight SML/MED: 2 lbs 4 oz. (1.02 kg)
MED/LRG: 2 lbs 6 oz. (1.08 kg)
Gender Men's & Unisex
Mfg Sku/Part Number 014436
Cubic Inches SML/MED: 2075
MED/LRG: 2197
Liters SML/MED: 34
Frame Description -- AirSpeed™ suspension provides a stable, highly ventilated fit
-- New BioStretch™, ventilated harness is cool and comfortable
-- Full hipbelt keeps pack stable and transfers load effectively
Sleeping Bag Compartment No
Waterproof Yes
Other Features DIMENSIONS
Inches: 19 H x 11 W x 13 D
Centimeters: 49 x 28 W x 34 D

Reservoir Weight: 11 oz. (0.31 kg)

-- Integrated raincover for all-weather protection
-- New direct zip access hydration sleeve with HydraLock™ frame
-- Wide panel access to main compartment
-- Zip access sunglass pocket with protective embossed fabric
-- Stretch mesh front pocket for quickly stashing extra gear
-- Roomy zippered hipbelt pockets provide quick secure storage
-- Stow-on-the-Go™ feature quickly secures trekking poles
-- Magnetic sternum buckle for quick access to the reservoir bit valve
-- Helmet attachment loop
-- Dual side compression straps

Unique Features
-- Large front pocket with mesh organizer and shove-it pocket
-- Stretch mesh side pockets
-- Ful length side access zipper
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Pretty Awesome bag, great deal Review by Christopher K

Was shopping around for an awesome back pack/travel bag...this did the trick... I love it, and it is very reasonably priced on this site, compared to stores.

Great choice. Do it.

(Posted on 9/21/13)

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