Osprey's Womens Tempest 6 Waist Pack has wide padded hip fins so it fits snuggly round your hips and is very stable, add to that the means to carry two bottles, hip belt pockets and a 6 litre capacity and you have a highly accomplished waist pack.
If you want to be prepared with the essentials but don’t want the extra bulk, the women’s-specific Tempest 6 has trail minimalists covered. Roomy enough for a pair of water bottles, an extra layer and trailside snacks. Featuring a body-hugging Biostretch waistbelt that will keep your load stable, no matter if you’re day hiking or trail running. Made with high-quality bluesign-approved recycled high-tenacity nylon with a PFC-free DWR coating.
Osprey's Womens Tempest 6 Waist Pack isn't exactly ultralight but do you need it to be for this type of product? The key to a good waistpack is stability since the wearer is likely to be moving fast through mountain terrain, and the Tempast waist pack delivers in that respect with wide padded hip fins and a wide hip belt it hugs your hips.
There's an attempt at getting some airflow between the pack and your back but we are not sure how effective this is going to be. Feature-wise you have a large 6litre main compartment, an additional flat front pocket and the means to carry two water bottles. In addition you can secure a waterproof or similar using the compression straps at the front.
Reasonably sized hip belt zipped pockets complete the feature set, its a good waist pack.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear
- AirScape backpanel with foam ridges for ventilation
- Angled padded bottle sleeves with retaining bungees
- Front zippered pocket
- Grab handle on top
- Internal key attachment clip
- Internal mesh pocket
- LED light attachment point
- Padded hipbelt
- Reflective graphics
- StraightJacket compression with foam sidewalls
- Twin zippered hipbelt pockets
- Weight: 408g
- Litres: 6
- Dimensions (HxWxD): 21 x 25 x 15cm
- 100D x 210D Bluesign Recycled Robic Nylon
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