Osprey Escapist 32

Jet Black

Stash your expedition kit into the Escapist for your next multi-day epic into the back of beyond. The go-to-pack for riding tracks like the Heaphy or the Old Ghost Road.

▸ Features
  • Size by height: Small <165cm; Large >165cm.
  • Volume: S - 30 Litres; L - 32 Litres.
  • AirScape™ harness channels cool air to your back.
  • Large top pocket keeps valuables separate.
  • Versatile mesh side pockets carry extras.
  • Spacious front pocket with internal organisers to keep your tools tidy and accessible.
  • Store any wet stuff or excess gear in the mesh stash pocket.
  • Separate zip-access bottom compartment.
  • Integrated rain cover to keep your stuff warm and cosy.
  • Zipped hipbelt pockets keep essentials close.
  • Quickly secure helmet with the LidLock™ attachment.
  • Easy access hydration slot for 3 litre bladder (bladder not included).
  • Pack dimensions: 51cm L x 32cm W x 31cm D.
  • Weight: 1040 grams.
▸ Compare
  Escapist Daylite Plus Katari 7
Volume 32 litres 20 litres 7 litres
Activity Multiday 1-2 day Few hours
Weight 1030 gm 560 gm 360 gm
Bladder Included No No Yes
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    Jonathan C.
    New Zealand

    Fantastic pack for epic rides

    I bought this pack to ride the Heaphy and other overnight rides. Its got plenty of space and is super comfortable once fully packed. Given the perfect size i plan to use when travelling as a carry on/day pack also.

    Karyn C.
    New Zealand

    Best Bag Ever

    I love this bag. Its super comfy and ergonomic. I use it as a work commute and it packs loads of stuff into it. And the helmet carrier is a perfect added bonus!!

    Esther G.

    Osprey backpack

    Love this backpack. It is easy to adjust, lots of different compartments to store stuff. I took it on holiday recently and was very useful as carry on luggage to plane

    Lutz W.
    New Zealand

    Escapist 32

    I have the Escapist 32 backpack for several weeks now for commuting by bike between home and work. Once I got used to utilizing the different compartments I find there is enough room to cope with bike repair gear, change of clothing, lunch etc. Found it a bit troublesome to take the laptop in it. My previous bag was better suited to commuting because of this aspect. Can't fault the Escapist 32 in any other way. It fitted me perfectly from day 1 and feels very secure when riding eg it does not slip around on my back and the insulation layer keeps me cool when riding hard. Nice touches are the pouches on the shoulder straps as long as the items are not bulky as it affects how the pack fits to the body. Putting my wallet on one side and the cellphone on the other did cause the pack to sit off centre which felt uncomfortable on the journey. So I only use the pouches for things like earplugs, loyalty cards etc. I also found the clipon for keys handy. All in all a great backpack I happily recommend to others. Just think of all the uses you might put the backpack for before committing to a purchase.

    Sharon B.
    New Zealand

    Great bag

    Osprey make such good bags, we have a few. This was no exception. Purchased for my partner after Ground Effect recommended it for over-nighters like the Old Ghost Road. It was perfect. Happy fella :-)

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