Osprey Women’s Kyte 36 Rucksack Features:
The Osprey Kyte 36 rucksack is a women’s specific design and fit perfect for your hiking adventures the year-round. Rest assured your kit is guaranteed protection from the toughest of storms with the built in rain cover so even when the heavens open your bags contents will remain dry and intact. On hotter days the Airscape back provides plenty of ventilation keeping you nice and cool as you trek across stunning landscapes and the Kyte’s adjustable torso length means got can get a perfect fit. Load carrying becomes a doddle thanks to the harness and hipbelt that assure support and comfort. If it’s a feature laden day bag your after for hiking adventures with scope for a lightweight overnight bag, the Osprey Kyte 36 is worth a peek.
I bought this rucksack for a 5-day long distance walk. Although overall the pack was very solid and stable, and had loads of room, there were a few niggles which mean I didn't award 5 stars. The divider separating the bottom compartment seemed superfluous as it was held up with straps rather than a zip, so items could slip down to the bottom. While the hip belt pockets seemed a good idea, I found them hard to access (unless you had long arms). Similarly I found the "stow on the go" pole attachments accessed at the side fiddly when inserting the poles so not so easy to operate. However my main issue was that I found the airscape back panel made my lower back hot, sweaty and sticky on a warm day. My previous rucksack had a suspended mesh panel system which kept me cool and dry so perhaps its personal preference,e and you have to weigh stability of the pack over comfort.