Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Aura models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity50-65 l (3051-3967 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4-4.3 oz (1.8-2 kg)
Length iconLength30-31 in (76-79 cm)
Width14-15 in (36-38 cm)
Height14-16 in (36-41 cm)

Reviews Summary

92% of the Osprey Aura reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (80%)
Good (12%)
Average (3%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (1%)

Here's what the reviewers think about the Osprey Aura:

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Aura

  • Most reviewers complimented that the pack is super durable and comfortable for travelling.
  • They also said that the pack is lighweight and fits comfortable on the back for easy carrying.
  • Many buyers said that the pack is spacious with good number of organizable pockets for carrying all sorts of stuffs for camping.
  • A user said that the separate sleeping bag compartment helped him to pull out the tent and without removing the other stuffs in the main compartment.
  • Some mountaineers are also happy to have loops all over the bag for carrying extra gears for climbing.
  • Almost all of the reviewers said that the extra padded shoulder and waist straps are super comfortable to carry.
  • Another user said that the good ventilation system of the pack helped him keep dry during travelling.
  • A buyer mentioned that the built in hyderation component was very helpful for travelling long distances.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some buyers complained that the hip strap is fixed which made them difficult to adjust it with loads.
  • A user said that the internal hydration pack was difficult to access as she had to unpack her bag before adjusting the bladder.

Popular Models

Osprey Aura 65

44% choose the Osprey Aura 65

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity65 l (3967 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4.3 oz (2 kg)
Length iconLength31 in (79 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height16 in (41 cm)

Osprey Aura 50

27% choose the Osprey Aura 50

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity50 l (3051 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4 oz (1.8 kg)
Length iconLength30 in (76 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)

Osprey Aura Ag 50

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16% choose the Osprey Aura Ag 50

Colors and combinations:


Osprey Aura Ag 65

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12% choose the Osprey Aura Ag 65

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Osprey Aura features:
  • Hydration bladder
  • Hydration compatible
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Stretch mesh
  • Side pockets
  • Sternum strap

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Zippered top
  • Compression straps
  • Detachable lid
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Hip belt
  • Load-lifter straps
  • Ventilated back panel
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Waterproof
  • Adjustable torso

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.

Packing Guide

See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Osprey Aura models (the most popular choice is the Aura 65).

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

5050 l4 oz0.08 oz/L
6565 l4.3 oz0.07 oz/L

Osprey Aura
Average for 17,986+ different bags


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The Osprey Aura ranks #9 compared with the other Osprey bags.

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The Osprey Aura ranks #39 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Osprey Aura vs Gregory Deva

Having a backpack that fits your body and needs correctly is essential for making your backpacking experience fun.

You will love the Gregory Deva with its high back support ideal for women travelers. Also, it is spacious, with comfortable padding making it excellent for long distances. It also has lower part compression traps for stabilizing your load and reducing bulk for maximum comfort.

Osprey Aura has an adjustable harness and hip belt, a removable floating top lid, and two zippered pockets. You will love its hydration sleeve and removable sleeping pad straps. Both bags are useful for both short and extended adventures.

Gregory Deva 4.19 based on 380 reviews

Selected Reviews

Her Packing List

I’m really happy with the quality of the pack, the design with all the extra pockets, and the look of it. I’m definitely planning on keeping this pack for a long time to come.

Posted 19 December 2016 by Ali Garland - Read full review

Backcountry Skiing Canada

Overall, I really love this pack. Undoubtedly its best feature its how incredibly comfortable it is!

Posted 15 June 2015 by Jenny - Read full review

Backpack Gear Test

It is a very comfortable pack to carry on long trails. Easy to pack and with good ventilation system this pack can be the first choice for many hikers.

Posted 26 September 2009 by Gail Staisil - Read full review

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Last updated on January 20, 2019