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Osprey Kamber Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

4.08 based on 70 reviews
Osprey Kamber
92% of the Osprey Kamber reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (76%)
Good (16%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (7%)

- this bag is popular.

Specs across all Kamber models
Capacity iconCapacity22-42 l (1343-2563 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.8-4.1 oz (1.3-1.9 kg)
Length iconLength22-27 in (56-69 cm)
Width8-12 in (20-30 cm)
Height11-12 in (28-30 cm)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Kamber

  • Several users have noted the Osprey Kamber backpack for its ample amount of space to place their belongings.
  • Reviewers recommend the pack for those who are into hiking, backcountry snowboarding, and mountain climbing.
  • Users have noted that the glove-friendly zipper pulls and buckles are quick and easy use in adverse conditions.
  • Many reviewers commented that its reinforced hip belt wings which provide a fast horizontal carry.
  • Other reviewers highlighted on the zippered hip belt pockets of the backpack which offer an easy access to essential belongings.
  • Most of those who have tried the bag praised its main compartment which zips all the way down to its base so that they can fully open the main compartment.
  • Testers commented on the frame around its main compartment which keeps the pack in good shape.
  • Other testers thought the contours of the backpack fit the torso well.
  • Others felt that it was comfortable to use.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user noted the lack of waterproof pockets for essentials including phones and wallets.
  • Another user thought that the tool pocket is a little too large, especially for backcountry snowboarders.

Popular Models

Osprey Kamber 32

55% choose the Osprey Kamber 32

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity32 l (1953 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.2 oz (1.5 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Osprey Kamber 42

32% choose the Osprey Kamber 42

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity42 l (2563 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4.1 oz (1.9 kg)
Length iconLength27 in (69 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Osprey Kamber 22

14% choose the Osprey Kamber 22

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity22 l (1343 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.8 oz (1.3 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Osprey Kamber features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Ski carry
  • Snowboard carry
  • Sternum strap
  • Sunglasses pocket

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Insulated
  • Hip belt
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Avalanche airbag
  • Organizer panel

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 Kamber models (the most popular choice is the Kamber 32).

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.

2222 l2.8 oz0.13 oz/L
3232 l3.2 oz0.1 oz/L
4242 l4.1 oz0.1 oz/L

Osprey Kamber
Average for 17,986+ different bags


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The Osprey Kamber ranks #58 compared with the other Osprey bags.

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The Osprey Kamber ranks #683 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Osprey Kamber vs Osprey Kode

Both the Osprey Kamber and the Osprey Kode are the top choices of many people who travel and trek internationally. These bags are sleek and stylish.

The Osprey Kamber sits well on the body. It moves easily with you and does not seem cumbersome. It is a strong bag when you have equipment that is fragile that you need to protect well.

The straps of the Osprey Kode are super strong. They make this bag ideal when you have a heavy load of stuff to take with you. You will have peace of mind that this bag will not rip during your journey.

Osprey Kode 4.05 based on 18 reviews

Selected Reviews

Black Sheep Adventure Sports people

Black Sheep Adventure Sports

Well thought out and comfortable with all the features that I really look for in ski touring pack. Ideal for day trips into the backcountry.

Posted 13 February 2018 by Monte Johnston - Read full review

Backcountry Skiing Canada

They easily fits all your avalanche gear, safety kit and have room for extra clothing and food. The back panel access is super handy and the long list of features makes these packs a winner.

Posted 26 December 2016 by Aimie - Read full review

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Last updated on January 11, 2019