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Osprey Kresta Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 8 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 7 reasons to buy the Kresta - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

99% of the reviewers give the Osprey Kresta a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (83%)
Good (16%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Kresta

  • Comes with very stylish and modern design. Many women found it stylish and trendy in looks.
  • Plenty of useful features to carry your skiing equipment, such as skis, helmets, snowboard, and snowshoes.
  • Zippered hydration pocket is kept separated from dry compartment which is the best thing Osprey did to its backpack.
  • According to many reviewers, it is a back pack comes with women-friendly design. The harness is shaped well to fit a female body very well.
  • It has got very useful dual zippered pockets that are placed on hip belt.
  • It has got very durable and reliable built with great features.
  • Both snowboarders and skiers found it useful.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • According to many women skiers, the backpack is overly priced. Other backpacks with almost same features come in lower price range.
  • It is sized a bit smaller which may cause trouble for tall women.


Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Kresta models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity30 l (1831 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.1-4 oz (1-1.8 kg)
Length iconLength19-25 in (48-64 cm)
Width8-13 in (20-33 cm)
Height11-13 in (28-33 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Osprey Kresta 30

100% choose the Osprey Kresta 30

100 %
Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity30 l (1831 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.2 oz (1.5 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Osprey Kresta features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Snowboard carry
  • Ski carry
  • Sternum strap
  • Sunglasses pocket
  • Insulated
  • Abrasion resistant

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hip belt
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Organizer panel
  • Shoulder strap pockets

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 Kresta models (the most popular choice is the Kresta 30).

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.

3030 l3.2 oz0.11 oz/L

Selected Reviews

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 July 03, 2019