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

4.18 based on 142 reviews
Osprey Volt
92% of the Osprey Volt reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (77%)
Good (15%)
Average (3%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (0%)

46 - this bag is popular.

Specs across all Volt models
Capacity iconCapacity60-75 l (3661-4577 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.65-4.05 oz (1.7-1.8 kg)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Volt

  • Most of the testers said that the pack is versatile for travelling and camping.
  • They said that the body hugging shape of the bag helps it to sit comfortably on the back while commuting.
  • Numerous reveiwers said that the pack is lightweight and has good suspension system for comfortable carry.
  • Many of them also mentioned that the great compression straps helped them to clinch the bag and make it sit closer to the body for easy carrying.
  • A buyer said that the external hydration system is a great feature for travelling.
  • Most of the buyers have quiet happy with the great adjustments systems of the pack that helped them carry loads of various sizes for their requirements.
  • A few users said that the high capacity packing with separately organizable pockets helped them to carry all sorts of stuffs for their hiking.
  • A user also said that the external mesh pockets were quiet helpful to carry his wet and dirty clothes while hiking.
  • Some buyers are also happy with the price of the pack compared to all the features that it is offering.
  • A few hikers said that the external loops were quiet helpful to carry camping and trekking gears easily.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Many of the buyers complained that it doesn't have a good back ventilation system and their travels were sweaty.
  • A user said that the chest strap is not quiet adjustable for larger chests.
  • Another user complained that the back padding is not sufficient enough to carry the pack for longer hours.
  • A few buyers also complained that the pack is heavier to carry when fully loaded.

Popular Models

Osprey Volt 60

67% choose the Osprey Volt 60

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity60 l (3661 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.65 oz (1.7 kg)

Osprey Volt 75

33% choose the Osprey Volt 75

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity75 l (4577 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4.05 oz (1.8 kg)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Osprey Volt features:
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Hip belt
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Stretch mesh
  • Compression straps
  • Side pockets
  • Hydration bladder

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 Volt models (the most popular choice is the Volt 60).

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.

6060 l3.65 oz0.06 oz/L
7575 l4.05 oz0.05 oz/L


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The Osprey Volt ranks #51 compared with the other Osprey bags.

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The Osprey Volt ranks #515 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on January 11, 2019