Osprey’s new Talon series consists of four models (11, 22, 33, and 44 liters) designed for fast, adventure oriented pursuits. They feature a ridged AirScape foam backpanel (similar to the Aether series)for good ventilation, lightweight fabrics, top access with top pocket, adjustable torso length, front and side stretch-woven pockets, aluminum and fiberglass frame, perforated shoulder harness and hipbelt, and stretch hipbelt pockets to hold lots of energy gel. MSRP $79 to $159.
In the Atmos/Aura line, the big news is the addition of a 65 liter pack. The weight is 3 pounds 10 ounces in size medium, and MSRP is $229.