Definitely nothing wrong with the Aether (I ended up with an 85 as well) though I was surprised you didn't go for the Ariel which is the ladies version of that same pack? My two camping companions (both ladies) just upgraded from little Deuter 30's to an Aura 50 and an Ariel 65 and love them! So far they haven't managed to get too much trail time but a few 5-7 mile loaded days and they are thrilled. I can't disagree as I love my Aether 85.

Congrats on the new toy! smile

Oh, and Osprey also has that "We don't care what happened, we'll fix it or replace it" guarantee.

Edited by AdventureMyk (06/16/14 01:41 PM)