Osprey's Brand Pillars

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Since Osprey was founded in 1974, every single product design bearing the Osprey name has passed through the hands of owner and founder Mike Pfotenhauer, undergoing relentless scrutiny.

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A Custom Fit

Custom-fit backpacks are Osprey's legacy, designing backpacks that fit every shape, size and gender dating back to 1974.

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Durably Built

Osprey believes it has a responsibility to examine what, how and why it makes the things it does. Osprey continually evolves its process, finding ways to keep its high-quality solutions in use for as long as possible.

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All Mighty Guarantee

Osprey will repair any damage or defect for any reason, free of charge — whether it was produced in 1974 or yesterday. Osprey proudly stands behind this guarantee, so much so that it bears the signature of company founder and head designer, Mike Pfotenhauer.

Functional. Durable. Responsible.