From humble beginnings back in 1974 Osprey packs have created and innovated for 40 years. Formed by Mike Pfotenhauer, in his Santa Cruz based custom shop. Osprey has since become one of the industries leading innovators in outdoor packs and carrying equipment. Forty years later Osprey still remains independently owned with Pfotenhauer at the helm. The specialism of their packs is what sets Osprey apart from the others. With packs designed for day hikes, full expeditions into uncharted territory and practical luggage options. Osprey has you covered for all eventualities.