Product Comparison: Osprey Skimmer 22 vs Osprey Skimmer 30

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General Specifications
Skimmer 22
Skimmer 30
About the Product
The Skimmer 22 - Women's from Osprey is a 22 liter day pack, which features compression straps, trekking pole attachment points, zippered organizer pockets, and a biostretch harness. A wide zippered front access panel means you never have to dig for anything buried at the bottom and the 2.5 liter fluid reservoir with a magnetic sternum bite valve attachment give you easy access to hydration.
The Osprey Women’s Skimmer 30 Pack is a hydration pack designed for those going the distance out on the trail. The pack comes standard with a Hydraulics™ LT 2.5 liter bladder that has its own external sleeve for quick refills. There’s enough space and organizational pocketing to bring all the essentials, extra layers, and then some. External attachment points for trekking poles or other trail tools you may need to bring along, and zippered hipbelt pockets keep smaller items at the ready so you won’t have to make a stop.
Key Specs
Hydration Capacity
84.5 oz.
84.5 oz.
Storage Capabilities
Hydration Compartment, Stretch Mesh Front Pocket, Underlid ZIP Pocket, Front Stash Pocket, Hipbelt Pockets
Front Stash Pocket, Hipbelt Pockets, Hydration Compartment, Front organizer pocket
210-D ripstop nylon
210-D ripstop nylon
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Osprey Skimmer 22 Women's Hydration Pack
  • Perfect combination of functionality and style, without unnecessary extras or weight, or the temptation to fill it with more stuff
  • This pack fits great, feels awesome, has super soft and comfy sternum and hip straps, and holds everything I need for a day at school or a day on the kayak.
  • Perfect volume for rain gear, snacks and personal item. The hip and shoulder straps were very comfortable.
  • Very nice teal color, extremely lightweight, nice size pockets. The water pouch is easily removed and is a great feature. It is the prefect fit for my smaller size frame.
  • This pack is lightweight with one large compartment but the 2 smaller ones were perfect for quick access to essentials. Carried my trekking poles with ease.
  • My only complaint is the mesh on the outside is really thin. I completed a hike where I slid down a quite a few rocks and a small hole was worn into the outer mesh pocket.
Osprey Skimmer 30 Women's Hydration Pack
  • I love the load lifters on this pack that keep the shoulder straps from digging into my shoulders. The pack is so light and has so many pockets, making it easy to organize all my stuff.
  • The hip and shoulder straps are very comfortable without being big and heavy like a backpacking pack.
  • It is extremely comfortable, the hip and breast strap really relocate the load from your back to your hips.
  • This fits my torso extremely well and the hip straps are very comfortable, unlike others I have tried.
  • The straps are really awkward and almost look cheaply made. They do not fit correctly and the padding is very cheap and uncomfortable.
Size & Weight
20 in.
18 in.
12 in.
13 in.
11 in.
14 in.
23.6 oz.
28 oz.
Torso Length
Shoulder Straps
Waist Strap
Tube Portals
Quick-Disconnect Tubing
Fixation Clip
Reservoir Wide-Mouth Opening
Lifetime Warranty, Magnetic bite valve attachment, Airscape Backpanel, Ice axe and trekking pole, Compression Straps
Compression Straps, Lifetime Warranty, Ice Tool Attachment, External Reservoir Sleeve, Trekking Pole Attachment, Biostretch Ventilated Hipbelt
What customers say about "Features"
Osprey Skimmer 22 Women's Hydration Pack
  • I love the water bladder that comes with it too. The option of using a magnet to secure the mouthpiece to your chest strap is wonderful.
  • The hydration compartment is super smart, works great, and I love that it's separate from the main compartment. The plum color is really attractive in person.
  • The back wall of the bag that lays against your bike is vented and I never felt super sweaty.
  • I love that this pack comes with a hydrapak bladder, it's got a separate compartment for the bladder, a stuff pocket in the front and two small pockets for snacks, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Quality of bag is excellent, but the bag is smaller than i anticipated. Cannot fit much inside, and no extra pockets.
Osprey Skimmer 30 Women's Hydration Pack
  • I like that the hydration reservoir has an external pocket and can be fastened once it is in the pocket so that it doesn't turn upside down.
  • The compartments are roomy, holds the water bottle (also has the hydration), laptop, cash/passport, all my electronics and my glasses in their case.
  • Side pockets that are deep enough to hold a water bottle which will stay put. Not difficult to reach around with short arms to grab the bottle.
  • The 'hydration reservoir' is very well designed. It's easy to open and close, and not too much of a hassle to clean.
  • I was hoping that the straps would be a bit thicker material but its not. I wished there was a frame for this pack.
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