Osprey Daylite Daypack Review

Osprey Packs Daylite DaypackThe Osprey Daylite Daypack is a spacious and comfortable running bag that is versatile enough to be used for hiking in terrain, trail running or mountain biking. With its sleek look and availability in a variety of appealing colors, this daypack has a very trendy design.

A multifunctional backpack that can be used for a variety of purposes, the Osprey Daylite weighs just 454 grams (about 1 pound!), making it one of the lightest daypacks available on the market. The compartments are well organized, allowing you to carry your belongings according to your convenience. While on a hiking trip, this pack can be of great help because of its handy front pocket space, which has a mesh organizer and is secured by a key clip. This pocket space is ideal for storing smaller items that you may need to frequently reach for.


Osprey is a brand known for its durable and feature-rich bags, and the Daylite Daypack is no exception. Let’s take a closer look at the features driving the popularity of this running backpack.

  1.    Ample space

With 13 liters of available space, this running pack is well organized and allows for easy accessibility to its several different compartments. The main compartment has a padded interior sleeve that can be used to keep a laptop or tablet. The hipbelt and sternum belt provides comfort and holds the position of the bag intact during runs or hiking trips. Both belts are adjustable and can be adjusted according to your preference. The Daylite Daypack also has a harness made of breathable mesh and includes adequate padding. On the shoulder straps, attachment points are available to attach a water tube. A normal sized water bottle fits comfortably in the two side mesh pockets. Osprey Daylite running Backpack

  1.    Breathability

A breathable mesh that allows for ample air circulation covers the backside of the Osprey Daylite daypack. No more sweaty tops sticking to your back during your workout! A hydration sleeve is also included, which can store a hydration bladder up to two liters. Although one might think they would be standard issued, hydration sleeves are not always available in running bags, but the Osprey Daypack has you covered.

  1.    Utmost Comfort

This Osprey running bag is so lightweight that it would be particularly useful for extremely intense workouts, whether that means training for a marathon or taking a trip to the Himalayas. Thanks to this running pack’s padded texture, the shoulder straps feel like a feather even on bare skin.

  1.    Lifetime Guarantee

Osprey offers a lifetime guarantee for their backpacks to ensure that they provide quality material. You can easily get in touch with the customer service team at Osprey in case you are facing any issue with your backpack. They have professional customer care representatives who will be more than happy to help you. We always find products guarantees like this one to be a good sign that you’re investing in a quality backpack.

  1.    Available in a variety of colors

You can choose from a variety of colors, including Eggplant Purple, Black, Ever Green, Frost White, Magma Orange, Misty Teal, Real Red and Tahoe Blue.

Technical Specifications

Osprey DayliteThe technical specifications of the Osprey Daylite Daypack are as follows:

  • Capacity: 13 liters
  • Weight: 1 Pound
  • Material: 210D Nylon Double Diamond Ripstop
  • Number of exterior pockets: 3 (Including the main compartment)
  • Dimension: 18 x 9 x 9 inches (Height x Width x Depth)
  • Gender: Unisex


The Osprey Daylite Daypack is a comfortable and spacious running backpack with ample of features and gear capacity. It has an attractive design and compartments that are easy to access. We found the front mesh pocket to be one of the most useful features, as it is particularly handy when traveling or during a hike. Given the numerous features and lightweight, you won’t be disappointed after buying this daypack.