Osprey was born in California 1974 at the seat of a single sewing machine, with a head full of ideas and a desire to design & build innovative backpacks to the highest quality. Today, Osprey products continue that pioneering spirit, being used on the highest mountains to the remotest islands and everywhere in between. Osprey are dedicated to the outdoors and a key aspect in our ongoing strategy is the protection and conservation of our natural environment.A key aspect of Osprey's strategy is to protect and preserve our natural environment. That's why Osprey sponsors many NGOs. Whenever possible, Osprey uses recyclable and recycled materials in its packaging.