Osprey Launches Premier Line of Child Carriers for SS12

Osprey Packs introduces the Poco Series child carriers for SS12. Their first-ever child carriers are comfortable, safe, supportive, light, well ventilated and supremely easy to adjust for fit.
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Cortez, CO – July 29, 2011 – Osprey Packs, Inc. – a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance, innovative packs to comfortably and efficiently carry gear – is expanding their definition of gear to include child carriers for SS12. The Poco Series channels everything the brand knows about packs into a line of child carriers that are comfortable, safe, supportive, light, well ventilated and supremely easy to adjust for fit.

“Superb ventilation as well as quick and easy torso and hipbelt adjustment were important factors in the design of the Poco series from the outset,” said Gareth Martins, marketing director of Osprey. “Ventilation is the key to comfort for both parent and child and ability to quickly adjust the pack between parents ensures the comfortable fit expected from an Osprey.”

Quick and Easy Torso Length Adjustment
Just release the cam buckle in the center of the backpanel and the ventilated shoulder straps are free to glide up and down over a 6” adjustment range. The screen-printed scale makes it quick to position accurately. Lock the buckle down and the yoke is fixed securely. It's the fastest, easiest adjustment system out there.

Adjustable Hipbelt
The fit of the hipbelt is critical to comfortable carry. Kid carriers are often freighting loads that exceed typical backpacking weights, and Osprey's new, exclusive design ensures excellent fit and load transfer. It allows the belt to be adjusted while wearing, with pads able to extend 3” on each side. Simply separate the overlay pad and pull it forward. Press down on the hook and loop fastener to fix the pad in place. The soft, ventilated seat adjusts up and down for optimal fit and balance.

Ventilation
Osprey's AirSpeedâ„¢ tensioned mesh backpanel maintains airflow for excellent ventilation. Soft, supportive shoulder straps have strategically-placed ventilating holes and breathable spacer mesh contact surfaces.

Key Poco shared features:
• Padded, ventilated harness adjusts easily to hold child securely
• Reversible drool pad is removable and washable
• Framing around child is fully padded for comfort and protection
• Adjustable stirrups for a more comfortable ride
• Mesh pockets on side wings for stashing toys, bottles, etc.
• Hydration sleeve behind backpanel
• Two padded grab handles for balanced lifting
• Strong, reliable powder coated aluminum frame with injection molded hinges
• Folds easily for storage or travel

The Poco Series features three carriers: POCO PREMIUM, POCO PLUS
 and POCO. Accessories include: Sunshade for Poco, Raincover And Carrying Case.

Osprey Packs
Independent since 1974 and anchored by the design genius of company founder and owner, Mike Pfotenhauer, Osprey Packs has long set the standard for creating innovative, high quality gear carrying equipment. The collection includes packs and bags designed to help adventurers enjoy their outdoor, biking and travel pursuits.

The location of company headquarters in Cortez, Colorado, near the rugged San Juan Mountains and on the edge of desert canyon country, provides a constant inspiration and a superb testing ground for Osprey products. Osprey also maintains a product development office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, near the factories where they manufacture their products, ensuring face-to-face relationships and transparency with their suppliers. In 2010, Osprey opened a design office in Mill Valley, California, a hub of design talent and the birthplace of mountain biking. All three of these offices play a crucial role in creating Osprey gear that lasts a lifetime.

To celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2009, Osprey launched the All Mighty Guarantee, an enhancement of a lifetime warranty that was already one of the most robust in the industry. Free of charge, the company will repair any damage or defect in its product – whether it was purchased in 1974 or yesterday. Every Osprey product reflects the company's commitment to protect the wild places its customers love to explore. For more information, visit www.ospreypacks.com.

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