Handmade goods are making a comeback. ETWAS Bags is a design project out of Brooklyn, NY, that makes leather bags by hand, the old...
Buyer's Guide managing editor Alicia Carr hits up the Smith booth at SIA for a quick history lesson.
Doug Schnitzspahn on the best packs from the 2008 Winter Buyer's Guide.
A tough, old school commuter bag made in the U.S.A. $170
With an extra 15 liters of expandable space, our Gear of the Year winning pack, the Deuter ACT Zero 50+15, works for day hikes and multiday trips.
Yes, Thule makes luggage, and it's just as tough as their roof racks. Presenting our 2011 Gear of the Year winner.
Our Gear of the Year Winner crams a ton of features into a light backpack.
The Gear of the Year winning North Face Primero 60.
The Lafuma Naia 35, a cushy yet supportive pack.
The Kelty Locus 40, a traditional top loading overnighter.
One of our favorite small packs, the Diablo delivers on comfort.
A review of the Arc'teryx Cierzo 18 daypack.
A hybrid between a weekend technical backpack and a drybag.
A unique suspension system makes this Black Diamond pack ideal for movement. $140
An ultralight, go-anywhere backpack perfect for stuffing in a tight spot. $49