Backpacks

The Best Pack for Serious Minimalists

By employing Cuben fiber, a bantam-weight fabric that's waterproof and nearly impossible to rip, Maine-based Hyperlite achieves an impressive weight-to-carry-capacity ratio.

The Best Packs of 2014

This year's top haulers got the Six Million Dollar Man treatment—they're better, stronger, and faster than ever before
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Millet Matrix 30 MBS

With ice-ax retention you can release with the pack on, gear loops for ’biners and belay devices, and an integrated crampon pocket, the Matrix is purpose-built for ski mountaineering. But you don’t...

The Best Winter Packs of 2014

The best winter backpacks of 2014. Topping the list are packs from Quiksilver, Scott, Dakine, Gregory, Jones, and Arc'teryx.

Kelty PK 50 Backpack

Zipperless outdoor gear like the PK 50 is (almost) a trend this year at the show this year

Quick Fixes for Hikers: Mend a Gash in a Backpack

You set your pack down to get a bite to eat and rest your feet. When you pick it up again, you realize the sharp granite has torn a hole in a worn section of fabric. How do you mend the tear?

Osprey Jet 18 Kids Daypack

Furnishing your child with a backpack of their own not only provides an easily accessible space for any nature trinkets your kiddo picks up along the way, but also teaches the concepts of packing and...

Gregory Border 35

Stands out in on-the-fly convenience, spaciousness, and durability.

Osprey Xenith 88 Pack

Easily tailored to your body, with clever details and a surprisingly light weight.