Backpacks

Arc'teryx Razor 15 - Hydration Packs: Review

If you already have a hydration reservoir and just need a more versatile pack to put it in, go for the Razor and its interchangeable hipbelts. Use the minimalist strap for running...

Gregory Triconi 60 - Weekend Backpacks: Reviews

TAKE IT OFF-TRAILLike a souped-up Jeep, the Triconi begs to be taken off-trail and over jumbly passes. The reason: The hipbelt and shoulder straps are built into the pack frame...

Kelty Tecate - Hydration Packs: Review

This featherweight back hugger stays in place during even the most jarring bob-and-weave trail running. Pack sparingly: There's space for only energy bars, keys, and a light shell....

Hydrapak Laguna - Daypacks: Reviews

VERSATILITY CHAMP"Exactly what a daypack should be," said one tester—and that's the best way to describe the Laguna. With the ability to expand from 500 to 800 cubic inches...

Osprey Argon 70 - Weekend Backpacks: Reviews

LOVES BIG LOADSCan't decide whether to pack the pinot noir or the grigio? Bring 'em both—and the cast-iron skillet. On a multi-day trip in the Cascades, the Argon's burly...

Lafuma Naia 35 - Backpacks: Reviews

This large daypack is adaptable, tough, and loadable both from the top and through a U-shaped front zipper. Expandable side pockets stow flip-flops, and two zippered, detach­...

Osprey Xenon 70 - Backpacks: Reviews

Backpacking is more fun with lighter loads. That's why we loved the weekend-size Xenon, which can hold more than a week's worth of comforts yet is surprisingly light. The women...

Gregory Deva 85 - Backpacks: Reviews

Hard on your gear??If the answer is yes, the Deva is your friend. The rubberized bottom and 210-denier ripstop nylon were the burliest of the packs we tested. While the top...

Mammut Nirvana 25 – Daypack: Reviews

Heading out the gate? This low-profile and lightweight (three-pound) pack comfortably carries skis, avy gear, and a helmet. There's also extra back protection and an insulated...

Bakoda Light Speed - Daypack: Reviews

FEATHERWEIGHTAt just two pounds, the Light Speed makes good on its name while delivering ample space (915 cubic inches) for a day of sidecountry stashes and booter building....

Arc'teryx Cierzo 18 - Daypacks: Reviews

SPARTAN AND PACKABLENo suspension system, extraneous buckles, or even a sleeve for a hydration bladder. And that's why we love the Cierzo: It's perfect for those times when you...

GoLite Lite-Speed - Backpacks: Reviews

MOST VERSATILEThe Lite-Speed is the triathlete of packs: This panel-loader seamlessly transitioned from an overnight in the Adirondacks to a three-day trek in the Tetons, and it...

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