Whether you're hitting the trails or spending a nature weekend with friends, backpacking is a time-honoured way to get away from it all. And, of course, the most important thing out in the wild is an excellent backpack to keep your essentials close.
It makes sense to search out the best backpacking packs around to live off what you can carry. With a collection of volumes available, you can pack for overnight or a multi day trip to suit your needs. Pack light or for every potential occasion with spacious main compartments designed to fit clothes, rations and camping accessories. Some packs even have floating lids to stash a sleeping bag or backpacking tent without fuss. Tuck a thermos or water bottle into the hydration pouch on the side. Plus, smaller pockets can hold your keys, snacks and other supplies in easy-to-find caches. Don’t forget to pick up a rain cover to protect your gear from rain or water exposure.
Backpacking involves being on the move, so we've gone bulk-free on each ultralight backpacking pack to lighten your load. Now the weight is more evenly distributed and balanced, thanks to the adjustable torso and shoulder straps. Make sure you have some good men's and women's hiking boots to match your bag for comfort.
Head Out Again, and Again
Our backpacking packs are built to hit the trails as many times as you do. From rubbing against rocks and getting thrown around at your latest campsite to the simple wear of a heavy load, your pack has to stand up to a full-on life without buckling its internal frame. Luckily, our backpacking gear is up to the challenge and is equipped with compression straps, mesh back panels, and adjustable straps for ultimate comfort. Whether you’re an experienced long-term campers, or looking to get away for a weekend, we have some of the best backpacking backpacks and travel backpacks