Category: Backpacks

Backpack Reviews

Backpack reviews including daypacks, running packs, cycling packs, weekend backpacking packs, commuting packs, and more. We take test these packs out extensively to make sure you help you choose the best pack for you.

MindShift Gear BackLight 18L Camera Backpack Review

Good camera backpacks can be hard to come by because they all make various trade-offs while accomplishing the task of transporting your gear.  Some sacrifice accessibility for capacity while others have poor load carrying...

Osprey TrailKit Review

Traditional duffel bags are generally speaking, the go to bags for hauling around gear. But they’re not without their problems, often lacking functional organization and mostly deficient in any form of carrying comfort. To improve...

Patagonia Paxat Backpack 32L

Patagonia Paxat Backpack 32L Review

The Patagonia Paxat 32L is new to the lineup of backpacks from Patagonia for Fall 2017.  The pack designers at Patagonia have been busy creating brand new packs and adding new colors schemes to...

Stratos 24

Osprey Stratos 24 Backpack Review

The Osprey Stratos line-up has received an update for the Spring/Summer 2017 season. Here is our take on the day-hiker, the Stratos 24. Fit & Comfort Osprey packs excel in this department, and the...

Matador Backpack

A Super Lightweight Trail Option: The Matador Backpack Review

A Lightweight Look at The Matador Backpack             Matador came up with this really small, as in pocket-sized small, lightweight blanket. They decided to see if that concept could be carried further into the outdoor...

Mountain Hardwear Scrambler RT 20 OutDry

Mountain Hardwear Scrambler RT 20 OutDry Backpack Review

The Mountain Hardwear Scrambler RT 20 OutDry Backpack, as the name suggests, features OutDry fabric that is truly waterproof. I’ve been using the Scrambler RT 20 on morning ski tours with wet, heavy snow....

Kelty Redwing 50 Reserve

Kelty Redwing 50 Reserve Review

  Multi use backpacks are an enormous market and as a result there are a huge variety options. It can be tough for a pack to stand out from the crowd. Brimming with features...