And that means you have a big decision to make before your next camping or hiking adventure.
That’s because whether you’re heading out of town to one of America’s renowned national parks for the weekend, or tackling a hiking trail closer to home, whatever you are doing will be more enjoyable if you pack the right way. As you know, a good backpack can help do just that—particularly one designed for optimum organization.
So before spending time wandering wooded paths, admiring breathtaking views, and dipping your toes into a crystal clear stream, here are 10 of the best backpacks that promise to help make everything perfect.
1. Osprey Sirrus 24 Backpack
With panel-loading convenience and organization (and a women-specific fit), the Osprey Sirrus 24 backpack carries everything you need on a day hike. Due to dual zippered panel access to compartments, an intergraded raincover, side stretch-mesh pockets, and more, this backpack is a real winner.
2. Mountaintop 60L Hiking Backpack
This attractive backpack features large storage capacity and a nifty design that guarantees comfort. As a result, the Mountaintop is well suited to a long journey over a long distance.
3. Kelty Redwing 50 Reserve Hiking Backpack
Every detail of the Redwing 50 Reserve has been carefully considered, from the stylish fabric and design to the travel-friendly features like an RFID-blocking pocket, locking zippers, and durable metal buckles. As a result, this backpack deserves a close look.
4. High Sierra Pathway Backpack
All you need, and more, fits in this 50 liter pack for short stays in the backcountry.
5. BOLANG Summit 45 Hiking Backpack
This hiking backpack features an internal divider that allows you to put your shoes in an orderly manner. Furthermore, it allows you to hang a sleeping bag, hammock or tent via compression straps.
6. Mountaintop 70L+10L Hiking Backpack
This backpack features 8 compression straps for hanging a sleeping bag, tent, hammock, and other hiking gear.
7. Mardingtop 50L/60L Hiking Backpack
This hiking backpack is ideal as 3-day pack for hiking, trekking, camping, or climbing.
8. LuKaiSen Military Tactical Backpack
This is a top-quality tactical backpack that’s tear resistance with plenty of space for camping, travelling, and mountaineering.
9. Sumtree 35L Ultra Lightweight Foldable Backpack
This nylon, water-resistant backpack only weights 0.72 pounds. Yet not only is it durable, but it’s also roomy. Additionally, it features a classic shape and with several pockets for storage.
10. Outlander Lightweight Hiking Backpack
This is an extremely lightweight and packable backpack with an affordable price. Additionally, it has enough compartments to allow for a modest amount of organization while being spacious enough to allow you to carry a fair amount of essential items for short periods of time.