The Gregory Baltoro is a rugged 65 liter weekend warrior’s delight. A solid frame with adjustable torso along with a removable light weight day pack tucked away inside ensures comfort on long backpacking trips, and light weight tangents after reaching base camp. I was lucky enough to drag this pack through miles and miles of … More Gregory Baltoro 65 Review.
The Nimbus Trace Access 60 is a bit of a workhorse. Built with a unique and rugged laminated maple frame sheet frame, the Access 60 supports loads up to a quad busting 60 lbs. Great for longer trips or where more gear is required (winter trekking), this pack is designed to get it done in … More Nimbus Trace Access 60 Review
The Stout 45, a new pack for 2015 from Gregory, is aimed at weekend warriors and light weight backpackers who are working towards going lighter and faster. Gregory has been producing packs since 1977, but does their experience still translate into great backpacks? Let’s have a look. About the Stout 45 The Stout 45 is … More Gregory Stout 45 Backpack Review
For some, backpacks are a daily essential that carries with them and through the rigors of daily life. It makes sense then to invest in a backpack that’s not only comfortable, but utilitarian and stylish. The Boundary from Granite Gear is exactly that. A backpack for your everyday needs, be it a student, a hiker, … More Granite Gear Boundary Campus Backpack Review
The German designed Deuter ACT Lite is designed to be a comfortable, durable, light weight backpack for multi-day excursions into the wilderness. Along with an adjustable torso, this particular backpack was designed with Slim Line (SL) straps and shoulders that fit the contours of the female body better than the average unisex or men’s backpack. … More Deuter ACT Lite 60 SL Pack Review (Women’s)
Not everyone wants to own a backpack for every occasion. Most people just want to own one pack that will do whatever they need it to do, and do it well. The Leopard A.C. by Granite Gear is the quintessential backpack for those who want comfort, light weight, and durability in one finely wrapped package. … More Granite Gear Leopard A.C. 58 Backpack Review
The Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 is a minimalistic backpack designed for those who want nothing more than comfort, light weight, and durability. About the backpack The Crown uses the Vapor Current suspension from Granite Gear, which is essentially a foam and plastic die molded panel that runs the back-length of the backpack. This creates … More Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 Backpack Review
Many backpackers turn back when the rain begins to roll in, but those who persevere are treated to a version of the world reserved only for those who are bold enough to push forward when the wilderness pushes back. Backpacking in the rain doesn’t have to be miserable. In fact, backpacking in the rain can often … More Backpacking in the Rain.
No zippers, more organization, easy access. These are the cornerstones of the Kelty PK50’s design philosophy. The PK50 ditches zippers in favor of roll top enclosures and Velcro scattered throughout the pack. The backpack has individual compartment for the sleeping bag, sleeping pad, and your tent, being it’s part of the Kelty Trail Logic System. … More Kelty PK50 Backpack Review
The Osprey Talon 22 is a lightweight, yet full featured daypack for those who need to carry a bit of extra gear for those long hikes. It weighs about 1 lb. 80z for the M/L size, and holds 22 liters of gear inside the pack. There are multiple options for adjustment, and plenty of pockets … More Osprey Talon 22 Backpack