The 7 Best Backpacks for Winter

From skiing to mountaineering to snowshoeing, these backpacks can handle the extra gear and rugged conditions winter sports require.

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Arc'Teryx Chilcotin (Courtesy Photo)

Arc'Teryx Chilcotin (Courtesy Photo)

[Most Stable]
Arc'teryx Chilcotin 20

Bergans of Norway Istinden 26L (Courtesy Photo)

Bergans of Norway Istinden 26L (Courtesy Photo)

[Best Support]
Bergans of Norway Istinden 26L

Mammut Spindrift Light 30 (Courtesy Photo)

Mammut Spindrift Light 30 (Courtesy Photo)

[Ski Mountaineer's Choice]
Mammut Spindrift Light 30

Dakine Blade 38L (Courtesy Photo)

Dakine Blade 38L (Courtesy Photo)

[Best Organization]
Dakine Blade 38L

Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 42 (Courtesy Photo)

Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 42 (Courtesy Photo)

[Bargain]
Lowe Alpine Peak Attack 42

Osprey Variant 52 (Courtesy Photo)

Osprey Variant 52 (Courtesy Photo)

[Most Versatile]
Osprey Variant 52

Gregory Denali 100 (Courtesy Photo)

Gregory Denali 100 (Courtesy Photo)

[Big-Load Hauler]
Gregory Denali 100