Gear Guide 2009: Weekend Packs

From this year's Editors' Choice winner to the ultimate organizational wonder, these weekend packs are perfect for heading to the hills Friday to Sunday.

Daypacks | Weekend Packs | Weeklong Packs


Best All-Purpose

Go-Lite Pursuit


Vaude Astra 55+10

Editors’ Choice Award

REI Flash 65

Killer Deal

Kelty Pawnee

Winter Bargain

L.L. Bean Mountain Guide

Organizer’s Dream

Lowe Alpine Airzone Centro 45+10

Best for Climbers

Osprey Variant 52

Best Climber/Hiker Hybrid

Marmot Eiger 48

Easy Loader

Mountain Hardwear Koa 55

Top Ultralight

Osprey Exos 58

Most Durable

Millet Peuterey 50

Bells and Whistles

Wenger Zernez 50L

Rugged and Versatile

Mountainsmith Eclipse 55

Best Peakbagger

ARC’TERYX Khazri 55

All-Season Versatility

Black Diamond Predator 50

Light and Stable

Granite Gear Vapor Flash

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