Repack Your Bag

Sometimes gaining balance is as simple as adjusting the load in your pack.

>> Keep heavy items centered and close to your back.

>> For flat, level trails, balance is usually less important than comfort, so pack heavy items higher. This

distributes more weight to your hips.

>> For hikes off trail or on unstable ground, put heavy items near the

bottom of the main compartment

to lower your center of gravity and improve balance.

>> Tighten compression straps to stabilize your load.

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