No one likes an unhappy camper. The gear experts at Backpacker Magazine test the latest kids' backpacking gear for comfort, durability, breathability, and overall kid-friendliness in every backcountry condition.
Just pack up your kids and go camping. It’ll get easier—and more fun—with practice.
Easy-use water bottles with graphics that kids will love.
Your little ones won't have any problem staying dry in this rain jacket from REI.
Affordable and durable, these flexible kids' shades bend but don’t break.
A simple headlamp made with young children in mind.
Convertible bottoms made of a super-tough, abrasion-resistant nylon that can handle anything your kid throws at them.