This pack tames the biggest loads.
Serious about backpacking and photography? You’ll love this camera-ready pack.
Neat freaks can keep this pack squeaky clean.
The pack deftly handles a huge variety of trips-from gear intensive dayhikes to winter overnights. And it fits almost everybody
Best for mountaineers and backpackers who want a low-profile, big-load hauler with on-the-fly adjustability
It's rare to find a pack this large that's so light and supportive.
One of the best packs gets better.
This pack raises the bar for big-load ventilation.
The 85-liter Terraplane may be the last load-hauler you’ll ever buy.
Capable of carrying heavy loads on a weeklong trip, it also strips cleanly down for light-and-fast summit bids.
It’s light, yet full-featured, with excellent freedom of motion for climbing and skiing.
This cavernous top-loader can comfortably handle cold-weather supplies (up to 80 pounds worth!) for a week or two on the trail.
A bargain pack that doesn't compromise.
This 40-liter, panel-loading pack is only $80.
A hydration pack made for big days.
Your stuff disappears into this daypack, and it disappears on your back.
This versatile pack works equally well for big dayhikes and whirlwind travel.
It’s light, low-profile, and “perfect in that there’s nothing left to take away,” according to one tester.
This retro-looking rucksack sports a single, roomy packbag that can easily compress low-volume loads. It’s well-suited for dayhikes, sessions at the crag, or anyone who’s tough on gear.
Ultralight, waterproof, and comfortable—the top-loading Alpha FL 30 hits a rare trifecta. Plus, its shape provides unmatched mobility.
It’s ideal for newbies who need some packing guidance and type As who like to have a precise spot for every little thing.
A breathable, stable trampoline-style multiday pack.
This top-loader is big-load friendly, built like a tank, and has great access.