The 13 Best Backpacks Of 2017

It's your home in a bag. It's your constant companion. It's the only piece of gear that's so important, we put it in the name of the magazine. Your backpack can make a huge difference—positive or negative—in how much fun you have on the trail. Pick the one that's perfect for you with BACKPACKER's picks for the best backpacks of 2017.