Osprey Kode 30 Backpack

Touted as “the ultimate packs made for all snow-play activities,” Osprey’s Kode series of backpacks offer versatile features like ski and snowboard carrying straps, an insulated hydration-reservoir sleeve, and wet and dry organizational pockets.

The Kode 30, the middle size pack in the line, has 1,800 cubic inches (30 liters) of capacity — good for daylong adventures in the snow. $139, www.ospreypacks.com

—Stephen Regenold

This product is a part of a series from a “Winter Gear Roundup” article highlighted on Gear Junkie and an accompanying column on Outside magazine this week. See all the featured products below.


Stephen Regenold

Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.