Daypacks to huge backcountry haulers included in our coverage and reviews.
10 Best Tote Bags to Haul Your Gear in 2019
We tested the best tote bags on the market to bring you this list. From the iconic IKEA FRAKTA to classy Filson Waxed Canvas, this best tote bag review has a tote in mind for everyone.
Trango Crag Pack 2.0 Review: A Top Backpack Choice for Rock Climbers
The Trango Crag Pack 2.0 is a durable, capable gear-hauler at a great price.
The Best Duffel Discounted: Patagonia Black Hole Sale
Widely regarded as one of the best duffels on the market, the Patagonia Black Hole Duffel is comfortable to carry, near impossible to break, and holds all of your gear.
New Journey: Hydro Flask Launches Its 1st Hydration Backpack for Bikers
A brand known for its bomber bottles is bringing thermal insulation to a hydration pack made for mountain biking. Meet the Journey.
Staff Picks: Our Favorite Daypacks
From mountain biking hydration daypacks to stylish travel packs, the best daypack picks will make getting outside a fun adventure.
Black Diamond JetForce Pro Avalanche Airbag: First Look
Black Diamond improves upon its JetForce avalanche airbags with the JetForce Pro. Coming fall 2019, the JetForce Pro has modular packs ranging from 10 to 35 liters. We took it skiing for a quick first look review.
Closing the Gap: Nite Ize TRU Zip Waterproof Zipper Is Revolutionary
The TRU Zip waterproof zipper by Nite Ize is a patented technology taking the outdoor industry by storm.
The 10 Best Fanny Packs of 2019
We’ve found the best adventure fanny packs. From fishing waist packs to hiking day packs and running fanny packs, we have it all.
Dodge Baggage Fees With the Cotopaxi Allpa 35L: Review
The Cotopaxi Allpa’s $190 sticker price may seem high for a carry-on piece. But a clever combination of design, organization, and features may actually save travelers money on baggage fees in the long run.
REI Flash 55 Pack Review: Lightweight for Long Hauls
Modularity meets lightweight design with the REI Flash 55 Pack. And the review results are impressive.
Gear for the Elements: What to Take on a Winter Hike
Want to get out in weather that keeps most people cocooned in their beds? Here’s how to stay warm and prepare to spend the day hiking in a winter wonderland.
Best Backpack Coolers of 2019: 7 Brands Put to the Test
We reviewed 2019 cooler backpacks from YETI, Otterbox, Hydro Flask, and more to find out which is best. Read our take on ice retention, portability, and cooler features.
This Lowe Alpine Backpack From the ’90s Is a GearJunkie Favorite
My Lowe Alpine backpack was a gift from a college boyfriend, an avid outdoorsman and the first person to really introduce me to playing in the woods.
Hydro Flask Launches ‘Thermo-Regulating’ Hydration Backpack
Hydro Flask today introduces its first hydration backpack. Known for its double-wall water bottles, this spring the Bend, Ore., brand, will jump into hose-equipped backpacks.
ALPS OutdoorZ Crossfire X Backpack Review: Versatility for Lighter Loads
I went looking for the ultimate scouting/daypack, and I came close with the ALPS OutdoorZ Crossfire X.
Practical Tactical: 5 Key Features of Cannae’s Everyday Carry Pack
The Sarcina Rally Pack offers something for the all-around hunter with a day job. People want gear to perform in a variety of situations. That is, multitask. And that’s exactly what Cannae aimed to deliver in its latest everyday carry: the Sarcina Rally Pack.
Seek Outside Goshawk 4800 Review: A Lightweight, Adaptable Hunting Pack
We put Seek Outside’s Goshawk 4800 through its paces in the wilderness of southwest Montana. It proved to be extremely versatile, serving as a daypack, an overnight combination pack, and a meat hauler.
Stuff Test: Matador Freerain24 ‘Most Packable Waterproof Backpack’
How many backpacks would a backpack pack if a backpack could pack packs? Well, we aimed to find out with the Matador 24.