Daypacks to huge backcountry haulers included in our coverage and reviews.
Osprey Ozone Duplex 65 Review: 2 Travel Packs in 1
The Osprey Ozone Duplex 65 travel bag will get you to your final destination whether you’re hoping a flight for a long weekend in Maine or toting your ski boots to Japan.
Lifestyle Outdoor: 10 Backpacks for Work, School, and Trail
Gone are the days of boring backpacks made purely for carrying gear. Today, you can find a backpack for every style and use. Use these backpacks for carrying laptops, paper, and pens for work or school. And then take them on the trail for weekend day trips.
All Gear, Any Carry: Big Agnes Stagecoach Rolling Duffel Review
Roll it, carry it, wear it, the Big Agnes Stagecoach provides numerous ways to carry most if not all your gear. We took it across tarmac, over dirt, on our shoulders, and through the skies for this review.
Exo Mountain Gear K2 5500: A Season of Elk Hunting Packouts
Any hunter who’s tried to pack out two quarters of a bull elk knows a good pack is an absolute necessity. I spent a season hunting and hauling gear and meat to review the Exo Mountain Gear K2 5500, and it performed its critical job wonderfully.
HoverGlide ‘Floating’ Backpack Looks as Bizarre as It Sounds
Walk, hike, run — however you move, this pack appears to hover in place behind you.
New YETI: Daypack, Dog Bowl, Camp Blanket, and More
With the same trademark burliness claims as its coolers, YETI continues its march through the product aisles — now catering to commuters, slumberers, and Fido.
Kifaru Crater Backpack Review: A True Hunting Workhorse
The Kifaru Crater is a massive, customizable backpack designed with the big game hunter in mind. Our contributor lugged it through four months of hunting with big loads of meat and gear for this review.
Gear Overhaul: Mountain Hardwear Doubles Down on Climbing for 2019
Mountain Hardwear hits the reset button for 2019, harking back to its alpine roots. Nothing on its equipment line goes untouched for the reboot. We joined the brand on the Grand Teton to get the story first.
Best Cooler Backpack Review: 6 Brands Put to the Test
We reviewed 2018 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.
Inside-Out Climbing Pack: Mammut Neon Smart Review
Organize gear exactly how you want: The Mammut Neon Smart’s clever design literally opens up more options than traditional backpacks. We tested the sport climbing pack over four months to find out how it performs.
GearJunkie Insider: Hydro Flask Unbound Series Cooler Design Story
Hydro Flask, a brand known for insulated bottles, recently launched its newest product category: soft-sided coolers. We talked with the brand’s lead designer for an inside look at the brand’s new line.
Truck Bed for Your Back: Crushproof ‘RuckBucket’ Reinvents Backpack
Part beer koozie, part cat litter bucket, the RuckBucket aims to be three packs in one unusual design.
YETI Takes On Water Coolers, Launches Backpack
Fly fishers, kayakers, construction workers … and soccer coaches? The YETI Panga Backpack and Silo water cooler double down on core users while stretching in new markets.
Best In Weight Class? Gregory ‘Optic’ & ‘Octal’ Backpacks
The Gregory Optic 48 delivers the obvious benefits of an ultralight pack with a high ratio of features and function for its weight.
LifeProof Launches Packs to Protect More Than Phones
From bike commutes to long weekend treks, LifeProof hits the backpack market with options for a variety of needs.
Adventure Racer Tests 5 Favorite Day Packs
From epic days on the mountain to hopping an international flight, the right day pack will keep you organized, geared up, and happy.
No Frills Pack: Thule AllTrail 35 First Look
Minimal features and an unassuming profile – Thule shoots for a single-quiver pack with the All Trail 35. I tested it hiking and scrambling.
Blend In Abroad: International Travel Safety Tips
Plane ticket booked! It’s time to plan and pack for that dream trip abroad. Use these travel tips to stay safe during international travel.