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Gossamer Gear G4-20 Backpack Review

Gossamer Gear G4-20 Backpack Review

The Gossamer Gear G4-20 Backpack is a 42-liter frameless roll-top backpack that weighs 25 oz. Being frameless it’s best for carrying loads under 20 to 25 pounds and makes a nice ultralight backpack for multi-day trips and extended day hikes. In many …

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Outdoor Vitals Skyline 30 Backpack Review

Outdoor Vitals Skyline 30 Backpack Review

While the Outdoor Vitals Skyline 30 Backpack is primarily designed for fastpacking, it makes an awesome daypack for hikers who prefer walking over running. Its vest-style shoulder harness distributes the load across your chest and back for a more comfortable carry. Numerous …

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Understanding Backpack Volume: A Guide to Sizing

Hiking Daypack and Backpack Volume Guide

How much backpack volume do you need for hikes or backpacking trips that last a day, a weekend, a week, or even longer? daypack (1/2-1 day) weekend backpacks (1-3 days) weeklong backpacks (3-7 days), expedition backpacks (more than a week) Here are …

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10 Best Camp Shoes of 2024

10 Best Camp Shoes and Stream Crossing Shoes

Many hikers and backpackers carry camp shoes to help their feet recover after a hot day of hiking or to change into for stream crossings to keep their socks and hiking footwear dry. Sandals, water shoes, slides, clogs, and minimalist footwear are …

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