Osprey Exos 58 Internal Frame Backpack

Osprey Exos 58 Internal Frame Backpack

Ultra light, but fully featured, the Osprey Exos 58 is a great option for those super light backpackers or through hikers who need lightweight, but really want a fully featured pack. Weighing between two pounds eight ounces and two pounds 12 ounces—depending on the size—this is a great option for those ounce counters. Let’s take […]

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Granite Gear Nimbus Trace Access 70 Backpack

Granite Gear Nimbus Trace Access 70 Backpack

An excellent balance of weight and performance, the Granite Gear Nimbus Trace Access 70 comfortably carries loads of up to 60 pounds while weighing just four pounds. Let’s take a closer look at this award winning pack. I have taken off the Nimbus Trace Access 70 so we can take a closer look at its […]

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Osprey Stratos 50 Internal Frame Backpack

Osprey Stratos 50 Internal Frame Backpack

The largest of the Stratos series, the Osprey Stratos 50 is a great ventilated option for overnighters, weekend trips or week long backpacking trips. Let’s take a look at all of its features. We are going to turn the pack around and take a look at the suspension system in play here. So we have […]

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Appalachian trail thru-hiker shows how to put your backpack on correctly. The up and over technique

Appalachian trail thru-hiker shows how to put your backpack on correctly. The up and over technique

Expedition backpack by Red Fox North America

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Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 Backpack

Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 Backpack

Thru-hikers and fans of ultra-lightweight gear well remember the Granite Gear Vapor Trail and we’re sad to see it go a couple of years ago. Granite Gear has answered that call with the Crown VC 60. Devoted entirely to ultra-lightweight performance, but also comfortably carrying up to 35 pounds. The Crown VC is equipped with […]

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Deuter ACT Lite 70+10 SL Women’s Internal Frame Backpack

Deuter ACT Lite 70+10 SL Women’s Internal Frame Backpack

The Deuter ACT Lite 70 Plus 10 SL Pack is built specifically as a load hauling, multi day, backpacking pack. It is going to support all of the weight of that heavy load very com-fortably with its suspension system and its extremely comfortable and ventilated back panel. So we will take a look at those […]

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