Packing light is vital for backpacking, but how light is too light? And what goes into the perfect backpack weight calculation? Payload vs. ounces that is. This guide will help you get your packing strategy just right to enjoy your hike without feeling weighed down. Let's get started to assist you in reducing pack weight! How to determine the weight of your pack? There are … [Read more...] about How heavy should backpacking pack be?
If you’re searching for a daypack to use on the trail for an all-day hiking excursion, rock climbing, or a long camping trip, finding the right bag can take some research. There are literally hundreds of models to choose from, each of which will have a different storage capacity, suspension design, and storage compartment setup. Are you looking for a pocket loaded pack, or … [Read more...] about The Best Travel Daypack for Your Trip Reviewed and Compared: Ultimate Guide 2022 Edition
Get set for an in-depth look at one of the leading daypacks on the market. When most climbing and hiking enthusiasts think of Sierra Designs, they usually think of outwear, sleeping bags, or tents. Daypacks are a newer area for this manufacturer, but with their first try, they’ve produced a winner with their Discovery thirty. This thirty-liter pack offers the perfect … [Read more...] about Sierra Designs Discovery 30 Daypack Review
The Bug by Petzl is best described as an incredibly comfortable climbing pack. For its volume, it’s very easy to pack and does a great job of carrying all the essential gear you need for an intense climb. However, it does lack in some areas, and it's also considered one of the heavier climbing packs on the market. Considered highly adjustable, the climber can easily get the … [Read more...] about Petzl Bug Climbing Daypack Review
Patagonia has been a popular brand for years and they’re known for their innovative designs, feature-packed bags, and overall versatility. We were glad to see that the Black Hole, which is one of their leading models, is no disappointment, especially when it comes to storage options, weather protection, and durability. Overview and Features For some, this daypack may be a … [Read more...] about Patagonia Black Hole Daypack Review