Are you an outdoor enthusiast? If so, you are already aware of the importance of quality equipment. Hiking and camping gear gives you convenience and ensures your safety. A few pieces are imperative for all outdoor enthusiasts. The backpack is at the top of the list.
Many companies manufacture awesome, lightweight backpacks. These have a large capacity and a couple of additional features that make them perfect for an outdoor adventure. Without further ado, here are some awesome backpacks that you wish you had.
Osprey Packs Talon 44
The aluminum frame makes the backpack both sturdy and lightweight. Osprey Packs Talon 44. Osprey manufactures a range of high quality backpacks for hikers and campers. Most of the company’s products are excellent and this one is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts.
Osprey Packs Talon 44 weighs solely 1040 grams. Depending on the size you’ve chosen, the capacity in liters can vary from 42 to 44. There are six main compartments, including a top-loading main compartment. The removable top lid features a zippered pocket for smaller and more important belongings. Finally, there’s a front stretch pocket that’s great for putting a jacket or another item of clothing inside.
Two zippered mesh pockets at the sites are perfect for the placement of snacks and beverages. Finally, there’s a stretch pocket on the shoulder strap that can be used for the storage of smartphone or another piece of technology.
A few other characteristics worth mentioning include adjustable harness, BioStretch shoulder straps, a rope-carry strap, a trekking pole attachment, an exterior hydration compartment and a ventilated back panel.
Teton Sports Scout 3400 Internal Frame Backpack
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The backpack comes with a top-loading main compartment, side zippered pockets and a sleeping bag compartment. Height-adjustable torso straps make it great for adventurers of all ages and heights.
Teton Sports Scout 3400 also features contoured shoulder and lumbar pads for more comfort. The additional accessories include attached rain fly, front and top bungee stash storage, a padded pocket inside the main compartment for water storage and tube clips on both the left and the right side.
High Sierra Tech Series Titan 65
High Sierra Tech Series Titan 65 is made of lightweight nylon and it’s a larger backpack than the ones already mentioned – its capacity is 65 liters. As such, the backpack is best for longer trips and hiking adventures.
The backpack measures 32 by 14.25 by 8.75 inches. Its main compartment is a top-loading one. There’s drawstring closure and an adjustable top lid for added convenience. Several other compartments have also been incorporated in the design – a hinged front pocket, a removable media pocket and an internal hydration reservoir.
Dual mesh pockets on the sides are great for the placement of water bottles and snacks,
The S-shaped ergonomic shoulder straps can be adjusted to fit any torso. A foam padded back panel with air vents makes the backpack more comfortable to carry over longer periods of time. The internal frame is uniquely contoured, as well. Finally, there’s an adjustable sternum strap that can be used to stabilize the backpack.
A couple of additional cool features include padded grab handles, soft lashing hardware for trekking poles, a padded waist belt and tuck-away rain cover.
Products Baltoro 75 Gregory Mountain
Available in S, M and L sizes, the Gregory Mountain Products Baltoro backpack is perfect for just about every hiking or camping trip. The backpack’s capacity in liters (for the L variety) is 75 liters, making it ideal for longer trips. The S backpack comes with a 71-liter capacity.
Apart from the main compartment, Gregory Baltoro features about 10 additional pockets. There’s a removable daypack incorporated in the design that can also be used as a hydration compartment. The design also incorporates weathershield pocket for gadgets, a bottle holster, top-loading design, dual zippered pockets in the top part and front U-zip panel access.
Foam and silicone lumbar grip zone in the back panel make the backpack comfortable to wear. There are also vents incorporated in the design to ensure proper air flow. A LumbarTune insert is also available to make additional adjustments.
A few other accessories include removable raincover stowes, weather shield PU-coated hipbelt accessory pocket, compression multistraps and dual ice axe lopps (that can also be used for trekking poles).