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We've reviewed a variety of backpacks so you know which specific model to buy for your next adventure, from hill walking packs to climbing and trail running packs.
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Best Backpacks For Backpacking And Trekking Reviewed 2022

Options ranging from 30L weekenders to 65L whoppers...

Best Backpacks For Hiking 2022
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Gregory Focal 48 Backpack | Review

A lightweight, comfortable and versatile pack with a refined back system and a selection of useful features

Gregory Focal 48 Backpack | Review
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Bach Daydream 40 Backpack | Review

Our reviewers were impressed by the load-bearing and all-round durability of this new pack from Swiss brand, Bach

Bach Daydream 40 Backpack | Review
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Arc'teryx Bora 65 Backpack | Review

An extremely comfortable and feature-packed backpack that’s ideal for multi-day trips

Arc'teryx Bora 65 Backpack | Review
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Chrome Industries Barrage Cargo Backpack | Review

An ultra-rugged waterproof backpack, built for gnarly all-weather city travel

Chrome Industries Barrage Cargo Backpack | Review
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Montane Trailblazer LT 20L Backpack | Review

A body-hugging daypack designed for fast paced hiking and running adventures in the hills and mountains

Montane Trailblazer LT 20L Backpack | Review
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Rab Aeon Ultra 28L Lightweight Pack | Review

A lightweight daypack forged for the mountains that boasts ample storage options for adventure runners and fast and light hikers

Rab Aeon Ultra 28L Lightweight Pack | Review
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Ortlieb Daypack Metrosphere | Review

A lightweight and breathable waterproof jacket for hikers and fastpackers

Ortlieb Daypack Metrosphere | Review
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Best Daypacks For Hiking Reviewed 2022

The options we recommended for day-long adventures (plus our overall favourite)

Best Daypacks For Hiking 2022
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Best Trail Running Packs Reviewed 2022

5 to 12-litre options from Montane, OMM and more...

Best Trail Running Backpacks For 2022
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Best Ultralight Backpacks Reviewed 2022

Top multi-day packs for fast and light backpacking trips

Best Ultralight Backpacks 2022
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The North Face Base Camp Voyager Duffel | Review

An urban take on the original expedition kitbag, made from recycled fabrics with an eco-friendly water-repellent finish

The North Face Base Camp Voyager Duffel | Review
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Vaude Brenta 30 Pack | Review

A practical daypack that delivers great carrying comfort and ample airflow, made with sustainability in mind

Vaude Brenta 30 Pack | Review
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​​Fjällräven Tree-Kånken Bag | Review

One of the world’s bestselling backpacks is now more sustainable than ever

​​Fjällräven Tree-Kånken Bag | Review
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Halti Inari 65 Backpack | Review

An eco-friendly, versatile and roomy trekking pack with an adjustable fit and a removable daypack that is ideal for impromptu excursions or summit missions

Halti Inari 65 Backpack | Review
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Dynafit Alpine Running Vest | Review 

The Dynafit Alpine Trail Running Vestis one of the lightest trail vests on the market, yet it's surprisingly feature-packed

Dynafit Alpine Trail Running Vest | Review 
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Arc'teryx Aerios 30 Backpack | Review

An impressive new lightweight backpack from the Canadian brand, one that’s decked out with clever features to support day hikes or even summer backpacking adventures.

Arc’teryx Aerios 30 Backpack | Review
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Bach Dr. Duffel 70 Duffel Bag | Review

Make travel packing that bit more organised with this feature-laden duffle from Bach.

Bach Dr. Duffel 70 Duffel Bag | Review
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Gregory Arrio 30 Daypack | Review

Comfort is king with this versatile and multi-featured daypack from American brand Gregory

Gregory Arrio 30 Daypack | Review
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Haglöfs L.I.M 35 Backpack | Review

The Haglofs L.I.M Backpack brings with it a very minimalistic design that fully works for those fast and light adventures

Haglöfs L.I.M 35 Backpack | Review
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Hydro Flask Day Escape Soft Cooler Pack | Review

An insulated cooler bag for both on-the-move and post-hiking campfire beers

Hydro Flask Day Escape Soft Cooler Pack | Review
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Klättermusen Brimer 24L Backpack | Review

A super tough pack with the versatility to serve all kinds of outdoor adventures

Klättermusen Brimer 24L Backpack | Review
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Lowe Alpine Cholatse 42:47 | Review

The Cholatse, an old Lowe Alpine favourite, has now been updated for 2021. Here’s what to expect from it…

Lowe Alpine Cholatse 42:47 Backpack | Review
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