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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 Daypacks Reviewed 2017

We've tested 16 of the very best 2017 hill and mountain walking daypacks to help you choose the best load-hauler for one-day outings in the...

Best Daypacks Reviewed 2017
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Osprey Mutant 28 Pack | Review

The smaller of Osprey's Mutant mountain packs is a cracking mix of comfortable, stable carry and clever refinements that make it one of the best...

Osprey Mutant 28 Pack | Review
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Black Diamond Speed 30 Pack | Review

Black Diamond's Speed 30 is a reasonably light, strippable traditional alpine pack complete with floating lid and solid build quality.

Black Diamond Speed 30 Pack | Review
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Patagonia Ascensionist 30 Pack | Review

Patagonia's sleek lightweight, minimalist Ascensionist 30 alpine pack works well, but calls for careful loading to stay comfortable.

Patagonia Ascensionist 30 Pack | Review
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Lowe Alpine Alpine Ascent 32 Pack | Review

Lowe Alpine's new light-ish weight technical Alpine Ascent 32 mountain pack is a well thought-out balance of sturdiness and sensible weight saving.

Lowe Alpine Alpine Ascent 32 Pack | Review
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Salomon X ALP 30 Pack | Review

Salomon's experimental lightweight alpine pack has some really interesting features, but works best if you keep things fast and light.

Salomon X ALP 30 Pack | Review
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Mammut Creon Tour 28 Pack | Review

Mammut's slick ventilated hiker combines light weight with a comfortable, taut carry and all the features you need in an all-round mountain walking daypack.

Mammut Creon Tour 28 Pack | Review
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Haglöfs Roc Helios 25 Pack | Review

The Helios 25's aggressive minimalism and distinctive colour scheme mark out a simple, super-lightweight climbing daypack.

Haglöfs Roc Helios 25 Pack | Review
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Mountain Hardwear Scrambler RT 35 OutDry Pack | Review

MHW's OutDry waterproof technology works brilliantly with an added roll-top closure making this one of the few genuinely waterproof mountain daypacks out there.

Mountain Hardwear Scrambler RT 35 OutDry Pack | Review
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Fjällräven Abisko Friluft 35 Pack | Review

Fjällräven's first ventilated back system pack is a tough-feeling all-rounder made from the brand's proofed polyester cotton G-1000 Eco fabric.

Fjällräven Abisko Friluft 35 Pack | Review
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Lowe Alpine AirZone Hike 30 | Review

Lowe Alpine's ventilated hiking pack mixes one of the best vented back systems out there with solid build and lots and lots of pockets.

Lowe Alpine AirZone Hike 30 | Review
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Montane Featherlite 30 Pack | Review

Montane's new lightweight hill and mountain pack treads the thin line between weight saving and usability with assured flair.

Montane Featherlite 30 Pack | Review
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Osprey Stratos 34 Pack | Review

Updated ventilated hiking day-pack mixes Ospreys excellent build quality, myriad features and a supportive trampoline-style back system.

Osprey Stratos 34 Pack | Review
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Gregory Zulu 30 Pack | Review

Excellent ventilated back-type pack from the US pack brand Gregory mixes support, cooling air flow and all mod cons in an excellent all-rounder.

Gregory Zulu 30 Pack | Review
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Nigor Moyo Pack | Review

The Moyo's an ultra-lightweight backpack that's also deceptively tough thanks to the use of super strong, but light, top-end Dyneema fabric.

Nigor Moyo Pack | Review
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Exped Core 35 Pack | Review

Exped's throwback lightweight 35-litre mountain pack mixes simple, tough construction and essential features with no fripperies allowed.

Exped Core 35 Pack | Review
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Millican Fraser The Rucksack 32L | Review

Don't be taken in by the lush, retro looks and traditional styling, Millican's Fraser the Rucksack also makes a competent hill companion if you choose.

Millican Fraser The Rucksack 32L | Review
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The North Face Base Camp Duffel Large Review

Looking for the ultimate travel bag? The large Base Camp Duffel from The North Face has to be on your radar

The North Face Base Camp Duffel Large | Review
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Inov-8 All-Terrain Pro Vest 0-15 | Review

If you’re serious about trail running, you need the Inov-8 All-Terrain Pro Vest in your life

Inov-8 All-Terrain Pro Vest 0-15 | Review
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Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight Backpack | Review

The Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight is ideal if you like tackling climbs quickly and comfortably.

Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight Backpack | Review
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Montane Featherlite 30 Backpack | Review

The Montane Featherlite 30 backpack is both super light and extremely usable

Montane Featherlite 30 Backpack | Review
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Osprey Aether AG70 Backpack | Review

If you're after a multi-day adventure pack, look no further than the Osprey Aether AG70.

Osprey Aether AG70 Backpack | Review
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Osprey Tempest 20 Backpack | Review

Osprey have gone above-and-beyond to ensure that the Tempest 20 backpack sits comfortably on your body, wherever adventure takes you

Osprey Tempest 20 Backpack | Review
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Millican Fraser the Rucksack | Review

Millican's Fraser the Rucksack is at home in the city as it is in the wild

Millican Fraser the Rucksack | Review
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