Ultralight Backpacking and Hiking Packs

Granite Gear Blaze AC 60 Internal Frame Backpack

The award-winning Granite Gear Blaze AC 60 comfortably hauls 35 pounds of gear while weighing less than 3 lbs. An ideal balance of weight and performance, the Blaze AC 60 is sure to appeal to ounce-counting backpackers and thru-hikers.

Granite Gear
Blaze AC 60

  • 3350/3660 cu in
  • Award-winning performance
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  • Price: $239.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Tempest 40 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

Ideal for light backpacking or thru-hiking, the Osprey Tempest 40 Women’s pack is feature-rich and functional. Despite weighing just round 2 pounds, the Tempest 40 is capable of comfortably carrying loads of up to 40 pounds.

Osprey
Tempest 40 Women's

  • 2441/2319 cu in
  • Multi-sport pack
  • Price: $149.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest 2.0 Hydration Vest Pack

Drawing on the expertise of champion ultra-runner Scott Jurek, the Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest effectively balances weight and performance in providing at-the-ready hydration for long-distance running or racing.

Ultimate Direction
SJ Ultra Vest 2.0

  • Scott Jurek signature hydration vest
  • Rating:
  • Price: $129.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 Internal Frame Backpack

A revamped incarnation of the award-winning Vapor Trail, the ultra-lightweight Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 sports an innovative lightweight suspension and trail-friendly organizational features at a weight of just over 2 pounds!

Granite Gear
Crown V.C. 60

  • 3660/4000 cu in
  • Lightweight all-trail performance
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  • Price: $199.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Ultimate Direction PB Adventure Vest 2.0 Hydration Vest Pack

A seasoned distance runner, ultramarathoner and adventurer, Peter Bakwin lent his name and input to the PB Adventure Vest, a lightweight pack that boasts the performance features needed for mixed running and climbing explorations.

Ultimate Direction
PB Adventure Vest 2.0

  • Peter Bakwin signature hydration vest
  • Price: $159.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Virga 26 Day Pack

New for 2015! The Granite Gear Virga 26 is built for experienced, ounce-counting backpackers who have reduced the overall trail weight of their gear and are looking for a pack to match. Despite weighing just 1 pound, the pack will haul up to 20 pounds.

Granite Gear
Virga 26

  • 1586 cu in
  • Fast and light
  • Price: $119.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Talon 11 (2014) Day Pack

Ideal for day hiking, mountain biking and trail running, the Osprey Talon 11 is sleek and functional. It weighs in at less than a pound and a half and incorporates the fit and features necessary for fast-and-light pursuits.

Osprey
Talon 11 (2014)

  • 549/671 cu in
  • Dayhiking and trail running pack
  • Price: $90.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Exos 58 Internal Frame Backpack

Focused on ounce-shaving construction, but delivering far greater carrying capability than most packs in its weight class, the innovative Osprey Exos 58 offers streamlined performance for fast-and-light thru-hikes and weekend trips.

Osprey
Exos 58

  • 3722/3356 cu in
  • Active light pursuits
  • Price: $219.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Syncro 3 (2015) Day Pack

New for 2015! Compact and lightweight, the Osprey Syncro 3 hydration pack is ideal for trail running, mountain biking and fast-and-light day hiking. The Syncro 3 has the hydration capacity (2.5L) needed for extended technical performance.

Osprey
Syncro 3 (2015)

  • 183/122 cu in
  • Lightweight on-the-go-hydration
  • Price: $79.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Talon 22 Day Pack

Ideal for day hiking, adventure racing and other active pursuits, the Osprey Talon 22 is sleek and functional. Despite weighing less than 2 pounds, the Talon 22 is capable of comfortably carrying loads of up to 20 pounds.

Osprey
Talon 22

  • 1220/1343 cu in
  • Lightweight technical day pack
  • Rating:
  • Price: $100.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Exped Summit Lite 25 Day Pack

New for 2015! The ultra-lightweight, minimalist Exped Summit Lite 25 packs down small enough to tuck inside another pack or tag along in your luggage but springs to the ready for fully-functional performance as a summit pack or at-the-ready day pack.

Exped
Summit Lite 25

  • 1525 cu in
  • Stowable summit pack
  • Price: $48.99
Mountainsmith Haze 50 Internal Frame Backpack

Many lightweight packs skimp on support features and achieve weight-savings by sacrificing on carrying comfort. The minimalist Mountainsmith Haze 50 weighs less than 2 pounds but still boasts a surprisingly supportive suspension system.

Mountainsmith
Haze 50

  • 3050 cu in
  • Minimalist, top-loading pack
  • Rating:
  • Price: $129.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Talon 33 Day Pack

The sleek, lightweight and functional Osprey Talon 33 offers high performance and reliability for fast-and-light hiking and backpacking. Despite weighing less than 2 pounds, the pack comfortably carries up to 30 pounds of gear!

Osprey
Talon 33

  • 1892/2014 cu in
  • Streamlined, top-loading day pack
  • Price: $130.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Maya 16 Women's (2014) Day Pack

The versatile, high-performance Gregory Miwok 16 Women’s pack appeals to adventure racers, mountain bikers and day hikers. Despite weighing only 1 pound, 3 ounces, the 976 cubic inch pack is sturdy enough to carry up to 20 pounds.

Gregory
Maya 16 Women's (2014)

  • 976 cu in
  • Sleek, ultra-lightweight day pack
  • Price: $98.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Leopard VC 46 Internal Frame Backpack

Equipped with summit-ready features and an innovative, lightweight suspension system, the Granite Gear Leopard VC 46 is ideal for minimalist backpacking or mountaineering. This lidded, top-loading pack weighs in at less than 3 pounds.

Granite Gear
Leopard VC 46

  • 2800 cu in/3100 cu in
  • Minimalist backpack/lightweight alpine pack
  • Price: $229.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Deuter Pace 30 Ski/Snow Pack

Equipped with 30L of storage capacity, a flexible but supportive suspension system, and an array of high-performance features, the sleek Pace 30 delivers the fit and functionality for adventure racing, snow sports, or alpine climbing.

Deuter
Pace 30

  • 1830 cu in
  • Lightweight ski/snow/alpine pack
  • Price: $119.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Klymit Motion 60 Internal Frame Backpack

An ultra-lightweight, panel loading option, the innovative Klymit Motion 60 pack reflects a commitment to comfort and functionality that weighs less than 3 pounds including the Air Beam framesheet!

Klymit
Motion 60

  • 3661 cu in
  • Rating:
  • Price: $179.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Ultimate Direction Women's Ultra Vesta Hydration Vest Pack

Drawing on the expertise of several talented female runners, the Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta effectively balances weight and performance for female athletes and provides at-the-ready hydration for long-distance running or racing.

Ultimate Direction
Women's Ultra Vesta

  • 245 cu in
  • Price: $124.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Deuter Speed Lite 20 Day Pack

The ultra-lightweight Deuter Speed Lite 20 is a do-it-all little (1220 cu in) day pack that is ideal for running, cross country skiing or fast-and-light hiking. The Lite System suspension provides a snug, comfortable fit without weighing you down.

Deuter
Speed Lite 20

  • 1220 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight day pack
  • Price: $89.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Deuter Pace 28 SL Women's Ski/Snow Pack

Equipped with 28L of storage capacity, a flexible but supportive suspension system, and an array of high-performance features, the sleek Pace 28 SL Women’s pack is ideal for adventure racing, snow sports, or alpine climbing.

Deuter
Pace 28 SL Women's

  • 1709 cu in
  • Women's ski/snow/alpine pack
  • Price: $119.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Kompressor  Day Pack Compression Sack

A versatile option for backpackers, hikers, travelers and other fast-and-light devotees, the Marmot Kompressor serves double duty as a compression stuff sack and a bare bones day pack.

Marmot
Kompressor

  • Summit sack/stuff sack combo
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  • Reg. Price: $49.95
    $34.95
Kelty Capture 15 Day Pack

New for 2015! Equipped with enough room for the essentials and innovative organizational features, including the Action Pocket, the durable and lightweight Kelty Capture 15 offers excellent performance for done-in-a-day adventures.

Kelty
Capture 15

  • 915 cu in
  • Room enough for the essentials
  • Price: $69.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Sapa Trek Travel Pack/Backpack

Reflecting the same commitment to simplicity and functionality that garnered award-winning recognition for their innovative line of backpacks, the design team at Boreas introduces the Sapa Trek, a lightweight, well-organized travel pack.

Boreas
Sapa Trek

  • 3356 cu in
  • Streamlined, well-organized travel pack
  • Price: $219.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Nathan Elevation (2L) Hydration Running Pack

A high-capacity hydration vest pack, the Nathan Elevation includes a 2L hydration system and features numerous storage options to ensure that you’re able to carry and conveniently access everything you need on your next running adventure.

Nathan
Elevation (2L)

  • 812 cu in
  • Rating:
  • Price: $159.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Buttermilks 40 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

An ultra-lightweight backpacking or day hiking option, the award-winning Buttermilks 40 Women's pack offers streamlined functionality. The top-loading pack weighs less than 3 pounds and can be reduced less than 2 pounds by removing the framesheet.

Boreas
Buttermilks 40 Women's

  • 2563 cu in
  • Women's lightweight, award-winning pack
  • Price: $164.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Buttermilks 40 Internal Frame Backpack

An ultra-lightweight backpacking or day hiking option, the award-winning Buttermilks 40 offers streamlined functionality. The top-loading pack weighs less than 3 pounds and can be reduced to just 1 pound, 15 ounces by removing the framesheet.

Boreas
Buttermilks 40

  • 2563 cu in
  • Lightweight award-winning backpack
  • Price: $164.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Maya 22 Women's (2014) Day Pack

Versatile and lightweight, the high-performance Gregory Maya 22 Women’s appeals to female hikers and mountain baikers who like to move fast.

Gregory
Maya 22 Women's (2014)

  • 1343 cu in
  • Women's streamlined technical day pack
  • Starting at: $118.90
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Lowe Alpine Strike 24 Day Pack

The stylish, panel-loading Lowe Alpine Strike 24 is ideal for everyday use, fast-and-light day hiking and other active pursuits. The streamlined, lightweight technical day pack has 1465 cubic inches of storage capacity.

Lowe Alpine
Strike 24

  • 1465 cu in
  • Sleek, stylish day pack
  • Price: $84.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mountain Hardwear Fluid 12 (2014) Day Pack

A great option for comfortably carrying hydration and minimal gear, Mountain Hardwear’s Fluid 12 day pack with on-the-fly compression moves with you and keeps a balanced center of gravity during quick travel over rough trails.

Mountain Hardwear
Fluid 12 (2014)

  • 732 cu in
  • Day hiking/adventure racing pack
  • Price: $79.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Verte 15 Day Pack

A lightweight, compact option for summit assaults or fast-and-light backcountry adventures, the Verte 15 day pack stuffs into its own pocket for easy storage and weighs in at just 1 pound!

Gregory
Verte 15

  • 915 cu in
  • Versatile, lightweight summit pack
  • Price: $68.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Air Swift Lumbar Pack

Ideal for fast-and-light day hiking or summit assaults, the Granite Gear Air Swift lumbar pack provides streamlined, weather-resistant storage (180 cubic inches) at a weight of just 4 ounces!

Granite Gear
Air Swift

  • 180 cu in
  • Feather-light lumbar pack
  • Reg. Price: $34.94
    $20.95
Granite Gear Slacker Packer Drysack

A fully seam-sealed dry bag with an adjustable sternum strap and lightly padded shoulder straps, the Granite Gear Slacker Packer Drysack is a travel-ready basic pack for removable organization of gear in a larger pack or luggage piece.

Granite Gear
Slacker Packer Drysack

  • 1500 cu in
  • Hybrid drysack/ultra-lightweight summit pack
  • Price: $42.95
Granite Gear Nimbus Core Internal Frame Backpack

A unique and versatile backcountry option, the Nimbus Core backpack effectively and comfortably carries a bear canister (not included) or other sometimes awkward pieces of gear. The modular design efficiently hauls small or large loads.

Granite Gear
Nimbus Core

  • One-of-a-kind versatility
  • Reg. Price: $299.94
    $199.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mammut Crea Light 40 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

An innovative, lightweight offering for technical day hiking or fast-and-light overnights, the Mammut Crea Light 40 Women's pack offers 2441 cubic inches of storage, load-carrying capability, a unique ventilation system and an array of features.

Mammut
Crea Light 40 Women's

  • 2441 cu in
  • Women's lightweight weekend pack
  • Price: $179.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mammut Lithium 25 Day Pack

A lightweight offering for technical day hiking, bouldering and other active pursuits, the Mammut Lithium 25 delivers load-hauling support, storage capacity (1526 cubic inches) and convenient gear-lashing and organizational features.

Mammut
Lithium 25

  • 1526 cu in
  • Lightweight, mid-sized daypack
  • Price: $139.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mammut Lithium Z 15 Day Pack

A sleek, ultra-lightweight, technical day pack, the panel-loading, 915 cubic inch capacity Mammut Lithium Z 15 is ideal for adventure racing, fast-and-light day hiking and other active pursuits.

Mammut
Lithium Z 15

  • 915 cu in
  • Compact, ultra-lightweight technical daypack
  • Price: $89.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mountain Hardwear SummitRocket 20 VestPack

The Mountain Hardwear SummitRocket 20 VestPack provides easy access to essential gear, fits like a vest so it moves with you, and keeps the center of gravity balanced during fast-paced summit attempts, alpine climbing or adventure races.

Mountain Hardwear
SummitRocket 20 VestPack

  • 1250 cu in
  • Super fast and light summit pack
  • Price: $119.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Exped Mountain Lite 20 Day Pack

The low-profile, body-hugging design of the Exped Mountain Lite 20 makes it a perfect pack for day hikes, biking or climbing. Rugged, highly abrasion-resistant materials grant the pack excellent durability.

Exped
Mountain Lite 20

  • 1342 cu in
  • Lightweight, versatile day pack
  • Price: $128.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Lost Coast 60 Internal Frame Backpack

Reflecting the Boreas commitment to simplicity and functionality, the award-winning Lost Coast 60 internal frame backpack is streamlined, lightweight and versatile. The lidded, top-loading pack weighs less than 3.5 pounds.

Boreas
Lost Coast 60

  • 3360/3661 cu in
  • Lightweight award-winning backpack
  • Rating:
  • Price: $209.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Lost Coast 60 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

Reflecting the Boreas commitment to simplicity and functionality, the award-winning Lost Coast 60 Women's internal frame backpack is streamlined, lightweight and versatile. The lidded, top-loading pack weighs less than 3.5 pounds.

Boreas
Lost Coast 60 Women's

  • 3360/3600 cu in
  • Women's lightweight, award-winning pack
  • Rating:
  • Price: $209.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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