Ultralight Backpacking and Hiking Packs

Osprey Atmos 65 Internal Frame Backpack

A long-time favorite among AT thru-hikers and fast-and-light backpackers, the Atmos 65 combines both durability and lightweight performance. A redesigned harness and adjustable hipbelt now provide even better comfort and fit.

Osprey
Atmos 65

  • 3967/4150 cu in
  • Lightweight multi-day backpack
  • Rating:
  • Price: $249.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Aura 65 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

A favorite among female AT thru-hikers and fast-and-light backpackers, the Osprey Aura 65 Women's pack combines durability and lightweight performance. A redesigned harness and adjustable hipbelt now provide even better comfort and fit.

Osprey
Aura 65 Women's

  • 3783/3967 cu in
  • Lightweight multi-day backpack
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  • Price: $249.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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: $239.94
  • 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
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
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  • Reg. Price: $129.94
    $97.45
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Granite Gear Aji 50 Internal Frame Backpack

Delivering unparalleled access, the Granite Gear Aji 50 is ideal for lightweight backpacking, day hiking or travel. A unique design lets you quickly put hands on anything you need and an innovative suspension system comfortably carries up to 35 pounds.

Granite Gear
Aji 50

  • 3000/3200 cu in
  • Maximum pack access
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  • Reg. Price: $229.94
    $172.95
  • 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
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
Osprey Talon 44 (Close Out) Backpack

Ideal for dayhiking or fast-and-light multi-day backpacking, the Osprey Talon 44 is sleek and functional. Weighing less than 3 pounds, the Talon 44 is still capable of comfortably carrying loads of up to 40 pounds.

Osprey
Talon 44 (Close Out)

  • 2600/2700 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight thru-hiking pack
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  • Reg. Price: $148.99
    $111.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest (2013) 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. Two 20 oz sport bottles included.

Ultimate Direction
SJ Ultra Vest (2013)

  • Scott Jurek signature hydration vest
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  • Reg. Price: $124.95
    $99.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest 2.0 Hydration Vest Pack

Updated for 2014! 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
  • Price: $129.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Maya 22 Women's (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! New for 2014! 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
Osprey Talon 22 (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! 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 (2014)

  • 1220/1343 cu in
  • Lightweight technical day pack
  • Price: $100.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Talon 11 (Close Out) Day Pack

Ideal for day hiking, trail running and adventure racing, the Osprey Talon 11 is sleek and functional. The Talon 11 weighs in at less than a pound and a half and incorporates the fit and features necessary for aerobic activity.

Osprey
Talon 11 (Close Out)

  • 549/671 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight day pack
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  • Reg. Price: $89.99
    $69.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Kompressor Verve 26 Day Pack

New for 2014! With a clean profile and a movement-mirroring design, the Marmot Kompressor Verve 26 is a versatile option for day hiking, aerobic activities, or travel usage. At sub 2 pounds, the pack is light on weight but heavy on features.

Marmot
Kompressor Verve 26

  • 1587 cu in
  • Sleek pack for active pursuits
  • Price: $108.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Stratos 24 (Close Out) Day Pack

Built for fast-moving day hikes and summit assaults, the Osprey Stratos 24 combines carrying comfort, ventilation and organizational features to deliver lightweight, technical performance.

Osprey
Stratos 24 (Close Out)

  • 1500/1600 cu in
  • Sleek, panel-loading day pack
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  • Reg. Price: $98.99
    $72.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Exos 48 (2014) Internal Frame Backpack

Updated for 2014! Focused on ounce-shaving construction but delivering far greater carrying capability than most packs in its weight class, the innovative Osprey Exos 48 offers streamlined performance for fast-and-light thru-hikes and weekend trips.

Osprey
Exos 48 (2014)

  • 2746/2929/3112 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight thru-hiking pack
  • Price: $190.00
  • 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
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 just 3 pounds, 7 ounces.

Boreas
Lost Coast 60 Women's

  • 3600 cu in
  • Women's lightweight, award-winning pack
  • Price: $209.99
  • 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 just 3 pounds, 7 ounces.

Boreas
Lost Coast 60

  • 3600 cu in
  • Lightweight award-winning backpack
  • Rating:
  • Price: $209.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Salomon Adv Skin Lab Hydro 5 Set Hydration Running Pack

The Salomon Advanced Skin Lab Hydro 5 Set vest has features, features and more features. Its torso-hugging, comfortable fit and at-the-ready soft flasks make it ideal for trail running and fast-and-light outings.

Salomon
Adv Skin Lab Hydro 5 Set

  • 2 500 ML (17 oz) soft flasks included
  • Price: $160.00
  • 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
Salomon Adv Skin Lab Hydro 12 Set Hydration Running Pack

The Salomon Advanced Skin Lab Hydro 12 Set pack has a wealth of features and ample storage capacity. Its torso-hugging, comfortable fit and at-the-ready soft flasks make it ideal for ultra marathons, fast-packing and adventure racing.

Salomon
Adv Skin Lab Hydro 12 Set

  • 2 500 ML (17 oz) soft flasks included
  • Price: $185.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Ultimate Direction PB Adventure Vest (2013) Hydration Vest Pack

Adventurer Peter Bakwin has run more than 75 marathons and ultramarathons and established numerous “fastest known times”, all while searching for the perfect pack. Now with Ultimate Direction's help, he built his own, the PB Adventure Vest.

Ultimate Direction
PB Adventure Vest (2013)

  • Peter Bakwin signature hydration vest
  • Reg. Price: $149.95
    $127.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Hornet 24 (Close Out) Day Pack

Ideal for trail running, adventure racing, or fast-and-light dayhiking, the ultra-lightweight Osprey Hornet 24 comfortably carries loads of up to 25 pounds while mirroring your every movement.

Osprey
Hornet 24 (Close Out)

  • 1320/1440 cu in
  • Dayhiking performance at just over 1 pound
  • Reg. Price: $118.99
    $94.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
CamelBak Ultra LR Vest (2013) Hydration Vest Pack

Catering to runners who expect to spend all day on the trail, the CamelBak Ultra LR Vest has an integrated hydration system and features that keep water, fuel and other race essentials close at hand. Includes a 70 ounce Antidote Lumbar Reservoir.

CamelBak
Ultra LR Vest (2013)

  • 200 cu in
  • 70 oz lumbar reservoir included
  • Reg. Price: $130.00
    $97.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Boreas Muir Woods 30 Day Pack

Despite it lightweight, streamlined profile, the Boreas Muir Woods is a more than capable dayhiking pack or crag pack. An aluminum frame provides load-carrying support and a z-foam backpanel delivers comfort-enhancing ventilation.

Boreas
Muir Woods 30

  • 1343 cu in
  • Feature-rich, lightweight day pack
  • Reg. Price: $139.99
    $97.95
  • 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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  • Price: $49.95
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 Miwok 22 (2013) Day Pack/Adventure Racing Pack

Ideal for mountain biking, adventure racing, or dayhiking, the Gregory Miwok 22 is versatile and lightweight. Despite weighing a mere 1 pound 10 ounces, the 1282 cubic inch Miwok 22 is sturdy enough to comfortably carry up to 20 pounds.

Gregory
Miwok 22 (2013)

  • 1282 cu in
  • Innovative adventure-racing daypack
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $128.95
    $95.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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
  • Price: $299.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Black Diamond Bbee Day Pack

Sleek, stylish and functional, the Black Diamond Bbee is at home at the crag, on the trail or in urban settings. Its compact, minimalist profile makes it ideal for active pursuits and around town use.

Black Diamond
Bbee

  • 690 cu in
  • Compact, minimalist daypack
  • Price: $49.94
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
  • Price: $34.94
Mammut Creon Light 45 Internal Frame Backpack

An innovative, lightweight offering for technical day hiking or fast-and-light overnights, the Mammut Creon Light 45 offers 2746 cubic inches of storage capacity, load-carrying capability, a unique ventilation system and an array of features.

Mammut
Creon Light 45

  • 2746 cu in
  • 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 Fluid 12 (2013) Day Pack

The Mountain Hardwear Fluid 12 day pack moves with you and keeps a balanced center of gravity during quick travel over rough trails, making the Fluid 12 a great option for hikers, trail runners and adventure racers carrying hydration and minimal gear.

Mountain Hardwear
Fluid 12 (2013)

  • 730/850 cu in
  • Day hiking/adventure racing pack
  • Reg. Price: $79.99
    $63.95
  • 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: $148.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Exped Lightning 45 Women's Internal Frame Backpack

With its efficient construction and weatherproof roll-top closure, the Exped Lightning 45 Women's pack offers ultra-lightweight performance for fast-and-light backpacking, day hiking or adventure racing.

Exped
Lightning 45 Women's

  • 2868 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight thru-hiking pack/day pack
  • Price: $248.99
  • 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
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