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
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
  • Rating:
  • 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
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
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $229.94
    $172.95
  • 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
  • Rating:
  • Price: $129.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Tempest 20 Women's  Day Pack

New for 2014! Ideal for day hiking, adventure racing and other active pursuits, the Osprey Tempest 20 Women’s pack is sleek and functional. Despite weighing less than 1.5 lbs, the Tempest 20 is capable of comfortably carrying 20 pound loads.

Osprey
Tempest 20 Women's

  • 1098/1220 cu in
  • Lightweight women's technical day pack
  • Price: $100.00
  • 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
  • Rating:
  • Price: $100.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Osprey Talon 44 (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! With lightweight construction and a multitude of features, the sleek and functional Osprey Talon 44 offers high performance and reliability for fast-and-light thru-hikes and weekend trips.

Osprey
Talon 44 (2014)

  • 2563/2685 cu in
  • Lightweight overnight or day hiking pack
  • Price: $150.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Exped Lightning 45 Internal Frame Backpack

With its efficient construction and weatherproof roll-top closure, the Exped Lightning 45 offers ultra-lightweight performance for fast-and-light backpacking. Despite weighing less than 2.2 pounds, the pack provides a comfortable carry.

Exped
Lightning 45

  • 2868 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight thru-hiking pack/day pack
  • Price: $248.99
  • 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
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 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
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
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
Mountain Hardwear Fluid Race VestPack (2014)

Updated for 2014! The Mountain Hardwear Fluid Race VestPack keeps necessary items close at hand. This low-profile, well-ventilated racing vestpack offers ultra-runners a light, comfortable way to carry a variety of items for long distance runs.

Mountain Hardwear
Fluid Race VestPack (2014)

  • 366 cu in
  • Trail running and endurance racing pack
  • Price: $84.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Klymit Motion 60 Internal Frame Backpack

New for 2014! 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
  • Price: $179.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Miwok 24 Day Pack

New for 2014! Versatile and lightweight, the high-performance Gregory Miwok 24 appeals to hikers and mountain bikers who like to move fast. Despite weighing only 1 pound, 9 ounces, the 1465 cubic inch pack is sturdy enough to carry up to 25 pounds.

Gregory
Miwok 24

  • 1465 cu in
  • Streamlined, well-fitting technical day pack
  • Price: $118.95
  • 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
Ultimate Direction Women's Ultra Vesta Hydration Vest Pack

New for 2014! 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
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
Ultimate Direction PB Adventure Vest 2.0 Hydration Vest Pack

Updated for 2014! 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
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
Gregory Miwok 18 (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! Versatile and lightweight, the high-performance Gregory Miwok 18 appeals to adventure racers, mountain bikers and day hikers. Despite weighing only 1 pound, 6 ounces, the 1098 cubic inch pack is sturdy enough to carry up to 20 pounds.

Gregory
Miwok 18 (2014)

  • 1098 cu in
  • Sleek, ultra-lightweight day pack
  • Price: $98.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mountain Hardwear Fluid Race Vest (2014)

Updated for 2014! The Mountain Hardwear Fluid Race Vest keeps necessary items close at hand. This low-profile, well-ventilated racing vest offers endurance athletes a light, comfortable way to carry a variety of items for ultra-distance style runs.

Mountain Hardwear
Fluid Race Vest (2014)

  • 183 cu in
  • Low profile, minimalist running vest
  • Price: $69.95
  • 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
Gregory Miwok 34 Day Pack

New for 2014! Versatility is the name of the game for the Gregory Miwok 34. Great for long day hikes and overnights in the backcountry, the pack comes in two sizes, weighs in well under 3 pounds, but still comfortably carries up to 25 pounds!

Gregory
Miwok 34

  • 2075/2197 cu in
  • Well-fitting, do-everything day pack
  • Price: $148.95
  • 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
  • Rating:
  • Price: $49.95
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
Vargo Ti-Arc Ultra-Lightweight External Frame Backpack

New for 2014! The ultra-lightweight Vargo Tri-Arc may change your perception of external frame packs. Drawing on the design elements of classic load-hauling pack, the Ti-Arc utilizes a premium titanium alloy to weigh in at just 2 lbs, 13 oz!

Vargo
Ti-Arc

  • 2196 cu in
  • Ultra-lightweight external frame pack
  • Price: $299.99
  • 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
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
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
  • Rating:
  • Price: $209.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Gregory Maya 16 Women's (2014) Day Pack

New for 2014! 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
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
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 Talon 33 (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! 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 (2014)

  • 1892/2014 cu in
  • Streamlined, top-loading day pack
  • Price: $130.00
  • 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
Osprey Talon 11 (2014) Day Pack

Updated for 2014! 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
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
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
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